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