Police in Harlan report five people were arrested over the past week. On Feb. 24th, 50-year old Curt Anstey, of Audubon, was arrested in Harlan on a charge of impersonating a public officials, after police investigated complaints of harassing messages and texts. Anstey was brought to the Shelby County Jail.
On Feb. 26th, 21-year old Nhial Lam, of Denison, was taken into custody when officers investigated a suspicious vehicle. Lam was transported to the Shelby County Jail where he was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of contraband.
On Feb 25th, three people from Harlan were arrested after officers were called to a domestic disturbance in the 1700 block of 6th Street. 43-year old Timothy Sorensen was charged with domestic abuse assault, possession of stolen property, and possession of drug paraphernalia. 29-year old Marcia Finch was charged with criminal mischief and assault. 43-year old Pamela Frieze was also charged with assault.
Officials report also, following a traffic stop, 31-year old Lindsay Schulte, of Portsmouth, was cited Feb, 27th, for driving under suspension and failure to obey stop or yield sign. Schulte was given a date to appear in court, and released.
And, Police in Harlan were called to the 1700 block of 6th Street on March 1st, after receiving a report tires had been slashed. The investigation showed that a total of eight (8) tires had been slashed. The estimated cost of damage was $1,500. The case remains under investigation.