Archive for Friday, May 31, 1996


May 31, 1996


Burglaries and thefts reported

  • Several items -- including a grandfather clock, stereo, telephones, refrigerator and furniture valued together on a police report at $12,350 -- were taken between 6 p.m. Saturday and 5:30 p.m. Monday from Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, 1301 West Campus Rd. Although the fraternity house is scheduled to be demolished, the items were not taken by members cleaning out the house, a police spokeswoman said.

Injury accidents

  • Gerald R. Manley, 57, Carmen, Okla., was listed in fair condition Thursday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, where he was taken following a two-vehicle accident about 10:10 p.m. Wednesday south of Lawrence near U.S. Highway 59 and County Road 1000N. Manley was driving a 1988 Chevrolet north on U.S. 59 when his vehicle collided with a 1985 Ford being driven west on 1000N by Douglas Hutchinson, 27, Circleville, a Kansas Highway Patrol dispatcher said. Hutchinson and four passengers were treated at the scene by the Douglas County Ambulance Service but not transported to the hospital.

Fire calls

Lawrence firefighters:

  • Investigated a smoke report at 2:47 p.m. Wednesday at 936 Mass. An electrical transformer was smoking and dripping molten aluminum, firefighters reported. Firefighters stood by until KPL officials arrived.
  • Investigated a false alarm at 3:09 p.m. Wednesday at the Kansas Union at Kansas University.

Ambulance report

The Douglas County Ambulance Service reported the following responses:

  • Medical emergency, 7:22 p.m. Wednesday, 2000 block of New Hampshire.
  • Medical emergency, 7:35 p.m. Wednesday, from Lawrence Memorial Hospital to St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Medical emergency, 9:39 p.m. Wednesday, 800 section of North 1750 Road.

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