Archive for Sunday, July 22, 1990


July 22, 1990


Law enforcement report

Burglaries and thefts reported

Six power tools were taken between June 28 and Wednesday from Ed's Imports, 913 R.I., Lawrence police reported. The business was entered through a garage door that had been pryed open, police reported. The tools were valued at $3,260.

Police reports

Lawrence police arrested a 45-year-old Lawrence man on charges of inciting a riot, disorderly conduct, possession of marijuana and resisting arrest after the man created a public disturbance about 1:35 a.m. Saturday in the 600 block of Vermont Street, according to police reports. Sgt. Mark Warren would not elaborate on the man's actions which led to his arrest. The man was being held without bond Saturday in the Douglas County Jail.

Injury accidents

Francine D. Bowers, 32, 1107 W. 29th, was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital after suffering injuries in an accident about 11 p.m. Friday at Sixth and Kentucky streets. Lawrence police reported that Bowers was driving a 1989 Nissan west on Sixth Street. While she was stopped at a traffic light, her car was struck from behind by a 1985 Pontiac driven by Barton A. Nash, 38, 620 Ky., police reported. Nash was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and inattentive driving, police reported. He was released Saturday from the Douglas County Jail after posting $500 bond, according to jail records. An LMH nursing supervisor said the hospital had no record of treatment for Bowers.

May-Long Behymer, age and address unavailable, and Troy Riley, 16, Lecompton, were taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital after suffering injuries in an accident about 2:30 p.m. Saturday where Douglas County Roads 1029 and 1023 meet in Lecompton, a Douglas County Sheriff's dispatcher said. Riley was treated and released from LMH, and the hospital had no record of treating Behymer, an LMH nursing supervisor said. The sheriff's dispatcher said two vehicles were involved in the accident, but could provide no further details late Saturday night.

Linda L. West, 27, Charlotte, N.C., and Michael Lee, 30, San Jose, Calif., were taken to Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka with head injuries suffered in an accident about 10 p.m. on the Kansas Turnpike, a Kansas Turnpike Authority dispatcher said. The dispatcher said the two were traveling west in a 1984 Toyota when their vehicle struck a vehicle that had been abandoned in the road about 17 miles east of Lawrence. The KTA made an arrest in connection with the abandoned vehicle, the dispatcher said. No other details on the accident or hospital condition reports for West or Lee were available late Satruday night.

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