Leavenworth County Sheriff
A vehicle driven by Dennis Reed, 52, Lawrence, struck and killed a deer at midnight Saturday while traveling south on U.S. Highway 24-40, according to Deputy Rod Shubert of the Leavenworth County Sheriff's Department. The incident caused more than $500 damage to his vehicle.
A vehicle driven by Rachel Walker, 17, Tonganoxie, last Wednesday morning slid off snow-packed Metro Avenue, southeast of Tonganoxie. The vehicle crossed the road and ended up in the north ditch, according to Deputy Juan Terlaje.
Liquor and cigars, valued at $1,533, were stolen during a break-in about 3 a.m. last Wednesday at Stout Auction Services in Linwood, according to Deputy Rod Shubert. Approximately $1533 was lost in the theft.
A 17-year-old Leavenworth youth injured in an accident two weeks ago has been moved out of the Intensive Care Unit at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., and is in stable condition. Trevor Messinger was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Steve Perrin, 17, also of Leavenworth, when the accident occurred Dec. 6 on Leavenworth County Road 5, about a quarter-mile south of 199th Street. Perrin was treated at St. John Hospital and released.
A two-vehicle accident occurred about 3:35 p.m. last Wednesday west of the intersection of U.S. 24-40 Highway and Village Terrace. No one was injured. Police reported that a 1987 Chevrolet pickup driven by Daniel P. Balcom, 39, Grandview, Mo., collided with a 1993 GMC Suburban driven by James E. Ferrell, 58, Leavenworth. The accident occurred as the vehicles were turning from private drives onto the highway.
A two-vehicle accident occurred about 8:20 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Fourth and Pleasant streets. No one was injured. Police reported that a 1992 Chevrolet driven by William A. Folsom, 19, Tonganoxie, headed east on Fourth Street, started to turn south on Pleasant, and then backed up into a 1991 Plymouth driven by Debra Kessinger, 45, Tonganoxie.
Employees at Petro Pantry, 327 West St., reported that a motorist drove off after filling a vehicle with $26 worth of fuel about 11 a.m. Friday.