Lawrence police responded to several reports of home and vehicle burglaries over the weekend, and several occurred near the same location and during the same time frame.
Incidents that could be related, based on time and location of the reported crimes, according to police:
• At 4:45 a.m. Sunday, a suspect used a rock to shatter a rear glass door and enter an occupied home in the 4200 block of Trail Road. The suspect quickly left and nothing was taken.
• One block over, in the 4100 block of Trail Road, a person reported that a vehicle was burglarized between 4 a.m. and 9 a.m. Sunday. A camera and other electronics were taken.
• Two vehicles were reported burglarized Sunday in the 400 block of Eldridge Street, which is very close to the other two reports. Police said the incident occurred during a similar time frame, but nothing was taken from the vehicles.
• Sometime between midnight and 7:30 a.m., Sunday a suspect entered an unlocked vehicle in the driveway of a home in the 300 block of Eldridge Street. A cellphone was taken, and the suspect used a garage door opener from the vehicle to enter the garage and burglarize another vehicle. Items from the second vehicle and the garage were reportedly stolen. The residents were home and asleep during the incident, but it’s not known whether the suspect entered the home.
Police did not have a suspect description in any of the four incidents.
Other incidents reported over the weekend:
• A resident in the 1600 block of Haskell Avenue reported that an unidentified person entered a residence between 5:30 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday. A large-screen television was taken.
• On Sunday shortly before 5 p.m., police stopped a 37-year-old Lawrence man in the 2400 block of Ousdahl Road who was wanted in connection with an earlier domestic battery. Upon police contact, the man fled on foot and ran into Half Price Books, 1519 W. 23rd St. Police later arrested the man in the bathroom of the store. At some point during the foot chase, a handgun was dropped or discarded. The gun was recovered by police, who later determined it was stolen. The man was booked on charges of domestic battery, theft and obstruction of the legal process. Bond has not yet been set.