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Arrests and Violations

At 12:45 p.m. on February 11, Benjamin Joseph Harlston, 27, of Denison, assaulted Anei Gabriel Joker, 18, at the Crawford County Jail while sharing the same cell.

At 9:15 p.m. on February 11, Dennis Allen Ahrenholtz, 20, of Denison, and Kristina Marie Fuller, 18, of Denison, were arrested on possession of a third party’s prescription medication and drug paraphernalia.


At 2:55 p.m. on February 10, an automobile accident was reported at Highway 30 and Avenue C in Denison. Darvin Mike Landgraf, 63, of Kiron, driver of a black 1988 Chevrolet pickup, was heading south on Highway 39 and entered the intersection at Avenue C when he T-boned a silver 2006 Chrysler Town & Country van being driven west on Avenue C by Arielle Lauren Pedersen, 33, of Charter Oak. Extensive damage was done to the front end of the pickup and disabling damage to the passenger side of the van, which was towed away by Waderich’s Towing. The van was a total loss with damage estimated at $8,000. The pickup had $5,000 in damages. There were no witnesses to the collision and both drivers reported having green lights, so no citations were issued. No injuries were reported.

At 7:04 p.m. on February 11, Julio Cesar Guzman Rios, 30, of Denison, was driving a silver 2007 Toyota Camry south on Highway 39 when he lost control of his vehicle. He drove off the snow-covered road and into the ditch where the vehicle struck a small tree. There was approximately $2,000 damage to the Toyota.

At 6:15 a.m. on February 12, an automobile accident was reported at North 10th Street and 5th Avenue North in Denison. Wilson Riphin, 46, of Denison, was driving a black 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer west on 5th Avenue North coming down the hill towards the intersection of North 10th Street and attempted to stop, but due to the snowy road conditions and the hill, he was unable to stop. Juan Daniel Arias, 33, of Denison, driver of a silver 2013 Chrysler 200 LX, was entering the same intersection at that time and was broadsided by Riphin’s vehicle. The Trailblazer had minimal damage of $500 to the front bumper and the Chrysler had $2,000 in damages to the driver’s side door. Both vehicles were driven away. No injuries were reported. Riphin was cited for failing to stop at a stop sign.