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August 18, 2019

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Ada police report March 23-26

The Hardin County Sheriff's Office released the following reports from the Ada Police Department, covering March 23 to March 26. The reports are attached.

Hardin County Sheriff releases Ada police reports from March 19-22

The Hardin County Sheriff's Office released the following reports from the Ada Police Department, covering March 19 to March 22. The reports are attached.

Sheriff's Office investigating fatal Kenton accident

The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal injury crash that occurred in Kenton just before 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 21.

A car driven by Kikuko T. Hollan, 87, of Kenton, was traveling east on East Espy Street when it crossed over South Wayne Street into the driveway of a residence at 501 S. Wayne St. There the vehicle crashed into a tree.

Ms. Hollan was extricated from the vehicle and transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital by BKP Ambulance, where she later succumbed from her injuries.

The sheriff’s office was assisted at the scene by the BKP Ambulance, Kenton Fire Department and Minich’s Towing.

Hardin Crime Task Force makes three arrests

Each is drug-related

The Hardin County Crime Task Force made two arrests arising from two traffic stops on March 13. The Task Force also made one arrest on March 18. Details of those arrests follow:

The first stop was in the 4000 block of County Road 60. It resulted in the arrest of a woman found to be in possession of 39 hits of heroin.

She has been charged with possession of heroin and trafficking in heroin.

The second stop occurred near the intersection of State Route 67 and County Road 75. There a man was arrested for the possession of and trafficking in Fentanyl. More than 8 grams of Fentanyl were confiscated.

Ada resident charged with two counts aggravated robbery

Dekari Tyre Ese Powell of Ada held at the Multi-County Correctional Facility, Marion

After a week-end long investigation the Ada Police Department charged Dekari Tyre Ese Powell of Ada and Mansfield with two counts of Aggravated Robbery, felonies of the 1st degree, for his part in the armed robbery of three persons in Ada on Thursday, Jan 3, according to Michael Harnishfeger, Ada police chief.

According to reports, three separate individuals known to Powell were approached separately and robbed at gun point of cash, electronics and drugs. 

Keller-Clark receives commendation

Ada Police Chief Michael Harnishfeger presents a certificate of commendation to Ptl. Penny Keller-Clark at Vancrest on Wednesday. She has organized monthly meeting for residents of the retirement home for several years to inform and educate them about safety and security and sometimes entertain them with programs. 

Chief Harnishfeger said, “She is the go-to person in the department to perform a community engagement program whether it’s fingerprinting youth, speaking to elementary children, or conducting a citizen’s police academy.”