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Archive for Friday, September 29, 1995

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September 29, 1995

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Law enforcement report

Sheriff's reports

  • A Eudora man was treated in the emergency room at Lawrence Memorial Hospital late Thursday night with injuries he suffered during a reported domestic dispute in Eudora. The man was dragged by a car in the dispute. The dispute occurred about 7:45 p.m. in the 800 block of Maple in Eudora.

Injury accidents

  • Richard Countess, Lawrence, was listed in fair condition Thursday night at Lawrence Memorial Hospital with injuries he suffered in an automobile accident about 2 p.m. Thursday at 19th and Louisiana. Details of the accident were not available Thursday night.

Fire calls

Lawrence firefighters:

  • Extinguished a fire in a residential garage at 7:44 a.m. Thursday at 3053 W. Seventh. A light bulb against a fiber board started the fire above a doorway in the garage, firefighters reported. Damage was estimated at $50.
  • Investigated a false alarm at 10:08 a.m. Thursday at McCollum Hall at Kansas University.

Ambulance report

The Douglas County Ambulance Service reported the following responses:

  • Medical emergency, 10:32 a.m. Thursday, 2200 block of Harvard Road.
  • Medical emergency, 11:23 a.m. Thursday, 1200 section of North 150 Road.
  • Home accident, 11:33 a.m. Thursday, 700 block of Vermont, no transport.
  • Automobile accident, 11:43 a.m. Thursday, 1100 section of North 1200 Road, no transport.
  • Medical emergency, 1:17 p.m. Thursday, 1400 block of Kasold.
  • Automobile accident, 2 p.m. Thursday, 19th and Louisiana.
  • Medical emergency, 2:41 p.m. Thursday, 1500 block of Troon.
  • Medical emergency, 3:33 p.m. Thursday, 1700 block of Massachusetts.
  • Automobile accident, 3:51 p.m. Thursday, 28th and Haskell, the patient was treated and released.
  • Automobile accident, 5:01 p.m. Thursday, 700 section of East 661 Diagonal Road, no transport.

Burglaries and thefts reported

  • A Lawrence man reported that between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sept. 12 someone stole more than $30,000 in property from his home in the 2700 block of Ponderosa. The man told police that it appeared someone drove a truck into his back yard, backed up to an unlocked sliding glass door, loaded the items and drove away. Property reported stolen included more than 800 compact discs, records and cassette tapes, five guitars, stereo equipment, computer equipment, rare stamps and a number of baseball cards. There are no suspects. The report on the incident was made public on Thursday.
  • Police are investigating a report that between 9 p.m. Sept. 22 and 4 a.m. Saturday someone broke into his 1992 Pontiac and stole a radio and compact disc player and 50 compact discs. Entry was made by breaking open the vehicle's T-top. The total loss, including damage to the vehicle, was estimated at $1,900.
  • Don's Steakhouse, 2176 E. 23rd, reported the theft of a laptop computer about 9:15 p.m. Tuesday. The computer, which was valued on a report at $1,100, was taken from an upstairs bar. Police are investigating two possible suspects in connection with the theft.
  • Lawrence Sports and Imports Inc., 1001 N. Third, reported that between Saturday and Wednesday someone stole a 1973 Chevrolet from the business. The car, which was valued on a report at $2,000, reportedly wasn't in running condition. It is possible the keys were in the vehicle at the time it was taken, according to the report. There are no suspects.

Sheriff's reports

  • A Douglas County man reported that between 8 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. Tuesday someone broke into his home in the area of 700 East 2200 Road and stole assorted property. Entry to the residence was made through a rear door. The initial report indicates that property taken from the residence included videocassette recorders, televisions, video games and two shotguns. The homeowner has not yet filed a complete list of the missing property with the sheriff's department.
  • Farmland Industries Inc., reported a burglary at a warehouse at 1500 N. 1641 Rd., and vandalism to a forklift and the building. According to the report, the forklift was either driven or rolled into a deep ditch where it rolled onto its side. Damage done to the forklift and the building was estimated at $1,700. There are no suspects.
  • Deputies are investigating a report that between 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday someone broke into a home in the area of 800 East 1000 Rd. and stole $3,990 in property. Items taken included a color television, a video camera, stereo equipment and camera equipment. Entry was gained by forcing open a back door. There are no suspects.

Condition reports

  • Lisa Tidd, Lawrence, was listed in good condition Thursday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital with injuries she received Friday in a two-vehicle accident at 23rd and Harper.
  • Linden W. Keith, 49, Ottawa, was listed in fair condition Thursday 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 fair condition Thursday in an intensive care unit at KUMC with injuries he suffered Sept. 3 in a motorcycle accident about two miles north of Midland Junction in Jefferson County.
  • Russell Walters, Lawrence, was listed in fair condition Thursday at KUMC with injuries he suffered Sept. 16 in a car-motorcycle accident at 18th and Tennessee.
  • Nathan Tresser, 15 months, Leavenworth, was listed in good condition Thursday at Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo., with injuries he suffered Sept. 14 in a one-vehicle accident on a county road about six miles north of Tonganoxie.
  • Conrad Cole, St. Louis, was listed in fair 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.
  • Khemarat Suthiwan, 17, a Kansas University student from Wichita, was listed in fair condition Thursday at KUMC with injuries she suffered Sept. 21 in a gymnastics accident. Officials said Suthiwan hit her head when she fell while doing a backflip in Robinson Gymnasium.
  • 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 Monday 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, 8:17 p.m. Wednesday, 300 block of Industrial Lane.
  • Medical emergency, 9:50 p.m. Wednesday, 1400 block of Maple, Eudora.
  • Medical emergency, 12:47 a.m. Thursday, 700 block of New Hampshire. Patient refused transport.

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