Law enforcement report
The Douglas County District Attorney’s office filed criminal charges against three men accused of kidnapping and beating a 19-year-old Kansas University student. Jack Proctor, 20, Nick Varner, 21, and Eli Woodman, 20, all of Lawrence, are charged with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery, aggravated battery and aggravated assault.
A judge set their bond Tuesday at $150,000.
The men are accused of holding the victim at gunpoint for several hours Sunday morning, inside a home in the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Street. Police said the victim was beaten and robbed and then released.
He was treated for his injuries at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The three suspects pleaded not guilty to the charges and are expected to appear back in court Jan. 28.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported the following calls Tuesday:
• Smoke detector activation, 11:33 a.m. Tuesday, 1734 Engel Road.
• Smoke detector activation, 12:38 p.m. Tuesday, 1555 Irving Hill Road.
• Carbon monoxide incident, 8:23 p.m. Tuesday, 2415 Bryce Court.
• Gas leak, 8:43 p.m. Tuesday, 739 Mass.