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August 25th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up


Police responded on six disturbances after 2 a.m.. Two of those were reported to have involved subjects with weapons, the first with a baseball bat, the second reportedly displayed a knife. Three people were arrested related to disturbances. Those subjects were all involved in separate disturbances. One of them faces charges of Battery and Aggravated Assault, another faces several charges including Battery of a Law Enforcement Officer, and the third faces a Battery charge. None of the disturbances were said to have resulted in any serious injuries.

Officers also made two OUI related arrests and one for marijuana related offenses.

As of 2:15 a.m., Westar Energy reported 1,378 customers without electricity. Most of those outages were across several neighborhoods along Peterson Road, west of McDonald Drive. All of those outages were restored by 6:30 a.m.. There was no word on a cause for the outage.

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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jackpot 5 years, 9 months ago

Thanks Mike, I didn't know how many others lost power.

Mike Frizzell 5 years, 9 months ago

If you can access Twitter during outage send a Tweet to @Operation100 or @LJWorld and let me know. I also tweet outage information on both Twitter usernames as I get it.

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