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Archive for Wednesday, August 24, 2005

On the record

August 24, 2005

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Law enforcement report

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

¢ 228 calls

¢ 39 reports

¢ five burglaries

¢ four thefts

¢10 non-injury accidents

¢ two injury accidents

¢ Lawrence Police Sgt. Craig Shanks said that officers responded at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday to a mobile home park in the 2200 block of Harper St. Residents reported being threatened by two individuals who possessed a samurai sword.

Shanks said that while no one was injured in the altercation, officers arrested two from Lawrence suspected of making threats and other charges. Shanks also confirmed that officers recovered a sword.

¢ Lawrence Police Sgt. Craig Shanks said at 8:18 p.m. Tuesday that officers received a call of a possible residential burglary near 6th Street and Eldridge Lane. The resident told officers that a white male - 6-feet tall, wearing blue jeans, a blue shirt and a ski mask - fled after being spotted inside the residence. Officers had not determined whether anything was taken from the home, Shanks said.

Burglaries and thefts reported

¢ A man reported to police Wednesday from the 500 block of Sierra that sometime between 2:30 and 6 a.m. Wednesday, someone had stolen his 1991 light blue Cadillac Deville. A report on the incident said the car was valued at $2,500.

Emergency calls

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

Fire calls

¢ Smoke detector activation, malfunction, no fire, 11:47 p.m., Monday, 820 W. Sixth St.

¢ Smoke detector activation, malfunction, no fire, 1:59 a.m., Monday, 1001 Sunnyside Ave.

Lawrence Humane Society

Stray dogs brought to shelter

Yellow Lab, female, 1-2 years old.

Healer, red and white, female, 6-8 years old.

Comments

LawrenceMommy 9 years, 3 months ago

Hey! 17%! Has someone at the LPD been reading??? LOL

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