Archive for Friday, May 21, 2004

On the record

May 21, 2004


Law enforcement report

Burglaries and thefts reported

  • A 25-year-old Lawrence woman reported a Dell computer, a television, candle holders and other property worth a total of $1,071 stolen between Thursday afternoon and Friday morning from her apartment in the 1800 block of West 26th Street.

Emergency calls

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

  • A woman in her 70s was bitten by a small copperhead snake about 2 p.m. Thursday in the 700 block of 1485 Road south of Lawrence. She sought medical attention but was not transported, said Lt. Kathy Tate, a spokeswoman for the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. The woman was moving furniture on a deck when the snake, lying between two slats of wood, jumped and bit her, Tate said.

Fire calls

  • Smoke detector malfunction, 6:39 p.m. Wednesday, 2424 Melrose Lane.
  • Smoke detector malfunction, 12:55 p.m. Wednesday, 806 Locust St.
  • Alarm system sounded unintentionally, 12:22 p.m. Wednesday, 1575 Irving Hill Road.
  • Fire call, canceled, 9:02 a.m. Wednesday, 2424 Melrose Lane.
  • Gasoline spill, 9:07 a.m. Wednesday, 1801 W. Second St.

Lawrence Humane Society

Stray dogs brought to the shelter

  • Shepherd mix, tan and black, male, 1 to 2 years.
  • Corgi/sheltie mix, brown and black, male, 4 months.
  • Lab/terrier mix, black and white, female, 5 months.
  • Husky mix, black and tan, male, 4 to 6 months.
  • Chocolate Lab, female, 2 to 3 years.
  • German shepherd, black and tan, male, 7 to 10 years.
  • Pomeranian, creme and white, wearing black harness, female, 3 years.
  • Lab, black, female, 6 to 8 months.
  • Lab, black and brown, male, 1 to 2 years.
  • Husky, brown and white, male, 1 to 2 years.

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