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Law enforcement officers kept very busy early Saturday throughout Douglas County

Lawrence police conducted more than 10 vehicle stops between midnight and 5 a.m.. Those stops resulted in four arrests, three for OUI related offenses and one for driving without a valid driver's license.

Douglas County deputies recorded one DWI related arrest, the same arrested person also faces a charge for not having proof of liability insurance.

Other police activity in Lawrence included;

  • 11 Disturbances
  • 3 Trespassing complaints
  • 3 Noise complaints
  • 2 Non-injury accident
  • 1 Strong-arm robbery

Nearly all of the disturbance calls were between midnight and 2:30 a.m., only two disturbances were reported after that. Five of the disturbance calls occurred in downtown along Massachusetts Street. Two of the larger disturbances on Mass Street occurred about 10 minutes apart and less than half a block from each other. Both of the larger fights occurred in the 1000 block of Massachusetts Street. The first was outside of Buffalo Wild Wings and the second in front of the Granada, both were said to have involved 6-10 people. There was a report of one person involved possibly having suffered a broken nose however, it did not appear that officers made contact with anyone having such an injury. Medics were not requested to respond on any of the disturbances and no serious injuries were reported.

At 2:11 a.m., officers wrapping up their response on one disturbance were informed of a hit and run accident which had occurred about a block away in the 900 block of Massachusetts Street. A Chevrolet SUV was reported to have fled from the scene, there was no description of the driver. As of this report it does not appear that officers have made contact with that driver.

Just after the information was given on the hit and run, officers were being informed of a strong-arm robbery which had occurred in the 800 block of Massachusetts Street. The victim reported being approached and robbed by two men. The men were only described as a white male and a black male who were last seen running from the area, possibly to the west. The victim did not report any injuries. As of this report, no arrests have been recorded.

KU Police were called to the 600 block of Sunnyside Avenue around 2:20 a.m. after a caller reported a vehicle found crashed in the roadway. Officers arrived to report a red Honda CRV was laying on its side with no signs of a driver. Lawrence Police also responded to the scene. The driver was located and arrested about 30 minutes later. He faces charges for failure to report an accident, leaving the scene of an accident with damage to vehicle/property and no insurance.

Two of the trespassing calls this morning involved unknown subjects trying to enter Greek houses.

The first was reported about 2:30 a.m. and involved a man in a red coat who was knocking and possibly trying to open the front door of the Kappa Kappa Gamma house at 1 Gower Place. After no one answered the door, the man made his way to the rear of the house, before disappearing from sight towards the Chancellor's residence just to the west. KU Police checked the area of the Chancellor's residence and did not report locating anyone in the area.

The second trespassing complaint was at the Alpha Chi Omega house at 1500 Sigma Nu Place around 4:15 a.m.. This time the trespasser was said to be an unknown woman in a black skirt. Again the unknown person tried to open the front door before she made her way to the back of the building and tried a different door. Officers checked the area and did not report locating anyone matching the description in the area.

Lawrence police were in the area of the 2100 block of Ohio at 3:21 a.m., after a cab driver reported being battered by a fare. The suspect, only described as a male fled on foot in an unknown direction. The driver's injuries were did not sound serious, as medics were not requested.

At 3:28 a.m., a Mil-Spec security officer reported a possible structure fire at 2411 Louisiana Street, building E. The initial report was only of the odor of smoke in the building. After further investigation the security officer was informed that the resident of on apartment had burnt food that she was cooking. Still a full alarm response from Lawrence Fire was dispatched to check and confirm that the incident was only a failed attempt at cooking. Crews arrived on scene at 3:31 to report nothing showing from the three story apartment building. Two minutes later all units were allowed to return to service after one crew had confirmed the burnt food was the source of the smoke odor.

Douglas County deputies rolled up on a fight outside of the Outhouse in the 1800 block of N. 1500 Road, at 3:31 a.m.. Deputies reported several subjects fighting in front of the building. The scuffle was quickly broken up and no injuries or arrests were reported.

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.

My listening hours as well as contact information is located on my Facebook page. Don't forget to give me a "Like" while you are there.

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December 4th Early Morning Law Enforcement and Fire Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police were involved in a brief foot chase in the 900 block of Ohio just after 3:45 a.m.. It was unclear why the officer was attempting to contact the subject but, the man ran from officers. He was captured and arrested a short distance away. He now faces an Interference with the Duties of an Officer charge.

