Archive for Wednesday, August 8, 2007

On the record

August 8, 2007


Law enforcement report

¢ An animal cruelty incident reported Friday by a 45-year-old Lawrence woman will be reviewed by Municipal Court to determine whether charges will be filed against the owner who left three dogs in her hot vehicle.

The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. Friday in the Checkers Foods parking lot at 23rd and Louisiana streets. Three dogs were left in a sport utility vehicle with each of the four windows cracked about an inch. The car was not running and the temperature inside the vehicle was 102.9 degrees, according to the police report. The outside temperature was 89 degrees.

¢ A Kansas University bus driver in training made a too-short turn and struck a utility pole near Ninth and Indiana streets around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Danny Kaiser, KU's assistant director of parking and transit. Kaiser said no one was injured and the bus suffered only a minor scrape.

Burglaries and thefts reported

¢ A 27-year-old Lawrence man reported the theft of more than $1,700 in property Sunday from his home in the 700 block of Michigan Street. A silver video iPod, compact discs, DVDs, video games, a Sega Genesis gaming system and a queen-size bed frame were taken from the residence.

¢ A 22-year-old Lawrence woman reported the theft of more than $1,100 in property Sunday from her home in the 2400 block of Alabama Street. A Polaroid DVD player, Hewlett-Packard laptop computer and Sony digital camera were among the items taken.

¢ More than $10,000 in property was reported stolen Saturday by three 21-year-old Lawrence women who live in the 1100 block of Kentucky Street. Items stolen include gold jewelry, an Apple computer, a Dell computer, $400 cash and an iPod.

Injury accidents

¢ One person was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital by ambulance Tuesday evening after a three-vehicle wreck near 15th and Iowa streets. Sgt. Dave Hubbel said a report on the accident was unavailable Tuesday night.

Division Chief Joe Hoelscher, of Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical, said the person's injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. The crew did not have to extricate the person from the vehicle after the 6 p.m. wreck.

Emergency calls

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

¢ Alarm system activation, 3:39 p.m. Monday, 1425 Jayhawkà Blvd.

¢ Coroner scene investigation, 4:28 a.m. Tuesday, mile marker 205 on Interstate 70.


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