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April 28th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up


Lawrence Police conducted 11 vehicle stops this morning, resulting in four OUI and one DWI arrests. Officers also responded on five disturbances, no serious injuries or arrests were reported.

At 3:30 a.m., University of Kansas Police reported a vehicle "doing donuts" on the marching band practice field. That officer conducted a vehicle stop and the driver was eventually sent on his way.

Just after 4 a.m., Lawrence Police were called to an address of an earlier disturbance. The caller requested to speak with the officers who had responded on the earlier call, so that he could "apologize for the earlier incident."

At 4:30 a.m., a Douglas County Deputy received a report of a suspected intoxicated driver traveling eastbound on K-10 approaching the Johnson County line. The Deputy caught up with the vehicle just as it was crossing into Johnson County. A Johnson County Deputy conducted a vehicle stop, with the assistance of the Douglas County Deputy, the driver was found to be intoxicated and was arrested.

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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Steve Jacob 5 years, 9 months ago

"doing donuts on the marching band practice field" and not arrested?

How much labor and supplies will it take to fix?

SWJayhawk13 5 years, 9 months ago

It's concrete, but it's still annoying. During marching season, we are out there 3 times a week for 2 hours at a time, at minimum, and it's the only place we have to practice.

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