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November 20, 2007

Tonganoxie Police Department

  • Around 5:30 p.m. Nov. 13, two Tonganoxie men were involved in a collision on U.S. Highway 24-40 and Ridge Street. Larry Borders, 29, was heading west on U.S. 24-40 when Harold Clark, 76, pulled onto the highway heading westbound from Ridge Street. Borders was unable to stop in time and hit Clark's vehicle from the rear. There were no injuries reported at the time of the collision.
  • At 2 a.m. Sunday, a 48-year-old Tonganoxie woman was pulled over for failing to stop at a stop sign on U.S. Highway 24-40 and Main Street. Officers suspected the woman of driving under the influence and asked her to perform a field sobriety test. The woman was arrested and taken to the Leavenworth County Jail.
  • Around 5 a.m. Nov. 19, John Seymour, 37, Tonganoxie, was driving west when he struck a deer on the 1300 block of Fourth Street. The deer ran away after being hit and Seymour was able to drive his vehicle from the accident.

Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office

  • A 17-year-old Tonganoxie woman discovered her car missing around 1 a.m. Nov. 10. at a party in the 21400 block of 219th Street. Reports said the Tonganoxie teenager overheard someone at the party say they were going to steal a car. When officers arrived at the residence, which was that of a 37-year-old Tonganoxie woman, partygoers had left. The vehicle was found abandoned in a ravine at the intersection of Leavenworth Road and 168th Street. The vehicle appeared to have been pushed and not driven. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
  • Two Leavenworth youths were involved in an injury accident around 6:26 p.m. Nov. 10, on 155th Street, about a mile south of Eisenhower Road. The 17-year-old driver of the vehicle was heading south on 155th Street when she lost control of her pickup. The vehicle flipped and landed on its wheels. The driver and her 17-year-old female passenger were transported to St. John Hospital by EMS for injuries.
  • Leavenworth County deputies responded to a report of a possible suicide Nov. 11 in the 21000 block of 225th Street. When officers arrived they found a vehicle with its engine on inside a garage. The driver, a white male, was found deceased by what appeared to by asphyxiation. The death is still under investigation.
  • Around 10:04 p.m. Nov. 11, a vehicle driven by a 28-year-old McLouth man was sideswiped on Kansas Highway 16 near Sandusky Road. The man, who had four passengers, was driving north on K-16 in his SUV when a vehicle heading the same direction crossed the center line and hit the SUV. The vehicle did not stop and continued toward Tonganoxie. The driver of the SUV followed and contacted authorities with his location. The 32-year-old Tonganoxie man was stopped by Tonganoxie Police at Second and Green streets and was arrested for DUI.
  • Sometime between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 13, a 60 year-old Easton woman discovered the back window of her 2000 Ford Windstar had been broken by an unknown number subjects.
  • A 43-year-old Tonganoxie man was arrested on several warrants and for failing to register his vehicle. Around 6:28 a.m. Nov. 15, on U.S. Highway 24-40, three miles east of County Road 5, the man was stopped for a traffic violation. He was transported to the Leavenworth County Jail.

Tonganoxie City Fire Department

  • Tonganoxie firefighters responded with Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service at 3:36 p.m. Thursday and 6:09 p.m. Friday.
  • At 5:42 p.m. Nov. 13, firefighters responded with EMS to a non-injury traffic accident at U.S. Highway 24-40 and Ridge.
  • At 6:45 p.m. last Wednesday, firefighters responded to the 600 block of East Fifth Street for the smell of gas in a residence. There was nothing found.
  • At 9:20 a.m. Friday, firefighters responded to a residential fire 23500 block of 251st Street. Union Township (McLouth), Tonganoxie Township, Alexandria Township and Leavenworth Fire District 1 also responded.
  • Firefighters assisted a citizen at 3:43 p.m. Friday.
  • At 3:46 p.m. Sunday, firefighters responded to an illegal burn in the 1300 block of Delaware.
  • Firefighters responded to smoke at 7:29 p.m. Sunday to smoke in the area of Elmwood Court and Bury. They found a smoldering brush pile.

Tonganoxie Municipal Court


  • Princess Moses, 26, Merriam, failure to pay
  • Theodore Pantoja, 28, Tonganoxie, failure to pay


  • Daphne Enloe, 22, Osborn, Mo., speeding 45 in a 30, fined $120
  • Molly Fraser, 33, Lawrence, speeding 54 in a 30, fined $140
  • Grant Loomis, 21, Overland Park, speeding 55 in a 30, fined $280, failure to appear
  • oshua Matthews, 23, Andover, speeding 60 in a 30, fined $300, failure to appear
  • Raymon Williams, 26, Kansas City, Mo., speeding 46 in a 30, tag violation, no insurance, fined $350
  • David Frese, 38, Tonganoxie, speeding 47 in a 30, fined $120
  • Johnna O'Connor, 29, Tonganoxie, speeding 33 in a 20, fined $120
  • Anna Garza, 37, Tonganoxie, speeding 44 in a 30, fined $120
  • Mark Edie, 30, Robinson, speeding 52 in a 30, fined $130
  • Brian Schmitt, 34, Kansas City, Kan., speeding 48 in a 30, fined $130
  • ictor Padilla, 44, Kansas City, Kan., speeding 48 in a 30, fined $130
  • Johnny Weishaar, 37, Nortonville, speeding 44 in a 30, fined $120
  • Guy Baker, 54, Tonganoxie, speeding 44 in a 30, fined $240, failure to appear
  • Debra Andrews, 23, Tonganoxie, speeding 34 in a 20, fined $120
  • Amanda Atwood, 25, Topeka, speeding 47 in a 30, fined $120
  • Robin Banks, 60, Tonganoxie, stop sign violation, fined $210, failure to appear
  • Dianna Eatman, 44, Kansas City, Mo., speeding 45 in a 30, fined $240, failure to appear
  • Amanda Thomas, 20, Lawrence, speeding 45 in a 30, fined $120
  • Jennifer O'Malley, 22, Lawrence, no driver's license, fined $100
  • Lee Williams, 51, Topeka, speeding 52 in a 30, fined $130
  • atthew Erickson, 21, Valley Falls, speeding 45 in a 30, fined $240, failure to appear
  • Julia Jackson, 37, speeding 36 in a 20 School Zone, no driver's license, fined $235
  • Christopher Ferguson, 26, Ottawa, speeding 52 in a 35, fined $120
  • Albert Vinduska, Jr., 60, Independence, Mo., speeding 45 in a 30, fined $120
  • Charlotte Roberson, 30, Leavenworth, speeding 50 in a 35, fined $120
  • Kyle Schultz, 20, Tonganoxie, tag violation, fined $55
  • Doris Eastland, 60, Tonganoxie, speeding 36 in a 20, fined $120
  • Joseph Marcouiller, 29, Tonganoxie, stop sign violation, fined $105

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