Hartsville man behind bars after crash w/ injury

Michael A. Henson. Photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department.

A Hartsville man was arrested Sunday, accused of threatening deputies after a traffic accident.

Bartholomew County deputies were at the scene of a crash at about 10 p.m. Sunday night in the 19000 block of East County Road 500N. A passenger had been injured and the driver, 33-year-old Michael Henson of Hartsville showed signs that he was impaired, according to police reports. Deputies say that Henson made threats to harm the officers at the scene.

He was taken to Columbus Regional Hospital to have his blood tested and then to the Bartholomew County Jail. But on the trip to the jail, he allegedly continued to threaten and resist deputies.

He is facing charges of operating a vehicle while Intoxicated with a prior conviction, intimidation and resisting law enforcement.

The injured passenger suffered a dislocated elbow in the crash.