Archive for Tuesday, April 25, 2006

On the record

April 25, 2006

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Law enforcement report

¢ Lawrence Police last week took a report of "failure to remove animal excrement" after a Lawrence woman found a bag of animal feces in her driveway in the 3700 block of West 24th Street. The waste was left between 7 p.m. Thursday and 5 p.m. Friday, according to a report.

¢ The Johnson County Sheriff's Department reported a robbery at Mike's Liquor Store, 9160 Lexington Ave., in De Soto Friday.

According to the department, an unidentified woman entered the store around 9:40 p.m. Friday and used a crumpled note to ask a clerk for money. The suspect then left on foot.

Injury accident

¢ Two people were taken to the hospital Monday morning after a two-vehicle, head-on wreck on Highway 68 in Franklin County.

Jacob C. Dickey, 17, Wellsville, was driving east in a 1993 Ford passenger car about 10:46 a.m. when he turned in front of an oncoming GMC pickup driven by Larry P. McDargh, 69, Lane.

Dickey was not wearing a seat belt; McDargh was, according to reports. Both men were taken to Overland Park Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Burglaries and thefts reported

¢ Someone tried to kick in a door at Waxman Candles, 609 Mass., between noon Friday and 7:30 a.m. Saturday, according to a report. The would-be burglar caused $1,400 damage to an air-conditioning unit and the rear door.

Emergency calls

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

Fire calls

¢ Firefighters responded to a house fire Sunday in the 1000 block of Stoneridge Drive.

The blaze originated on the roof of a house, and firefighters used a ladder truck to extinguish it. No one in the home was hurt.

The cause of the fire and amount of damage were still under investigation, but neighbors reported that a lightning strike may have sparked the blaze.

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