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November 14, 2007

Tonganoxie Police

  • Around 4:20 a.m. Oct. 28, a 22-year-old Lawrence woman was stopped for speeding in the 100 block of Main Street. Officers said the woman was intoxicated and traveling with an open container. She was arrested and taken to Leavenworth County Jail.
  • About 2:10 p.m. Oct. 28, a 19-year-old Kansas City, Kan., woman was stopped for failing to stop at a stop sign at Hidden Valley Drive and Stone Creek Road. Officers discovered that the woman was driving with a suspended license. She was arrested and taken to Leavenworth County Jail.
  • On Nov. 1, a Tonganoxie woman reported that the tag on her license plate had been stolen from her vehicle between Oct. 24 and Nov. 1 from the 300 block of Ridge Street.
  • Around 2:45 Friday, a Himpel Lumber employee took the bumper off of a Tonganoxie man's car at the intersection of Fifth and Pleasant streets.

Joseph Parks, 19, Tonganoxie, was driving a 1996 Ford F700 that belonged to the lumberyard. Bruce Jackson, 55, was at the stop sign at Fifth and Pleasant streets when Parks hit the back of his 1999 Subaru Outback.

  • Around midnight Saturday, a 27-year-old Tonganoxie man struck a power pole at the intersection of First and Main streets. The man was heading north on Main Street when he turned east to head on First Street. His high rate of speed caused him to lose control and strike the pole. Officers suspected alcohol was a contributing factor to the accident and requested a Breathalyzer test. The man refused the test and the police transported him to the Leavenworth County Jail.
  • A Lawrence man as arrested for DUI at 2:15 a.m. Sunday at the 400 block of Laming Road. Officers stopped the man for speeding and suspected the 24-year-old was intoxicated. Officers performed a field sobriety test, arrested him and transported him to the Leavenworth County Jail.

Tonganoxie City Fire Department

  • Firefighters responded with Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service at: 11:19 a.m. Oct. 29, 9:56 p.m. Oct. 30, 6:44 p.m. Oct. 31, 8:11 p.m. Nov. 1, 3:48 p.m. Nov. 2, 1:28 p.m. and 4:12 p.m. Wednesday, 8:05 a.m., 9:35 a.m. and 1:53 p.m. Thursday, 5:53 p.m. Friday and 12:57 a.m. Sunday.
  • At 10:26 a.m. Oct. 30, firefighters responded to a fire alarm at Tonganoxie Middle School. Firefighters responded to TMS again at 11:12 a.m. Both turned out to be false alarms.
  • Firefighters assisted a resident who had fallen at 10:46 p.m. Friday.
  • At 12:24 a.m. Nov. 2, firefighters responded to a possible carbon monoxide incident. No hazard was found after the investigation.
  • Firefighters responded at 9:15 p.m. Nov. 2 to the 800 block of Northstar Court for the smell of smoke. An investigation revealed that a cigarette had ignited mulch in a flower bed. The fire was extinguished by fire department personnel.
  • Firefighters responded at 12:50 p.m. Nov. 4 to a possible carbon monoxide incident. No hazard was found after the investigation.
  • At 3:29 p.m., Nov. 4, firefighters responded to an activated fire alarm at Tonganoxie Middle School. It was a false alarm.
  • At 9:41 p.m. Nov. 6, firefighters assisted a resident.
  • Firefighters responded at 3:05 p.m. Nov. 8 to a possible carbon monoxide incident in the 1100 block of Bury. No hazard was found.
  • At 4:17 p.m. Nov. 8, firefighters responded to an unknown odor in the 600 block of E. Fourth St. No hazard was found.

Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office

  • Two Leavenworth residents were involved in an argument that lead to an arrest around 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the 15000 block of Sweet Briar Lane. A 33-year-old Leavenworth man was arrested for battery and taken to Leavenworth County Jail for allegedly throwing a pack of cigarettes in the face of a 36-year-old Leavenworth women and then spitting on her.
  • Around 11:03 a.m. on Nov. 6, a truck lost control and hit road sign on U.S. Highway 24-40 just south of Honey Creek Road. Dallas Berstrom, 42, Clay Center, was heading north on U.S. 24-40 about 60 mph, lost control after his truck's load shifted and struck the sign on the east side of the road. Berstrom and Antonio Espinoza, his 19-year-old passenger from Lawrence, were wearing their seatbelts and not injured.

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