Archive for Monday, March 26, 1990


March 26, 1990


Law enforcement report

Police reports

Officers detained a 16-year-old Lawrence boy after he led them on a chase early Sunday in southwest Lawrence. Police reported that a Lawrence Security Patrol guard notified officers about the teen at 12:45 a.m. after seeing him run several red lights near 23rd and Haskell. Officers chased the teen, who was driving a Ford Mustang at speeds that exceeded 100 mph, west on 23rd and then south on Iowa. The boy then turned west onto 26th, a dead-end street. He was detained at 12:51 a.m.

A 29-year-old Haskell Indian Junior College student was injured and a 24-year-old student was arrested after an altercation at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at a Haskell dormitory. The victim reported to police that he was outside Osceola-Keokuk hall when three or four men attacked him without provocation. The victim said the men knocked him down, struck him on the head and kicked him. He was treated and released at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Officers assisted by a Haskell security guard located and arrested the 24-year-old student for aggravated assault at 11:15 p.m.

Injury accidents

Siliang Yang, 29, 1218 Miss., was treated and released at Lawrence Memorial Hospital after he was struck by a vehicle at 1:30 a.m. Saturday outside his residence. Police reported that Yang had parked his vehicle and was walking across the street when he was struck by a car driven north on Mississippi by Karri L. Lamb, 23, 935 Conn.

Four Lawrence residents were treated and released at LMH after a two-car accident at 12:57 p.m. Saturday at Ninth and Vermont. Police reported that a car driven west on Ninth by Deborah L. Toms, 36, 1511 R.I., went through a stoplight and was struck by a car driven on Vermont by Jason R. Glasnapp, 18, 1645 Tenn. Both drivers were injured. Two passengers in Toms' car, Jarrod Toms, 10, and Travis Toms, 8, also received medical treatment. Toms was cited for running the red light.

Two Eudora residents were treated and released and another Eudora man was held overnight for observation at LMH after an accident at 10:50 a.m. Saturday on 23rd Street west of Anderson Road. Police reported that a car driven west on 23rd by Mark A. Besser, 31, slid out of control on the slushy road and went into the eastbound lanes, where it collided with an eastbound car driven by Robert D. Bryant, 40. Besser and a passenger in his car, Jenny A. Besser, were treated and released. Bryant was held for observation and released Sunday. Besser was cited for crossing the center line.

Lynn J. Morris, a Kansas University student, was treated and released at Lawrence Memorial Hospital about 8:15 p.m. Saturday for foot injuries after her boyfriend, John R. Penny, ran over her right foot as he was backing out of a parking space at Miller Hall, according to KU police reports. No bones were broken.

District court

Criminal case proceedings

Jeffrey A. Boggs, 32, 537 Ariz., and Thomas F. King Sr., 37, 1600 Haskell, were ordered Friday to stand trial on charges of aggravated robbery. Trials were scheduled for June 18 and July 9, respectively, for King and Boggs. The charges allege that the defendants took cash and a wallet from a local man in a Jan. 26 strong-arm robbery.

Shelly I. Tennyson, 19, 1900 W. 31st, was ordered last week to pay $1,070 in restitution on two felony counts of forgery. She originally was charged Sept. 20 with eight forgery counts after she allegedly forged several checks belonging to a local woman between July 4 and July 11. She pleaded guilty Nov. 30 to two of the charges.

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