Burglaries and thefts reported
- Police are investigating a Lawrence woman's report that between May 25 and Sept. 10 someone stole property valued at $2,405 from her residence in the 3400 block of Augusta. Property taken included a camcorder, a wedding ring and two framed Nolan Ryan baseball cards. Also taken were two personal checks which were later forged. There are no suspects.
- A 1980 Chevrolet Camaro, valued on a police report at $3,000, was reported stolen between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. Sunday from the 900 block of Alabama. A police report indicates that the car was unlocked and the keys were in it at the time it was stolen.
- A Lawrence man has reported that between Sept. 1 and 9:40 a.m. Sunday someone stole nine handguns from his residence in the 2700 block of Rawhide. The guns, which were valued at $2,900, were primarily semi-automatic pistols. Police have no suspects and no information on how entry was made to the residence.
- A 16-year-old Lawrence youth suffered a broken jaw during an altercation about 9:15 p.m. Sunday at Dad Perry Park, 15th and Monterey Way. He was later treated and released from Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The police report indicates that a second victim, a 17-year-old Lawrence youth also was forced to stay in a car against his will during the incident. Police said the altercation apparently stemmed from the alleged theft of a motor vehicle. The investigation is continuing.
- Police are investigating a report that a Lawrence woman inappropriately touched a 4-year-old Lawrence boy earlier this year. The report indicates that the alleged incident occurred sometime before Sept. 29 and occurred in the 1300 block of East 18th. The boy's 25-year-old father filed a report with police on Sunday after the child told him about the incident. Police have not interviewed either the child or the alleged suspect.
- A Lawrence woman has reported that someone did an estimated $1,500 damage to her 1993 Ford Escort about 2:20 a.m. Sunday during a disturbance at 11th and Tennessee. The disturbance, which involved a number of people, apparently began after an unknown person struck the victim's car from behind after she stopped at the intersection. Two Topeka men were issued notices to appear in Lawrence Municipal Court on Oct. 18. One was cited for battery and the other for disorderly conduct and interfering with the duties of a police officer. No one was arrested in connection with the damage done to the woman's car.
- Linden W. Keith, 49, Ottawa, was listed in fair condition Monday at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. 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 Monday at KUMC with injuries he suffered Sept. 3 in a motorcycle accident about two miles north of Midland Junction in Jefferson County.
- Terry A. Lewis, 46, Ottawa, remained in critical condition Monday 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.
- Judy Chevalier, Lawrence, was listed in fair condition Monday at KUMC with injuries she suffered Friday in a two-vehicle accident at Fifth and Maine.
- Responded to a vehicle fire at 9:16 p.m. Sunday in a parking area at 23rd and Haskell. The report indicates that the fire in the engine compartment of the pickup was the result of a backfire in the engine. The fire was extinguished by a passer-by with a fire extinguisher. Damage was estimated at $150.
- Extinguished a bonfire at 11:52 p.m. Sunday in an open field west of Wakarusa Drive on the old Dragstrip Road. No damage was reported.
- Investigated a report of smoke in a residence at 3:45 a.m. Monday at 1303 Del. The smoke was caused by a fire in a box fan that the occupant had put out before firefighters arrived.
The Douglas County Ambulance Service reported the following responses:
- Medical emergency, 9:02 p.m. Sunday, 2100 block of Clinton Parkway.
- Medical emergency, 1:33 a.m. Sunday, 1400 block of Kasold.
- Medical emergency, 5:49 a.m. Sunday, 200 block of Maple Lane. Patient refused transport.
- Medical emergency, 6:35 a.m. Sunday, 1400 block of Kasold.