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Archive for Monday, August 30, 1993

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT

August 30, 1993

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Burglaries and thefts reported

-- Stereo equipment valued on a police report at $1,670 was taken between 3 a.m. and 8 a.m. Sunday from a vehicle parked in the 1500 block of Lindenwood, police reported.

Police reports

-- A 23-year-old Lawrence man was admitted to Lawrence Memorial Hospital Sunday and released today after he reportedly was attacked by three men about 1:40 a.m. Sunday at Ninth and New Jersey. A police spokesman said three men, who reportedly wanted money, attacked the victim and struck him on the head with an unknown object, causing a large cut. When the victim told them he didn't have any money, they took an "LA Kings" baseball cap he was wearing, the spokesman said. No arrests have been made.

Sheriff's reports

-- Anthony Harper, 27, Topeka, was admitted to Lawrence Memorial Hospital Sunday after he was burned by gasoline about 12:20 a.m. Sunday near U.S. Highway 40 and county road 1700N, about six miles west of Lawrence. Douglas County Sheriff Loren Anderson said Harper was driving a 1978 Cadillac when he stopped the vehicle to check on a canister of gasoline that was in the trunk and may have been leaking. Harper opened the trunk with a lighted cigarette nearby, and gasoline fumes ignited, burning him, Anderson said. The car also sustained $3,000 damage from the fire. Harper was released from the hospital today.

Injury accidents

-- Howard Manthe, 74, Onaga, was treated at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and released after being injured in a three-car accident at 12:35 p.m. Saturday at Iowa on 19th. Manthe was a passenger in a 1988 Pontiac being driven south on Iowa by Thomas Hayes, 45, 3000 Bainbridge Cir. His vehicle was hit from behind by a 1977 Ford, which had been struck from behind by a 1991 Pontiac, police reported. William R. Shipley, 21, Paola, was the driver of the Ford. The driver of the 1991 Pontiac, Kimberly Forsythe, 18, Lawrence, was cited for following too closely and inattentive driving, police reported.

Condition reports

-- Matthew and Jason Guthrie, both 6, were listed in fair condition today at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. They were injured in an automobile accident Tuesday afternoon east of the Douglas-Leavenworth county line.

-- Timothy Manis, 39, Meriden, was listed in critical condition and Walter Deldge, Lecompton, was listed in fair condition today at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka, where they were taken after being injured in a traffic accident last Monday about one-half mile west of Lecompton

-- Troy Goff, 24, 809 Maple, was listed in fair condition today at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. He was injured in an accident Aug. 14 at 24th and Naismith.

-- Ronald D. Ball, 56, Princeton, was listed in fair condition today at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., where he was taken after an accident Aug. 11 at Midland Junction, north of Lawrence.

-- Michael Smith, 46, Lawrence, was listed in fair condition today at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. He was injured in a June 21 car accident on Kansas Highway 32.

-- Andrew Mitchell, 21, Lawrence, was dismissed Saturday from Lawrence Memorial Hospital, where he was taken after being injured in a bicycle-truck accident Monday at Kansas University.

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