The Harlan Police Department reports that on August 21st, Deborah and John Peck of Harlan reported that their red 2003 scooter was missing from their residence in the 500 block of Broadway. There are no suspects and the case remains under investigation.
Also on August 21st, officers were called to a disturbance at the Westside Lounge. Following an investigation, 40-year old Tyler Parkhurst of Harlan and 22-year old Mark Rothenberger of Wausau, WI were both taken into custody and taken to the Shelby County Jail. Parkhurst was charged with assault with bodily injury, disorderly conduct and interference with official acts. Rothenberger was charged with assault with bodily injury and disorderly conduct.
On August 23rd, three suspects were taken into custody when officers were investigating a suspicious vehicle and driver. 28-year old Christopher Terwilleger of Manilla was arrested and charged with driving under suspension, possession of drug paraphernalia, trespass, child endangerment, prohibited acts penalties and possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. 24-year old Danielle Moore of Manilla was charged with permitting an unauthorized person to drive, possession of drug paraphernalia, child endangerment, prohibited acts penalties, and aiding and abetting. Also charged with 47-year old Michelle Farrow of Harlan. She was charged with disorderly conduct and interference with official acts. All three were transported to the Shelby County Jail.
On August 24th, 31-year old Larry Clemons of Manilla was arrested following a traffic stop. Clemons was taken to the Shelby County Jail where he was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Also on August 24th, 23-year old Brooke Scheffler and 33-year old Faith Peterson, both of Harlan were arrested when officers observed them involved in an altercation in the 700 block of Court Street. Both were taken to the Shelby County Jail where they were charged with disorderly conduct.
On August 25th, 21-year old Micah Finken of Harlan was cited for driving under suspension following a traffic stop. Finken was cited and released.
On August 27th, 35-year old Jeremy Lloyd Smith of Defiance was arrested when officers were dispatched to an erratic driver on Highway 59. Smith was transported to the Shelby County Jail where he was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of prescription drugs.