Archive for Friday, October 1, 2004

On the Record

October 1, 2004

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Law enforcement report

Lawrence Police said Thursday that in the past 24 hours they'd handled:

  • 335 calls
  • 45 reports
  • Four burglaries
  • Six thefts
  • Eight noninjury accidents
  • One injury accident
  • Police responded to a call at 2:35 p.m. Thursday from Lawrence Alternative High School, 2600 W. 25th St. According to Julie Boyle, communications director for the Lawrence school district, the call involved a male student who allegedly hit another student, causing him to lose a tooth. Disciplinary action is pending, Boyle said, and police are investigating.

Injury Accidents

  • A Rantoul woman was injured Thursday morning in a single-car accident south of Wellsville. Hazel Burns was traveling north on Kansas Highway 33 when her Ford struck a deer at 6:25 a.m. Burns, 45, was taken to Ransom Memorial Hospital in Ottawa. Hospital officials would not release information on her condition Thursday.

Burglaries and thefts reported

  • A 44-year-old Baldwin woman told police someone entered her home through a window between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday and took two gold rings worth $600 each and $50 in coins. The burglary happened in the 1000 section of North 150 Road.

Emergency calls

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


Fire calls

  • Smoke scare, odor of smoke, 8:31 p.m. Wednesday, 1530 Engel Road.
  • Building fire, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, 1321 N.J.
  • Outside trash receptacle fire, 2:21 p.m. Wednesday, 1001 Sunnyside Ave.
  • Smoke detector activation due to malfunction, 12:55 p.m. Wednesday, 2803 Stone Barn Terrace.
  • Gas leak, 8:57 a.m. Wednesday, East 27th Terrace.
  • Unintentional smoke detector activation, no fire, 7:05 a.m. Wednesday, 1429 Kasold Drive.
  • Rupture of steam pipe or pipeline, 6:36 a.m. Wednesday, 1651 Naismith Drive.

Lawrence Humane Society

Stray dogs brought to shelter

  • Black Lab, male, 7 years old
  • Lab mix, black with white, female, 5-6 months

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