A Harlan man was arrested this weekend on two indictments and now could face up to 21 years in prison if convicted.
David Ball, 20, Harlan, was indicted on four felony charges and a misdemeanor. He has been charged with assaulting a police officer, evading the police, tampering with physical evidence and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is also charged with trafficking a controlled substance in the second degree.
Sheriff's deputy Jason Snelling made the arrest at 1:45 a.m. Saturday on Central Street in Harlan. He was assisted by officer Marvin Lipfird and Sgt. Frank Doan of the Harlan City Police.
The indictments were a result of an investigation by Lipfird and Sgt. Winston Yeary of the Harlan City Police.
Ball is lodged in Harlan County Detention Center. His bond is $35,000 full cash.