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Three car thefts reported in same block

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Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported ¢ A 51-year-old Lawrence man reported three car burglaries and thefts Thursday that all occurred between 8 p.m. Wednesday and 6:50 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of North Second Street. He reported a 1999 Toyota Camry was criminally damaged. The estimated loss is $1,200. In the same block, a 1996 Pontiac window and dash was damaged and a CD player was stolen. The total estimated loss in that incident is $1,400. Miscellaneous audio equipment was stolen from a 1998 Hyundai Tiburon and the window and dash of that car was also damaged. The estimated loss is $1,200.Emergency calls Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported these responses: Fire calls ¢ Cooking fire, confined to kitchen, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, 2557 Cedarwood Ave. ¢ Power line down, 10:07 a.m. Thursday, 1525 N.H. ¢ Motor vehicle accident, 3:52 p.m. Thursday, 2151 Haskell Ave. ¢ Motor vehicle accident, 5:08 p.m. Thursday, 1548 E. 23rd St. ¢ Small laboratory fire, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 1251 Wescoe Hall Drive, ¢ Medical transfer, 8:26 p.m. Thursday, 325 Maine St. ¢ Smoke detector activation due to malfunction, 9:44 p.m. Thursday, 2218 Yale Road. ¢ System malfunction, 11:24 p.m. Thursday, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. ¢ Good intent call, 11:41 p.m. Thursday, 1510 Wedewood Drive. ¢ Authorized controlled burning, 11:49 p.m. Thursday, 2700 Harrison Place. ¢ Good intent call, 1:23 a.m. Friday, 914 Iowa St. ¢ No fire incident found on arrival, 1:32 a.m. Friday, 4700 W. Sixth St. ¢ Arcing, shorted electrical wire, 1:46 a.m. Friday, 1521 N.H. ¢ Wind storm, 1:46 a.m. Friday, 139 Perry St. ¢ Power line down, 2:07 a.m. Friday, 2300 Lakeview Road. ¢ Smoke detector activation due to malfunction, 2:16 a.m. Friday, 445 Eisenhower Drive. ¢ Arcing, shorted electrical wire, 2:25 a.m. Friday, Missouri Street and West Ninth Street. ¢ Smoke detector activation due to malfunction, 3:03 a.m. Friday, 5309 Harvard Road. ¢ Alarm system sounded due to malfunction, 5:14 a.m. Friday, 4000 W. Sixth St. ¢ Assist person, no obvious injury, 6:27 a.m. Friday, 228 Pinecone Drive. ¢ Power line down, 6:46 a.m. Friday, 706 N. Fifth St. ¢ Power line down, 7:56 a.m. Friday, 802 N. Michigan Circle. ¢ Power line down, 8:26 a.m. Friday, 1022 Avalon Road.

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Crossfire 6 years, 4 months ago

...maybe not in the same block, but the same car lot?

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LeonTrotsky 6 years, 4 months ago

What an incredibly misleading headline: "Three car thefts reported in same block". What is the purpose? No cars were actually stolen, right? It isn't really an article, so drawing readers wouldn't seem to be the motivation. So then why, why so disingenuous?

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Raider 6 years, 4 months ago

Also not reported: Two prowlers spooted in several back yards on the 1800 block of both Maple Ln and Miller Dr. Officers gave chase, but were unable to locate or apprehend. This was around 9:30 Thursday night. If you live in that neighborhood, be sure and lock your doors and windows. We'ce had some shady characters move onto Miller Dr, and since then there has been this sort of activity.

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Tristan Moody 6 years, 4 months ago

Car theft doesn't necessarily mean cars themselves were stolen. It also means stuff inside a car was stolen.

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parsimoniousjayhawker 6 years, 4 months ago

Car theft means a car was stolen. Auto burglary means a car was unlawfully entered with the intent to commit a theft.

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