Archive for Wednesday, July 28, 1993


July 28, 1993


Burglaries and thefts reported

-- An undisclosed amount of cash was taken between 11 p.m. Monday and 9:20 a.m. Tuesday from Yellow Sub, 1814 W. 23rd, police reported. A door was forced open to gain access to the business, police reported.

Police reports

-- A 51-year-old Topeka man was arrested on charges of aggravated assault on a police officer, theft and resisting arrest after he reportedly attempted to steal steaks from a local grocery store and was apprehended by an off-duty Kansas Highway Patrol trooper, police reported. A police spokesman said the man was seen about 6:55 p.m. Tuesday leaving Dillon grocery store, 1015 W. 23rd. The off-duty patrolman, who was working as a security guard for the store, followed as the suspect got into a car and attempted to drive away. He reportedly tried to run over the security guard with the vehicle, a police spokesman said. The security guard was able to reach inside the car and take the keys from the suspect, the spokesman said. The off-duty patrolman was not injured. The Topeka man was being held without bond today in the Douglas County Jail.

Injury accidents

-- Alexander Hardman, 3, 3417 Westridge Ct., was treated and released from Lawrence Memorial Hospital after being injured in an accident at 7:48 a.m. Tuesday at Iowa and 27th streets. Alexander was a passenger in a 1993 Plymouth van being driven east on 27th by Amy L. Hardman, 33, 3417 Westridge Ct. The Plymouth was struck as it was crossing Iowa by a 1987 GMC pickup driven north on Iowa by James Brent Servaes, 24, Pomona. Servaes was cited for crossing at a red light, police reported.

Condition reports

-- James A. Pilch II, 25, 1900 W. 31st, was listed in serious condition today at Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. He was injured in a motorcycle accident about 2 a.m. July 20 at 23rd and Naismith.

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

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