Archive for Wednesday, March 14, 2001

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March 14, 2001

Leavenworth County District Court

A trial has been set for Oct. 29 in Leavenworth County District Court in a lawsuit that a Tonganoxie woman has filed against the city. In her suit, Patricia Anton is seeking more than $75,000 from the city because she broke her right foot after stepping in a pothole near Tonganoxie Elementary School. The accident occurred on Jan. 27, 1999. Judge David King has set aside three days for the trial in front of a 12-person jury.

Leavenworth County Sheriff

Oliver Green, 58, Kansas City, Kan., was traveling south on Kansas Highway 7, south of Lansing on Friday, when his van hit and killed a horse that ran onto the road. The impact caused the van to go off the road. Green was taken by life flight helicopter to the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., where he was listed in fair condition Tuesday afternoon. Passengers Mary Green, 79, Marjorie Green, 53, and Courtney Green, 23, all from Kansas City, Kan., were taken to Providence Medical Center where they were treated and released. The Greens were not wearing seatbelts. The owner of the horse, a man who lives in the 23000 block of 139th Street, speculated that the horse was loose because a gate was left open after maintenance workers checked a cellular tower.

Bobby McCann, 30, Tonganoxie, was traveling west on Kansas Highway 16 about 8:30 p.m. Friday when a deer ran into the right side of the vehicle. Damage was more than $500.

Billy McKinsey, 34, Tonganoxie, remained in serious condition Tuesday afternoon at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., where he was taken by helicopter a one-vehicle accident at U.S. Highway 24-40 and 198th Street. McKinsey's vehicle overturned about 1:30 a.m. Thursday in the median.

Elva Davis Musick, 53, Leavenworth, was traveling on Leavenworth County Road 5, west of Hollingsworth Road, about 6 a.m. Tuesday when her vehicle hit a deer. damage.

On Monday, someone stole $1,523 worth of items from a residence in the 22400 block of George Road, Tonganoxie. Video equipment, games, an RCA DSS receiver and $6 in pennies were taken.

Tonganoxie Police

James Ricley, 27, Oskaloosa, was traveling west on U.S. Highway 24-40 in Tonganoxie about 11 a.m. Sunday when Vida Mohan, 44, Easton, pulled into the right lane and clipped Ricley's vehicle. There were no injuries.

Eugene Melvin, 37, Leavenworth, was traveling north on U.S. Highway 24-40, through the 24-40 and Kansas Highway 16 intersection, and hit April Schultz, 18, Tonganoxie. Both drivers claimed the light was green. There were no injuries.

A vehicle parked near 12th and Pleasant streets was broken into on March 6, and stereo equipment was taken.

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