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Archive for Saturday, February 26, 2005

On the Record

February 26, 2005

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Law enforcement report

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

  • 352 calls
  • 15 reports
  • two burglaries
  • three thefts
  • one noninjury accident

Accidents reported

  • An automobile accident roughly 10 miles south of Lawrence sent two men to the hospital Friday morning.

Steven Graham, 50, of Olathe, was driving a 1997 Ford Explorer north on U.S. Highway 59 when he slowed to make a right turn. At that point, Graham's car was stuck from behind by a semitrailer.

Both Graham and the driver of the semi, Corey Galyean, 25, of Tonganoxie, were taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Graham was wearing a seat belt. Galyean was not, according to reports.

Condition updates on both men were not available Friday night.

Burglaries and thefts reported

  • A 26-year-old Lawrence man reported earlier this week that a burglary and theft happened between Feb. 4 and Feb. 5 in the 3300 block of Iowa. A digital camcorder valued at $1,200 and DVDs valued at $200 were reported missing.
  • A 29-year-old Lawrence woman reported the theft of $1,930 worth of items on Wednesday afternoon in the 700 block of West 20th Terrace. The woman reported that a video camcorder was among the stolen items.
  • A 48-year-old Lawrence woman reported the theft of a 1993 dark blue Saab between the early morning of Feb. 19 and Sunday afternoon in the 1900 block of Haskell. The vehicle was valued at $5,000.


Emergency calls

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

Fire calls

  • Authorized burning, 7:21 p.m. Thursday, 1527 Lindenwood Lane.
  • Detector activation, no fire -- unintentional, 5:03 p.m. Thursday, 1425 Jayhawk Blvd.
  • Grass fire, 10:33 a.m. Thursday, Bluestem Drive.
  • System malfunction, other, 10:18 a.m. Thursday, 1530 W. 15th St.

Lawrence Humane Society

Stray dogs brought to shelter

  • Newfoundland, lack, male, 5 years old.
  • Lab mix, black and white, female, 2 to 3 years old.
  • Rottweiler mix, black and tan, male, 8 to 9 months old.
  • Retriever mix, red, male, 1 year old.
  • Hound mix, red, blue collar with white paw pattern, male, 6 to 8 months old.
  • Golden retriever mix, yellow, female, 10 plus years old.

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