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December 24th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire Medical wrap up

Around 12:10 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to respond on two automatic fire alarms in an area from near 14th and Alumni Place, north to the 1200 block of Oread Avenue.

As firefighters were responding on those alarms, Lawrence Police were called to the 1500 block of Tennessee Street for a vehicle versus utility pole accident. Firefighters were also called to this scene after receiving a report that the vehicle was catching fire. Police reported that the vehicle was not on fire, only steam but, requested that firefighters continue to check the utility pole. Firefighters arrived to report one vehicle with heavy damage. The driver was not injured. Firefighters reported a fuse on the utility pole had tripped, likely causing the automatic fire alarms to trip in the area. Police arrested the driver, who now faces charges of OUI, No Insurance and Driving without a valid driver's license.

Westar Energy's website only showed one customer without electricity in the area. That service was restored about an hour later.

Just before 2:20 a.m., Douglas County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to the 800 block of N 900 Road, south of Clinton Lake, after dispatchers received a report of eight or nine gunshots heard. The caller believed the shots came from the area to the west. Deputies did not report locating anything in that 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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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.

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 10th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire Medical wrap up

At 1:24 a.m., Lawrence Police and Fire crews were called to 1407 W. 7th Street, Hawks Pointe Apartment Homes. One caller reported "sees smoke and flames from a camera." That person told dispatchers that they were not able to exit the south bedroom. Police arrived and quickly confirmed that the caller had escaped the building through a window. Officers also confirmed there was a working fire in the first floor apartment. Arriving fire crews arrived to report nothing showing from the exterior of the three story building. Further investigation led firefighters to the fire. A second alarm was ordered to respond to the scene at 1:32 a.m.. The incident was reported to be "all clear and under control" at 1:46 a.m.. Medics checked on one person at the scene. There were no reports of serious injuries and medics did not report transporting anyone away from the scene.

Police were called to an address in the 3400 block of Aldrich Street on a report of an attempted burglary. The resident told dispatchers that a subject was attempting to open windows and a door on the town home. Apparently turning on an outdoor light was enough to spook the would be burglar off. Police reported the suspect was only described as a "subject dressed in all black." No reports of damage or anything missing.

At 7 a.m., Police and Fire Medical crews were called to the intersection of E. 23rd Street and Harper Street on a report of an injury accident. Police arrived about a minute after being dispatched and minor injuries. Fire Medical crews reported two vehicles involved and three people with minor injuries. Medics did not report transporting anyone from that 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 2nd Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police were kept busy this morning responding on reports of explosions and gunshots. The first report was at 3 a.m., with a caller in the 1100 block of Mississippi Street reporting what she believed to have been a single gunshot in the area of Memorial Stadium. LPD and KUPD both checked the area, and did not report locating anything suspicious in the area. The KUPD officer believed that the sound was a "metal lid being slammed" somewhere nearby.

At 3:02 Lawrence officers were called to an address in the 1100 block of West Hills Terrace for an intoxicated subject who had helped himself into an address. A male resident at the address "escorted" the intoxicated man outside. The man then tried a different door and Police were called. Police arrived and eventually sent the man on his way with a trespassing warning.

At 3:56 Police were called to check on a report of fireworks in the area of W. 19th Street and Stewart Avenue.

Police responded on multiple reports of an explosion heard in the area of 2300 W 26th Street at 4:06 a.m.. Fire Medical crews were dispatched to the area on a possible structure fire at the same time. Police determined that a "homemade explosive device was detonated" in the parking lot. There were no reports of any damage to vehicles or structures in the area.

Officers were called back to the area of the 2000 block of Stewart Avenue at 4:12 and another report of the same thing in the 800 block of Missouri Street at 4:19.

At 4:45 a.m., Police were called to investigate a trespassing complaint in the 1800 block of Haskell Avenue. One person was arrested and now faces a Criminal Trespass charge.

No injuries were reported in any of this morning's activity in Lawrence.

Authorities in Leavenworth County are investigating a head-on collision this morning on U.S. Highway 24-40, south of Tonganoxie. More on this accident 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 14th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire Medical wrap up

At 2:49 this morning, an officer in the 1700 block of W 24th Street reported he would be making contact with a subject who was burglarizing a vehicle in a parking lot. The man has been booked into the county jail where he faces a charge of Burglary to a Vehicle and Theft of Property.

