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April 18th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical warp up
After a busy Tuesday morning, things were considerably quieter this morning.
Lawrence Police responded on a non-injury hit & run accident in the 1300 block of Massachusetts street, shortly after midnight.
Officers also responded on three disturbances and two noise complaints. One of the disturbances resulted in an arrest for Interference and Criminal Damage to Property according to radio traffic. No serious injuries were reported in any of this morning's activity.
Also this morning, Ottawa County authorities are searching for three men who escaped from the Ottawa County Detention Center in Minneapolis, Kansas. The jail break was said to have occurred around 4:45 this morning. The center is located approximately 20 miles north of Salina, Kansas. More on this jail break can be found here from Operation 100 News.
The Kansas Department of Corrections is also dealing with an escape this morning after a convicted sex offender walked away from a minimum security job assignment at the Lansing Correctional Facility around 3 a.m.. More on this escape can be found here from Operation 100 News.
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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