Archive for Tuesday, May 2, 1995


May 2, 1995


Burglaries and thefts reported

  • Police are investigating a reported break-in around 11 p.m. Saturday that resulted in about $1,100 damage to the Haskell Indian Nations University Bank. According to the police report, windows on both exterior and interior doors were broken to gain entry. Nothing was believed to have been stolen, police said.
  • Property, including a dolly, a rear-end housing from a truck, brake drums and a logging chain, has been reported stolen from UPS, 331 N.E. Industrial Ln. According to the police report, the property was taken on several occasions between Dec. 25 and Monday. The report indicates that on April 25 a UPS employee saw a white male with blond or reddish hair load brake drums and a logging chain into a 1970s-model Oldsmobile and drive off. No arrests have been made.
  • Jayhawk Guttering Inc., 770 Grant, has reported the theft of two two-way radios and two 32-foot aluminum ladders from a pair of company vans. According to the police report, the property, valued at $3,350, was stolen between 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Sunday. Police have no suspects.
  • Police are investigating the reported theft of a 1995 GMC pickup valued at $15,000 from a parking lot in the 700 block of New Jersey. The truck was taken between 7:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. Monday. According to the report, the truck had been left unlocked with the keys inside.
  • A 25-year-old Dallas man has reported that between midnight and 9:30 a.m. Sunday someone broke into his 1995 Grand Prix that was parked in the 2300 block of Murphy Drive. The man told police that $2,760 in property, including 10 to 15 golf clubs, a pair of golf shoes, assorted clothing and a travel bag, was taken from the vehicle.
  • Police are investigating the reported theft of $1,290 in property from a vehicle parked in the 1500 block of El Dorado. The property, which included a fishing rod, a tackle box and miscellaneous tools, was stolen between 9 p.m. Saturday and 7:45 a.m. Sunday.
  • Police said this morning that a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle that was reported stolen in Lawrence was recovered about 4 p.m. Sunday by the Lansing Police Department. The motorcycle, which was valued on a police report at $2,700, was believed to have been stolen between 11 p.m. Saturday and 4 a.m. Sunday from the 1300 block of West 24th.

Police reports

  • Police are investigating an incident in which three gunshots reportedly were fired shortly after 6 p.m. Monday outside an apartment building in the 2500 block of Redbud. Police Sgt. Rick Nickell said a 32-year-old Lawrence man reported the incident began when someone fired two shots at him. A physical fight involving three people then broke out. That fight ended when a 35-year-old Lawrence man ran inside the apartment building and someone fired a shot through the door at him. That man told police he believed the bullet grazed his pants leg. Nickell said police have information about two possible suspects and that the incident may have resulted from a dispute over drugs.

Injury accidents

  • A 10-year-old Lawrence boy was injured about 8 a.m. today when he was struck by a car near the intersection of Sixth and Michigan. A spokeswoman at Lawrence Memorial Hospital said Eugene B. Jordan, 10, 1606 W. Sixth, was listed in serious condition and was expected to be transferred to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. Police said Jordan suffered multiple fractures when he was struck by a car driven by Deanna Powers, 33, 427 Fla. Police said Powers was southbound on Michigan and Jordan was attempting to cross Michigan from west to east. Further information about the accident was unavailable this morning.
  • A Lawrence man, Brit Schiesser, was listed in good condition this morning at LMH with injuries he suffered about 1 p.m. Monday in a motor vehicle accident at 23rd and Haskell. A police report on the accident was unavailable this morning.

Condition reports

  • Robert G. Cernech, 38, Kansas City, Kan., remained in fair condition this morning at Kansas University Medical Center, where he was taken after a two-vehicle accident March 29 on U.S. Highway 24-59 about 1 1/2 miles west of the Douglas-Jefferson county line.
  • Harold L. Galyardt, 65, Lawrence, remained in critical condition this morning at KUMC. Police said Galyardt suffered a severe head injury April 25 when he allegedly was beaten during a break-in at Reuter Pipe Organ Co., 612 N.H.
  • Joseph Edwards, 21, Nortonville, was listed in fair condition this morning at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Edwards was injured Thursday when he fell from a ladder while painting a house in Baldwin.
  • Neil W. Westphal, 56, Oskaloosa, was listed in good condition this morning at LMH. Westphal was injured Saturday in a head-on collision about 12 miles south of Lawrence on U.S. Highway 59.

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