Public Safety

Man accused of raping Haskell student to face his third criminal trial in the case

For a third time, the criminal trial process will start over for Galen Satoe.Satoe, 22, and Jared Wheeler, 21, were both accused of raping a 19-year-old Haskell Indian Nations University freshman on Nov. 15, 2014, in the dormitory room the two men shared.Despite two previous trials in which ...

Josh Jackson formally charged in criminal damage case, plans to file for diversion

University of Kansas basketball star Josh Jackson plans to file for a diversion in a case in which he allegedly vandalized a woman's car outside a Lawrence bar and threatened to beat her.Jackson faces a single misdemeanor count of criminal damage to property. He appeared Wednesday afternoon in ...

D.A. considering charges regarding armed standoff in west Lawrence

A police report stemming from an armed standoff last week on Lawrence's west side is now under consideration for criminal charges by the Douglas County District Attorney's Office.Officers arrested one man on the afternoon of April 4 after he allegedly barricaded himself in a home in the 2500 ...

Latest Douglas County court filings for April 10, 2017

MarriagesKevin Corcoran, 31, Lawrence, and Shanti Peruman, 30, Lawrence.Jaime Ortiz, 50, Lawrence, and Keisy Garcia, 40, Lawrence.Marie E. Byleen-Higley, 30, Lawrence, and John Matthias Weismiller, 19, Lawrence.Lonnie Anton Anderson, 41, Lawrence, and Victoria Norine Anderson, 45, Lawrence. ...

No charges filed against one robbery suspect; another robbery suspect in custody

No charges have been filed against a man arrested Wednesday reportedly in connection with an armed robbery the night before.Curtis Jerome Core, 25, was arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of aggravated robbery and aggravated battery, according to the Douglas County Jail's online booking ...

Indecent exposure reported on KU campus

University of Kansas police are investigating a report of a man who exposed himself to a female student this week on campus.The student reported that a man she didn’t know exposed himself to her, then began masturbating, about 3 p.m. Monday at Chalmers Hall, KU’s art and design building, ...

Newton man accused of sexually abusing two Douglas County children

A Newton man is accused of sexually abusing two minors in Douglas County.Daelin Williams, 24, was arrested Wednesday afternoon, according to the Douglas County Jail's online booking logs. He faces two felony charges of sexual exploitation of a minor and one felony interference charge. Williams ...

Gardner woman sentenced to probation for sexually abusing 14-year-old girl

A Gardner woman's 18th birthday began with a celebratory dinner and culminated in a sex crime involving a 14-year-old girl.Now, more than two years after the fact, that woman, Sabrina Huddleston, will serve time on probation for sexually abusing the girl.Huddleston and Troy Periman were ...

Two armed robberies reported in Lawrence; one man injured

Two men were victims of separate armed robberies Tuesday night in Lawrence, according to police.So far no suspects have been arrested.The first robbery was reported at 9:53 p.m. near the intersection of West Sixth and Florida streets, the Lawrence Police Department said in a news release. ...

Shots fired outside Lawrence sandwich shop after armed robbery, police say

Shots were fired outside a Lawrence sandwich shop Monday night after the restaurant was robbed at gunpoint, police say.No injuries were reported in the incident.At 9:12 p.m. officers were dispatched to Subway, 1601 W. 23rd St., for the reported robbery, Lawrence Police Sgt. Amy Rhoads said in a ...

Fourth suspect arrested in connection with mid-February armed robbery

A fourth suspect was arrested Monday in connection with a mid-February robbery in which two people were allegedly attacked with brass knuckles, a Taser and a small bat.Sterling Julius Reece, 40, was arrested at 3:41 p.m. at his home at 2429 Ousdahl Road on suspicion of a single count of ...

Sex crime reported in Lawrence; fifth within a week

Lawrence police took a report of a sex crime Thursday morning — one of five reported within a week. The crime was reported at 9:58 a.m. and a single officer responded to the call, according to the Lawrence Police Department's activity logs.It is unclear where the report was taken because the ...

Lawrence woman, 18, accused of sexually abusing a child

A Lawrence woman has been arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a child. The woman, 18, was arrested early Friday at her home, according to the Douglas County Jail's online booking logs. She is accused of criminal sodomy and aggravated indecent liberties with a child.The booking logs ...