Archive for Monday, March 19, 2007

On the record

March 19, 2007


Law Enforcement Report

¢ Lt. Kari Wempe of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office released the name of the two individuals involved in Saturday's car accident south of Lawrence on U.S. Highway 59. Wempe said the pickup truck was driven by Steven Currant, of Lawrence, while the passenger car was driven by Becky Chapman.

Wempe said Chapman was taken to Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan., in critical condition. A hospital spokesman could not provide an update on Chapman's condition Sunday. The accident remains under investigation.

¢ Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical responded to a report of a structure fire at 1912 W. 25th St. early Sunday morning. Firefighters who arrived asked for a second alarm at the building, offices for Jayhawk Property Management. The fire was brought under control within 16 minutes. There were no injuries, and the building was unoccupied. Division Chief Joe Hoelscher said fire investigators left the scene Sunday afternoon, but the cause of fire was as of yet unknown.

Emergency calls

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

¢ Motor vehicle accident, 12:26 p.m. Saturday, 1000 N. Third St.

¢ Motor vehicle accident, 12:48 p.m. Saturday, 1875 County Road 1023.

¢ Motor vehicle accident, 7:29 p.m. Saturday, U.S. Highway 59 and North 935 Road.

¢ Smoke detector activation, 8:42 p.m. Saturday, 2093 Constant Ave.

¢ Building fire, 12:02 a.m. Sunday, 1912 W. 25th St.

Douglas County District Court

Marriage licenses issued

Todd Alan Rogers, 33, Lawrence, and Erin Elizabeth McLain, 27, Lawrence.

Jody L. Smith, 47, Pomona, and Mary Lynn Warson, 32, Pomona.

Bobby Herren Jr., 27, Lawrence, and Holly Ann Smith, 18, Lawrence.

Shawn Ray Young, 33, Lawrence, and Jennifer Lean Allen, 31, Lawrence.

Jason Louis Talawyma, 26, Lawrence, and Bernadine Lanette Jefferson, 24, Lawrence.

Tyler Jordan Stonestreet, 19, Lawrence, and Marijoy Ann Mejia Austria, 25, Lawrence.

Ralph Eugene Hall, 79, Kansas City, Mo., and Genevieve Mae Smith, 59, Kansas City, Mo.

Divorces granted

Rhonda C. Whiteside, 51, Eudora, and Gerald Whiteside, 55, Eudora.

April E. Denlinger, 23, Lawrence, and Brian J. Denlinger, 23, Lawrence.

Deanna M. Theis, 32, Lawrence, and David M. Theis, 37, Lawrence.


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