Archive for Thursday, November 11, 2004

On the record

November 11, 2004


Law enforcement report


  • Five people were injured when a van overturned on Interstate 70 about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday just inside the Leavenworth County line, according to the Kansas Turnpike Authority. The injured were taken by ambulance to Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The names of the victims and the extent of their injuries were unavailable Wednesday night. The van had been eastbound. The driver was from Phoenix, a dispatcher said.
  • Lawrence police said Wednesday that in the past 24 hours they'd handled:
  • 225 calls
  • 35 reports
  • two burglaries
  • four thefts
  • six noninjury accidents
  • one injury accident

Burglaries and thefts reported

  • Sunflower Broadband, 1 Riverfront Plaza, reported the theft of $1,588 in cable services and a $775 digital-cable box in the 1600 block of Kenwood Drive.

The theft began Sept.12, 2003, according to a report.

  • A 30-year-old Topeka man reported that someone took a guitar and case from his vehicle in the 1000 block of Massachusetts Street. The burglar smashed a window to take the items between 4 p.m. Thursday and 12:10 a.m. Wednesday.

Total damage and value of items taken was $100.

  • A 26-year-old Haskell Indian Nations University employee reported 100 DVDs and other items valued at a total of $2,000 taken between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday from his apartment in the 1000 block of Louisiana Street.

Emergency calls

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

Fire calls

  • Smoke or odor scare, 10:13 p.m. Tuesday, 2345 Ridge Court.
  • Outside trash fire, 4:53 p.m. Tuesday, 517 North.
  • Smoke detector malfunction, 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, 636 Mass.

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