Archive for Wednesday, October 31, 2007

The Record

October 31, 2007

Tonganoxie Fire

  • Firefighters responded with Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service at 9:22 a.m. and 6:18 p.m. Oct. 22 and 12:21 a.m. and 11:47 a.m. Wednesday.
  • At 5:29 p.m. Friday, firefighters assisted a resident.
  • Firefighters responded at 8:46 p.m. Sunday to a vehicle leaking fuel at Casey's.

Sheriff's Office

  • A Bonner Springs woman contacted the Sheriff's Office Friday with a report of his mailbox being set on fire sometime Oct. 13 in the 16000 block of 150th Street.
  • About 4 p.m. Thursday, a Sheriff's Officer noticed a vehicle make an abrupt stop and turn east onto Donahoo Road. The officer stopped the vehicle just east of County Road 5. The driver, Richard L. Smarker Jr., 48, Kansas City, Kan., was found to be driving with a suspended license and no proof of insurance. Smarker also was wanted in Douglas County for failure to appear in court and driving with a suspended license. A second officer found a crack pipe, reports said. Smarker was arrested for driving with a suspended license, no proof of insurance and possession of narcotic paraphernalia. Smarker was taken to Leavenworth County Jail.
  • Cody Maxwell, 17, Bonner Springs, was driving at 2 a.m. Friday west on Kansas Avenue at the Interstate 70 overpass when he lost control of his vehicle in the curve, overcorrected and spun into the ditch. Maxwell left the scene, but his passenger, Joshua Gibbs, 23, Tonganoxie, remained. Mid-America Tow removed the vehicle. Gibbs was not injured. Maxwell has not been found, reports said.
  • A 36 year-old Leavenworth woman called 911 about 10:20 p.m. Saturday from the 29200 block of 195th Street and then hung up. An officer arrived on scene, but the woman had left. Her husband, a 42-year-old Leavenworth man, said he and his wife "had gotten into it" and that she struck him in the nose with her knee. Further investigation led to the arrest of the female. She was taken into custody for battery.

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