Archive for Tuesday, January 7, 1992


January 7, 1992


Law enforcement report

Condition reports

Kimberlee J. Back, 32, Oskaloosa, remained in satisfactory condition this morning at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Topeka. Back was injured in a car accident about 10:30 p.m. Friday in McLouth.

Dennis Lederer, 24, rural Baldwin, remained in serious condition at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., where he was taken after a tractor accident Saturday afternoon in a field west of Baldwin.

Fire calls

Lawrence firefighters:

Extinguished a fire at 9:52 a.m. Monday in a 1970 Ford LTD parked at Edgewood Homes, 1600 Haskell. Firefighters said the car's muffler had been installed too close to the floorboard, causing foam rubber in the car's backseat to overheat and ignite. The fire caused $50 damage to the car's interior.

District court

Criminal charges filed

Linda S. Mole, 42, 715 Conn., was charged Monday with two felony counts of selling cocaine and one felony count of selling cocaine without a Kansas tax stamp. Prosecutors allege Mole purchased a small amount of cocaine in July 1991 from a confidential informant working for the Lawrence-Douglas County Drug Enforcement Unit. Douglas County District Judge Mike Malone lowered Mole's $10,000 bond to $2,000, and Mole was released from jail Monday night. A preliminary hearing for her is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Jan. 15.

Criminal case proceedings

Leonard "Nate" Brockman, 24, 1309 N.Y., was ordered to stand trial on Feb. 5 after a preliminary hearing Monday on charges of felony burglary and misdemeanor criminal damage to property. Brockman pleaded not guilty to the charges, which stem from a burglary Thursday at Pinckney School, 810 W. Sixth. Police officer Damon Thomas testified that he responded to an alarm at the school and arrested Brockman inside the building. Brockman remained in jail this morning.

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