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July 11, 2007

Tonganoxie Police Department

  • Around noon Thursday, a vehicle driven by Charles Le Mon Lee, 19, Leavenworth, rear-ended a vehicle driven by Riley Chadwell, 27, Lawrence, while he was heading south near the intersection of Leavenworth County Road 5 and Sycamore Drive. Chadwell was slowing to allow the vehicle in front of him to turn. Le Mon Lee was unable to stop in time and hit Chadwell's car from the rear, causing $1,000 in damage.
  • Around 12:15 a.m. Sunday, a 55-year-old Lenexa man was pulled over on Main Street, just off of U.S. Highway 24-40 for not merging into another lane to allow space for a stopped emergency vehicle. Police subsequently found the man to be intoxicated and in possession of illegal drugs. The man was arrested for DUI and taken to the Leavenworth County Jail.

Tonganoxie City Fire Department

  • Firefighters responded with Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service at 12:10 p.m. Friday, 2:14 p.m. Saturday and 1:38 a.m. Sunday.
  • At 1 p.m. July 2, firefighters responded with EMS and Tonganoxie Township for an injury traffic accident on U.S. Highway 24-40 south of Honey Creek Road.
  • Firefighters responded at 2:52 p.m. July 4 for citywide for severe weather spotting.
  • At 7:05 p.m. July 4, firefighters responded to the 2000 block of Brookside Court for a possible structure fire. Fireworks had struck a window at the residence, exploded and filled a room with smoke. The residence was checked out and no fire was found.
  • At 1:44 p.m. Thursday responded to the 1200 block of Ridge Circle for a grass fire that was started by fireworks.
  • Firefighters responded at 2:24 a.m. Friday to the 100 block of Hatchel for a trash can fire outside a residence.

Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office

  • A Tonganoxie man was arrested at his home and taken to Leavenworth County Jail for reportedly beating on a fire truck and attacking sheriff's deputies. On June 30 around 10:45 p.m., deputies responded to a call that a man was beating on one of the Stranger Township fire trucks as the firefighters were responding to an illegal burn. The man left the scene and returned to his residence, where deputies reported the man became combative, kicking a deputy in the shin while he was being searched. Placed into the back seat of the patrol car, he reportedly spat on the officer. The man was charged with battery of a law enforcement officer, interfering with a firefighter and disorderly conduct.
  • Kent Mailen, 23, struck a stop sign and a mailbox after trying to avoid an accident around 11:45 a.m. June 30. The Washington, Kan., man was trying to avoid 66-year-old Jerome Delich, who had failed to yield to oncoming traffic at the intersection of Kansas Highway 16 and 251st Street. Mailen turned south to avoid Delich, but lost control of his vehicle and drove into the stop sign, crossed the road and came to a stop over a mailbox. No injuries were reported.
  • A 54-year-old Leavenworth woman was the victim of a burglary at her house in the 16000 block of Springdale Road between 11 p.m. June 30 and 2:07 a.m. July 1. The unknown subjects kicked open the front door and removed a television. A door leading to the garage was damaged, but no entry was made. The television was valued at $1,450.
  • An unknown number of suspects broke into a Leavenworth home in the 26000 block of Wolcott Road on July 1. The suspects entered the house after breaking through a garage door window. The items taken included a television, office equipment, firearms, money and jewelry. Estimated loss was $9,772.
  • Sometime between 5 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. July 3 someone had put an explosive device made out of fireworks in the mailbox of a 70-year-old Bonner Springs man, the man reported. Officers said the device appeared to be made out of 25 sparklers held together by electrical tape. The sparklers burned for a short time, causing minimal damage to the mailbox. There are no suspects at this time.
  • Robert Luse Jr., 22, struck and killed a deer around 12:35 a.m. Thursday. The McLouth man was traveling west on Kansas Highway 92 when a deer ran into the road from the north. Luse attempted to avoid the deer, but struck it and went off the road on the north side. Luse refused medical treatment and was able to drive home.
  • A 62-year-old Tonganoxie woman had her mailbox blown up by an unknown number of suspects between 9:30 p.m. July 4 and 8 a.m. July 5. Officers have no suspects at the time. The mailbox was valued at $25.

Tonganoxie Municipal Court

License suspended

  • William Gauger, 42, Hominy, Okla., speeding 65 in a 50, failure to appear

Fines assessed

  • Roger Rounds, 27, Olathe, no driver's license, fined $105
  • Ryan Baker, 21, Tonganoxie, speeding 34 in a 20, fined $240 failure to appear, $50 reinstate
  • Moriah Lones, 22, De Soto, tag violation, fined $60
  • Amber Mays, 25, Tonganoxie, speeding 34 in a 20, fined $240 failure to appear
  • Ashlynn Fryman, 20, Lansing, speeding 48 in a 30, fined $130
  • Angela Moulin, 38, McLouth, speeding 47 in a 30, fined $120
  • Jacobi Small, 24, Olathe, speeding 45 in a 30, fined $120
  • Jameelah Shakir, 66, Kansas City, Kan., speeding 52 in a 30, fined $130
  • Gary Rucker, 45, Hutchinson, speeding 55 in a 40, fined $120
  • Chad Beisel, 23, Oskaloosa, speeding 47 in a 30, fined $120
  • Marsha Canady, 55, Leavenworth, fined $120
  • Sandra Barney, 32, Kansas City, Mo., stop sign violation, fined $105
  • Christopher Rassette, 24, Kansas City, Kan., speeding 47 in a 30, fined $120
  • Bryan Gonzales, 31, Lawrence, speeding 59 in a 30, fined $150
  • Phillip Weaver Jr., 34, Olathe, speeding 63 in a 50, fined $120
  • David Todd, 59, Tonganoxie, speeding 44 in a 30, fined $120
  • Cheryl Kelly, 52, De Soto, speeding 45 in a 30, fined $120
  • Ellen Loomis, 51, Tonganoxie, speeding 36 in a 20 school zone, fined $135
  • Mary Spiker, 34, Tonganoxie, stop sign violation, fined $105
  • Amanda Robson, 16, Tonganoxie, speeding 44 in a 30, fined $120
  • Matthew Wright, 37, Tonganoxie, inattentive driving, fined $115
  • Kisten Norris, 22, Shawnee, speeding 53 in a 30, fined $140
  • Theresa Mast, Tonganoxie, 40, no driver's license, fined $100
  • James Hornberger, 34, Topeka, speeding 44 in a 30, fined $120
  • Mark Tulis, 24, McLouth, speeding 49 in a 30, fined $130
  • Catherine Anderson, 24, Edwardsville, speeding 49 in a 30, fined $130
  • Jason Riddle, 31, Tonganoxie, speeding 50 in a 30, fined $130

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