Archive for Wednesday, December 19, 2007

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December 19, 2007

Tonganoxie City

Fire Department

¢ Firefighters responded with Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service at 2:19 p.m. and 8:37 p.m. and 11:13 p.m. Dec. 10, 3:44 p.m. Dec. 11 and 2:03 a.m. Saturday.

¢ At 10:30 p.m. Dec. 10, firefighters responded to an arcing power line in the 500 block of Washington.

¢ At 5:49 a.m. Dec. 11, firefighters responded to an arching power line in the 100 block of Washington.

¢ Firefighters responded at 9:58 a.m. Dec. 11, to an activated fire alarm at Tonganoxie High School. An accidental trip caused the alarm.

¢ At 10:12 a.m. Dec. 11, firefighters responded to a tree in the road in the 1300 block of East Fourth.

¢ At 1:14 a.m. last Wednesday, firefighters responded to an arcing power line in the 400 block of Smiley.

¢ Firefighters responded at 11:34 a.m. last Wednesday to a possible gas leak in the 1700 block of Commerce. Nothing was found after the investigation.

¢ Firefighters responded at 7:38 p.m. last Wednesday to the 600 block of Meyers Drive for an unknown odor. Nothing was found.

¢ At 3:14 p.m. Saturday, firefighters responded to the 300 block of Crestview for an unknown odor. Nothing was found.

Tonganoxie Police Department

¢ A 35-year-old Tonganoxie woman was arrested for DUI around 2:30 a.m. Friday, in the 600 block of Church Street. Officers noticed the woman drifting into parking spaces while driving on Fourth Street. Officers performed a sobriety test and then transported the woman to the Leavenworth County Jail.

¢ Around 12:21 a.m. Saturday, a 35-year-old Tonganoxie man was arrested for DUI in the 100 block of Pleasant Street. The man was stopped for not coming to a complete stop and for not obeying traffic signals. The man refused testing and was taken to the Leavenworth County Jail. Officers also discovered the man was driving while suspended, driving without proof of insurance and the man had a traffic warrant from another city.

¢ A 34-year-old Tonganoxie woman was arrested for DUI around 2 a.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Fourth Street. Officers noticed the woman was speeding and driving erratically. The woman was given a field sobriety test and then was taken to the Leavenworth County Jail.

¢ Around 1:30 a.m. Monday Tonganoxie police officers were informed by Basehor police about a possible drunk driver heading west on US Highway 24-40. Near the 20100 block of State Avenue, a Tonganoxie police officer, who was waiting for the driver in the median, saw the driver spin out of control, leave the road and strike a sign post. The driver, 29-year-old Tonganoxie man, was not injured. He was arrested for DUI and was taken to the Leavenworth County Jail.

Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office

¢ Two Leavenworth residents slid off the road around 3:12 p.m. Dec. 6, on Kansas Highway 92 west of Lecompton Road. Shirley Keller, 70, was driving with John Keller, 73, west on K92 when they slid of the road going around a curve. The report said that the snow had made the roads slippery. The two Leavenworth residents were wearing their seatbelts and were not injured. They were also able to drive their vehicle home after being towed back onto the road.

¢ Around 4 p.m. Dec. 6, two vehicles were involved in a collision on Kansas Highway 92 west of Lecompton Road. Ciara Hartley, 17 was driving with Keeton Hartley, 14, on K92. Ciara had slowed down near another accident on the road when Mandy Mae Pearson struck Hartley from the rear. The report stated that Pearson, who was driving with Jada Pearson, 2, and Jake Person, 4, was unable to stop and the roads were very slippery from the snow. Both vehicles received minor damage.

¢ An 18-year-old Easton woman reported that sometime between 1:30 a.m. and noon, Dec. 8, someone had shattered the back windshield of her 2004 Pontiac Sunfire while her vehicle was parked in her property in the 200 block of Broad St. The report stated that the windshield was struck with something blunt, possibly a baseball bat and that it left a hole, 6 inches in diameter, on the left side. The damage was estimated at $300.

¢ Around 12:03 p.m. Dec. 8, Harry Morgan, 18, rolled over his 1995 Chevy Blazer at 4H Road and 155 Street. Morgan was driving west on 4H Road when he misjudged his speed when making the turn on 155 Street. He lost control of his vehicle in the now and rolled over on the south side of the road. Morgan was wearing his seatbelt and was not injured, but his vehicle sustained major damage and was towed from the scene. The vehicle was considered a total loss.

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