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August 15th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Not a whole lot activity this morning, other that routine activity for when students have returned to Lawrence. Officers responded on at least four noise complaints.

At 3:57 a.m., Police were called to the area of W 22nd and Ousdahl for a subject who had a cab drive him home but, bailed out before he payed the fare. The cab driver called 911 and followed the man until Police could arrive. Officers caught up with the man about two blocks away, where he was taken into custody for Theft of Services.

At 4:45 a.m., Police were called to a reported disturbance with weapons in the 1600 block of E 21st Terrace. The caller reported that her ex-husband was outside of her house with a baseball bat. Officers arrived quickly and no arrests or injuries 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.

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 14th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

An Officer on patrols in the 900 block of Massachusetts Street reported witnessing a disturbance involving the use of weapons, shortly after 2:40 a.m.. The Officer did not say what the weapon was, as he requested a second unit to respond to his location. The incident seemed to be under control quickly, a total of four officers were added to the call. Two men were taken into police custody during the incident. One of the men faces a charge of Aggravated Assault and a one charge of Disorderly Conduct. The other man also faces a Disorderly Conduct charge, as well as a charge for Possession of a Suspected Fake ID. No injuries were reported in the incident.

Police in Lawrence also investigated two non-injury accidents this morning. The first was reported around 3:40 a.m., in the 1300 block of East 25th Street. The second was reported around 6:50 a.m., in the 600 block of Massachusetts Street.

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

The Lawrence Journal-World published a story yesterday which was first reported in last Thursday's (August 9th) blog post involving gunshots fired inside a residence owned by a former Lawrence police chief. That story can be found here. The original blog post regarding the incident can be found here.

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

Lawrence Police conducted five vehicle stops this morning, one of which resulted in an OUI related arrest. Officers also recorded one arrest related to a domestic disturbance, which occurred around 6:15 a.m..

Officers were called to an address in the 3600 block of Clinton Parkway around 2:50 a.m., on reports of a possible burglary. The caller believed that she was hearing someone inside the address. Officers did not report any signs of forced entry and did not contact anyone, other than the caller, related to the incident.

Police also checked on several noise complaints, mostly loud music complaints.

Lawrence Police also responded on what was initially reported as a non-injury accident near the intersection of 23rd and Harper Streets just after 7:40 a.m.. Once Police arrived on scene they requested Fire/Medical respond for two people with injuries. Officers reported one person with a head laceration and another with minor abdominal pains. Fire/Medical responded and reported a two vehicles with moderate damage. The subject with the head laceration was said to have serious injuries, the other person's injuries were said to be minor.

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

Lawrence Police responded on seven disturbances this morning, six of them were reported to be domestic related. Three arrests were made with charges of Assault, Battery, and Criminal Damage to Property.

Officers also conducted 10 vehicle stops, with four resulting in alcohol related arrests. One stop resulted in an arrest related to possession of marijuana.

Just after 3 a.m., a Douglas County Deputy reported that his vehicle had been struck by another motorist at Baldwin Junction. No injuries 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.

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 10th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

An active morning for Lawrence Police conducting vehicle stops. A total of 12 stops conducted this morning, two resulting in OUI related arrests. The first of the arrests came after the driver was involved in a hit and run accident in the 1400 block of Crestline Drive. Officers caught up with the fleeing driver in the 1900 block of 23rd Street. That driver has been booked into the Douglas County Jail on charges including Failure to Report an Accident, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, and No Insurance.

Officers also investigated a second non-injury accident in the 2500 block of Morningside Drive at 4:40 a.m..

Shortly before 8 a.m., Police were called to an area construction site, after a report of an overnight burglary to a construction trailer. The caller reported someone had forced entry and stolen copper wiring from the work site.

Officers and Animal Control are investigating an incident of possible animal cruelty in the 2600 block of Moundview Drive. A caller reported a subject yelling at a dog and then striking the dog three times. When the caller told the man to stop, he turned and cursed at the witness. Police and Animal Control are currently on scene as of this report.

Douglas County Deputies are also currently investigating an auto burglary that occurred sometime overnight. The caller reported finding their vehicle burglarized and a firearm stolen from inside. No other information is available as of this report.

