Law enforcement report
¢ Lawrence Police arrested a 20-year old man for trying to steal a patrol car at bar closing time early Saturday in the 1400 block of Ohio Street. Police said that when an officer got out of a squad car shortly before 2 a.m. to help other officers with crowd control, the student got into the car and began revving the engine. Officers arrested the man and another 20-year-old who police said tried to interfere with the arrest. Both were found with fake IDs, police said.
¢ A 22-year-old Perry woman reported to Lawrence Police that a 28-year-old acquaintance raped her at his home in North Lawrence between 7:07 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday.
¢ Police seized a .40 caliber handgun and ammunition after responding to a report that a 23-year-old man threatened four people with a gun about 1:20 a.m. Friday after an argument in the 1500 block of West 26th Street. The man denied threatening anyone.
Burglaries and thefts reported
¢ 2600 block of West Sixth Street: A 21-year-old Kansas University student reported his 2002 Dodge Ram valued at $16,000 stolen between 7 p.m. Friday and 3:30 a.m. Saturday.
¢ 700 block of New Hampshire Street: A $7,000 Toyota Echo was stolen between 9:30 p.m. Friday and 2:02 a.m. Saturday and later was recovered.
¢ 900 block of New Hampshire Street: A 25-year-old Lawrence man had a black duffel bag stolen, along with a $1,600 handheld Motorola radio, clothing and other items, between 11 p.m. Sept. 22 and 8 a.m. Sept. 23.
¢ 1400 block of Tennessee Street: A phone, Coach brand wallet and purse, and other items valued at $1,396 total were stolen from a parking lot between 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Monday.
¢ An 11-year-old child went to the hospital by ambulance Sunday after a three-vehicle rear-end wreck near 24th and Iowa streets.
The wreck happened about 1:45 p.m. when a Jeep Grand Cherokee driver, Jean C. Costigan, 35, Lawrence, hit the rear of a Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Katherine A. Farwell, 37, Lawrence, pushing it into a Ford Focus driven by Michael C. Pickman, 27, Ottawa.
A passenger in Farwell's vehicle, 11-year-old Cassidy Farwell, was taken to LMH for treatment. Police cited Costigan for inattentive driving.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported the following fire call:
¢ Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill, 12:53 p.m. Sunday, 623 Mass.