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Archive for Wednesday, September 15, 2004

On the record

September 15, 2004

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Law enforcement report

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

  • 203 calls
  • 28 reports
  • One burglary
  • Three thefts
  • 13 noninjury accidents
  • Two injury accidents

Injury accidents

  • A pedestrian suffered injuries Sunday in a hit-and-run wreck near Eighth and New Hampshire streets. Daisy DeKnight, 22, was walking across New Hampshire about 1 a.m. Sunday when an unidentified northbound vehicle hit her and sped off. She was taken by ambulance to Lawrence Memorial Hospital, where she was treated and released.
  • Another pedestrian-car accident happened about 10 a.m. Friday when Merrill F. Alley, 18, was walking across Massachusetts Street. According to a police report, she walked into the side of a northbound van driven by 69-year-old Andrew C. Siler. Police cited Alley for being a pedestrian in the roadway, according to a report. She was taken by ambulance to Lawrence Memorial Hospital, where she was treated and released.

Burglaries and thefts reported

  • A 76-year-old reported $1,917 in golf clubs and equipment taken between Aug. 31 and Sept. 3 from the 1800 block of Crossgate Drive.

Emergency calls

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


Fire calls

  • Smoke detector malfunction, 11:23 a.m. Monday, 1603 W. 15th St.
  • False alarm, 7:02 p.m. Monday, 213 Walden Court.

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