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December 22nd and 23rd Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire Medical wrap up

Saturday, December 22, 2012:

Shortly after 1 a.m., Police were called to the 1200 block of Oread Avenue to receive information on the theft of a vehicle. The caller reported that the vehicle was left running unattended in front of a business when two unknown males drove away in the car. An officer checking the area found the vehicle abandoned in an alley near 14th and Ohio Streets. Police did not have a description of the alleged suspects and no other information was available.

At 1:35 a.m., Police and Fire Medical crews were called to 2400 Alabama Street for a reported structure fire. Police arrived on scene just under three minutes later and reported that the fire appeared to be out. Fire Medical crews continued into the scene and confirmed that the fire had been extinguished. Officers did request a Report Number and established a small perimeter for a brief period. There was no information regarding what was on fire, where the fire was in the building or if it was suspicious in nature. No injuries were reported. This address is just under one-quarter of a mile from the area where there have been numerous suspicious fires in occupied apartment buildings. More on the previous fires and the investigation of them, can be found here from Lawrence Journal-World reporter Shaun Hittle.

Sunday, December 23, 2012:

At 1:22 a.m. Lawrence Police were called to the 2600 block of Belle Haven Drive on reports of what two callers believed to be gunshots in the area. Three officers checked that area and did not report locating or hearing anything suspicious.

About an hour later, at 2:19 a.m., Police were called to investigate a disturbance involving a man said to be armed with a crowbar at an address in the 1600 block of Lindenwood Lane. Police quickly reported that the scene was stable. No injuries or arrests were reported.

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.

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December 7th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire Medical wrap up

First responders were kept very busy this morning in Lawrence.

At 1:51 Police were called to the 1200 block of Indiana Street following reports of a large disturbance. At least two callers reported as many as 10 subjects fighting in the area. Lawrence and KU Police arrived in the area and broke up several people who were fighting. No injuries or arrests were reported. There were at least 10 units assigned to this call.

At 1:56 Police and Fire Medical crews were called to 916 Indian Street for a report of a possible structure fire. A caller reported a heater was on fire next to the building. Fire crews arrived and reported a small fire near the side of the building. The fire was quickly extinguished.

Lawrence Police and Fire Medical crews were sent to an address in the 1200 block of Ohio Street at 2:07 a.m.. The incident was dispatched as a "Medical Emergency" however, after units arrived on scene a LifeStar helicopter was requested to respond to Memorial Stadium to transport a trauma patient. At 2:58 a.m., LifeStar went in route from Memorial Stadium to the University of Kansas Medical Center. Radio traffic indicated that the injured person is a college aged male with critical injuries. He was reportedly intoxicated and said to have fallen from a third floor balcony. No other information was immediately available regarding the circumstances surrounding this incident. Operation 100 News notified the Lawrence Journal-World of this incident. Stay tuned for updated details, if there is anything further to be reported.

Fire Medical crews were dispatched on a possible structure fire at 1809 W. 25th Street at 2:26 a.m.. A caller reported something on fire in the stairwell of the building. Police responded to the area of the call and quickly established a perimeter in the area. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire before any significant damage was done. No injuries were reported. Radio traffic indicated that Police believed the fire to be related to the other suspicious fires in the same area. Investigators from both the Fire Medical Department and Police Department remained on that scene until approximately 4 a.m.. More on this latest fire and the previous fires can be found here from Operation 100 News' reporting partners at the Lawrence Journal-World.

At 3:44 a.m., Police were dispatched on a report of a possible prowler in the 2400 block of Ousdahl Road. Thinking this might possibly be related to the suspicious fires, Police quickly responded to the area. It did not sound as though Police were able to locate anyone suspicious in that area.

Police were called to an address in the 1800 block of Almira Avenue for a reported domestic disturbance just after 4:30. Officers eventually arrested two people, a man and a woman, involved in the incident. Both now face a charges of Criminal Damage to Property. The female also faces a charge of Domestic Battery. No injuries were reported.

At 7:20, a Kansas Turnpike Authority Trooper requested a Medic unit respond on an injury accident in the roundabout at the west gate entrance to the turnpike. This is the toll booth on McDonald Drive. Medics reported one vehicle involved with minor damage and treated one person for some minor injuries. No one was transported by Medics from the scene.

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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December 1st Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police responded on four trespassing complaints this morning. Officers also handled three disturbances. None of the activity was said to involve weapons however, one of the disturbances involved several subject "throwing produce" at each other inside a Hy-Vee store. No arrests were reported following any of this activity.

