Archive for Monday, May 15, 1995


May 15, 1995


Burglaries and thefts reported

  • A 23-year-old Lawrence man has reported that between midnight and 8 a.m. Saturday someone broke into his car that was parked in the 600 block of Massachusetts. The man told police that the car was locked and entry was made by prying open the driver's side T-top. Items reported missing include a car stereo and compact disc player, 50 compact discs and a ski jacket. The total value of the missing property was estimated at $1,275.

Police reports

  • A 20-year-old Lawrence woman has reported that between 3:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday someone cut the rear window on her 1982 Dodge convertible that was parked in the 2400 block of Louisiana. The woman identified a 19-year-old Lawrence man as a possible suspect in the incident. He has not been contacted by police. The total loss was estimated at $1,500.
  • A 25-year-old Lawrence man was treated and released from Lawrence Memorial Hospital early Friday after suffering a stab wound in his neck during an altercation in the 1900 block of East 19th. According to the report, the man was stabbed about 3:10 a.m. by a 25-year-old Lawrence woman. The suspect has been contacted by police.
  • Police are investigating a report that on May 1 a 16-year-old Lawrence boy was shot in the foot with a BB gun during an incident in the 100 block of Perry. According to the report, several youths were in the residence when a 15-year-old Lawrence boy allegedly fired the gun. The suspect has been contacted by police. The report indicates the victim underwent surgery at LMH on Friday to remove the BB from his right foot.
  • A 60-year-old Lawrence man was treated and released Sunday from LMH after he suffered two broken ribs and cuts to his face and head during an altercation at his home in the 3300 block of West Eighth. A police report indicates a man came to the victim's residence about 12:45 a.m. Sunday to apologize for an altercation that occurred last week between him and the victim. The victim asked the suspect to leave, and the man refused. He then allegedly began striking the victim. A 35-year-old Lawrence woman also was struck by the suspect when she attempted to break up the fight. The suspect has not been contacted by police.

Sheriff's reports

  • A 16-year-old Baldwin girl was treated and released Saturday night from LMH after she suffered what authorities indicate was an alcohol poisoning. According to a sheriff's report, the girl consumed two wine coolers and a pint of vodka between 9 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Saturday while attending a party in an open field west of Globe in southwestern Douglas County. She was taken to the hospital after a friend returned the girl to her home and explained what had happened. Undersheriff Don Dalquest said deputies were unable to locate the party and have not determined how the girl obtained the alcohol. An investigation into the incident continues.

Drug Enforcement Unit reports

  • A 22-year-old Oklahoma City man faces a May 31 court appearance following his arrest late Friday by members of the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Unit. Undersheriff Don Dalquest said the man was arrested at an East Lawrence residence while the officers were investigating a suspected drug house. According to the report, the man came to the house while officers were there and consented to be searched. During the search the officers found what is believed to be a four-ounce rock of crack cocaine with a street value of $2,500. The man was released from the Douglas County Jail early Sunday morning on a $15,000 bond.

Condition reports

  • Daniel Fonseca, 13, Lawrence, was listed in fair condition this morning at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., with injuries he suffered May 9 in a bicycle accident near his home.
  • Robert G. Cernech, 38, Kansas City, Kan., was listed 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, was listed in fair condition this morning at KUMC. Police said Galyardt suffered a severe head injury April 25 when he was beaten during an alleged break-in at Reuter Pipe Organ Co., 612 N.H.

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