Archive for Wednesday, October 10, 2007

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October 10, 2007

Tonganoxie City Fire Department

  • Firefighters responded with Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service at 11:18 a.m. Oct. 2, 12:44 a.m. Wednesday, 12:22 p.m. Thursday, 9:26 a.m. and 7:04 p.m. Friday, 7:14 a.m., 8:41 a.m. and 11:03 a.m. Saturday.
  • At 8:28 a.m. Oct. 2, firefighters helped a resident into bed.
  • At 4:52 p.m. Wednesday, firefighters responded with EMS to a motor vehicle accident south of Parallel on Tonganoxie Road for a noninjury accident.
  • Firefighters responded at 7:59 a.m. Thursday for a gasoline spill. A customer had driven off with the nozzle still inserted in the fuel tank.
  • At 6:27 p.m. Saturday, firefighters assisted Tonganoxie Police Department with removing debris from the road.

Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office

  • A vehicle belonging to Chase Walters was considered a total loss after the 20-year-old Bonner Springs man was involved in an accident around 1:25 a.m. Oct. 2, near the intersection of Metro Avenue and Wolf Creek. The report stated that Walters was driving west on Metro Avenue when he swerved to avoid a deer and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle went off the road and struck the north side of the bridge at Wolf Creek. The force of the impact caused the vehicle to spin 180 degrees and travel down the embankment and into the creek. Walters was not injured.
  • Sometime before 8:37 a.m. Oct. 3, two glass pane windows at Jo's Tavern, 323 Main St. in Linwood, were damaged. A speaker box with speakers was also knocked over. Damage was estimated at $600.
  • Leland Keister's 2003 GMC pickup went into a hole around 7:30 a.m. Oct. 1, at 200th Street, south of Jarbalo Road. Keister was traveling north on 200th Street when he pulled over to he should to check a fence. His front right tire went into the hole, making the car tip forward. The vehicle sustained minor damage to the front bumper. The report stated the county shop was made aware of the hole because of the danger posed to motorists.
  • Three vehicles were involved in an accident and their drivers taken to area hospitals around 3:33 p.m. Oct. 3 in the 26800 block of Tonganoxie Road. Chelsey Darrow, 17, Leavenworth, was following Jacob Thomas, 16, Leavenworth, to his home. They were heading north on Tonganoxie Road when Darrow and Thomas stopped to turn into the residence. The report stated that Tera Degraeve, 16, Tonganoxie, was adjusting her air conditioner and did not notice the two stopped vehicles. Degraeve crashed her vehicle into the rear of Darrow's vehicle, causing Darrow to crash into the back of Thomas' vehicle. All three vehicle sustained major damage and the three drivers were taken to hospitals by EMS for minor injuries. Darrow was not wearing her seatbelt.
  • Justin Mance, 22, Leavenworth, was driving north on County Road 5 around 4:51 p.m. Oct. 3, south of Parallel Road. Mance told sheriff's deputies that his 8-month-old dog was riding on his lap when he got tangled in the steering wheel, causing Mance to drop off the east side of the road. Mance overcorrected, left the west side of the road, struck a ditch and came to a rest near a driveway in the 19400 block of Tonganoxie Road. Mance refused treatment from EMS. The dog appeared to suffer a broken leg.
  • A 36-year-old Linwood man reported Thursday that he was the victim of Internet fraud. The man told deputies that he had purchased a PlayStation 3 over the Internet from a man in Rochester, N.Y. The Linwood man said he never received the game system and was not able to make contact with the seller after the purchase was made. An investigation is ongoing.
  • Around 12:26 a.m. Friday, a 28-year-old Overland Park man was arrested and taken to Leavenworth County Jail for DUI and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The man was stopped at the intersection of Fairmount Road and Tonganoxie Road for a traffic violation. Deputies found the suspect to be intoxicated. While searching the vehicle, deputies found a green leafy substance and the paraphernalia. The substance was sent to KBI for testing.
  • An $800 go-kart was taken around 11:45 p.m. Friday from a home in the 14200 block of 142nd Street in Bonner Springs. The 42-year-old property owner said she stepped out of her home and observed a vehicle idling across the street but did not think anything of it at the time.
  • Around 2:45 p.m. Friday, Gina Davis, 24, Atchison, was driving with Tyrone Davis, 22, Atchison, along with 10-month-old Malachi Davis on Kansas Highway 7, south of McIntyre Road when the struck a piece of plywood that was on the road. The report stated that there was some cosmetic damage to the car, but the driver and passenger were not harmed.
  • Deputies responded to a call of criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct around 12:36 a.m. Friday in the 25500 block of 127th Street. A 27-year-old Lansing woman said she was at a friend's home in the county with the suspect. The suspect was ready to leave, but the woman wanted to stay. The suspect became angry and started to yell at and curse the woman. The suspect got into his vehicle and rammed the woman's car several times. The suspect left the scene prior to deputies' arrival.
  • An unknown number of suspects set off an explosion around 2:40 a.m. Friday at the 15900 block of Krieder Road. The suspects placed an unknown explosive in the mailbox of a 70-year-old Bonner Springs man. The mailbox was destroyed. The investigation continues.
  • An unknown vehicle caused damage to 32 feet of white vinyl fence sometime Saturday in the 17200 block of Chieftain Road. The vehicle drove through the property owner's fence. Damage was estimated at $500.
  • A 36-year-old Bonner Springs woman was stopped for a traffic violation around 12:11 a.m. Sunday at County Road 2 and Glenwood Road. Deputies administered a field sobriety test and was arrested for DUI and transported to Leavenworth County Jail.

Municipal Court Fines assessed

  • Scott Leffler, 24, Shawnee, speeding 46 in a 30, fined $120
  • Amanda Abramovitz, 26, Kansas City, Kan., no driver's license, fined $100
  • Victor Sevillavilla, 23, Kansas City, Mo., speeding 46 in a 30, stop sign violation, no insurance, fined $400
  • Ashley Gagliola, 21, Tonganoxie, signal lamps, mirrors, fined, $125
  • Mark Williams, 46, Overland Park, speeding 46 in a 30, fined $120
  • Heather Hansen, 26, Kansas City, Mo., speeding 48 in a 30, fined $130
  • Mario Estrada, 35, Kansas City, Kan., speeding 63 in a 50, fined $120
  • Becky Jo McQueen, 21, Tonganoxie, disorderly conduct, fined $245
  • Colby Shumway, 16, Tonganoxie, curfew violation, fined $100
  • Eric Banks, 17, Tonganoxie, curfew violation, fined $100
  • Joseph Wallace, 65, Winchester, speeding 44 in a 30, no driver's license, fined $175

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