Archive for Wednesday, February 13, 2002

The Record:Feb. 13, 2002

February 13, 2002

Tonganoxie Police

A break-in occurred between 10:30 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 a.m. Friday at the agriculture mobile classroom at Tonganoxie High School. Police said about $50 in currency was missing. Entry to the classroom was gained by forcing open a door. The break-in is under investigation.

Officials at Tonganoxie Public Library, Third and Bury streets, reported that five boards in a fence surrounding an air-conditioning unit were damaged between 1 p.m. Saturday and 11:50 a.m. Sunday.

Judy Rodina, 45, Basehor, was traveling on U.S. Highway 24-40, just east of Laming Road about 11:15 p.m. Thursday when she struck a dog, causing damage to the front of her vehicle.

Tonganoxie City Fire Department

Firefighters assisted Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service at 2 a.m. Thursday in the 21300 block of Evans Road; at 6:10 p.m. Thursday in the 900 block of Shawnee; and at 10:33 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of Elmwood Court.

Firefighters were called at 3:25 p.m. Saturday to the site of an injury accident at the intersection of Leavenworth County Road 1 and U.S. Highway 24-40.

Firefighters were called at 8:20 p.m. Monday to a report of a possible structure fire in the 1100 block of Bury. Firefighters said food in an oven had caught fire. They removed smoke from the home.

Leavenworth County Sheriff

Robert L. Logan, 72, 17194 Springdale Rd., was traveling east on Kansas Highway 5 about 0.25 of a mile north of Marxen Road when his vehicle struck and killed a deer. No injuries were reported in the accident, which occurred about 9:40 a.m. Feb. 5, but Logan's vehicle received an estimated $1,000 damage, reports said.

Leo Hattok, 62, Basehor, was driving east on 4-H Road, west of DeSoto Road, about 6:30 a.m. Thursday when his vehicle struck and killed a deer. Hattok was not injured.

Brenda Nooner, 36, Leavenworth, was driving on Leavenworth County Road 14, just south of Fort Riley Road, about 6:45 p.m. last Wednesday when her vehicle struck a deer. No injuries were reported.

Megan N. Blevins, 17, Easton, was driving at 8:05 a.m. Friday east on Kansas Highway 192 when her vehicle struck a patch of black ice. It spun off the road, hit a pile of rocks, became airborne, struck an embankment, became airborne a second time, struck a second embankment and rolled down an embankment. Blevins, who was partially ejected through the rear window, was treated at Cushing Memorial Hospital, Leavenworth, for injuries. Her vehicle was a total loss.

Wayne M. Rich, 47, Leavenworth, was driving down a muddy private drive in the 16600 block of Michaels Road about 8:30 a.m. Sunday when his vehicle slid off the road and hit a tree. Rich was not injured.

The theft of a class ring from Pleasant Ridge High School in Easton was reported Friday to sheriff's officers. The ring, valued at $380, apparently was taken from a locker.

Kelly M. Scheller, Leavenworth, struck a deer about 7:45 p.m. Sunday on Kansas Highway 92 north of Lecompton Road.

Daniel W. Whitmore, 64, Lawrence, lost control of his vehicle about 6:30 a.m. Friday on frost on U.S. Highway 24-40 about eight miles east of Tonganoxie. Whitmore's vehicle struck a rock embankment. He was taken to Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., where he was treated and released.

William J. Calone III, 16, Leavenworth, was driving east on Leavenworth County Road 10, just west of County Road 28, when his vehicle lost traction and slid into a ditch and then struck a tree. The accident occurred at 7:05 a.m. Friday. Calone was not injured.

Fairmount Township Fire Chief Jeffrey H. Theno, 39, Basehor, was driving north on 166th Street about noon Monday on his way to a medical emergency in Basehor when his vehicle collided with another vehicle driven by Phillip V. Thomas, 93, Tonganoxie. Thomas, who was traveling west on U.S. Highway 24-40, was taken by Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service to Lawrence Memorial Hospital, where he was treated and released.

Todd R. Evans, 27, Ozawkie, was traveling east on Leavenworth County Road 10 about 11:15 p.m. Monday when his truck hit a deer. Evans was not injured.

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