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Police respond to 241 illegal fireworks calls


Law enforcement reportIllegal fireworks calls to Lawrence Police during the Independence Day holiday decreased slightly from last year, according to Sgt. Paul Fellers.Between midnight Tuesday and midnight Wednesday, police received 218 calls. Twenty-three additional calls came in during the early morning hours. Police reported they received 224 calls on July 4, 2006.Burglaries and thefts reported¢ A 35-inch Vizion Flatscreen LCD television, valued at $2,000, was removed from a wall in an Anschutz Sports Pavilion lounge at Kansas University. The theft occurred between 6 p.m and midnight on Monday. ¢ A Panasonic digital camera, valued at $3,500, was one several items stolen from a residence in the 1000 block of Emery Road last Friday. In addition to the camera, soap, camera lenses and women's underwear were also stolen.¢ A 1998 Oldsmobile Achieva, valued at $1,500, was stolen from the 700 block of N.H. Tuesday. The theft allegedly took place between 1 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.Emergency callsLawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported the following responses:¢ Smoke detector activation, no fire, 11:07 a.m. Tuesday, 1424 Elmwood St.¢ Removal of victim(s) from stalled vehicle, 1:57 p.m. Tuesday, 933 N.H.¢ Motor vehicle accident, 6:44 p.m. Tuesday, 3220 Iowa.¢ Passenger vehicle fire, 9:01 p.m. Tuesday, 202-mile marker, eastbound Interstate 70.¢ Carbon monoxide incident, 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, 1405 W. 21st St.¢ Passenger vehicle fire, 1:52 a.m. Wednesday, 1701 Ohio St.¢ Alarm activation, no fire, 3:01 a.m. Wednesday, 215 Camden Manor St. ¢ Alarm activation, no fire, 4:45 a.m. Wednesday 1101 Vt.¢ Alarm activation, no fire, 5:02 a.m. Wednesday, 420 W. 11th St.¢ Motor vehicle accident, 11:07 a.m. Wednesday, E. 1300 and N. 1135 roads.¢ Smoke scare, 2:23 p.m. Wednesday, 1520 W. 15th St.¢ Dumpster or outside trash fire, 2:33 p.m. Wednesday, 394 Highway 24.¢ Alarm activation, no fire, 3:44 p.m. Wednesday 1621 Edgehill Road.¢ Smoke detector activation, 3:53 p.m. Wednesday, 1121 E. 13th St.¢ Passenger vehicle fire, 10:48 p.m. Wednesday, 1845 E. 1450 Road.¢ Motor vehicle accident, 10:54 p.m. Wednesday, N. Third and Locust streets.¢ Dumpster or other outside trash fire, 11:03 p.m. Wednesday, 2811 Kensington Road.¢ Dumpster or other outside trash fire, 11:33 p.m. Wednesday, 1100 Ky.¢ Alarm activation, no fire, 12:32 a.m. Thursday, 2350 Ridge Court.¢ Dumpster or other outside trash fire, 1:51 a.m. Thursday, 922 Tenn.


kujayhawk 10 years, 11 months ago

A 35-inch Vizion Flatscreen LCD television is worth more than a 1998 Oldsmobile Achieva? That car must be a piece.

b_asinbeer 10 years, 11 months ago

Vizion tv? I'm pretty sure that's Vizio.

35" Vizio? Vizio has 32" and 37"...pick one.

The last time I checked, a Vizio that is 37" is $799, not $2000.

riverrat2 10 years, 11 months ago

So just anyone can walk into the Anschutz Sports Pavilion lounge at Kansas University? They even brought their own tools to unbolt it?

concernedparent 10 years, 11 months ago

uh did anyone notice the stolen underwear?!

b_asinbeer 10 years, 11 months ago

I did miss it...women's underwear. Well, that narrows the suspects down..Just look 1) for a female who wears the same size or 2) a male.

Charles L. Bloss, Jr. 10 years, 11 months ago

Was it clean or dirty underwear? Knowing that would narrow the list of suspects. Thank You, Lynn

kansasnative 10 years, 11 months ago

I am wondering how many calls for MERRYMAKING - (see article from Tuesday) - we got a HUGE laugh out of that. Don't EVER merrymake around Lawrence...... http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2007/jul...

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