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May 2, 2008

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Law enforcement report

¢ Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical investigators determined misuse of smoking material sparked a blaze shortly before 11 p.m. Wednesday in an apartment at 1714 Vt.

Division Chief Eve Tolefree said the fire was contained to one apartment and no one was injured. No one was at home when firefighters arrived. One person, who was displaced by the fire, is receiving assistance from the Douglas County chapter of the American Red Cross. Damages are estimated at $7,000.

Burglaries and thefts reported

¢ A 33-year-old Lawrence woman reported a 2002 red Honda Accord valued at $9,500 stolen from the 500 block of Eldridge Street Wednesday.

¢ A Wal-Mart employee reported about $1,000 was stolen from the business at 3300 Iowa St. The theft occurred between April 17 and Wednesday.

¢ Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office is investigating a residential burglary and theft that occurred about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. According to a report, a Gladiator computer, monitor, keyboard and mouse were stolen from a residence in the 23000 block of 147th Street. Estimated loss is $3,800. The report states the suspect was driving a white compact car and the suspect kicked in a basement door to enter the residence.

¢ Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office is investigating a residential burglary that occurred about 10 a.m. Tuesday in the 26000 block of 155th Street. According to a report, two white men in a tan or silver Ford Explorer entered the residence by kicking in a basement door and stole $1,200 worth of jewelry and assorted change.

Emergency calls

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported these responses:

Fire calls

¢ Smoke detector activation, no fire, 9:14 a.m. Wednesday, 1025 Emery Road.

¢ Motor vehicle accident, 12:01 p.m. Wednesday, Haskell Avenue and East 12th Street.

¢ Attempt to burn, 5:48 p.m. Wednesday, 1800 Engel Road.

¢ Motor vehicle accident, 6:57 p.m. Wednesday, 1500 E. 24th St.

¢ Medical transfer, 8 p.m. Wednesday, 325 Maine.

¢ Good intent call, 2:10 a.m. Thursday, 1423 Ohio.

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