The Harlan Police Department today (Thursday) released a report on recent arrests and activity. On Tuesday, 27-year old Ashley Vandervort, of Harlan, was arrested after officers were called to a domestic disturbance in the 1000 block of Cyclone Avenue. Vandervort was taken to the Shelby County Jail where she was charged with domestic abuse assault.
Sunday, Harlan Police Officers were called to the high school, when a student was thought to be distributing unauthorized prescription medications on school grounds. 17-year old Cameron Jacobsen, of Harlan, was cited into juvenile court where he will face charges of prescription drug violation/ to minors.
On Oct. 20th, 21-year old Kayley Cooper was arrested on an active Shelby County warrant for violation of probation, and transported to the Shelby County Jail. On Oct. 19th, 22-year old Adam Scheffler, of Harlan, was arrested following a traffic stop. Scheffler was cited for driving while suspended, given a mandatory court date, and released.
That same day (Oct. 19th), Harlan Police were called to investigate a possible disturbance at 1801 Lincoln Avenue. As a result of the ensuing investigation, it was discovered that 18-year old’s Joshua Hytrek and Christopher Buttry, both of Harlan, got into an altercation, damage one of the apartments at that location, and that they had allegedly also destroyed mailboxes in the area. Both Hytrek and Buttry were transported to the Shelby County Jail where they were both charged with two counts of criminal mischief 5th degree, one count of criminal mischief 4th degree, and disorderly conduct. Buttry was also charged with minor in possession of alcohol. Additional charges filed on Hytrek were assault displaying a deadly weapon, and intoxication in public.
On Oct. 17th, four people were either cited or arrested when officers were called to a noise complaint, also at 1801 Lincoln Avenue. As a result of the investigation, 18-year old Christopher Buttry, of Harlan, was taken into custody and transported to the Shelby County Jail where he was charged with possession of alcohol under age 18-20, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. 18-year old’s Majesta Musich, of Earling, and Joshua Hytrek, of Harlan, were both cited for possession of alcohol age 18 to 20, and released. 48-year old Patsy Nuzum, of Harlan, was taken to the Shelby County Jail where she was charged with supplying alcohol to persons under legal age. Randi Hess, age 14, also of Harlan, was cited into juvenile court for minor in possession of alcohol and was released to her parent.
And, on Oct. 16th, Harlan Police were notified of Girl Scout monies that were missing. As a result, 49-year old Derrick Kaldenberg, of Harlan, was later arrested and transported to the Shelby County Jail where he was charged with theft in the 4th degree.