At 5:39 a.m., Douglas County Deputies and Fire Medical crews were called to the South Lawrence Trafficway, just south of Clinton Parkway for a reported injury accident. The caller reported that two vehicles were involved and one had rolled after they collided head-on. Deputies arrived to report a full size Chevrolet pickup truck rolled onto its roof with the driver trapped inside the cab. That driver's injuries were said to be serious. A LifeStar Helicopter was called to the scene and eventaully transported the man to Stormont-Vail in Topeka. The other driver was said to have some minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene. Both lanes of K-10 were closed for just over an hour as crews worked the scene. Those lanes were reopened at 6:45 and the accident was completely cleared by 7:45. The cause of the accident is under investigation. More information on this accident can be found here from Operation 100 News or my reporting partners at the Lawrence Journal-World.

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.

My listening hours as well as contact information is located on my Facebook page. Don't forget to give me a "Like" while you are there.

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November 27th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire Medical wrap up

Police conducted a vehicle stop in the 900 block of Vermont Street at 2:08 a.m.. The female driver was arrested after officers learned that she was driving without a valid license and no insurance.

Just before 3:30 a.m., officers were called to a business in the 1000 block of Massachusetts Street after employees noticed their tip jar had been stolen. Employees told officers they believed the theft had occurred sometime within the passed two hours, they also believed the incident was captured by a surveillance camera. There was no information on the suspect.

At 3:51 a.m., Lawrence Police were called to the 500 block of Colorado after a resident reported someone walking through a parking lot looking into vehicles and attempting to open vehicle doors. One person was arrested and has been booked into the County Jail on a Burglary of a Vehicle charge. The suspect also faces charges for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and two charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance. One of the two controlled substance charges is a felony, the others are misdemeanors.

At 6:47 a.m., Police responded on a reported burglary at an address in the 1800 block of Alabama. The caller seemed to be unsure of when exactly the incident occurred but, believed that the suspect had damaged a back window of the residence. The resident also told officers that the suspect was a black male wearing a stocking cap. No other details were available.

Just after 7 a.m., Johnson County first responders were called to an injury accident, possibly a crossover crash, in the westbound lanes of K-10 near Kill Creek Road near De Soto. A total of four people were injured, one critically, two seriously, and one with minor injuries. The person with minor injuries refused medical treatment, all others were transported to Kansas City area hospitals. More on this accident and new details as they become available 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.

My listening hours as well as contact information is located on my Facebook page. Don't forget to give me a "Like" while you are there.

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November 16th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire Medical wrap up

At 2:11 this morning, Lawrence and KU Police checked the area of the intersection of 19th and Naismith Drive for at least two reports of a large group, 10-15 people, fighting. Officers arrived in the area and were able to locate a group of people walking through a parking lot near Naismith Hall. However, none of the people in that group were fighting and were not interested in reporting a previous fight. Needless to say, no injuries or arrests related to the incident.

Police and Fire Medical crews were called to the 900 block of Mississippi Street on reports of a single vehicle accident just before 2:40 a.m.. A medic unit arrived on the scene to report one vehicle was on its side in the middle of the roadway. The driver of the vehicle was still inside the car. The fire department had to help the male driver from the vehicle, he was not injured. After further investigation, Police arrested the driver. He was booked into the county jail on charges of No Insurance and OUI.

Police also responded on another minor injury accident about an hour later in the 600 block of Louisiana Street. Very few details were available regarding this accident. Fire Medical crews did not respond to this scene, as the people involved refused treatment.

At 7:10 this morning, dispatchers reported a possible injury accident on Highway 56 near mile marker 428, west of Baldwin City. Callers to 911 reported a school bus as being involved in the accident. Baldwin City Police and a Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper arrived on the accident about three minutes later. The scene of the accident was said to be between E 1300 Road and E 1400 Road. All Fire and EMS units were allowed to disregard the call at 7:18, after it was confirmed that there were no injuries.

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.

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

My listening hours as well as contact information is located on my Facebook page. Don't forget to give me a "Like" while you are there.

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November 12th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire Medical wrap up

Police responded on one disturbance, at 2:41 this morning, in the 100 block of Indian Avenue. Security had already separated the involved subjects before Police were called. No serious injuries or arrests were reported.

Also in the 100 block of Indian Avenue, at 4:20, Police were called to receive information on a sex crime. The victim reported that the male suspect was still in the building. Officers responded and after interviewing the victim, took the suspect into custody. He has been booked into the County Jail and faces one charge of rape.

Police received information on two reported burglaries this morning. One was reported in the 4300 block of Quail Pointe Road. A resident reported what they believed to be someone attempting to enter the residence through a window. No report of any arrest or description of the possible suspect(s).

