Archive for Wednesday, August 1, 2007

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August 1, 2007

Tonganoxie City Fire Department

  • Firefighters responded with Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service at 10:12 a.m. and 4:38 p.m. July 18, 10:22 a.m. July 22, 2 p.m. July 23, 9:37 a.m. and 6:31 p.m. Thursday and 7:34 a.m., 2:11 p.m. and 6:13 p.m. Friday.
  • Firefighters assisted a resident at 10:12 p.m. July 22.
  • At 6:13 p.m. July 23, firefighters responded to Tonganoxie Road and Mitchell with EMS and Stranger Township for a motor-vehicle accident.
  • At 6:48 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, firefighters responded with EMS and Reno Township for an injury traffic accident at U.S. Highway 24-40 and Hemphill.
  • Firefighters responded to an accident cleanup at 6:59 a.m. Saturday at U.S. Highway 24-40 and Main Street.

Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office

  • A 34-year-old Lawrence man discovered his Craftsman riding mower, weed eater and Honda motorcycle were stolen between July 19 and July 22 in the 24000 block of Loring Road. The items were valued at $215.
  • On Thursday, a 35-year-old Basehor man came home to find his 2004 Yerf-Dog go kart missing from the 23000 block of 151st Street. The go kart, which was stored under the deck, was at his home at 11 a.m., when his wife left, but when the man returned at 3 p.m., it was missing. The red-framed go kart was not secured and did not need a key to start. There are no suspects identified. The go kart was valued at $1,200.
  • A traffic stop at U.S. Highway 24-40 and Honey Creek Road resulted in the arrest of a 43-year-old Lawrence woman about 3:50 p.m. Wednesday, July 25. While officers were performing a driver's license check, they discovered the woman had a warrant from Leavenworth County and one from Pettis County, Mo. The woman was taken to Leavenworth County Jail and released to jail staff.
  • About 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, Riley Chadwell, 27, was driving his 1997 Honda Prelude south on U.S. Highway 24-40 near Hemphill Road, when he drifted into the northbound lane, striking an oncoming 2007 Buick Rainer. In the Buick was Ashley Alloway, 20; Allee Smith, 17; and Danielle Lohman, 22, all of Tonganoxie. EMS and the Reno Township Fire Department responded to the scene. Chadwell was taken to the University of Kansas Hospital by air ambulance.
  • At 8:13 a.m. Thursday, Terry Snell, 31, was driving north on Leavenworth County Road 1, north of Loring Road when he encountered a deer. The man swerved to avoid the dear, hitting a guardrail and large rock before stopping on the east shoulder. Snell was not injured in the accident and refused medical treatment. The man was not able to drive the car away and had it towed by Tiger Tow of Bonner Springs.
  • Charles Mosier, 74, struck a street sweeper about 3 p.m. Thursday on 235th Street, south of Keller Road. The McLouth man was heading north in his 2005 Ford Ranger when he came up behind the street sweeper. Mosier told officers that the sweeper, which was cleaning up construction debris, was kicking up a lot of dust and he did not see it until it was too late. Hamm Construction and Asphalt Co., was the owner of the street sweeper and was driven by James Kelly. No injuries were reported.
  • About 11:10 p.m. Thursday, 17-year-old Thomas Shaulis, Tonganoxie, was in an accident at 223rd Street and Leavenworth Road. The youth told officers that he was heading south on 223rd Street and was unfamiliar with the area. He did not notice a sharp curve at Leavenworth Road and drove into the south ditch of the intersection. There was minor damage to the vehicle and no injuries were reported.
  • A 21-year-old Linwood man suspected of aggravated assault and battery was taken to University of Kansas Hospital by air ambulance after being involved in an injury accident while fleeing a scene of the assault before officers arrived. At 6:15 p.m. on Friday, a 23-year-old Linwood woman began arguing with the suspect after the Linwood man kicked in the door to her apartment in the 300 block of Main Street. The suspect then struck the woman in the head, went to his car to obtain a gun, waved the gun around at the woman and threatened to kill her. The report also stated that the suspect threatened to have another woman harm her as well. While heading to the scene of the assault, officers were dispatched to an injury traffic accident where officers found the suspect who had fled the scene. Hospital officials said Tuesday that they could not confirm or deny that the man still was at the hospital.
  • About 9:30 p.m. Friday, JoAnn Roberts, Leavenworth, and her horse were struck by a car driven by Jonathan Lunsford, Leavenworth, on Eisenhower Road about an eighth of a mile west of Tonganoxie Drive. The 38-year-old woman was riding her dark-colored horse east on Eisenhower when Lunsford, 33, who was also heading east, struck her, throwing her off the horse onto the pavement. The horse, after being struck was thrown into the ditch on the south side of the road. Lunsford called 911 and stayed with Roberts until EMS arrived. Roberts was taken to St. Johns Hospital and was then transferred to University of Kansas Hospital by air ambulance for further evaluation. Lunsford, who was wearing his seatbelt, was not injured and officers reported his vehicle would probably be a total loss. The following day, the Leavenworth County Public Works Department arrived at the scene to remove the dead horse. Officers from the Lansing Police Department and members of the District 1 Fire Department also responded to the scene. The accident is still under investigation.
  • An unknown suspect broke into the Linwood Cafe about 8:30 p.m. Saturday and made off with $300 in cash. The suspect broke a window on the east side of the cafe to gain entry. During the burglary the suspect was injured and left drops of blood at the scene. There are no suspects at this time.
  • A 27-year-old Lawrence man was arrested and taken to Leavenworth County Jail for driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with a suspended license at 2:05 a.m. Friday. A Leavenworth County deputy stopped the man at Fourth and Main streets in Linwood. The man's vehicle was turned over to his licensed passenger.
  • At 2:55 a.m. Saturday, a 26-year-old Tonganoxie woman was arrested at U.S. Highway 24-40 and 174th Street. A Leavenworth County deputy made the stop and found the driver to be intoxicated and in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The driver also did not have insurance. The driver was taken to the Leavenworth County jail and her car was towed from the scene.
  • Around 1:50 a.m. on Sunday, a 30-year-old Leavenworth man was stopped on Leavenworth County Road 29 just north Jamison Road for crossing over the center line. The man was not able to provide proof of current insurance and showed numerous signs that he was intoxicated. The man was placed under arrest for DUI. During the search of the person, officers discovered a wooden box in the man's front pants pocket. The box contained a metal pipe and a small amount of what officers suspected to be marijuana. Officers also reported that the pipe smelled like burnt marijuana. Officers transported the man to the Leavenworth County Jail.

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