Archive for Monday, November 25, 1996


November 25, 1996


Police reports

  • A 1981 Chevrolet Monte Carlo was stolen between 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday morning in the 2400 block of Lazybrook Lane, Lawrence police reported Saturday. Property loss totaled $2,000.
  • A one-car accident early Saturday morning led to the arrest of a Lawrence man on drunken driving charges. Joey I. Hinson, 21, 1019 R.I., and a companion, Paul Brooks, 21, 1741 Tenn., No. 2, were northbound on East 1200 Road when Hinson lost control of the vehicle. He overcorrected and struck the west embankment. The vehicle then overturned. Hinson was taken into custody at 4:45 a.m. He was out of the Douglas County Jail Saturday morning on $250 bail.

Fire calls

Lawrence firefighters:

  • Investigated a vehicle fire at 11:49 a.m. Friday at Lot 54, Kansas University. The fire was extinguished before fire officials arrived. Damage was confined to the wiring and alternator.
  • Investigated a system malfunction at 1:32 p.m. Friday at Kansas University computer center. Tried to locate detector causing the problem.
  • Investigated a false carbon monoxide alarm at 2:55 p.m. Friday at 2706 Bluestem. Checked house. No hazard detected.
  • Extinguished a truck fire at 3:37 p.m., Friday at 422 Minn.
  • Investigated an odor in an apartment at 6:55 p.m. at 1301 W. 24th, No. M13. Found no source for odor.
  • Investigated a smoke scare at 8:12 p.m. Friday at 621 Gateway Ct., Apt. E. Burnt food reportedly set off the alarm.
  • Investigated a structure fire at 4:55 a.m. Saturday at 1800 Engel Road. Kansas University police advised that the fire had been extinguished.

Ambulance report

The Douglas County Ambulance Service reported the following responses:

  • Automobile accident, 7:23 a.m. Friday, 1300 block of North 1 Road.
  • Automobile accident, 7:34 a.m. Friday, 29th and Iowa.
  • Medical emergency, 11:30 a.m. Friday, 1500 block of Inverness.
  • Automobile accident, 2:51 p.m. Friday, Ninth and Kentucky.
  • Medical emergency, 3:45 p.m. Friday, 300 Maine.
  • Automobile/pedestrian accident, 4:38 p.m. Friday, Eighth and Tennessee.
  • Medical emergency, 11:13 p.m. Friday, 1000 block of North Third.
  • Medical emergency, 12:08 a.m. Saturday, Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
  • Assault, 12:31 a.m. Saturday, 1000 block of North Third.
  • Assault, 2:31 a.m. Saturday, 300 block of Locust.
  • Medical emergency, 5:05 a.m. Saturday, 3000 block of West 31st.
  • Car accident, 8:18 a.m. Saturday, 3400 block of Iowa.
  • Home accident, 8:28 a.m., Saturday, 1900 block of Clare Road.
  • Medical emergency, 11:45 a.m. Saturday, 1300 block of Louisiana.
  • Medical transfer, 12:06 p.m., Saturday, 1400 block of Kasold.
  • Car/pedestrian accident, 3:41 p.m. Saturday, 23rd and Louisiana.
  • Motor vehicle accident, 4:34 p.m. Saturday, 31st and Iowa.
  • Medical emergency, 4:40 p.m., Saturday, 1400 block of Kasold.
  • Motor vehicle accident, 4:55 p.m. Saturday, 11th and Mississippi.
  • Medical emergency, 7:04 p.m. Saturday, Sixth and Maine.

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