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April 20th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up


Another morning with no major accidents or incidents to report in Douglas County.

Lawrence Police responded on two disturbances and one noise complaint. No serious injuries or no arrests were reported. Officers also received information on a burglary in the 2000 block of Naismith Drive just after 4 a.m..

This morning, the Kansas Department of Corrections has confirmed that three of the four men who escaped from the Ottawa County Detention Center have been apprehended. Santos Carrera Morales, a convicted murderer, was apprehended in Russell, Kansas late Thursday night. More on this apprehension can be found here from Operation 100 News. Eric James remains at large from the same jail break. More on Eric James can be found here.

Also on the loose is 59-year-old, convicted sex offender, Gary Leslie Furthmyer. Furthmyer escaped from the Lansing Correctional Facility around 3 a.m. Wednesday. More on Gary Leslie Furthmyer's 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.

Some of the activity blogged above was reported as it was unfolding by Operation 100 News. Learn how to receive breaking news updates here.

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