Police in Harlan arrested a 60-year old Harlan man Monday, after they investigated a report of a car hitting a retaining wall at the Town and Country Credit Union. Robert Bogler was charged with OWI and Failure to Maintain Control. He was taken into custody after he left the scene and officers tried to stop his vehicle. Police followed him to his residence, where he was placed under arrest. The incident caused damage to the retaining wall and vehicle. A dollar amount of the damage was not given in the Police report.
Harlan Police made several arrests on Saturday. Officials say 35-year old Nicholas Gaer, of Harlan, was arrested as a result of the investigation into the theft of a van taken from the lot of Express Lube and Tire. The stolen van was located at the Sleep Inn, Harlan. Gaer was taken into custody at the Sleep Inn and transported to the Shelby County Jail where he was charged with two counts of burglary 3rd, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of stolen property.
32-year old Carly Summers was arrested Saturday, following a traffic stop. Summers was taken to the Shelby County Jail where she was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and violation of one way traffic designation. 44-year old Eddie Peterson, of Harlan, was taken into custody Saturday, following a traffic stop. Petersen was taken to the Shelby County Jail where he was charged with driving under suspension, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to prove security against liability – non accident.
And, two subjects were arrested Saturday after officers responded to a call in reference to two persons fighting outside the Lincoln Pines Apartments. 37-year old Clinton Gardner and36-year old Paula Burnison, both of Harlan, were both taken into custody and transported to the Shelby County Jail where they were both charged with intoxication in public.
Last Thursday, Harlan Police arrested 61-year old Thomas Myers, of Earling, after authorities received a report of an intoxicated male who would not leave the bar. Myers was transported to the Shelby County Jail where he was charged with intoxication in public and disorderly conduct. And, on Feb. 2nd, two subjects were arrested in connection with an alleged drug purchase caught on video at the Casey’s store. 49-year old Joell Onstad was taken into custody and transported to the Shelby County Jail where she was charged with possession of a controlled substance. As a result of the investigation a warrant was issued for 40-year old Billie Jo Thompson, of Dow City, for the delivery of a controlled substance. Thompson was arrested on that warrant on February 5th by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.