Archive for Wednesday, June 20, 2001

The Record

June 20, 2001

Leavenworth County District Court

A 25-year-old Easton man's preliminary hearing is set for 10 a.m. today in connection with a shooting last month. Steven E. Trader faces charges of aggravated battery, domestic battery and criminal restraint.

Leavenworth County Sheriff

Four people were injured last Wednesday in a two-car accident at the intersection of Donahoo Road and Kansas Highway 16. According to sheriff's reports, Edward Hoegler, 85, Kansas City, Kan., was traveling east on Donahoo when he failed to stop at K-16 Highway. A car driven south on K-16 by Diane Dillman, 19, McLouth, collided with Hoegler's vehicle, striking the front driver's side of Hoegler's car. Hoegler and Dillman were taken to Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., where they were treated and released. A 15-year-old passenger in Dillman's car, Karen Dillman, McLouth, was taken by LifeStar helicopter to the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City Kan., where she is listed in fair condition.

A vehicle driven by Charles Ready, 45, Tonganoxie, struck and killed a deer about 5:10 p.m. Thursday as he was traveling east on U.S. Highway 24-40 about two miles east of Tonganoxie. Ready was not injured.

A four-wheel all-terrain vehicle was taken Wednesday or Thursday from a shed in the 16600 block of New Lawrence Road.

Patricia J. Hord, 50, Atchison, was driving north on 195th Street, just north of Lecompton Road about 9:30 a.m. Saturday when a tire blew out on her vehicle and it slid into the ditch. No injuries were reported.

On June 8, Leavenworth County Sheriff's officers arrested a 20-year-old Tonganoxie man on drug charges after executing a search warrant on his vehicle. The vehicle had been stopped by officers in Tonganoxie near the high school on U.S. Highway 24-40. Major Dave Zoellner, Leavenworth County undersheriff, said the search turned up about 17 grams of what is believed to be cocaine, as well as about 11 grams of what is believed to be marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. The man, who was transported to the Leavenworth County Jail, has been released on a $15,000 bond.

Three Tonganoxie residents were taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital following a two-vehicle accident about 3:30 p.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 24-40, north of Loring Road. Tanna M. Innis, 43, was driving north on the highway when she slowed for another vehicle that was turning. A vehicle driven by Rebecca A. Dyer, 19, hit the back of Innis' vehicle. Innis, Dyer and Jake M. Gibbons, 21, a passenger in Dyer's vehicle, were treated and released from LMH on Sunday. Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office, Reno Township Fire Department and Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service responded to the accident.

Tonganoxie police

A semi-trailer parked in the 300 block of Ridge was broken into late Friday or early Saturday. Several items, including tools and antiques, were taken, police said.

A purse was stolen last Wednesday night from a vehicle at Chieftain Park, and a wallet was taken from a purse as a woman was shopping about 1:15 p.m. Monday at B&J Country Mart.

A resident in the 600 block of River Street reported that people attending a nearby party Sunday night slashed tires on a car and vandalized property.

A local man reported that $5,000 in cash was missing from his home in the 500 block of Church.

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