Three men were arrested during the weekend and charged with domestic abuse, according to the North Platte police reports.

On Oct. 16 at 1:22 p.m., police received a report of a domestic assault that occurred previously at a home in the 1300 block of No. Cottonwood.

The officer met a 20-year-old woman who said her boyfriend, Caelan Long, 21, assaulted her twice on separate occasions.

According to the police report, the woman said she was a passenger in a vehicle that Long was driving when he grabbed her by the hair and tried to hit her head against the passenger window.

Police were also told that when the couple returned home, Long slapped her in the face.

Long had left the scene before police responded to the initial report, but they found Long on Friday at the home. He was taken into custody and charged with domestic assault.

His bond is set at $10,000, according to sheriff’s records.



Also on Friday, police arrested Kris Klanderud, 41, and charged him with assault and strangulation. That case began on at 5:37 p.m. Oct. 23 when officers went to a home in the 2000 block of Burlington to check out a prior disturbance.

Kris P. Klanderud

Officers met with a 43-year-old woman, who said her live-in boyfriend, Klanderud, assaulted her. According to the police report, Klanderud punched the woman in the face, took her to the ground and put her in a chokehold, restricting her breathing.

Klanderud reportedly threw items at the woman, hitting her more than once in various parts of the body.

The woman had injuries consistent with what she reported, police spokesman John Deal said. Investigators believe Klanderud left town after the incident, but retuned to the house on Friday.

Deal said police were summoned and took him into custody. Klanderud is charged with domestic assault and strangulation.

His bond is set at $50,000.



On Nov. 11 at 11:44 p.m. officers responded to a home in the 1300 block of No. Madison to check out a report of a prior disturbance that occurred at McDonald’s restaurant.

A 36-year-old woman said her boyfriend, James Henley, Jr., 35, assaulted her while both Henley and the woman were taking a break from their jobs at McDonald’s.

James L. Henley, Jr.

According to the police report, they were together outside the building. They got into an argument that escalated.

Henley reportedly punched the woman in the face several times. Deal said the woman had a split lip.

She left work and went home. Police were told that Henley was still at McDonald’s, so officers were dispatched there. However, the police department soon received a call that Henley was trying to kick in the door on No. Madison.

Officers caught up with Henley there and charged him with domestic assault.

The charge was enhanced to a felony based on a prior conviction.

Henley is initially held without bond.