Archive for Wednesday, November 28, 2001

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November 28, 2001

Tonganoxie police
A three-vehicle accident occurred shortly before noon last Wednesday in a parking lot at Tonganoxie High School. According to police reports, Ashley Mitchell, 17, Tonganoxie, was driving a 1996 Nissan that struck the rear of a 1996 Dodge Neon driven by Cassidy Coffin, 17, McLouth, that then struck the rear of a 1979 Ford pickup driven by Travis Place, 17, Lawrence. None of the drivers was injured.

Tonganoxie City Fire Department
Firefighters assisted Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Services with these medical emergencies:
At 4:40 p.m. Nov. 19 to the 24000 block of Haigwood Road.
At 6:58 p.m. Nov. 20 to the 600 block of East Fifth Street.
At 1 p.m. Thursday to the 25500 block of State Avenue.
At 7:30 p.m. Thursday to the 100 block of North Main.
At 6:44 p.m. Friday to the 26100 block of DeHoff Drive.
At 10:11 a.m. Sunday to the 200 block of East Washington.
At 6:56 p.m. Sunday to the 100 block of East 12th.
At 5:53 p.m. Monday to the 600 block of Church.

Leavenworth County Sheriff
An Easton resident reported to sheriff's officers on Nov. 10 that a former tenant took an antique chair when they moved out of her rental house.
A resident in the 15700 block of 227th Street, McLouth, reported the Nov. 14 theft of 13 chickens. The foul were reportedly stolen while the resident was away getting a flu shot.
A deer fled from the road after being struck by a vehicle driven by Marilyn Weaver, 28, Leavenworth. The vehicle was northbound on County Road 5 at 1:35 a.m. Nov. 16 when it struck the deer.
At 5:45 p.m., Nov. 16, a vehicle driven by Kimberly Bochman, 38, Leavenworth, struck a deer on Kansas Highway 92, one miles west of 175th Street. Damage was estimated at more than $500.
Randy Lacy, 36, Tonganoxie, reported to sheriff's officers that a vehicle he was driving at 7:15 p.m. Nov. 16 struck and killed a deer. Lacy was northbound on U.S. Highway 24-40 near milepost 198.
A deer was struck by a vehicle at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 by a vehicle driven by Donna Hull, 51, Tucson, Ariz., who was traveling west on U.S. Highway 24-40 about two miles southwest of Tonganoxie. Damage was estimated at more than $500.
Michael Born, 35, Parkville, Mo., reported to sheriff's officers that a vehicle he was driving struck and killed a deer on Nov. 17. The vehicle was eastbound on U.S. Highway 24-40, just east of County Road 2.
A deer was struck and killed at 1:40 a.m., Nov. 17 on Kansas Highway 32, one mile west of County Road 2. The driver of the vehicle, Nathan Howard, Linwood, was westbound on K-32. The vehicle sustained damaged to the front end and had to be towed away.
An Independence, Mo., man, George Shields Jr., 42, received head and back injuries when he was thrown forward from a mini trac-hoc vehicle. The accident occurred Nov. 17 at 16547 158th St., Bonner Springs. He was taken by helicopter ambulance to the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., where he was treated and released.
A deer was struck east of 178th Street on Evans Road at 5:45 p.m. Nov. 17 by a vehicle driven by Karen Redford, 52, Tonganoxie.
Dennis Carmine, 51, Tonganoxie, reported that at 6:15 p.m. Nov. 17, a vehicle he was driving on County Road 4, 0.5 of a mile west of 238th Street struck and killed a deer. Damage was estimated at more than $500.
Michael Mullen, 26, Fort Riley, reported that at 6 a.m. Nov. 18, his vehicle struck an animal that he thought was a raccoon on U.S. Highway 24-40, 0.1 of a mile east of 174th Street.
A McLouth driver, Brandon Harsh, 19, reported that as he was driving west on U.S. Highway 24-40 near Tonganoxie Creek at 8:20 p.m. Nov. 18, his vehicle struck a deer. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $600.
Anna Breuer, 70, Basehor, reported to sheriff's officers that she was driving east on Leavenworth Road approximately 0.2 of a mile west of U.S. Highway 73 at 10 a.m. Nov. 19, when a deer crossed the road, hitting the driver's side of the car. Damage was estimated at more than $500.
Leavenworth County sheriff's officers have determined that a 19-year-old McLouth man died as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The man's body was discovered about 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19 in a wooded area northwest of Tonganoxie.
A vehicle driven east on Kansas Highway 32 near 246th Street by Michael Winslow, 46, Lawrence, struck a deer at 8:50 a.m. Nov. 20.
Glenna Kirkman, 33, Linwood, reported that her brakes failed when she was approaching a stop sign at Kansas Highway 32 as she was driving north on 170th Street. Her vehicle slid across the highway and into a ditch in the accident, which occurred about 8:15 p.m. Nov. 20.
A Tonganoxie man reported to sheriff's officers that he was awakened by a noise about 1:50 a.m. Thursday at his home in the 23000 block of Hatchell Road. The man said three men were standing in his front doorway and left his property in a red car.
Shawn L. Timm, 28, Tonganoxie, was driving east on Kansas Highway 32 when she struck a deer at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Jennifer Anton, 16, Tonganoxie, struck a deer as she was driving north on U.S. Highway 24-40 about seven miles south of Tonganoxie. The accident occurred about 7:40 p.m. Friday.
Thomas C. Sims, Leavenworth, was traveling east on Leavenworth County Road 5, a half-mile east of 187th Street, when he lost control of his vehicle after passing another vehicle. Sims' vehicle went into a ditch, through a fence and struck a tree. He was taken by Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service to St. John Hospital in Leavenworth, where he was listed in fair condition on Tuesday. The accident occurred about 6:10 p.m. Monday.
Jeff L. Snyder, 22, Leavenworth, was driving south on Leavenworth County Road 5, about 0.1 of a mile north of Parallel Road when his vehicle struck a deer. The accident occurred at 11 a.m. Nov. 11.
A Kansas City, Kan., man reported to sheriff's officers that he had parked his 1990 Chevy Suburban just south of 19962 199th Street and left it to deer hunt about 6:30 p.m. last Wednesday and it was gone when he returned about two hours later.

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