Just after 5 a.m., Police were called to the 1000 block of N 3rd Street to check on a report of a pickup truck parked blocking one lane of the street. After administering Field Sobriety Tests with the truck's driver, the male was taken into Police custody. He has been booked into the County Jail on his third DWI offense.

County Deputies and Lawrence Police both responded on a few accidents this morning. Only one serious injury was reported in an accident near 29th and Haskell in Lawrence. Initially the accident was reported as non-injury or minor injury. After talking with the driver, Police learned that the man had hit his head on the steering wheel after sliding down a 10 foot embankment. Medics responded to the scene and transported the man to the hospital to be checked out for head and neck pains.

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.

My listening hours as well as contact information is located on my Facebook page. Don't forget to give me a "Like" while you are there.

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October 11th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Things kept pretty calm this morning throughout Douglas County.

Lawrence Police responded on three non-injury accidents, one of which was a hit-and-run. Officers did catch up with the suspect driver a short time later. That driver was arrested and faces charges of OUI, Reckless Driving, No Insurance, and Failure to Report an Accident.

Douglas County Deputies recorded one DWI related arrest this morning on eastbound K-10 near milemarker 8.

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.

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

My listening hours as well as contact information is located on my Facebook page. Don't forget to give me a "Like" while you are there.

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August 31st Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

KUPD reported making a OUI related arrest shortly after 2 a.m., near the intersection of 23rd and Ousdahl Road.

Officers in Lawrence were called to the intersection of 11th and Tennessee Street at 3:43 this morning for a report of two male subjects who were seen throwing empty kegs at passing vehicles, damaging one of the vehicles. Police located the two men quickly, both were arrested and face charges of Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Damage to Property.

At 6:55 a.m., Emergency crews from Eudora and Lawrence were dispatched on a single vehicle accident at the intersection of N 1000 Road and E 2000 Road, southwest of Eudora. A Police Officer was the first to arrive on scene and report the vehicle had rolled onto it's top, pinning the driver's arm under the vehicle. That officer also reported the driver to be in critical condition. LDCFM rescue crews worked for about 15 minutes to free the driver from the crashed vehicle. A LifeStar helicopter was dispatched and responded to the scene however, after landing the helicopter was disregarded. The injured person was transported by a LDCFM Medic unit to Overland Park Regional Medical Center. No other information regarding the driver or the accident was immediately available. I contacted my reporting partners at the Lawrence Journal-World to inform them of this story, that report can be found here.

At 7:50 a.m., Lawrence Police were called to the 1000 block of N 3rd Street to take a report on a non-injury hit and run accident. The victim was able to give police a vehicle description and license plate number. As of this report, it did not sound like officers have located the suspect vehicle.

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.

My listening hours as well as contact information is located on my Facebook page. Don't forget to give me a "Like" while you are there.

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June 22nd Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police conducted at least nine vehicle stops this morning. One of those stops resulted in an arrest for an OUI related offense. Another of the stops occurred after a brief vehicle pursuit ended in the 3100 block of Ousdahl Road. At 2:21, an officer reported a vehicle driving recklessly, after a brief pursuit the vehicle stopped. The driver of that vehicle was taken into custody and faces charges of Careless Driving, Attempt to Elude and Interference with the Duties of an Officer.

Shortly before 3:45 a.m., Douglas County Deputies were called to investigate a non-injury accident in the 1300 block of Highway, just west of Baldwin City. Deputies reported a pickup truck had crashed into a ditch and came to rest on top of a guard rail. The driver of the pickup truck was eventually arrested and faces a DWI charge.

It was unclear how the incident was related to the above crash but, Deputies requested an ambulance for a pregnant female who was possibly going into labor at the same scene. Medics along with Baldwin City Fire responded to the scene. Medics transported the woman, about two weeks shy of her due date, to LMH.

Back in Lawrence, Police were called out twice to the same intersection after construction cones were moved into lanes of traffic.

Officers were involved in a foot pursuit just after 7 a.m.. The Officer called out the chase at 7:05 with a black male suspect running northbound along Ousdahl Road from 24th Street. Officers were able to catch up with the male about two minutes later in the 1600 block of W 22nd Terrace. It sounded as though the man had numerous warrants for his arrest. As of this report he has not been booked into the County Jail.

Police also responded on a couple disturbances and cited numerous parking violations in Lawrence. None of this morning's activity was reported to have resulted in 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.

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

My listening hours as well as contact information is located on my Facebook page. Don't forget to give me a "Like" while you are there.

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