Burglaries and thefts reported
- Ninety compact discs, a jacket, a house key and a letter were taken between 7 p.m. last Thursday and 12:05 a.m. Wednesday from an apartment in the 100 block of Hanover, Lawrence police reported. The items were valued together on a police report at $1,551.
- A television set, two videocassette recorders, a set of golf clubs and several sports trading cards were among items taken between 11:20 p.m. Sunday and 2:20 a.m. Monday from a residence in the 4500 block of Wimbledon, Lawrence police reported today. The items were valued together on a police report at $4,531.
- A radar detector, two lawn chairs, clothing and towels, a container of beer, a compact disc player and 12 compact discs were among items taken between 2 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Sunday from the Bloomington Beach swimming area at Clinton Lake, Douglas County sheriff's officers reported today. The items were valued together on a sheriff's report at $2,500.
- A 37-year-old Lawrence man suffered a broken heel Wednesday morning when he reportedly jumped over a balcony in an attempt to flee from police officers, Lawrence police reported today. Police Sgt. Rick Nickell said officers were sent to a motel in the 2900 block of West Sixth at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday to interview the man in connection with a battery late Saturday at a Lawrence bar. Nickell said police found the man in a room on the second floor. While police were questioning the man, Nickell said, he pushed an officer and jumped off of the balcony. Nickell said the man then ran a short distance before dropping to the ground, saying he had suffered a broken ankle. The man was taken by ambulance to Lawrence Memorial Hospital, where he was treated for a broken heel. At 2:41 p.m., the man was booked into the Douglas County Jail for battering a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest and obstructing the legal process. He remained in jail today.