Law enforcement report
Burglaries and thefts reported
¢ A 31-year-old Lawrence man was arrested Thursday without incident at his residence on charges of aggravated battery. According to Kim Murphree, Lawrence police spokeswoman, police were called to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital emergency room at 1:30 a.m. Thursday for a possible stabbing. According to a police report, the suspect reportedly hit Cullen Rice, 20, of Lawrence, with a bottle after a verbal altercation at Rice's residence. According to the report, Rice suffered lacerations and had to undergo surgery before he was later released.
¢ Lawrence police arrested two male suspects from Topeka on Thursday night in connection with one of two armed robberies that occurred at two convenience stores Thursday night, said Sgt. Michael Monroe. One man was a driver and the other was a passenger. Lawrence police responded to the first armed robbery about 8:30 p.m. at Kwik Shop, 845 Miss. Monroe said the suspect reportedly showed a large kitchen knife, took all the money from the register and headed west on foot. The second armed robbery occurred about 9 p.m. at Kwik Shop, 1420 Kasold Drive. Monroe said police are investigating whether the first robbery is associated with the second.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported no fire calls on Thursday.