Archive for Monday, October 10, 1994


October 10, 1994


Police reports

  • A 24-year-old Lawrence woman reported to police that her husband pointed a shotgun at her and threatened to kill her in 72 hours during a domestic argument late Sunday morning in the 800 block of West 27th. The woman, who is separated from her husband, was not injured. Police have not yet contacted the suspect in the incident.
  • Two sisters remained in the Douglas County Jail this morning following their arrest early Sunday in connection with the aggravated battery and battery of a 30-year-old Lawrence man in the 100 block of North Michigan. The victim told police that one of the suspects, a 30-year-old Lawrence woman, stabbed him in the right shoulder during the incident. That woman was booked into jail in connection with aggravated battery and battery. The second suspect, a 28-year-old woman, allegedly caused $800 damage to the victim's car by kicking it. She was booked into jail in connection with battery and criminal damage to property. The victim was treated and released at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Injury accidents

  • A Lawrence man was treated and released from Lawrence Memorial Hospital following a two-vehicle accident about 3:30 a.m. Sunday just north of 17th and Massachusetts. According to the accident report, Jason K. Puett, 20, 1133 Ky., was northbound on Massachusetts when he drove left of center and collided with a southbound car driven by Richard P. Menzie Jr., 28, 901 Avalon. The report indicated Puett, who was treated for facial lacerations and other minor injuries, may have fallen asleep. Menzie was reported injured, but refused treatment.
  • A rear-end collision at 2:06 a.m. Sunday on East 23rd sent two people to Lawrence Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Laron J. McKinnis, 15, Shawnee, told police his 1984 Honda was stalled in the westbound lane of West 23rd just east of Barker when it was struck from behind by a westbound vehicle driven by George E. Sanders, 37, 635 W. 25th. Both Sanders and a passenger in his car, Calvin U. Barber, 18, 2166 W. 26th, were taken to LMH by the Douglas County Ambulance Service. They were treated and released. Both McKinnis and a passenger in his car refused treatment. According to a passenger in Sanders' vehicle, the hazard lights were flashing on McKinnis' vehicle. No citations were issued at the scene, according to the accident report.

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