Harlan man arrested for attempted murder, Thursday


April 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Police in Harlan report three people were arrested, one of them for attempted murder, following an investigation into a stabbing incident. Officials say authorities received a call Thursday morning regarding an alleged stabbing. During their investigation, two people involved in a knife fight were arrested and treated at Myrtue Medical Center for their wounds, while a third individual was taken into custody at a separate residence, following the execution of a search warrant.

27-year old Bradley Ryan, of Harlan, was taken into custody on charges of: Public Intoxication; Disorderly Conduct; and Assault on a Peace Officer. His bond was set at $2,000. 27-year old Andrew Smith, also of Harlan, was arrested for: Possession of a Controlled Substance/Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was being held in the Shelby County Jail ojn $1,000 bond.

And, 29-year old Sean Gifford, of Harlan, faces a felony charge of Attempted Murder. His bond was set at $25,000. He was also being held in the Shelby County Jail.