Archive for Thursday, August 9, 2007

On the Record

August 9, 2007

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Law enforcement report

¢ A Penny's Concrete Inc. truck was blocking traffic about 5 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Sixth and Massachusetts streets. Traffic was routed around the intersection.

A police officer at the scene said part of the mixer on the concrete truck - which was hauling about 14,000 pounds of concrete - apparently broke from the truck frame. It did not completely separate from the truck.

The truck was hauled away about 5:40 p.m.

Burglaries and thefts reported

¢ A Lawrence business reported the theft of more than $4,000 in equipment from a site at 2819 Harper St. on Tuesday. According to a police report filed by Salb Construction, the theft occurred between 5 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday. Nine items were stolen, including a concrete saw, staple gun and a Ryobi drill.

Emergency calls

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

¢ Building fire, smoke in attic, 4:21 a.m. Wednesday, 1519 Wedgewood Drive.

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