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October 3rd Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police conducted four vehicle stops this morning. The Kansas Highway Patrol and Douglas County Sheriff's Office each recorded DWI arrests. The Highway Patrol arrested a female in the 600 block of Massachusetts Street around 2:30. That woman faces charges of DWI and Refusing a Test. The Sheriff's Office arrested a male at 31st Street and Haskell Avenue, shortly before 3 o'clock. He faces a DWI charge.

Officers responded on one Domestic Disturbance at 2:51 in the 500 block of Florida Street. One person was arrested and faces a charge of Criminal Damage to Property. No injuries were reported.

At 3:41, an officer on patrol reported "interrupting" an auto burglary in the 1700 block of Ohio Street. The suspect, only described as a male in dark clothing, was last seen running eastbound from the area. Four officers searched the area and at last check, had not located the suspect.

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 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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September 29th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police arrived on scene of a single vehicle accident near the intersection of E 15th and Pennsylvania Streets at 1:05 this morning. Officers found that the driver of the vehicle had ran from the crashed mini van. The vehicle was said to be "on its side and on top of a tree." A backseat passenger was found inside the vehicle with serious injuries, she was not believed to have been wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident. LDCFM crews responded and the victim, a "21-year-old female", was transported to the University of Kansas Medical Center, just after 2 a.m., by a LifeStar helicopter. Police located and arrested the vehicle's driver a few hours later. More information on this accident can be found here from Operation 100 News, or here from the Lawrence Journal-World.

Police responded on two reported burglaries this morning. The first was reported at 1:45 in the 700 block of Massachusetts Street. The second was reported in the 1400 block of Lawrence Avenue at 2:15. Very few details were available regarding either incident. No arrests were reported.

At 2:30, Kansas Highway Patrol Troopers requested Medics respond for an injury accident in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70. Medics responded to milemarker 199.5, between the Lecompton and West Lawrence interchanges. Troopers reported two people with injuries. Medics reported one of those injuries to be serious and the other to be minor. One person was transported by medics to Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Lawrence police also responded on two disturbances. No arrests or serious injuries were reported with either of those incidents.

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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September 28th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

At 1:50, Police were called to investigate a disturbance in the 2500 block of Redbud Lane. At least two callers reported hearing a man and woman arguing. Eventually, Officers arrested the male involved. He has been booked into the Douglas County Jail where he faces charges of Domestic Battery and Criminal Restraint. No injuries were reported.

At 1:55, Lawrence Police were called to break up a disturbance near the intersection of 12th and Indiana Streets. One caller reported that there were approximately 20 subjects fighting. Those subjects were said to be coming from inside a nearby business and had also surrounded a vehicle. Officers reported the situation to be stable within three minutes of arriving on the scene. No arrests or injuries were reported.

Lawrence Police also recorded two OUI related arrests. The first was reported at 2:35 in the 300 block of West 14th Street. The subject arrested on that vehicle stop faces charges of OUI, Transporting an Open Container, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

The second arrest was reported at 2:40 in the 2200 block of Bob Billings Parkway. Charges include OUI and Fictitious Tag.

Shortly after 3:30, Lawrence Fire crews were in the area of 23rd Street and Ousdahl Road checking sanitary sewer manholes for the odor of gasoline. Firefighters remained in the area until around 5:30. Crews checked numerous manholes throughout the area and also checked levels inside Schwegler School, 2201 Ousdahl. Those crews reported readings at a few locations, nothing was found inside the school building. No other information was immediately available. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that crews were also called to this area around 11 a.m. Thursday morning after a plumber working in the area reported a gasoline odor while working on a home in the area.

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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September 27th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

At 1:52, Lawrence Police were called to the 1300 block of Louisiana Street for a female reporting that she had been "pushed to the ground" by a group of men. The alleged suspects were reported to have fled in a vehicle, and the victim was able to tell dispatchers the license number of that vehicle. Officers reported locating that suspect vehicle, with a matching license plate, about three minutes later at 23rd and Massachusetts Streets. It was not clear if the female knew the men or if it was a random act. No injuries were reported and as of this report, no arrests have been recorded.

Just after 2 a.m., Douglas County Deputies reported a vehicle stop in the 2500 block of W 6th Street in Lawrence. Deputies arrested the driver, who now faces a DWI charge.

Officers responded on another reported battery in the 1300 block of Kentucky Street at 2:58 a.m.. Again, no injuries were reported .

At 4:40, Police responded with Fire Medical a medical emergency in the 1600 block of Haskell Avenue. While on scene, officers learned that the subject had two municipal warrants for his arrest. The subject was transported to LMH by medics. Douglas County Booking records show that the subject was arrested about 20 minutes after the medical emergency call was dispatched. Records also show that the subject has made bail this morning.

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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September 26th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police conducted four vehicle stops this morning. One of those resulting in an OUI related arrest.

Officers also responded on two reported burglaries. The first was reported in the 1700 block of Mississippi Street at 5:36, and the second at 5:42 in the 1700 block of Ohio Street. The Mississippi Street incident was initially reported as an auto burglary. Very limited information was available related to either incident.

