Archive for Thursday, August 22, 1996


August 22, 1996


Burglaries and thefts reported

  • A light blue 1985 Mercury Lynx four-door station wagon valued on a police report at $2,500 was taken between 11:32 p.m. and 11:39 p.m. Tuesday from the 1600 block of West 23rd, police reported.

Condition reports

  • Gabe Coffin, 21, Lawrence, was listed in fair condition Wednesday night at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., after being injured Monday in a car-motorcycle accident at Trail and Frontier.
  • David Beust, Lawrence, was discharged Wednesday from KUMC, where he was taken following a bicycle-car accident Aug. 12 on the Kansas River Bridge.
  • William Galloway, 24, Lawrence, was listed in fair condition Wednesday night at KUMC, where he was taken after being burned in a gasoline accident July 8.

Fire calls

Lawrence firefighters:

  • Investigated a natural gas leak at 8:54 a.m. Wednesday at Auto Glass, 2210 Del. A leaking gas meter was shut off, firefighters reported.
  • Investigated a false alarm at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Oliver Hall at Kansas University.
  • Investigated a fire on a lawn mower at 7:14 p.m. Tuesday at 1121 W. 27th Terrace. A small amount of gasoline spilled on the mower when the owner attempted to start it, firefighters reported. The fire, which caused an estimated $50 in damage, was out when firefighters arrived.

Ambulance report

The Douglas County Ambulance Service reported the following responses:

  • Home accident, 10:16 p.m. Tuesday, 1000 block of New Jersey.
  • Medical emergency, 12:11 a.m. Wednesday, 800 block of Massachusetts.
  • Medical emergency, 1:44 a.m. Wednesday, 1600 block of Tennessee.
  • Fall, 6:11 a.m. Wednesday, Kansas University print shop.
  • Work accident, 8:44 a.m. Wednesday, 2400 block of Kresge Road.
  • Medical emergency, 12:46 p.m. Wednesday, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art at KU.
  • Medical emergency, 12:47 p.m. Wednesday, 1600 section of East 1100 Road.
  • Medical emergency, 1 p.m. Wednesday, 300 block of Ames, Baldwin.
  • Bicycle accident, 6:13 p.m. Wednesday, Irving Hill Road and Burdick Drive at KU.
  • Medical emergency, 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, 500 block of 10th, Baldwin.
  • Automobile accident, 9:01 p.m. Wednesday, 10th and Chappell, Baldwin.

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