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Archive for Wednesday, February 27, 2008

On the record

February 27, 2008

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Law enforcement report

¢ Lawrence police on Tuesday picked up a 29-year-old Lawrence man who had driven from Franklin County to Lawrence with intent to harm his girlfriend and himself, Sgt. Paul Fellers said. Fellers said police responded to a weapons call shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday. The man, who is transient, drove to the 200 block of Alabama Street where he was picked up. He was being screened at Lawrence Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, Fellers said. Police had not arrested the man Tuesday afternoon and Fellers said police are continuing to investigate.

Burglaries and thefts reported

¢ A Naples, Fla., man on Monday reported the theft of more than $3,400 in property from the 100 block of Regency Place. The theft, which occurred between 11 a.m. Saturday and 8:15 a.m. Sunday, included the a Fast-Cast Spreader valued at $3,170.

Emergency calls

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported the following fire calls:

¢ Outside rubbish, trash fire, 8:01 a.m. Monday, Ninth and New Hampshire streets.

¢ Smoke or odor removal, 10:49 a.m. Monday, 1266 Oread Ave.

¢ Smoke detector activation due to malfunction, 2:53 p.m. Monday, 1445 Jayhawk Blvd.

¢ Malicious, mischievous false alarm, 12:32 a.m. Tuesday, 420 W. 11th St.

Comments

TheEleventhStephanie 6 years, 1 month ago

Got that right, Ragingbear. The old lady down the street told me she thought she was going to have to stand on her porch with a rake and club the heads of anyone who looked suspicious. Guess that's how we have to do it over here.

Police didn't even come when called. They took reports over the phone. Is that standard procedure?

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Ragingbear 6 years, 1 month ago

Because the only real crime for the blotter is in rich areas or areas of business.

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TheEleventhStephanie 6 years, 1 month ago

Wonder why we aren't reading about the wave of car break-ins in East Lawrence? I know they were reported.

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xinmone 6 years, 1 month ago

It's like another Jaeger...out of reach, not that it would matter with the way things are going around here lately. No punishment, no reason for them to stop.

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LawSW 6 years, 1 month ago

Why sure the police released the man stalking his girlfriend with the intent to harm/shoot/kill/pistol=whip his girlfriend! It's Lawrence! "There's nothing we can do," is probably echoing down the streets of Lawrence as we speak (just like the elderly woman who ended up dead in the ditch years ago because the police failed to protect her). No follow through to ensure the guy then takes his meds--oh, that's right he's no longer in LMH's now non-existant mental health unit because an ER the size of Toledo is more important--he's now out of local police jurisdiction. Hopefully somebody follows through on "duty to warn" the would-be victim instead of her having to guess from the newspaper report.

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