Police handled one domestic disturbance in the 2500 block of Redbud Lane at 6 a.m.. No injuries or arrests were reported.

At 6:50 a.m. a Kansas Turnpike Authority Trooper reported an accident near the south toll plaza for Interstate 70 and K-10. That trooper initially reported three people with minor injuries. Two medic units were dispatched to the scene from Lawrence. Medics arrived and requested Lawrence Fire to respond with their Rescue rig for an extrication of one subject. Medics gave a triage with one critical, one serious, and one minor injury. A LifeStar Helicopter was dispatched and landed near the toll plaza, temporarily blocking traffic on K-10. The person with critical injuries was transported, by LifeStar, to Stormont Vail in Topeka. The person with serious injuries was transported by Lawrence Medics to KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. More on this accident can be found here from the Lawrence Journal-World, with new details as they become available.

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

Another very calm morning for Police and Fire Medical in Douglas County.

Lawrence Police were called out on one disturbance this morning, just after 2 a.m.. That disturbance was reported to be domestic related. No injuries or arrests were reported.

Officers also conducted several vehicle stops, again no arrests were reported.

At 4:58, Police were dispatched to the 200 block of McDonald Drive on a report of suspicious activity or possible auto burglaries. A caller reported a subject wearing a dark hoodie and blue jeans trying to get into a vehicle. No arrests were reported.

At 6:53, Police and Fire Medical were called to the 2800 block of Iowa Street for a possible structure fire. A caller reported a fire in the area of the Laird Noller Hyundai. Police initially dispatched it as a car fire near a building and Fire Medical was dispatched on a possible structure fire. After further questioning by dispatchers, the caller said it was a "pit fire" near the northeast corner of the Laird Noller building. Police arrived to find a subject nearby starting a barbecue grill. Firefighters also checked the area and were unable to locate anything other than the grill. Fire Medical made contact with the people near the grill, who reported having no problems. All units were clear of the call, with nothing found, by 7:05.

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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September 24th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

A fairly calm morning in Douglas County.

Police in Lawrence conducted four vehicle stops and responded on three disturbances.

One of those disturbances, said to be domestic, occurred around 4:30 this morning. Two people were arrested at that address, one on an outstanding Failure to Appear warrant and the other faces charges of Battery and Disorderly Conduct.

None of this morning's activity was reported to have involved any serious injuries.

Also today, KU Alumni and the current president in the Republic of Colombia will be participating in an event at the Dole Institute. More information on this visit and the award can be found here from Operation 100 News or here from 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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September 23rd Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

At 2:33, Lawrence Police were called to the 500 block of W 12th Street after a driver reported striking a parked vehicle. Police arrived and eventually determined the driver to be intoxicated. The male driver was arrested on charges of Careless Driving and OUI.

At 4:16, Police were called to an address in the 1800 block of Indiana Street after a caller reported someone attempting to enter the address through a backdoor. The suspect was only described as being dressed in dark clothing. That person was last seen on northbound on foot, about five minutes earlier. About two minutes later, an officer checking the area reported a male in all black on a bicycle in the 1900 block of Louisiana Street. It was unclear if the man on the bicycle had anything to do with the Indiana Street call or was unrelated.

Lawrence Police responded on a total of four disturbance calls this morning. None were reported to have involved the use of any weapons. Officers on scene of one disturbance did request a supervisor to respond to the scene at 4:34. A man could be heard yelling in the background of the radio transmission, other then that it was unclear the reason a supervisor was requested to the scene.

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

At 1:52, Lawrence Police were called to the area of W 6th Street and George Williams Way after a caller reported he had rolled his SUV. That caller told emergency dispatchers that he was not injured but, his SUV was leaking something, possibly gasoline. Several officers and one fire unit responded to the area where they located the man and his SUV in a parking lot in the 5700 block of W 6th Street. The fire crew reported that the SUV was on its top. After administering field sobriety tests, officers determined that the man was intoxicated and he was arrested on a OUI charge.

At 3:40, Police were called to the 1600 block of Tennessee Street on a report of fireworks in the area. It was unclear if officers caught up with those responsible for the fireworks show or not.

Around 4:30, Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to the area of Tee Pee Junction to check for an erratic driver. A caller to 911 reported that an oncoming vehicle had swerved into his lane and forced him off of the roadway. That caller then turned around and followed that vehicle while calling 911. The vehicle drove into North Lawrence where LPD was able to catch up with both the suspect and victim. As of this report, it does not appear anyone has been arrested related to the incident. No injuries were reported.

At 5:04, a Police officer reported finding smoke coming from the playground wood chips at Pickney School, 810 W 6th Street. The officer requested one fire unit to respond to extinguish the "glowing embers". Other than some burnt wood chips, no damage was reported to the playground equipment.

Law Enforcement throughout the county recorded five OUI/DWI related arrests. One of the vehicle stops came after a Lawrence officer reported a vehicle traveling in excess of 80 miles per hour, eastbound on 23rd Street and continued eastbound onto K-10. A short time later, a Eudora officer spotted the same vehicle traveling in excess of 104 miles per hour. The Eudora officer was able to catch up with and stop the vehicle. That driver was arrested and faces charges of OUI, Reckless Driving, and No Insurance.

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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