Lights & Sirens

Police capture naked man on Kansas River trails; multiple sightings reported in recent weeks

Sara Shepherd

At least three times in the past two weeks, police have responded to reports of a naked man spotted on the Kansas River trails in Lawrence. The first couple of times they were called out, officers never found anyone matching that description. But over the weekend, they did. People using ...

Lawrence police blotter for June 11

Sara Shepherd

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 180 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and general ...

Lawrence police blotter for June 10

Sara Shepherd

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 179 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and general ...

Lawrence police blotter for June 9

Sara Shepherd

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 222 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and general ...

Police say man in widely shared video outside grocery store had committed multiple offenses, had warrants

Sara Shepherd

A bystander’s video of Lawrence police officers arresting a black man outside a grocery store Wednesday night — with her accompanying comments criticizing the police — was widely shared on social media this week. The video showed two officers wrestling with a man on the ground before pinning him, then ...

Lawrence police blotter for June 8

Sara Shepherd

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 255 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and general ...

Lawrence police blotter for June 7

Sara Shepherd

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 240 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and general ...

KU police gave 148 seat-belt citations during Click it or Ticket campaign, bumping countywide total to over 1,000

Sara Shepherd

On Wednesday, I reported that Douglas County law enforcement agents [wrote an average of 64 seat-belt tickets a day — for a total of 896 — as part of the recent two-week Click it or Ticket enforcement campaign][1]. I didn’t get the University of Kansas police department numbers in time ...

Pizza robbers get away after stealing pie from delivery driver at North Lawrence park

Sara Shepherd

A man delivered a pizza to a North Lawrence park early Wednesday morning, but instead of getting paid got hit and had the pizza grabbed from him, he told police. The driver sped away and returned to Domino’s Pizza at 832 Iowa Street, where he contacted police shortly before 3:30 ...

Lawrence police blotter for June 6

Sara Shepherd

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 194 incidents. Each listing gives a date, time and general ...

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