Archive for Friday, January 17, 1992


January 17, 1992


Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported

Stereo equipment and 41 compact disks valued on a police report at $1,575 were taken between Dec. 15 and Saturday from the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house, 1301 West Campus Rd.

Injury accidents

An 18-year-old Lawrence woman was treated at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and later released after an accident at 6:05 p.m. Thursday on 23rd Street near Louisiana Street. According to police reports, Sarah J. Penn, 17, 2557 Ridge Ct., was driving west on 23rd when her car collided with one driven east by Dorothy F. Ledig, 79, 1508 Alvamar. Ledig, who was trying to make a left turn into a driveway, was cited for failing to yield the right of way. Kristianna I. Vesco, 18, 1606 Rose Ln., who was a passenger in Penn's car, was taken to LMH.

Condition reports

Ryan L. Garrison, 19, 1327 Covington Ct., remained in fair condition this morning at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., where he is being treated for a closed head injury. Garrison, a KU freshman, was injured Jan. 9 in a one-car accident on the KU campus.

Michael J. Sulls, 36, Eudora, remained in fair condition this morning at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said. Sulls suffered several fractured bones in an accident Jan. 9 about three miles south of Lawrence.

Dennis Lederer, 24, rural Baldwin, was released Thursday from the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., a hospital spokeswoman said this morning. Lederer was taken to KUMC after he was hurt in a tractor accident Jan. 4 near Baldwin Junction.

Gwendolyn Kennedy, 49, 3409 W. 25th, was released Thursday from Stormont-Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka, a hospital spokeswoman said. Kennedy was injured in an accident Jan. 8 on McDonald Drive near Second Street.

District court Criminal case proceedings

A preliminary hearing for a man accused of burglarizing a locker room at Kansas University's Allen Fieldhouse has been delayed until 1:30 p.m. Feb. 20. The hearing had been scheduled for Thursday for Jeff Holly, 23, Lawrence, who is charged with 12 felony counts of theft and one count burglary, also a felony. The charges stem from the Nov. 30 burglary of a locker room that was being used by the Central Missouri State University basketball team during a game with KU. Prosecutors allege that Holly took sports equipment and personal items, valued at $14,000, that belonged to CMSU team members. Another man, Dragan "Drag" Davidovic, 22, also of Lawrence, was charged with a misdemeanor count of possessing stolen property in connection with the incident. Davidovic is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 25, at which time a trial will be scheduled, he will enter a plea or a diversion agreement will be filed. Davidovic is free on $500 bond, and Holly is free on $5,000 bond.

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