At 4:46 a.m., Police and Fire Medical crews were called to the 2300 block of W. 26th Street after a caller reported seeing a "flickering" in the hallway of her apartment building. Police arrived quickly and reported there was nothing visible from the exterior of the building. After making contact with the caller, Police determined that the "flickering" was nothing more than a light fixture in the hallway. Fire crews confirmed there was not a fire in the building.

Around 6 a.m., Police and Fire Medical crews were called to 1345 Vermont Street on reports of a structure fire. The caller reported smoke coming from a vacant apartment on the second floor of the building. Police arrived and reported seeing flames visible on the north side of the building. Officers attempted to make access to the apartment where the smoke was coming from but, were prevented from doing so due to the smoke conditions. Those officers were able to evacuate everyone from neighboring apartments. Firefighters arrived to report heavy smoke from a second floor window. A second alarm response was ordered for extra manpower at the scene. Crews reported the fire to be knocked down within about 10 minutes. The incident was declared to be under control at 6:20. No injuries were reported.

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 3rd Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police on five disturbances this morning. One of those, in the 900 block of Massachusetts Street at 2:02, reportedly involved two subjects with baseball bats. Five police officers responded to the area and did not report locating anyone fighting, arguing, or carrying baseball bats.

At 2:32, Police were called to a domestic disturbance in the 3100 block of Ousdahl Road. One person was arrested. That person now faces charges of Domestic Battery and Criminal Damage to Property. No injuries were reported.

At 2:33, Police and Fire Medical crews were to a different apartment in the 3100 block of Ousdahl Road after a subject reportedly fell from a third level balcony to the ground. Medics reported the man's injuries to be critical and requested dispatchers order a LifeStar helicopter be ordered. LifeStar responded and landed in the Home Depot parking lot, 1900 block of W 31st Street. The man, said to be in his early 20's, was transported to the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. Initial reports indicated that the fall was accidental in nature, and occurred after the man had been consuming alcohol.

Shortly after 3 a.m., Police received information on a theft of wheels from a vehicle which was parked in the 1300 block of Tennessee Street. The vehicle's owner reported that he believed he knew who was responsible for the theft. No word whether or not his theory was correct or if the property has been recovered this morning.

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 21st Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police responded on seven disturbances this morning. Only one resulting in an arrest for Battery.

The Kansas Highway Patrol reported spotting a suspected intoxicated driver southbound on Highway 40 entering Lawrence around 2:15. The Trooper stopped that driver a short distance from his home where he was arrested for arrested for DWI.

At 2:25, Douglas County Deputies responded on one disturbance this morning in the 1800 block of N 1500 Road. Dispatchers received reports of a large fight, someone possibly someone firing a gun, and one report claiming that someone had been shot. At least four Deputies and one Eudora Officer arrived and confirmed there was no one shot. Deputies were able to breakup the remaining fighting people without making any arrests. One person was treated at the scene for facial lacerations. No other injuries were reported.

There were also three reported burglaries this morning. Eudora Police responded to an address in the 1200 block of Elm Street at 2:56 after a resident reported an "intruder" in the house. Police in Lawrence responded to the 2900 block of Topeka Lane at 4:22 after a resident reported a white man wearing a dark sweatshirt attempted to make entry. That man was last seen running westbound on foot. At 4:36, Officers responded to an address in the 1700 block of Vermont after a resident reported a man had kicked in a door. The suspect was described as a man wearing a dark hoodie and dark colored jeans, and was last seen running towards the alleyway. As of this report, no arrests have been made in any of these cases.

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 19th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police investigated an early morning accident involving a vehicle which reportedly "rolled over" a person who was lying in the street. The incident occurred shortly after 1:20 this morning near the intersection of N 7th and Ash Streets in north Lawrence. The victim was transported to Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka, with critical injuries. More on this story can be found here from Operation 100 News.

Officers also investigated non-injury accidents in the 1300 block of W 6th Street, and another in the 900 block of W 23rd Street, both just before 2 a.m.. The W 23rd Street accident resulted in an OUI related arrest.

Police responded on two disturbances and one reported burglary after 2 a.m.. No serious injuries or arrests were reported in any of that activity.

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 13th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Police in Lawrence responded on nine disturbances this morning. None of which were said to involve the use of any weapons. No serious injuries were reported.

Medics responded on numerous medical emergencies across town throughout the morning.

