Archive for Monday, May 11, 1992


May 11, 1992


Law enforcement report

Burglaries and thefts reported

A window from a car T-top, cash and miscellaneous items, valued together on a Lawrence police report at $1,339, were taken between 10 p.m. Saturday and 7:45 a.m. Sunday from a locked 1988 Camaro parked in the lot of Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine, Lawrence police reported. No suspects have been identified.

The windshield of a 1985 Dodge Daytona was shattered and the body of the car scratched between 7:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Saturday while it was parked at Scotch Fabric Care, 1515 W. Sixth. No suspects have been identified.

The driver's side of a 1992 Buick Roadmaster, which was parked on the Haskell Indian Junior College campus, was scratched with a sharp object between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The damage was estimated at $2,000, and police reported this morning that no suspects had been identified.

Police reports

A 23-year-old woman was arrested Sunday morning on charges of endangering a child. Lawrence police reported that the woman, who was holding her 10-month-old daughter, was arguing with her sister about 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The women were standing on the sidewalk in the 600 block of West Ninth when the argument turned into a physical fight and the woman dropped her child, police reported. Douglas County Ambulance Service paramedics checked the child and determined she was not injured in the fall. No further information was available. The 23-year-old woman was in the Douglas County Jail this morning awaiting her first court appearance on charges of domestic battery and endangering a child.

A 25-year-old Lawrence woman reported Thursday that she was raped by a man after a party early on the morning of Nov. 27, 1991. The woman told Lawrence police that she had been to several bars late on Nov. 26 and early Nov. 27. The group then went to a party in the 1800 block of Louisiana. The woman told officers last week she was raped by a man she had met at the party. The woman was able to give police only the first name of the suspect, and police said this morning no suspects have been identified.

Lawrence police received three reports of auto burglaries that occurred either late Friday or early Saturday in a parking lot near the Delta Upsilon fraternity house, 1025 Emery. Taken were 25 cassette tapes and a tape case, valued on a police report at $162, between 2:45 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday from an unlocked car. Burglars also got away with a $300 car stereo between 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Police reported the dashboard of the vehicle was torn up causing an estimated $300 damage. The last reported car burglary occurred between 1:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. Saturday when cassette tapes, clothes and two duffle bags, valued on a police report at $370, were taken from a car. Burglars entered the car by cutting its vinyl top, causing $1,000 damage. A Lawrence police department spokesman this morning said no suspects have been identified in connection with these incidents.

Injury accidents

David J. Reeves, 17, 2101 Ohio, was treated at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and released after a one-vehicle accident near Lone Star Lake Lake, about 12 miles southwest of Lawrence. Douglas County sheriff's officers reported that Reeves was driving east on Douglas County Road 1, near the Lone Star swimming area, when he hit loose gravel, lost control and went into a ditch.

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