Archive for Friday, October 6, 1995


October 6, 1995


Law enforcement report

Burglaries and thefts reported

  • Police are investigating a report that between 9:15 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, someone entered an occupied residence in the 1700 block of Brook and stole a woman's purse. The $50 purse and several hundred dollars in personal and business checks were recovered outside the home, but $62 cash still is missing. Entry was made through a rear door. There are no suspects in the aggravated burglary.
  • A 35-year-old Lawrence man has told police that between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Wednesday, someone stole his 1980 Dodge car from a parking lot in the 1200 block of New Hampshire. The car, which was valued on a report at $1,000, has not been recovered.

Police reports

  • A 24-year-old Lawrence man has told police that at 3 p.m. Tuesday, he was beaten by two suspects during an incident in Veterans Park, 19th and Louisiana. The victim told police that the men who confronted him were upset about a past relationship of his. The victim said he was struck by both suspects after he turned to walk away from them. According to the report, the victim suffered a cut to the back of his head when he was struck with a metal pipe.

Condition reports

  • A 34-year-old Lawrence woman was discharged Wednesday from the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., where she had been undergoing treatment for injuries she suffered Monday in an apparent beating in an alley in the 1000 block of Rhode Island. Police said the woman has refused to provide information about the incident.
  • Linden W. Keith, 49, Ottawa, was listed in fair condition Thursday at KUMC. She was injured Aug. 30 in a one-vehicle accident at Douglas County roads 550 North and 1100 East, southwest of Lawrence.
  • Warren Oshel, 47, Lawrence, was listed in serious condition Thursday at KUMC with injuries he suffered Sept. 3 in a motorcycle accident about two miles north of Midland Junction in Jefferson County.
  • Conrad Cole, St. Louis, was listed in good condition Thursday at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., with injuries he suffered in a tractor accident Sept. 16 at a hot-rod tractor pull in McLouth. A hospital representative said he was transferred Thursday afternoon to the hospital's rehabilitation unit.
  • Terry A. Lewis, 46, Ottawa, remained in critical condition Thursday in an intensive care unit at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Topeka with injuries he suffered Sept. 25 in an accident on U.S. Highway 59, three-quarters of a mile north of the Douglas-Franklin county line.

Ambulance report

The Douglas County Ambulance Service reported the following responses:

  • Medical emergency, 7:56 p.m. Wednesday, 300 block of Ames, Baldwin.
  • Public accident, 9:47 p.m. Wednesday, outside Watkins Student Health Center at Kansas University. No transport.
  • Medical emergency, 9:49 p.m. Wednesday, 1400 block of New Jersey.
  • Medical emergency, 11:37 p.m. Wednesday, 800 block of Madeline Lane.
  • Medical emergency, 4:19 a.m. Thursday, area of 2300 North 1100 Road.

District court

Criminal charges filed

  • An Oct. 12 preliminary hearing is scheduled for Virginia L. Campbell, 24, 1900 W. 31st, who is charged with an August burglary of a storage shed at 2535 Iowa and the theft of car batteries. The criminal complaint indicates the batteries were owned by Western Auto. Campbell made her first court appearance on the charges on Tuesday.
  • A Lawrence man, who was charged after a September investigation by the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Unit, has been ordered to appear in court Oct. 18 for a preliminary hearing on two counts of sale of cocaine. Khalid T. Rahman, 18, 2117 W. 26th, was arrested on a felony warrant on Tuesday. Court documents indicate the alleged sales occurred on Sept. 9.
  • Scott C. McCasland, 31, 711 Rockledge, was arrested Wednesday on a felony warrant charging him with aggravated assault and battery. The charges allege that on Sept. 15, he assaulted a woman while armed with a knife and battered her. He was released from Douglas County Jail on a $2,500 surety bond and is to make his first court appearance on the charges Wednesday.
  • A Lawrence man who was arrested Sept. 29 by police investigating a report of people inside a vacant North Lawrence residence has been charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell and violation of the Kansas Drug Tax Stamp Act. Arden L. Gray, 50, 177 N. Seventh, made his first court appearance on the felony charges Wednesday. He is to appear back in court Oct. 20 for a preliminary hearing. Police seized 61 pounds of marijuana when the searched the residence in the 800 block of Lyon.
  • Tony C. Hunter, 37, Lawrence, was charged Wednesday in Douglas County District Court with possession of cocaine, a felony, and disorderly conduct, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is to appear back in court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing. The charges stem from a Sept. 27 incident.

Marriage licenses issued

  • Berty P. Ganepola, 30, Lawrence, and Marie D.K. Halvorsen, 18, Lawrence.
  • Daniel R. Martin, 55, Olathe, and Sheryl I. Martin, 51, Prairie Village.
  • Matthew J. Boulton, 31, Lawrence, and Gina M. Carbaugh, 30, Lawrence.
  • Brian M. Kaslaitis, 30, Eudora, and Rachel R. Roberts, 41, Eudora.

Law enforcement report

Burglaries and thefts reported

  • A paint sprayer and air compressor valued on a sheriff's report at $1,250 were taken between 7 a.m. Monday and 6:55 a.m. Thursday from a residence in the 500 section of East 2100 Road, about seven miles southeast of Lawrence.

Police reports

  • Police arrested a third person Thursday in connection with a string of robberies late Tuesday and early Wednesday. The 41-year-old Lawrence woman was booked into the Douglas County Jail at 6:45 p.m. Thursday in connection with robbery. The woman was being held without bond. She was arrested in connection with reported robberies at Kwik Shop, 1611 E. 23rd., Coastal Mart, 2330 Iowa, and Presta Phillips 66, 602 W. Ninth. Two men already have been formally charged in connection with the crimes.

Injury accidents

  • Lawrence and Kansas University police responded to an injury accident at 9:24 p.m. near 11th and Indiana streets in which a bicyclist reportedly was hit by a driver of a Bronco who left the scene. The bicyclist was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital by ambulance on non-emergency status and was being evaluated in the emergency room. He was expected to be treated and released. Lawrence police found the driver near Seventh and Michigan a few minutes after the accident. He was not arrested, but was expected to be cited in connection with leaving the scene of an accident and failing to render aid, a police spokesman said.

Fire calls

Lawrence firefighters:

  • Investigated a false alarm at 11:02 p.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of Maple Lane. A caller believed smoke from a cooking grill was a house fire.

Ambulance report

The Douglas County Ambulance Service reported the following responses:

  • Automobile accident, 11 a.m. Thursday, U.S. Highway 59 at Zarco Oil, about five miles south of Lawrence. Two patients were taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital, where they were treated and released.
  • Medical emergency, 11:42 a.m. Thursday, 2400 block of Melrose Lane.

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