Archive for Friday, May 1, 1998


May 1, 1998


Burglaries and thefts reported

  • A word processor and other items valued on a police report at $4,320 were stolen between 6 p.m. April 24 and 8 a.m. Monday from a vehicle in the 2600 block of Scottsdale.
  • A color television valued on a police report at $1,800 was stolen between 8 p.m. Wednesday and 5:15 a.m. Thursday from a residence in the 1300 block of Wakarusa. A window to the residence was broken, causing $200 damage, police reported.

Police reports

  • Police are investigating a report of aggravated criminal sodomy and aggravated indecent liberties in which a 9-year-old girl was reportedly molested between August 1997 and March 1998 in the 1900 block of East 19th. The suspect in the incident is known to the girl, police reported. A report on the alleged crime was made to police April 1 and made public Thursday.

Emergency calls

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

Fire calls

  • Unintentional alarm, 6:52 p.m. Wednesday, Sigma Chi fraternity house.
  • Malicious false alarm, 2:04 p.m. Wednesday, Free State High School; building evacuated for under 10 minutes, no suspects.
  • Smoke scare, 12:08 p.m. Wednesday, 1900 block of Louisiana.
  • Unintentional alarm, 11:56 a.m. Wednesday, Sigma Chi fraternity house.

Ambulance calls

  • Medical emergency, 1:53 a.m. Thursday, 1300 block of West 24th.
  • Medical emergency, 5:13 p.m. Wednesday, 2500 block of South Redbud.
  • Medical emergency, 4:32 p.m. Wednesday, 1900 block of West 31st.
  • Injury accident, no transport, 3:44 p.m. Wednesday, 600 block of West 23rd.
  • Person seen, no assistance, 2:50 p.m. Wednesday, 500 block of California.
  • Medical emergency, 2:24 p.m. Wednesday, 1700 block of Massachusetts.
  • Transfer, 1:51 p.m. Wednesday, LMH.
  • Nonemergency transfer, 1:51 p.m. Wednesday, LMH.
  • Work accident, 12:43 p.m. Wednesday, 3000 block of Iowa.
  • Injury accident, 10:49 a.m. Wednesday, 2000 block of Harvard, two patients treated and released.
  • Medical emergency, 9:59 a.m. Wednesday, 1300 section of North 1293 Road.
  • Nonemergency transfer, 9:49 a.m. Wednesday, Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
  • Slip or fall, 8:26 a.m. Wednesday, 900 block of Iowa.
  • Medical emergency, 8:07 a.m. Wednesday, 400 block of Maine.

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