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Another morning filled with disturbances, one reportedly involving a gun

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Lawrence Police were kept plenty busy this morning with disturbances and other calls for service. Here is a look at some of the calls police responded on this morning.

  • 16 Vehicle stops
  • 14 Disturbances
  • 4 Noise complaints
  • 1 Trespassing complaint

The majority of the disturbances occurred around closing time, up and down Massachusetts Street. Medics were called to at least three of the disturbance scenes, only one person was transported to the hospital. That person was said to have lost consciousness after being involved in a fight, his injuries were said to be serious. As of this report, no arrests have been made.

At 3:45 a.m., Police were called to Magic Lounge, 804 W. 24th Street, on reports of a large disturbance. One caller reported approximately 30 men fighting at the address. The caller believed that one of the men was carrying and had possibly displayed a handgun during the fight. Initially three officers were dispatched on the call, a total of seven units were eventually committed to the call. Those officers did not report any injuries or arrests.

With all of the car stops reported, the county booking log shows only one arrest for DWI. That arrest was made by the Sheriff's Office around 4:30 a.m. at 6th and Stoneridge.

Deputies also made three arrests at the same vehicle stop on K-10 near Eudora. One of the subjects faces a misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance charge, the second subject faces a misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance charge and is accused of being a felon in possession of a firearm. The third subject faces a charge for possession of stolen property.

The booking log only shows one arrest for Lawrence Police. That came shortly after midnight involving a 20-year-old Lawrence man who faces charges for criminal damage to property, possession/use of a fake Driver's License, and possession of alcohol by a minor.

Some of the activity blogged above was reported as it was unfolding by Operation 100 News. Learn how to receive breaking news updates here. For a full look at incidents from Douglas and Johnson counties this morning, take a look at the Operation 100 News twitter feed using the link above.

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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Comments

patkindle 1 year, 1 month ago

why would you even care, but i dont have a permit for any gun i own. of people convicted of crimes with a gun, how many legaly own them?

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patkindle 1 year, 1 month ago

"A firearm is like a parachute. If you need one, and you don't have one, you probably won't need it again,"

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Jade Allen 1 year, 1 month ago

I sure wish they could/would close down the Magic Lounge bar permanently and not allow any more bars or liquor license in that building! It's a bad news place and their problems sometimes (to many time) spill over to other places and parking lots nearby! It was closed not to long ago and re- opened with a different name and I'm betting the same person(s) still runs it but has a liquor license under someone else's name!!!

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