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Archive for Tuesday, February 27, 2007

On the record

February 27, 2007

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Law enforcement report

¢ Lawrence police are investigating a possible robbery early Monday at AllStars, 913 N. Second St., when a man alleged another man with a handgun confronted him and demanded money. The victim told police he gave the man $3, went home and called officers.

¢ Lawrence police are investigating a possible assault reported Friday night at The Granada, 1020 Mass., where a 29-year-old male employee alleged that an unidentified man threatened him with a knife but then left the business when the employee called police.

¢ Lawrence police are investigating the theft of property valued at $2,795 and damage to a door between 5 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Friday at the Korean Presbyterian Church, 715 N. Fifth St.

¢ A Kansas University student reported more than $13,000 in damage to her vehicle overnight Feb. 20 in the 1200 block of West 19th Terrace.

¢ The Tonganoxie Township fire department rescued a dog trapped in an ice-encased pond about 9:15 p.m. Sunday. The dog was returned to owner Keith Finch, Tonganoxie, who took the dog to the vet.

¢ Cordley School staff reported graffiti to Lawrence Police. Between 8 p.m. Friday and 7:30 a.m. Saturday, someone spray-painted on the front door, north door and northeast corner of the school, 1837 Vt. School staff worked to remove the graffiti.

Burglaries and thefts reported

¢ Lawrence police are investigating a report that someone falsified a check for $3,297 to commit fraud against a 19-year-old Lawrence man between 11 a.m. Feb. 8 and midnight Friday.

The Lawrence man reported someone called him and wanted to purchase a television he listed for sale on the Internet. The Lawrence man alleges he received a fake check for more than the amount of the television and remitted the extra money to the suspect.

¢ Lawrence police are investigating the alleged theft of $2,080 worth of items, including a Pepsi machine and a dryer, Feb. 19 from property in the 2300 block of Ridge Court.

¢ Lawrence Police are investigating the reported theft of more than $1,300 worth of merchandise from Family Dollar, 711 W. 23rd St.

Between 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday, someone broke into the business and took items including 76 pairs of sunglasses and three 20-gallon trash cans. Other stolen items include radios, CD players and a portable stereo.

Police think the suspect received a cut during the burglary.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS hot line at 843-TIPS or the Lawrence Police Department at 832-7501.

Condition updates

¢ Amanda Trei, a 29-year-old Lawrence resident and Hillcrest School teacher, was in good condition Monday at Overland Park Regional Medical Center, spokeswoman Gene Hallinan said. Trei was injured Sunday in a car wreck on Interstate 435 in Wyandotte County.

Emergency calls

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

Fire calls

¢ Dispatched and canceled en route, 3:47 a.m. Saturday, 810 Dearborn St., Baldwin City.

¢ Alarm system sounded due to malfunction, 11:16 a.m. Saturday, 3310 Clinton Parkway Court.

¢ Smoke detector activation, no fire, 1 p.m. Saturday, 1251 Wescoe Hall Drive.

¢ Smoke detector activation due to malfunction, 1:48 p.m. Saturday, 325 Maine.

¢ Unauthorized burning, 3:55 p.m. Saturday, 5275 W. Sixth St.

Comments

Confrontation 7 years, 1 month ago

"The Lawrence man reported someone called him and wanted to purchase a television he listed for sale on the Internet. The Lawrence man alleges he received a fake check for more than the amount of the television and remitted the extra money to the suspect."

Seriously, how many more people are going to fall for this type of scam? Wake up, people!

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