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Archive for Wednesday, February 15, 2006

On the record

February 15, 2006

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Law enforcement report

¢ A grass fire Tuesday outside the International House of Pancakes, 3102 Iowa, began in part because of dry conditions, fire officials said. The fire, which was fairly small, was extinguished before fire crews responded.

¢ Kansas University police found a suspicious package that was thought to be a bomb Monday afternoon, according to KU Public Safety officials. Officials said the package showed all the markings of a possible bomb. But after the package was blasted with a high-pressure water hose, officers discovered it was a pair of shoes.

Burglaries and thefts reported

¢ Someone took more than $2,100 in tools from a home under construction in the 2300 section of North 600 Road. The theft happened between Feb. 3 and 7, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

Emergency calls

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

Fire calls

¢ Smoke detector activation, no fire, unintentional, 7:41 p.m. Monday, 1603 W. 15th St.

¢ Gas leak, 5:41 p.m. Monday, 44 Winona Ave.

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