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August 7th Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up


Saturday night got off to a quick start with an injury accident in the 1400 block of Iowa just after 10 p.m. One person was transported to an area hospital with serious but, non life threatening injuries.

Lawrence Police were kept busy all through the night with vehicle stops, bar checks and numerous noise complaints. Police received information on an alcohol complaint in the 1200 block of Ohio just after 1:30 a.m.

At 1:35 a.m. LPD responded to the 1200 block of Massachusetts Street on a disturbance. At least two subjects were taken into custody during this incident.

Just a few minutes after that incident on Massachusetts was dispatched, another fight was reported in the 800 block of west 24th Street. A subject called 911, advised emergency dispatchers of a fight and then disconnected. Officers arrived to find a large crowd that was dispersing. Police were then called to another business just down the street where several of the subjects from the 24th Street incident had gathered. Officers were able to get the subjects to leave the area without further incident.

Just before 3 a.m. Lawrence Police responded on a minor injury accident in the 700 block of Massachusetts Street. The injured subject refused to be seen by Medics.

Officers in Lawrence checked for a report of fireworks in the 1200 block of Ohio, just before 3:15 a.m. No one was located during the area search.

Police were called to the 2000 block of west 6th Street on reports of a battery just before 4 a.m. One subject was taken into custody related to the incident. No serious injuries were reported.

At about 6:20 a.m. this morning, emergency dispatchers informed Douglas County Law Enforcement to be on the lookout for suspects involved in a home invasion robbery that occurred early this morning in Topeka. Three black males forced their way into an address. The men were armed with handguns and each wore a mask hiding his face. Suspects stole the resident's red Pontiac Grand Am and left in an unknown direction.

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The activity blogged here is only a sampling of some of the things that Douglas County Law Enforcement and Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical respond on. To see a complete list of Lawrence Police activity, the department has that available on their website along with several easy to use maps that show approximate locations for Police activity.

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