Archive for Tuesday, February 28, 2006

On the record

February 28, 2006


Law enforcement report

¢ A 52-year-old Lawrence woman told police she was beaten while she was sleeping in a van in the 300 block of West 10th Street. She told police she woke up about 8 p.m. Friday and found a man beating her. She identified the suspect as a 45-year-old man, but as of Monday he had not been arrested.

¢ County Administrator Craig Weinaug reported to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office that a person made a threatening comment on the phone to him about 9 a.m. Wednesday morning. Sheriff's officials would not elaborate on the nature of the threat.

¢ A 19-year-old Lawrence woman told police a 23-year-old male acquaintance raped her between 4 a.m. and 6 a.m. Saturday at her home in the northwest part of the city.

¢ Lawrence Police took a report to document the alleged sexual abuse of a 4-year-old boy by his 32-year-old father, a Lawrence resident. The boy's mother, a Missouri resident, alleges he was molested sometime between Feb. 1 and Feb. 17 while in Lawrence.

¢ A 21-year-old Lawrence man was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital after being beaten by an unidentified suspect at Cadillac Ranch, 2515 W. Sixth St. The incident happened between 1:30 a.m. and 1:40 a.m. Saturday.

¢ A 19-year-old Olathe man told police he was beaten by a group of men he didn't know while at a party in the 1100 block of Louisiana Street. The incident happened shortly after midnight Saturday, and the man was treated at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

¢ A 19-year-old Kansas State University student told police he was cut by an unidentified suspect while in the bathroom at The Hawk, 1340 Ohio. It happened sometime after midnight Friday. He was treated at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Injury accident

¢ Two teenagers were taken by ambulance to Lawrence Memorial Hospital on Saturday after a one-vehicle wreck on North 50 Road in southeast Douglas County. Joshua Phillips, 17, was driving east on North 50 Road about 11:30 p.m. Saturday when he went through a "T" intersection and struck an embankment, according to a report. Two passengers, Joey Helms, 17, Wellsville, and Austin Darpel, 15, Olathe, were taken by ambulance to Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Burglaries and thefts reported

¢ Someone stole more than $5,000 in property, including a computer, printer, movies and jewelry, from a home in the 200 section of Highway 40 in Lecompton. It happened between 7:20 a.m. and 6:45 p.m. Thursday, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

¢ A 21-year-old Kansas University student reported his 1996 Nissan Altima, valued at $3,000, stolen between 1:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Saturday from the 600 block of Massachusetts Street

Emergency calls

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

Fire calls

¢ Smoke or odor removal, 12:10 a.m. Sunday, 31st Street and Ousdahl Road

¢ Smoke or odor removal, 7:46 a.m. Sunday, 2200 W. 26th St.

¢ Brush, or brush and grass mixture fire, 10:27 a.m. Sunday, 1300 Jayhawk Blvd.

¢ Excessive heat, scorch burns with no ignition, 5:18 p.m. Sunday, 1735 W. 19th St.

¢ Prescribed fire, 6:47 p.m. Sunday, Michigan Street.

¢ Grass fire, 7:07 p.m. Sunday, 29th Terrace and Atchison Avenue.

¢ Authorized controlled burning, 7:46 p.m. Sunday, Nottingham Court and Nottingham Road

¢ Carbon monoxide incident, 9:56 p.m. Sunday, 1804 Brook St.


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