Public Safety

Lawrence police blotter for Sept. 14

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday and includes 256 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

2 arrested after reported gun sale between students at Lawrence High School

Updated at 2:44 p.m. A reported gun sale between two students this week on the Lawrence High School campus led to the arrest of two teens. The gun in question was apparently taken from a parent's home. Police and school leaders looked into the situation after a parent reported hearing about a ...

Lawrence police blotter for Sept. 13

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday and includes 277 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Gas leak causes evacuation of school, homes near 19th and Kentucky

Story last updated at 7 p.m. Sept. 13. A significant gas leak Thursday morning in the area of 19th and Kentucky streets caused emergency crews to temporarily close roads and evacuate residents. The leak was reported shortly after 10:30 a.m. Thursday, according to emergency radio traffic, and ...

Arrest made in shooting of teen after reported fireworks dispute

Story updated at 5:53 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13: Police have arrested a man in connection with a July shooting of a 17-year-old at a south Lawrence apartment complex. Rashan A. Gill, 20, of Lawrence, was taken into custody Wednesday by a Lawrence police detective at the department’s ...

Local law enforcement agencies report 22 DUI arrests from recent campaign

Douglas County law enforcement agents arrested 22 people on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs during the recent “You Drink. You Drive. You Lose.” campaign. The Lawrence Police Department, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and University of Kansas Office of Public ...

Lawrence police blotter for Sept. 12

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday and includes 216 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Police body camera policy to go to Lawrence City Commission for comment

Lawrence city commissioners will be reviewing the Lawrence Police Department's policy for body cameras, but city officials advised that some aspects would be outside commissioners' authority. At the City Commission's meeting Tuesday, Commissioner Leslie Soden again asked about the review of ...

Lawrence police blotter for Sept. 11

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday and includes 216 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Lawrence noodle shop broken into overnight

A Lawrence noodle shop was cleaning up Tuesday morning after being broken into overnight. The owner of Little Saigon Cafe, 1524 West 23rd St., said in a Facebook video that he arrived at the business around 7:30 a.m. to find the glass door shattered and the cash register broken into. Steve ...

Lawrence police blotter for Sept. 10

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday and includes 178 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Lawrence police blotter for Sept. 9

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday and includes 243 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Lawrence police searching for suspect in overnight shooting incident

The Lawrence Police Department is searching for a man who reportedly fired at another person early Sunday morning. According to a statement from Sgt. Amy Rhoads, of the Lawrence Police Department, the victim said the incident occurred at 4:34 a.m. in the vicinity of 10th and Arkansas streets. ...

Lawrence police blotter for Sept. 8

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday and includes 244 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...

Lawrence police blotter for Sept. 7

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer activity. This call blotter spans from 6 a.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday and includes 202 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and ...