Archive for Tuesday, March 28, 1995


March 28, 1995


Burglaries and thefts reported

  • A 24-year-old Kansas University student reported that between 8 p.m. and 8:10 p.m. Monday someone stole a radar detector from his 1987 Honda and an electric razor from his bathroom while he was inside his residence in the 1000 block of New York. The man told police he believed the suspect came in through a rear door and took the razor from the bathroom, which is located near the door. The total value of the property was listed on a report as $95.
  • Police are investigating a second report involving a burglary and theft of property from a Lawrence church. Officials at First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Pkwy., reported that between 11:42 p.m. Sunday and 7:50 a.m. Monday someone broke in through a door on the west side of the church and stole $630 cash and an amplifier. The report listed the value of the property and damage done to the interior of the church at $3,905. Sgt. Rick Nickell said detectives are investigating the possibility that the break-in might be related to one that occurred late last week at the Mustard Seed Fellowship, 700 Wakarusa Dr.
  • Property valued on a police report at $6,666 reportedly was stolen between March 17 and Sunday from an apartment in the 2100 block of Heatherwood. Items missing included a variety of stereo equipment, a videocassette recorder, a television and 70 compact discs. Entry was gained by prying open a sliding glass door. Police have no suspects.
  • Police said this morning they have no suspects in the reported theft of $1,720 in property from an apartment in the 200 block of Hanover. The property, which included stereo equipment, a television-videocassette recorder combination, 40 compact discs and a semi-automatic rifle, reportedly was taken between March 19 and Sunday. The report indicates the items were carried away in two pillowcases, also taken from the residence.
  • A radar detector, a cellular phone and 40 to 50 compact discs, valued together on a police report at $1,425, reportedly were stolen between 11 p.m. Monday and 2 a.m. today from a 1989 Isuzu Trooper parked in the 2200 block of Iowa. Entry was made by breaking a window. Police have no suspects.

Police reports

  • A 15-year-old Nebraska girl reported to police that she was robbed of $100 cash about 9:40 p.m. Monday by two men she had met earlier in a parking lot in the 2300 block of Iowa. The girl, who was in Lawrence for a science fair, said after she met the men they accompanied her to a party at the Days Inn Motel, 2309 Iowa. She said when she left the party to get some air, one of the men asked her if she had change for a $100 bill. The girl reported that after she took the money from her purse and approached the burgundy, two-door Buick the men were in, one of the suspects grabbed the cash from her hand and the second suspect drove away.

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, was listed in good 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.
  • Sylvia Kallsen, 50, 245 Deerfield Ln., remained in critical condition this morning in an intensive care unit at KUMC with injuries she suffered in a motor vehicle accident Thursday two miles northwest of Lawrence at Douglas County Roads 438 and 7.
  • Orville M. Burns, 65, 1764 E. 1310 Rd., was listed in fair condition this morning at Lawrence Memorial Hospital with injuries he suffered Wednesday in a motorcycle accident just west of North Iowa on Lakeview Road.

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