Archive for Monday, October 30, 2006

On the record

October 30, 2006


Law enforcement report

¢ A man led Lawrence Police on a foot chase Sunday night in the woods near Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive.

The chase began around 7 p.m. when the suspect fled during a traffic stop at Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive. The man then ran across Sixth Street into a tree line near the high school, Police Capt. Ray Urbanek said.

The car he was driving was stolen, police said.

Police and Douglas County sheriff's deputies searched for the man until about 9 p.m., Urbanek said, using one of the county's police dogs. Police didn't find the suspect, described as a black male wearing a gray sweatshirt and jeans.

¢ A man stole a woman's purse from her Sunday in the parking lot of Dillons, 1015 W. 23rd St., police said.

The man, described as a white male, stole the purse, then dropped it nearby and fled. Police couldn't locate the suspect.

The woman's purse was returned to her.

Injury accidents

¢ A Topeka man was taken to the hospital Sunday after a two-vehicle wreck north of Perry in Jefferson County.

The accident happened at 4:15 p.m. when Joseph Stinchcomb, 41, Topeka, crossed the center line near 66th Street and Ferguson Road and hit another car, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol report.

Stinchcomb was taken to St. Francis Health Center in Topeka with undisclosed injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle, Barry Hiser, 43, Ozawkie, was treated at the scene.

Emergency calls

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported the following fire calls:

¢ Alarm system sounded, no fire, unintentional, 2:42 a.m. Saturday, 1621 Edgehill Road.

¢ Hazardous materials release investigation, none found, 3:19 a.m. Saturday, 2511 W. 31st St.

¢ Passenger vehicle fire, 10:09 a.m. Saturday, mile marker 204, Interstate 70.

¢ Outside rubbish, trash or waste fire, 5:08 p.m. Saturday, 1713 Miss.

¢ Malicious, mischievous false call, 7:08 p.m. Saturday, 1815 Naismith Drive.

¢ Malicious, mischievous false call, 10:59 p.m. Saturday, 1603 W. 15th St.

Douglas County

District Court

Marriage licenses issued

Brandon Robert Geistdoerfer-Munger, 26, Lawrence, and Adonia Theomala David, 38, Lawrence.

Thomas Wayne Finch, 31, Lawrence, and Jessica Ellen Greer, 26, Lawrence.

Samuel Page Campbell, 24, Eudora, and Diana Elaine Folks, 24, Eudora.

Brandon Khan Young, 32, Lawrence, and Kristin Leigh Melvin, 35, Lawrence.

Robert Edward Cannon, 28, Lawrence, and Melissa Lee O'Keefe, 28, Lawrence.

Christopher Martin Spriggs, 35, Olathe, and Rebecca Anne Bennett, 33, Olathe.

Eric Mark Nicholson, 26, Lawrence, and Jessica Jo Weaver, 23, Lawrence.

Seth Aaron Jones, 29, Lawrence, and Adrianne Anita Weibel, 29, Lawrence.

James Donald Hale, 32, Lawrence, and Julie Anne Powell, 30, Lawrence.

Jonathan Laman Gutierrez, 25, Eudora, and Jessaca Faith Williams Massey, 24, Eudora.

Joseph Anthony Webster, 25, Lawrence, and Laura Michelle McHugh, 24, Lawrence.

David Lynn Russell, 37, Lawrence, and Anita Patricia Carlson, 43, Lawrence.

Aaron Joseph Deere, 23, Baldwin, and Martikay Gwen Hess, 21, Baldwin.

Kurtis Jack Strawderman Wenger, 26, Eudora, and Shannon Marie Flerlage, 24, Eudora.

Jimmy Lee Flowers, 23, Eudora, and Michelle Renee Benschoter, 24, Eudora.

Davey Jay Denton, 37, Lawrence, and Dayna Michelle Bedford, 26, Lawrence.

Jay Mark Hester, 44, Lawrence, and Linda Germaine Redding, 31, Kansas City, Kan.

Divorces granted

Matthew Curtis Westgate, 23, Baldwin, and Hannah Casey Westgate, 19, Baldwin.


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