Police responded on two disturbances and one non-injury accident. No serious injuries or arrests were reported.

The rest of this morning was fairly. Fire Medical responded on three medical emergencies.

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 7th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police were called to the intersection of 23rd Street and Massachusetts Street at 3:49 for a single vehicle accident. The vehicle reportedly struck a utility pole in the area. Police confirmed no one was injured and there was no need for Fire Medical crews to respond to the scene. Officers did report that there appeared to be a power outage in the area.

At 3:52 a.m., Police were called to an address in the 2200 block of Harper on a possible aggravated burglary. A caller reported that he believed someone had entered his home through a backdoor. The subject didn't stick around and left through the same door. The caller told Dispatchers that he, the resident, had armed himself with a knife and was in a bedroom with one of his two children. Four officers checked the area and did not report locating anyone in the area. It sounded as though Officers believe the resident heard the car accident and thought it was someone inside his home.

The power outage knocked power out for 1,270 customers at its peak, at 5:30 this morning. Service was restored to all customers shortly after 6 a.m.. A map of the outages and a few other details regarding the outage can be found here from a report filed this morning by Operation 100 News.

At 4:57 a.m., Police and Fire Medical crews were called to 1018 W 24th Street on a report of a fire in the laundry room. Eight officers responded to the area of the call. The first arriving officer reported heavy smoke from the building, which was keeping him from being able to safely enter. Fire crews quickly located and extinguished a fire in the basement of the building. The area of the fire was secured with fire line tape until an investigator could arrive. There was no immediate word whether or not this fire was accidental or possibly another suspected arson. No injuries were reported.

In case you missed it from earlier this week, Lawrence Fire Medical is seeking information from the public regarding several suspicious fires in occupied apartment buildings. That report can be found here.

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

Nothing too out of the ordinary this morning being the morning after Halloween.

Lawrence Police conducted three vehicle stops, each one resulting in arrests.

The first was reported in the 600 block of Massachusetts Street at 2:20. A man was arrested after officers administered field sobriety tests.

Next was a stop in the 1800 block of E 23rd Street at 2:51. A 19-year-old man was arrested after being found in possession of alcohol and OUI.

Third was a vehicle stop in the 500 block of Massachusetts Street at 2:55. The male driver was arrested after officers administered field sobriety tests.

Police also investigated at least three disturbances and one non-injury accident. No serious injuries were reported in any of this morning's 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 31st Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Firefighters were kept busy this morning in Lawrence.

Just after 3, Fire Medical crews were called to investigate a fire alarm sounding at McCollum Hall, 1800 Engel Road on Daisy Hill. KUPD reported "heavy smoke" on the 9th floor with alarms sounding. Fire crews reported nothing visible from the exterior of the 10-story building upon their arrival. After firefighters reported a "light haze" on the top five floors of the building, sixth and above. Incident command requested a second alarm response ordered at 3:17 a.m., for additional crews. A Medic crew making access to the upper floors of the building reported locating a "burned heater" in the center stairwell on the 6th floor at 3:31 a.m.. By 3:40 a.m., crews were confirming that the source of the haze was the "overheated heater unit" in the 6th floor stairwell. Fire crews began monitoring Carbon Monoxide levels in the building and ventilating the haze before allowing residents to return to their rooms. All residents were allowed to return to their rooms around 4:30 a.m.. There were no reports of injuries and no serious damage to the building.

At 6:19, One fire unit was dispatched to the 1600 block of Tennessee Street to investigating a smoke odor in the area. That unit reported a "visible haze" in the area and after searching the area, located a small campfire in a backyard.

At 6:20, Lawrence Fire crews were dispatched on a possible structure fire in the 2300 block of Ridge Court. Two people had called 911 reporting smoke detectors sounding with no visible smoke or fire. Initially only one fire unit was dispatched but, at the request of a responding Division Chief, the response was upgraded to a full structure fire alarm. One unit continued to the scene with an emergency response, while all others responded non-emergency. The first unit to arrive reported nothing visible from the three story apartment building. After about three minutes that crew reported an obvious "burnt food odor". All other units were allowed to clear from the call at 6:31 after the fire alarm was reset.

Lawrence Police conducted several vehicle stops this morning, one resulting in a DWI arrest.

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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