2 arrests & 2 accidents reported in Harlan


October 21st, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Officials with the Harlan Police Department say two persons were arrested, and two accidents were investigated over the course of the past couple of weeks. In a report issued Thursday, the H-P.D. says 33-year old Robin Hensel, of Harlan, was arrested October 13th following a traffic stop, on a charge of Driving Under Suspension. Hensel plead guilty to the offense Tuesday in Shelby County District Court. He was ordered to pay a fine of $250.    And, 48-year old Christina Hansen, of Harlan, was arrested October 15th following a trafic stop, for Driving Under Suspension, Operating a Non-registered vehicle, and for Failure to Prove Security against Liability.  

Harlan Police also report non-injury accidents occuring on October 3rd and 5th caused a total of $14,000 damage, and resulted in two separate citations. Anita Dargy, of Harlan, was cited for Failure to come to a complete stop in an assured clear distance, following an accident October 3rd in the 1000 block of Chatburn Avenue.  During the accident, Dargy’s vehicle rear-ended one driven by Adam Phifer, of Harlan, as he was about to turn into a bowling alley driveway.

Kaitlyn Ladehoff, of Templeton, was cited October 5th, for Failure to Yield to a vehicle on her right, following an accident at 9th and Laurel Streets, in Harlan. Her vehicle collided with one driven by Peggy Ahrenholtz, of Manilla, at the uncontrolled intersection. The impact spin Ladehoff’s car around 180-degrees.