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September 19th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up
Police in Lawrence conducted more that 10 vehicle stops this morning, all of them after 5:30 a.m.. The Sheriff's Office also conducted a few stops throughout the early morning hours. One of the stops conducted by a Deputy resulted in an arrest for DWI and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Lawrence Police responded on two reported disturbances after 2 a.m.. No serious injuries or arrests were reported.
Shortly before 4:40, Lawrence Police were called to the 200 block of Alabama after a caller reported hearing a male voice yelling for help. The caller was unsure of where the voice was coming from. Officers located a male nearby who had apparently fallen and struck his head. LDCFM responded to the scene, it was unclear if the man was transported from that scene or not.
Officers were called to an address in the 600 block of Walnut around 5:30 for two subjects reportedly burglarizing vehicles. The caller reported seeing the suspects in at least one vehicle. That caller could only describe the suspects as being dressed in dark clothing. The two suspects were last seen walking southbound on 7th Street. Police reported one vehicle that the suspects were seen inside was left unlocked. There were no reports of any damage or arrests.
Around 7 a.m., Police were called to the area of 9th and Iowa after two callers reported hearing what they believed to be gunfire to the east of the intersection. Officers checked the area and determined the sounds to be related to fireworks. It was unclear if officers caught up with the people responsible or not.
None of this morning's activity was reported to have involved any serious injuries.
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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