Archive for Saturday, January 8, 2005

On the record

January 8, 2005


Law enforcement report

  • Police responded early Friday to a report that a 27-year-old man had been stabbed in the arm with a fork. The incident happened at 3:18 a.m. after a dispute at a gathering in the 1000 block of Maine Street. A 19-year-old Lawrence resident is the suspect, but the victim said he didn't want to press charges.

Burglaries and thefts reported

  • Lawrence Police caught suspects in two unrelated auto burglaries early Friday. In each case, a witness saw the burglary in progress and reported it to police.

In the first, about 3 a.m., police arrested two 19-year-olds on suspicion of stealing compact discs, a tennis racket, basketballs and other items from a vehicle in the 500 block of John Doy Court.

About 5:30 a.m., a 22-year-old Lawrence man was arrested on suspicion of stealing stereo equipment from a vehicle in the 1000 block of Michigan Street.

Emergency calls

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

Fire calls

  • Arcing, shorted electrical equipment, 5:51 p.m. Thursday, 2416 National Lane.
  • Hazmat release investigation with no hazmat, 3:34 p.m. Thursday, 1800 E. 1450 Road.
  • Detector activation, no fire, 1:44 p.m. Thursday, 1605 Tenn.
  • Arcing, shorted electrical equipment, 1 p.m. Thursday, 11th and Kentucky streets.
  • Gas leak (natural gas or LPG), 12:57 p.m. Thursday, 1439 Tenn.
  • Arcing, shorted electrical equipment, 12:50 p.m. Thursday, 859 Locust St.
  • Arcing, shorted electrical equipment, 11:57 a.m. Thursday, 1317 Ky.
  • Dispatched fire incident, canceled en route, 11:08 a.m. Thursday, 921 W. 20th Terrace.
  • Fire alarm, 11:03 a.m. Thursday, 1015 Emery Road.
  • Good intent call, other, 6:53 a.m. Thursday, 1020 Mass.
  • Dispatched fire incident, canceled en route, 12:22 a.m. Thursday, 1530 Engel Road.

Lawrence Humane Society

Stray dogs brought to shelter

  • Border collie, black and white with blue collar, male, 5 to 7 years old.
  • Chow mix, black with black collar, male, 8 years old.

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