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 9th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Police in Lawrence responded on two disturbances this morning, both of which were reported to be domestic related. The first was reported just after 2:15 a.m., near the intersection of 6th and Arkansas Streets and resulted in an arrest for Domestic Battery.

The second disturbance was reported just after 2:45 a.m., in the area of Clinton Parkway and Lawrence Avenue. Initially the incident was only a 911 hangup call, when dispatchers called the number back they heard what they believed to possibly be a domestic disturbance. One of the involved people made comments regarding gunshots being fired and then mentioned a possible negative reaction to medication. After about 20 minutes, Officers, with the help of dispatchers, were able to talk both of the involved individuals out of the house. Officers did report recovering a firearm at the scene. One person was transported by Medics to LMH for evaluation. No one was reported to have been shot and there was no information regarding whether or not Police found damage from shots being fired inside the address. More than 10 officers were involved on the incident.

Around 3:30 a.m., Police responded to the 1100 block of New Jersey on reports of a possible prowler. The caller reported an unknown male in the alley looking into residences and vehicles using a flashlight. Officers responded and searched the area. No arrests and no damages were reported.

Officers and Deputies also conducted several vehicle stops, two of which resulted in DWI/OUI related arrests.

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 9th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Police in Lawrence responded on two disturbances this morning, both of which were reported to be domestic related. The first was reported just after 2:15 a.m., near the intersection of 6th and Arkansas Streets and resulted in an arrest for Domestic Battery.

The second disturbance was reported just after 2:45 a.m., in the area of Clinton Parkway and Lawrence Avenue. Initially the incident was only a 911 hangup call, when dispatchers called the number back they heard what they believed to possibly be a domestic disturbance. One of the involved people made comments regarding gunshots being fired and then mentioned a possible negative reaction to medication. After about 20 minutes, Officers, with the help of dispatchers, were able to talk both of the involved individuals out of the house. Officers did report recovering a firearm at the scene. One person was transported by Medics to LMH for evaluation. No one was reported to have been shot and there was no information regarding whether or not Police found damage from shots being fired inside the address. More than 10 officers were involved on the incident.

Around 3:30 a.m., Police responded to the 1100 block of New Jersey on reports of a possible prowler. The caller reported an unknown male in the alley looking into residences and vehicles using a flashlight. Officers responded and searched the area. No arrests and no damages were reported.

Officers and Deputies also conducted several vehicle stops, two of which resulted in DWI/OUI related arrests.

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 8th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police conducted six vehicle stops this morning, one resulting in an OUI related arrest.

Shortly after 3 a.m., Westar began reporting power outages in west Lawrence. By 3:30 a.m., the estimated number of customers without electricity jumped from 350 to 1,889. It was unclear what caused the sudden spike in outages, all in the same general area of town. The number of outages held steady until around 5 a.m., when it went down to 956. Power was said to be restored by 5:30 a.m., to all customers in Douglas County.

Lawrence Police received information on trespassing at an apartment in the 2500 block of Redbud Lane. A resident reported an unknown man at the door who was trying to "get in." The resident reported that the man was possibly intoxicated. No arrests were reported related to the incident.

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

This morning was fairly quiet for the most part in Douglas County.

Police conducted numerous vehicle stops around town.

Activity picked up around 4:20 a.m., after a report of a Burglary in the 1800 block of Illinois Street and then again around 5:30 a.m., when another burglary was reported in the 900 block of Maine Street. On the Maine Street incident, Police reported "pry bar marks" on a backdoor. The suspect was unable to make entry into the address and the resident called Police. There was no description of the suspect in either incident.

None of this morning's activity was said 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 6th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Just before 2 a.m., Police were called to an address in the 3400 block of Morning Dove Circle on a report of two men believed to be looking for vehicles to burglarize. The caller told dispatchers that the men were last seen about eight minutes ago and were walking southbound. They were only described as males dressed in all dark clothing. Police searched the area and were not able to locate any damage or the men.

Lawrence Police conducted six vehicle stops this morning, one resulting in an OUI related arrest.

Officers also received information on trespassing and possible attempted burglary at an address in the 2400 block of Ridge Court just after 7 a.m.. The caller reported finding an unknown male sleeping in the backyard. When the man awoke, he reportedly tried to open the backdoor of the address. The door was locked so the man's attempt to enter was unsuccessful. The man was last seen walking eastbound from the address.

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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