Archive for Tuesday, July 27, 1999


July 27, 1999


Law enforcement report

Burglaries and thefts reported

  • A 26-year-old Elwood man reported 200 compact discs and a black leather CD case valued together at $3,210 and $5 in cash stolen between 1:30 a.m. and 1:50 a.m. Saturday from a car parked in the 1400 block of West 23rd.
  • Bonneville Construction of Las Vegas reported a $15,000 Ford F250 truck stolen between 5:30 p.m. Friday and 7:15 a.m. Saturday from the 700 block of North Second, where the firm was working on cable lines.
  • Cornerstone Construction reported a $27,200 Melrose Bobcat bulldozer stolen between 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. July 20 from the 2000 block of East 23rd. The bulldozer is white with an orange engine cover, according to a report.
  • Hampton Inn told police an employee embezzled $5,618.77 between noon Aug. 25 and noon June 9, according to a report filed Wednesday. The business fired the employee, Sgt. George Wheeler said. Police have the suspect's name but have not yet talked to him, the spokesman said.
  • A 57-year-old Lawrence woman reported a grey 1986 Chevrolet Celebrity valued at $1,000 stolen between 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Sunday from the 1900 block of West 31st.
  • Kaw Motors reported assorted hand tools, pocket knives and auto parts valued at $3,300 stolen from its premises in the 1500 block of North Third between 8 a.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Monday.

Police reports

  • Three roommates told police a black man between 19 and 20 years old looked into their bathroom window about 1:30 a.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of George Court. The roommates -- a 21-year-old woman, a 22-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man -- described the man as about 5-feet-4 and 140 to 150 pounds. They said he was wearing a dark-hooded sweatshirt, dark sweatpants and left on a 10-speed bike.

Emergency calls

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

Fire calls

  • System malfunction, 4:09 a.m. Monday, 4708 Harvard.
  • Smoke scare, 1:53 a.m. Monday, 166 W. Sixth.
  • Trees/brush/grass fire, 11:08 a.m. Sunday, 1320 E. 16th.
  • Spill/leak with no ignition, 11:04 a.m. Sunday, 3007 W. 29th.

Ambulance calls

  • Patient transfer, 2:27 a.m. Monday, 2900 block of Colt.
  • Patient transfer, 12:34 a.m. Monday, 300 block of Maine.
  • Medical emergency, 10:08 p.m. Sunday, 100 block of Bristol.
  • Medical emergency, no transport, 8:45 p.m. Sunday, 600 block of Brentwood.
  • Standby, no transport, 8:03 p.m. Sunday, first block of West Ninth .
  • Medical emergency, 6:29 p.m. Sunday, 700 block of Elm, Eudora.
  • Medical emergency, 5:33 p.m. Sunday, 100 block of Indian.
  • Medical emergency, no transport, 5:27 p.m. Sunday, 3000 block of West Sixth.
  • Medical emergency, 4:14 p.m. Sunday, 2300 block of West 26th.
  • Patient transfer, 2:59 p.m. Sunday, 300 block of Maine.
  • Medical emergency, no transport, 2:37 p.m. Sunday, 700 block of Lyon.
  • Patient transfer, 12:41 p.m. Sunday, 1400 block of Kasold.
  • Medical emergency, 11:50 a.m. Sunday, 1900 block of North 1400 Road, Eudora.
  • Medical emergency, 9:15 a.m. Sunday, 1500 block of Inverness.
  • Medical emergency, 9 a.m. Sunday, 3900 block of West 15th.
  • Medical emergency, 7:46 a.m. Sunday, 1200 block of East 1094 Road.

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