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July 8, 1992

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Law enforcement report

Burglaries and thefts reported

Stereo equipment and a pair of in-line skates were taken between 10 p.m. Monday and 4 p.m. Tuesday from a vehicle parked in the 2100 block of Harvard. The items were valued together on a police report at $1,175.

Police reports

A 31-year-old woman and a 37-year-old woman both were treated at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and later released after they fought each other at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday at the younger woman's apartment, Lawrence police said today. Officers said the women were fighting because the older woman accused the younger one of having an affair with her husband. The older woman was arrested on a misdemeanor count of battery and was being held without bond today at the Douglas County Jail. The victim reported was bitten several times, including one bite that tore off one of her fingernails.

Injury accidents

Rodney Haney, 10, Kansas City, Kan., was listed in good condition today at Bethany Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., with injuries he suffered when he was struck by a car at 9:12 p.m. Monday at 26th and Iowa. Police reported that Rodney had been at a baseball game at Holcom Park and was running east across Iowa when he was hit by a car driven north on Iowa by Bridgett Price, 17, 2003 Miller Dr. No citations were issued. Rodney was taken by ambulance to Lawrence Memorial Hospital, then was transferred to Bethany.

Condition reports

Adam Johnson, 23, Eudora, was listed in serious condition today at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., where he was taken June 28 after a traffic accident in Eudora.

Alicia Rooman, 17, rural Lawrence, was listed in serious condition today at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., with injuries she suffered in an automobile accident early Monday about two miles west of Lawrence on Douglas County Road 700E.

Fire calls

Lawrence firefighters:

Extinguished a dumpster fire at 1:36 a.m. today at 722 Mass.

Investigated a malfunctioning alarm at 9:35 a.m. Tuesday at Kmart Distribution Center, 2400 Kresge Rd.

District court

Criminal case proceedings

Diversion agreements have been reached in the cases of Grady M. Hawley, 18, 3001 Rimrock, and Darin M. White, 19, 801 W. 27th, who each were charged May 16 with a felony count of criminal use of explosives. Among the terms of their agreements, Hawley and White must perform 30 hours of community service. The two teen-agers are accused of blowing up several mailboxes Nov. 15 with homemade chemical-reaction bombs.

Diversion agreements have been reached in the cases of Sean Tevis, age not listed, 1219 Ohio, who is charged with felony counts of forgery and a count of dealing fake identification cards; and Timothy Martin, 25, no address listed, and Mark Riley, 25, no address listed, who each are charged with a felony count of conspiring to commit forgery. Among the terms of the agreements, each defendant agreed to pay $1,320 in restitution and complete 40 hours of community service. Prosecutors allege the men obtained phony identification cards in order to pass bad checks.

A diversion agreement has been reached in the case of Cory Brown, 19, Topeka, who is charged with a felony count of conspiring to commit arson. The charge alleges Brown and two other people threw a lighted Molotov cocktail into the bed of a pickup belonging to a local man. Among the terms of the agreement, Brown must complete 50 hours of community service work and testify against the two other people charged in the crime.

A diversion agreement has been reached in the case of Laura Wempe, 20, 100 Ark., who is charged with 10 counts of forgery. Wempe allegedly forged 10 $25 checks from Nov. 10 through Nov. 14. Among the terms of the agreement, Wempe must complete 40 hours of community service work and pay $340 in restitution.

Allen Davis, 25, no address listed, was sentenced to Larned State Security Hospital for at least five years on an amended felony count of attempted burglary. Davis originally was charged April 20 with a felony count of burglary and two misdemeanor counts of theft after he allegedly entered a residence and took miscellaneous items. He pleaded no contest to the amended charged on May 27.

Barbara J. Proctor, 47, 1934 Naismith, on Monday began serving a 14-day jail term as part of a sentence on a felony count of theft. Proctor last Wednesday was sentenced to one to five years imprisonment on the charge, but then was assigned to a five-year Douglas County Community Corrections program. As part of the sentence, she was ordered to spend 14 days in jail. Proctor pleaded guilty June 1 to the charge, which alleges that she stole several jewerly items in January.

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