Archive for Tuesday, October 12, 1993


October 12, 1993


Burglaries and thefts reported

-- 85 compact discs, a CD player, a videocassette recorder and other items valued on a police report at $2,006 were taken between 6:45 p.m. Saturday and 2:50 a.m. Sunday from an apartment in the 1300 block of Tennessee, police reported.

Police reports

-- Police were searching for a Lawrence man who reportedly broke into a two local motel rooms and sprayed his estranged wife and three other occupants with mace. Police were called about 12:30 a.m. today to the College Motel, 1703 W. Sixth, after the man reportedly sprayed the victims and left the area. None of the victims, all from Lawrence, required hospitalization. The reported battery and criminal damage stemmed from an argument between the man and his wife, police reported.

-- A 39-year-old Lawrence woman reported she was raped early Saturday in a car parked in the 200 block of North Michigan. A police spokesman said the woman reported she met a man at a local bar and went with him in a vehicle to Michigan Street, where the alleged attack occurred. The woman reported her wallet and other items were taken by the suspect following the attack. No arrests have been made.

Injury accidents

-- Tony B. Hight, 27, 1100 N. Third, was treated and released from Lawrence Memorial Hospital after being struck by a car while walking across North Second Street about 8:45 p.m. Saturday, police reported. Hight was struck near North Second and Lincoln by a 1976 Toyota being driven south on North Second by Douglas L. Mole, 26, 420 North St. Hight was cited for being an intoxicated pedestrian in a roadway.

Condition reports

-- Michael Hierl, 3, 305 Settlers Dr., was listed in critical condition today at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., where he was taken after being pulled from the family swimming pool on Sunday.

-- Hannah Selk, 8, Lawrence, was dismissed Monday from St. Francis Hospital in Topeka with injuries she sustained in a horseback-riding accident Oct. 3 in the Lawrence area. She was injured when she fell from the horse and hit her head on a cinder block.

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

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