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Ninth church reported hit by graffiti


Law enforcement report¢ A ninth church was reportedly damaged by graffiti that affected eight other Lawrence churches over the weekend. Lawrence Baptist Temple, 3201 W. 31st St., received an estimated $200 in damage when graffiti was spray-painted on the property. [EARLIER: Lawrence churches hit in wave of vandalism][1]¢ A 23-year-old Lawrence woman reported $1,500 in damage to her car Monday. The car, located in the 900 block of Arkansas Street, had its rear window broken and its trunk lid dented and scratched. The incident occurred between 12:30 a.m. and 8:55 a.m. Monday.Burglaries and thefts reported¢ A tan 1983 Chevrolet truck, valued at $1,500, was reported stolen around 3 a.m. Tuesday from Superior Enterprises Inc., 849 W. 22nd Terrace.¢ A red 1999 Dodge Neon, valued at $2,500, was reported stolen by an 18-year-old Lawrence man Monday. The theft allegedly occurred between the hours of 10 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. Monday in the 200 block of Hanover Place. ¢ A 26-year-old Lawrence man reported $1,050 in loss when his car was broken into between 10 p.m. Sunday and 9:15 a.m. Monday. The car, parked in the 1800 block of Tennessee, was broken into through the driver's side window. An iPod and remote control airplane transmitter were stolen.¢ A 23-year-old man from Fort Collins, Colo., reported the theft of an Apple laptop computer at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The computer, valued at $1,200, was taken from a bench in the lobby of the Baymont Inn, 740 Iowa. ¢ A 41-year-old Lawrence man reported the criminal use of a financial card Friday. The card was allegedly taken from his residence in the 900 block of Holiday Drive and about $1,138 was charged on the card between July 23 and Thursday.Emergency callsLawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported the following responses:¢ Smoke detector activation, 3:19 p.m. Monday, 5200 Clinton Parkway.¢ Unauthorized burning, 4:24 a.m. Tuesday, 827 Tenn. St. [1]: http://www2.ljworld.com/blogs/lawrence_blotter/2007/jul/30/churches/


knownasb 10 years, 10 months ago

I am amazed when I go to Wi-Fi spots and see people leave their laptops unattended while they use the bathroom or get food and drink. Why tempt thieves?

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