Archive for Wednesday, August 29, 2007

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August 29, 2007

Tonganoxie City Fire Department

  • At 6:22 p.m. Aug. 20, firefighters responded to FasTrax Conoco for a fuel spill.
  • At 10:29 a.m. Aug. 21, firefighters assisted a resident.
  • Firefighters responded at 7:18 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, to the 900 block of Hickory Drive for an activated fire alarm. The call was canceled as firefighters were en route.
  • Firefighters responded with Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service at 10:57 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22.

Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office

  • Around 10 a.m. Sunday Aug. 19, Holly Reed, 16, struck a house with her car in the 400 block of Riley Road in Easton. The Winchester youth was driving south on Fifth Street when she turned to get onto Riley Road. While turning east, Reed struck a Kansas Department of Transportation sign and continued going forward until she hit the residence. Reed's vehicle sustained damage to the right front of the vehicle and to the windshield. The report states that only cosmetic damage was done to the northwest corner of the residence. No one was home at the time of the accident. Reed and the owner of the residence pulled the vehicle away from the house and agreed to wait until a towing company could arrive to take the vehicle.
  • A 17-year-old student of Pleasant Ridge High School made a surprising discovery when he came back to his car at the school's parking lot around 11:45 a.m., Monday, Aug. 20. The Leavenworth youth found the back window had been broken out. The investigation is ongoing.
  • Two neighbors were involved in a dispute concerning their pets around 7:18 p.m. Aug. 20 in the 16000 block of 150th Street. The 43-year-old Bonner Springs woman who called the sheriff's office said her neighbor, a 26-year-old Bonner Springs woman, had threatened to shoot her and her dog. The report states that the dog belonging to the 43-year-old woman allegedly attacked and injured the neighbor's dog a day earlier. A police report was filed. When the neighbor saw the 43-year-old woman with her dog running loose in the yard, the neighbor began yelling. The neighbor denied making any threat against the 43-year-old, but did not deny threatening to shoot the dog.
  • Nancy Barncord, 50, was driving her motorcycle southbound on 219th Street when she was involved in an accident around 8 a.m. Aug. 21 in the 19900 block of 219th Street. While the Tonganoxie woman was driving, 58-year-old Vick Gerald, Tonganoxie, backed out of his driveway in front of Barncord, who then left the road and lost control of her vehicle in the grass shoulder. Barncord was transported to University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kan., by EMS. Gerald and his passenger were not injured.
  • A school official at the Linwood Elementary-Middle School reported a missing computer from the school on Aug. 21. The official reported that one of the school's technicians noticed the missing iMac computer on Aug. 3 while he was setting up 19 other computers. An empty box that housed the computer was found on a desk in the classroom. Loss was estimated at $867.
  • Around 2:26 p.m. Aug. 21, Christopher King, Lansing, was driving east on County Road 5 and Dempsey Road on his motorcycle when he reports a gray car driving west on Dempsey Road cut him off. King lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into the median between the two roads. King had various scrapes and cuts, and was transported to St. John's Hospital by EMS.
  • An unknown number of suspects took radiators from four passenger vehicles and four Ford trucks sometime between midnight and 3:22 p.m. Aug. 21 in a field on Spruce Road, east of 247th Street. The unknown number of suspects also shot the windshield of a Mac truck, leaving several bullet holes. The investigation is ongoing.
  • A McLouth woman reported that a two-toned western style saddle was stone from her residence between 5:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. Aug, 21, at the 21400 block of 259th St. The woman said the brown and tan saddle was beside her front door when she went to work. When she returned, the saddle was gone. The saddle was valued at $600.
  • A family dispute around 3:53 p.m. Aug. 21 in the 15400 block of Loring Road left two juveniles in police custody. A 13-year-old Bonner Springs youth was taken into custody for battery after he struck his 16-year-old brother with the stock of a black powder rifle. The rifle was broken and unable to fire. The 16-year-old was taken in custody for disorderly conduct. He also kicked over a trashcan during the argument.
  • Leavenworth County deputies were dispatched around 12:24 a.m. Aug. 22 to Second Street just west of Bowen Street after a 45-year-old Linwood woman reported shots fired. When officers arrived they found eight 9mm shell casings. The report states that nobody saw anyone in the area during the shooting. There are no suspects at this time.

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