Archive for Wednesday, August 2, 2000

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August 2, 2000

Leavenworth County Sheriff
A vehicle driven by Kenneth Speer, 51, Horton, was traveling south on U.S. Highway 73 about 5:30 a.m. July 25 when it hit and killed a deer. His vehicle sustained more than $500 damage, reports said.

A vehicle driven by Ray Welge III, DeSoto, swerved to avoid hitting a deer just south of Kansas Highway 32 on Leavenworth County Road 26 about 4 a.m. last Wednesday. Welge's vehicle went off the road and struck an embankment. He was not injured, but his vehicle sustained over $500 damage, sheriff's reports said.

A vehicle driven by Albert King, 15, Linwood, was traveling west on County Road 26 about 10 a.m. Thursday when it went off the side of the road. King corrected and veered into the westbound lane. The vehicle then over-corrected, went out of control, veered into a ditch, overturned and came to rest on its top. Damage was more than $500. King was taken to DeSoto Family Practice by a personal vehicle, reports said.

Charlotte Smith, 72, Leavenworth, was driving east on Kansas Highway 92 about 10:50 a.m. Thursday when she lost control of her vehicle on a curve and left the road. The vehicle sustained about $500 worth of damages. Smith refused medical treatment.

A vehicle driven east by Mary Cloud, 49, Linwood, on Kansas Highway 32 about 7:55 p.m. last Thursday collided head-on with a westbound vehicle driven by Mary Rembold, 36, Linwood. Cloud and passenger, Cody Cloud, 11, Linwood, were taken by EMS to Lawrence Memorial Hospital for treatment, reports said.

A 38-year-old man was taken to Kansas University Medical Center by Life Net helicopter about 8 a.m. Friday after falling from an 8-foot roof in Basehor. Mike Richardson, 38, Leavenworth, was working on a roof in the 15000 block of Cedar Lane, Basehor, when he fell head-first onto concrete. Richardson remained at the medical center until Monday, reports said.

The front window of the Linwood Cafe, 314 Main, Linwood, was broken between midnight and 5 a.m. Monday. Damage was estimated $100, sheriff's reports said.

Tonganoxie Police
A Tonganoxie juvenile was detained on charges of possession of marijuana following a traffic stop about 7:30 p.m. Sunday by Tonganoxie Police on Kansas Highway 16. The youth was released but will have to appear in district court, according to police reports. No court date has been set.

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