Archive for Friday, March 24, 1995


March 24, 1995


Burglaries and thefts reported

  • Police are investigating a report that property valued on a report at $8,400 was taken between 2 p.m. Wednesday and 3 p.m. Thursday from a residence in the 2500 block of Cimarron. A 34-year-old Lawrence woman said she and her family had moved out the residence several months ago but still had property there and went there each day to care for a dog. Property reported missing included two videocassette recorders, liquor, assorted jewelry, two bicycles and an assortment of frozen meat and canned food. Entry may have made through the front door. Police have no suspects.
  • A 1984 Toyota pickup, valued on a police report at $2,500, reportedly was stolen between 9 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday from outside a residence in the 100 block of East 23rd. The vehicle may have been unlocked. Police have no suspects.
  • Police are investigating a report that a compact disc player, a radar detector and 32 compact discs were stolen between 1 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. Thursday from a 1987 Nissan that was parked in the 1000 block of Kentucky. The property was valued together on a police report at $1,058. Police found no signs of forced entry to the vehicle. There are no suspects.
  • A gasoline welder, valued on a police report at $3,190, reportedly was stolen between Feb. 22 and 23 from a construction site in the 3800 block of Greenway Circle. Officials with Harris Construction of Lawrence told police that the welder was chained to another piece of equipment, but nothing else was missing from the site. A police report on the theft was first made public this morning.
  • Police are investigating a report that a 1994 Chevrolet pickup was stolen between midnight and 7 a.m. Thursday from the 3300 block of Iowa. The 27-year-old owner of the vehicle told police that the truck was locked and the keys were not with the vehicle. There are no suspects.

Police reports

  • A group of five Lawrence children, ranging in age from 8 to 11, are suspected of doing about $1,000 damage to a freshly poured sidewalk in the 3400 block of West Sixth. An official with Harris Construction, Lawrence, told police that between 5 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday, vandals used a stick to write their names and other words and symbols in the concrete. Police investigating the incident identified the children by the names in the concrete. A report indicates that the investigating officer contacted the children and took them to apologize to company officials.

Condition reports

  • David C. Westphal, 50, Overland Park, remained in satisfactory condition this morning at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Topeka. Westphal was injured Feb. 15 in a one-vehicle accident about three miles west of Lawrence on U.S. Highway 40.
  • Robert M. Dillon, 68, Pomona, remained in fair condition this morning at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., with injuries he suffered March 13 in a car-tractor accident about five miles south of Lone Star Lake on Douglas County Road 1029.
  • Richard Summerall, 39, Lawrence, remained in good condition this morning at Lawrence Memorial Hospital where he is being treated for injuries he suffered Monday during a trench cave-in in Baldwin.
  • Orville M. Burns, 65, 1764 East 1310 Rd., was listed in fair condition this morning at LMH with injuries he suffered Wednesday in a motorcycle accident just west of North Iowa on Lakeview Road.

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