The Harlan Police Department Wednesday evening released its arrest report. Officials say on Monday, 21-year old Adam Scheffler, of Harlan, was taken into custody on an active Shelby County warrant for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Scheffler was taken to the Shelby County Jail.
On Sunday, 21-year old Zachariah Hendon, of Panama, was taken into custody when officers were called to a disturbance in the 1800 block of Lincoln Avenue. Hendon was transported to the Shelby County Jail where he was charged with intoxication in public and bribery.
On Thursday, Oct. 9th, 44-year old Tammy Putnam, of Harlan, and 47-year old Melody Harwager, of Earling, were both charged with assault following an altercation in the parking lot of Myrtue Medical Clinic. The altercation was apparently a result of one of the subjects making a left hand turn from Chatburn without using her turn signal.
That same day, 27-year old Zane Szeliga, of Harlan, was arrested when he was found in possession of a stolen bicycle. It was later determined, from surveillance videos from Shopko, that Szeliga had taken several items, totaling $250.00, from the store without being purchased. All items were found on his person when he was arrested. Szeliga was taken to the Shelby County Jail where he was charged with possession of stolen property in the 3rd degree and theft in the 4th degree
In other news, the H-PD says on Saturday, Oct. 11th, Police officers were called to the Bomgaars store when a store employee observed two female subjects loading several sacks of pine bedding into a truck and drive away without purchasing them. The incident remains under investigation. That same day, Officers were called to the 1800 block of Exchange Street for a camper that had been broken into. Items were missing from the camper and extensive damage was done to the camper while attempting to gain access. There are no suspects and the case remains under investigation.