Archive for Thursday, March 26, 1998


March 26, 1998


Burglaries and thefts reported

  • A 1983 Ford F-150 pickup truck valued at $1,000 was reported stolen from the 2400 block of Alabama between March 1 and 9 a.m. Tuesday.
  • Various items valued on a police report at $1,450 were stolen between 11:45 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday from a vehicle in the 400 block of Graystone. The portion of the police report open to the public did not indicate what was taken. A window and a compact disc player also sustained $135 damage, police reported.

Police reports

  • A 49-year-old Douglas County Community Corrections officer reported he was battered in an altercation at the Douglas County Courthouse at 11th and Massachusetts streets. The confrontation began after a community corrections client tried to dispose of a court-ordered urine sample. The employee was not injured, and no charges were filed in the case as of Wednesday morning.
  • A 1996 Chevrolet Celebrity was damaged between 2 a.m. and 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of Graystone; damage was estimated at $2,200.
  • Police confiscated an illegal ``butterfly'' knife from a 17-year-old at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 2200 block of Iowa. The teen-ager was stopped for speeding and the knife was recovered during a search of the car. He was issued tickets for speeding, criminal use of a weapon and curfew violations. Anyone under 18 in Lawrence has a curfew of 11:30 p.m. on weekdays and 12:30 a.m. on weekends.

Condition reports

  • Chris Moritz, 51, Lansing, was listed in critical condition Wednesday night in an intensive care unit at Columbia Overland Park Regional Medical Center, where he was taken after being injured in an automobile accident Tuesday afternoon on Kansas Highway 10, about 12 miles east of Lawrence.

District Court

Marriage licenses issued

Lane Ikenberry, 38, Lawrence, and Sandra L. Chism, 40, New Orleans.

Larry W. Deering, 32, Lawrence, and Debora Ann Kemberling, 35, Lawrence.

Bryan Dale VanDyke, 22, Decatur, Ill., and Jennifer Lynn Walker, 22, Lawrence.

Bryce M. Kuhlman, 24, Lawrence, and Jennifer L. Pauls, 30, Lawrence.

William Shotton, 27, Lawrence, and Shay D. Hill, 27, Lawrence.

Keith Ellsworth Shumm, 24, Lawrence, and Kathlene Marle Martin, 23, Lawrence.

Max Cordova, 23, Lawrence, and Cathy Johnston, 23, Lawrence.

Jason Glenn Stimson, 24, Lawrence, and Shellie K. Hannaford, 22, Lawrence.

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