Westar Energy crews were kept busy following this morning's storm. At 1:40, Westar's website was showing 178 customers without electricity. Most of those were on the northwest side of Lawrence, with a few scattered outages to the southwest of Lawrence around Clinton lake and Lone Star Park. Outage numbers held fairly steady at 178 until around 4 a.m. when the number jumped up to 185. Service was fully restored to all customers just before 5:30.

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

Lawrence Police responded on three disturbances this morning within 30 minutes of each other at three separate Greek houses.

The first was reported in the 1100 block of Indiana Street at 1:44 a.m.. Dispatchers reported several subjects physically fighting, males and females. Medics responded to that scene for one subject with a possible broken nose, that injury was not said to be serious. Five LPD units were assigned to this call. No arrests were reported.

The second was reported just off in a parking lot on Gower Place west of Tennessee Street, at 1:55 a.m.. The third was reported in the 1500 block of Louisiana Street at 2:07 a.m.. No arrests were reported in either of these incidents.

Lawrence Police also responded on a Battery in the 700 block of New Hampshire Street at 2:19 a.m.. No arrests were reported.

Police arrested a female following a domestic disturbance in the 2400 block of Brookside Drive at 2:55 a.m.. She has been booked into the Douglas County Jail on a Domestic Battery charge.

The last disturbance of the morning was reported just after 3:30 a.m., in the 1500 block of W 21st Street.

Officers investigated two reports of criminal damage to property. One of those reports was in the 1200 block of Haskell Avenue where a caller reported it appeared a vehicle had struck and damaged a fence. The vehicle was no longer at the scene and it was unclear when the incident may have occurred, other than sometime overnight.

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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October 6th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Law Enforcement throughout the county recorded five OUI/DWI related arrests this morning. Eudora Police also recorded an arrest including several counts of Possession.

Lawrence Police were called to report of a domestic disturbance at an address in the 1200 block of Louisiana Street at 2:16. Initially two officers were dispatched to handle the call however, after one of the subjects decided to batter an officer, two additional officers were added. One male was arrested and faces charges of Domestic Battery and Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer.

Lawrence Firefighters were called to the 1400 block of Tennessee Street for a dumpster fire at 2:22. No buildings were reported to be in any immediate danger, and no injuries were reported.

Shortly after 6 a.m., Officers were called to an address in the 1800 block of W 28th Street on a report of a disturbance with weapons. A caller reported a subject armed with a crossbow was arguing with another subject. No injuries or arrests were reported.

Just before 7:30, Police became involved in a vehicle pursuit on 6th Street in Lawrence. It was unclear exactly why the officers chose to pursue the vehicle. Officers pursued a dark colored Chevrolet Impala westbound from near 6th and Iowa Streets to 6th and Stoneridge Drive where the vehicle turned south. The vehicle then turned around and went back to 6th Street, this time going eastbound. Officers reported speeds throughout the chase of 40 miles per hour or less. The vehicle reportedly ran a number of traffic signals. Officers were able to get in front of the vehicle and throw spike strips. The spike strips deflated three of the vehicles tires. Officers attempted to box the vehicle in at one point, which only led the driver to drive off of the roadway and across a sidewalk. The driver was eventually taken into custody at 7:47. It was unclear where the final stop actually occurred. One officer reported near the McDonalds at 6th and Wakarusa, while another Officer reported near 6th and Kasold. One of those locations was likely the site of where the driver was seen tossing what was believed to be beer bottles from the vehicle. No injuries were reported and as of this post, the suspect has not been booked into the Douglas County Jail.

If you follow Operation 100 News on Twitter, you surely noticed it was also a very busy morning for firefighters throughout Johnson County. Seven departments worked a fire on the roof of an 11 story office building shortly after 1 o'clock, link. One person was killed and another critically injured in a rollover accident, link. And Shawnee Firefighters responded on an apartment building fire, link.

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 2nd Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

After very quiet Sunday and Monday morning's, there was a little bit more activity this morning.

Police responded on a domestic disturbance in the 700 block of Arizona Street at 2:44. Just before 3 o'clock, Police were requesting at supervisor respond to the scene after one of the officers at the scene was battered. It was unclear what exactly had occurred but, one female was eventually taken into police custody. As of this report, she remains in the Douglas County Jail, where she is being held without bail. She faces charges of Domestic Battery, Aggravated Battery, and Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer. No injuries were reported.

Officers in Lawrence also responded on domestic disturbance in the 2900 block of University Drive. No arrests or injuries were reported.

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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