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Lawrence police investigating reports of thousands of dollars of theft from people with disabilities
Law enforcement report ¢ Lawrence police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars from several people with disabilities, according to police spokeswoman Kim Murphree. A Cottonwood Inc. employee reported the theft of at least $9,735 from four people. According to police reports, the money was stolen from U.S. Bank, 2701 Iowa St.Police were unable to provide additional information.Burglaries and thefts reported ¢ A 21-year-old Lawrence man reported a $9,000 silver Ford Mustang coupe was stolen between Nov. 1 and Tuesday in the 200 block of Elm Street. ¢ A 36-year-old Lawrence man reported $2,060 worth of tools and two tool boxes were stolen between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning in the 4200 block of Goldfield Street.Injury Accidents ¢ A 30-year-old Lawrence man was transported to Overland Park Regional Hospital following a single-vehicle accident that occurred at 9:45 a.m. Friday in Johnson County. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Joseph S. Ward was driving a 2002 Jeep south on Interstate 435 and exiting onto Kansas Highway 10 westbound. He drove off the roadway and hit a rock embankment and rolled three times, according to the report. His condition was not available.