Archive for Wednesday, August 26, 1998


August 26, 1998


* A 27-year-old Lawrence resident was treated and released from Lawrence Memorial Hospital Saturday after being beaten during an argument near the Kansas River banks east of the Lawrence Riverfront Plaza Factory Outlets. Sgt. George Wheeler said the man and others were drinking alcoholic beverages when the argument escalated. The victim and others who were still nearby when police responded did not say who the suspect was or what weapon was used. According to police reports, the man had possible broken bones and a deep cut. Wheeler said he was bleeding severely from the mouth and head when police arrived.

Industrial accident

  • Jerry L. Morris, Lawrence, was in serious but stable condition at the Kansas University Medical Center after he fell 25 to 30 feet from the roof at a Sauer-Sundstrand construction site Tuesday afternoon. Morris works for Story Construction of Ames, Iowa.

Condition reports

  • Dustin Barnes, 22, Lawrence, was listed in critical condition Tuesday night in an intensive care unit at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., where he was taken after suffering injuries while riding a bicycle and being struck by a car on Sunday afternoon.

Emergency calls

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported the following responses:

Fire calls

  • Unintentional false alarm, 4:57 p.m. Monday, 1301 West Campus Rd.
  • Unintentional false alarm, 1:59 p.m. Monday, 1612 W. 15th.
  • Good intent call, 11:52 a.m. Monday, 2700 W. 27th.
  • Unintentional false alarm, 10:32 a.m. Monday, 1314 Jayhawk Blvd.
  • Unintentional false alarm, 9:33 a.m. Monday, 3106 Iowa.
  • Vehicle fire, 9:01 a.m. Monday, 1902 Tenn.
  • Vehicle fire, 7:34 a.m. Monday, 1100 N.J.

Ambulance calls

  • Slip or fall, 1:39 a.m. Tuesday, 1100 block of Vermont.
  • Medical emergency, 1:34 a.m. Tuesday, 1500 block of Inverness Drive.
  • Sports accident, 10:31 p.m. Monday, 5200 block of Clinton Parkway, no transport.
  • Medical emergency, 8:56 p.m. Monday, 800 block of Walnut.
  • Person seen, no help needed, 8:30 p.m. Monday, 2000 block of Tennessee, no transport.
  • Vehicle accident, 8:23 p.m. Monday, 3300 block of Iowa, no transport.
  • Person seen, no help needed, 7:52 p.m. Monday, 2200 block of Yale, no transport.
  • Person seen, no help needed, 6:09 p.m. Monday, 700 block of Conn., no transport.
  • Medical emergency, 5:47 p.m. Monday, 1400 block of Prairie, no transport.
  • Vehicle accident, 5:23 p.m. Monday, 2000 block of Harvard.
  • Medical emergency, 4:40 p.m. Monday, 300 block of Indiana.
  • Medical emergency, 4:30 p.m. Monday, 900 block of West Third, no transport.
  • Medical emergency, 1:36 p.m. Monday, 1400 block of Maple, Eudora.
  • Patient transfer, 1:26 p.m. Monday, from the 1500 block of Inverness.
  • Medical emergency, 12:41 p.m. Monday, 1400 block of Kasold Drive.
  • Medical emergency, 11:32 a.m. Monday, 1300 block of West 24th.
  • Medical emergency, 10:41 a.m. Monday, 2100 block of Delaware.
  • Nonemergency transfer, 10:22 a.m. Monday, 1000 block of West Sixth.
  • Medical emergency, 10:08 a.m. Monday, 900 block of Mississippi.
  • Medical emergency, 8:50 a.m. Monday, 3700 block of Westland Place.
  • Nonemergency transfer, 8:20 a.m. Monday, 500 block of Frontier.
  • Medical emergency, 6:56 a.m. Monday, 300 block of Whitfield, Lecompton.

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