The Harlan Police Department reports three men were arrested earlier this month on drug charges, following an investigation. Officials say 44-year old Chad Hess, 33-year old Matthew Johnson, and 28-year old John Cox, all of Harlan, were taken into custody March 2nd, and transported to the Shelby County Jail.
Hess was charged with delivery of a controlled substance, 3 counts of possession of a controlled substance, 2 counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, 2 counts of prohibited acts penalties, possession of controlled substance with intent to deliver, and ongoing criminal conduct. Johnson was charged with distribution/manufacture of a controlled substance and Cox was charged with aiding and abetting in the distribution of a controlled substance.
On March 12th, 33-year old Kristina Namanny, of Harlan, was taken into custody as a result of an investigation into drug activity, as well. Namanny was taken to the Shelby County Jail where she was charged with delivery of a controlled substance and ongoing criminal conduct.
The H-PD reports also, the arrest on March 10th, of 31-year old Rodney Koehrsen, of Harlan. The man was arrested after officers were called to a possible domestic disturbance in the 700 block of Baldwin. Koehrsen was transported to the Shelby County Jail where he was charged with violation of a no contact order.
On March 9th, 29-year old Marcia Finch, of Harlan, was arrested on an active Shelby County warrant that was issued when a complaint was filed with the Shelby County clerk of court charging Finch with criminal mischief 3rd and violation of a no contact order. Finch allegedly broke several windows on a vehicle belonging to Kent Frieze, Harlan.
And on March 6th, 35-year old Brandy Gordon, of Harlan, was arrested on an active Shelby County warrant charging Gordon with theft 5th degree. Gordon was transported to the Shelby County Jail. And on March 13th, 30-year old Cory Beyer, of Denison, was arrested following a traffic stop. Beyer was taken to the Shelby County Jail where he was charged with driving while barred.