Archive for Wednesday, September 5, 2007

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September 5, 2007

Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office

  • On Aug. 24, two residents in the 19000 block of 163th Street, one in the 19400 block of 166th Street and one in the 18800 block of 166th Street, reported their mailboxes were vandalized overnight. Some of the mailboxes and their posts were found on the other side of the street.
  • A 55-year-old Leavenworth woman reported that sometime between 6 p.m. Aug. 24 and 1 p.m. Aug. 25, someone had broken into her house at the 16300 block of Springdale Road. When the woman came home on Aug. 25, she noticed two windows in her living room were open and her kitchen and porch lights were on. When she checked around her house she discovered her new computer, monitor, keyboard, mouse and modem were stolen. She also noticed items in her china cabinet had been moved, but nothing had been taken. The loss was put at $1,500.
  • A domestic dispute ended in the arrest of a suspect around 11 p.m., Aug. 25 in the 24000 block of Dehoff Road in Leavenworth. Officers were dispatched to the location for a domestic battery in progress. When officers arrived the 30-year-old male suspect from Olathe had left in his 2004 Hyundai Tiburon. Deputies had determined that during a verbal argument the suspect grabbed the arm of the 21-year-old Leavenworth female victim and thrown her to the floor. Soon deputies made contact with the suspect on U.S. Highway 24-40 near 155th Street. He was taken into custody. The woman refused treatment from EMS.
  • A 43-year-old DeSoto woman was arrested for DUI around 2:11 a.m. Aug. 26 on Kansas Highway 32 east of Stranger Creek after officers stopped her for erratic driving
  • A 23-year-old Platt City, Mo., man was arrested for DUI around 2:20 a.m. Aug. 26 on Leavenworth County Road 14 south of U.S. Highway 73. Officers witnessed the man's vehicle cross over the center and edge lines several times.
  • A vehicle accident occurred around 4:09 p.m. Aug. 26 at the intersection of Kansas Highway 5 and McIntyre Road. Wayne Logan, 17, from Easton, was driving his 1998 Chevy S-10 pickup west on K-5 when he failed to stop at the intersection. Driving the other vehicle was Howard Walters, 64, from Kansas City, Kan. Walters was turning left from K-5 when his 1998 Mercury Sable was struck. In the car with Logan was 17-year-old Shawn Higgins, Leavenworth. In the car with Walters was 60-year-old Lilian Walters, Kansas City, Kan. Lilian Walters was transported to Providence Hospital by EMS. Everyone was wearing their seatbelts and alcohol was not a factor in the accident. Logan received a citation for failing to stop.
  • A home in the 17600 block of 169th St. in Bonner Springs was vandalized sometime between 6 a.m. Aug. 24 and 11 p.m. Aug. 25. An unknown number of subjects had littered the yard with paper and broken out the glass in the storm door at the front of the home, owned by a 42-year-old Bonner Springs man. Damage was estimated at $230.
  • Two cars were involved in a minor accident at 12:45 p.m. Aug. 27 in the 20300 block of 183rd Street. Trinity Crosswhite, 23, Rossville, was heading north on 183rd Street behind Kurt Young, 43, Tonganoxie. When Young slowed to make a turn into his driveway, Crosswhite attempted to pass Young on the left resulting in to the accident. Neither driver was injured.
  • A 27-year-old Lawrence man was taken into custody for DUI around 11:24 p.m., Aug. 28 on U.S. Highway 24-40 just south of Stillwell Road. Officers also discovered the man was driving with an open container.
  • Two vehicles were involved in a fender bender around 7:19 a.m. Aug. 29, at the intersection of Kansas Highway 192 and U.S. Highway 73. Mark Sedlock, 40, Leavenworth, was waiting behind Donald Culbertson, 47, Easton, at the intersection. Sedlock was waiting for Culbertson to make a right turn. When Culbertson rolled forward to check for traffic, Sedlock believed he was making his turn and ran into the back of Culbertson's vehicle. There was no damage to Sedlock's 2003 Jeep Wrangler and minor damage to the bumper of Culbertson's 2005 Dodge Ram. Both vehicles were driven from the scene and the report stated the damage to be less than $1,000.
  • Several items totaling more than $10,000 were taken between May 20 and Aug. 29 from a development site in the 20000 block of Golden Road in Linwood. Among the items taken from a barn were a 1998 Bobcat 753 skid loader with a Kubota diesel engine and 150 feet of copper wire that had been torn down from a lighting system inside the barn.
  • A 48-year-old Meriam man is suspected of violating a protection from abuse order against a 41-year-old Bonner Springs woman around 9:30 p.m. Aug. 29. The suspect called the woman via cellular phone and made threats of physical violence to both the woman and to the 50-year-old man that lives in her residence.
  • A 47-year-old Leavenworth man reported a book of checks was stolen between Aug. 24 and Aug. 26 from his residence in the 16600 block of Dakota Drive.
  • Around 6:35 p.m. Thursday, a 19-year-old Linwood man was stopped at the intersection of Kansas Highway 32 and County Road 25 and found the man to be in possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. The man was also found to be using someone else's vehicle registration. The man was taken to the Leavenworth County Jail. His vehicle was towed from the scene.

Tonganoxie Police

  • A 20-year-old Lawrence woman was arrested and taken to the Leavenworth County Jail for DUI around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. The woman was stopped in the 100 block of Fourth St., for speeding and found to be under the influence.

Tonganoxie City Fire Department

  • Firefighters responded with Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service at 10:57 a.m. Aug. 27, 2:55 p.m. Aug. 29, 6:56 a.m. and 4:19 p.m. Friday, 7:58 a.m. and 6:39 p.m. Saturday and 12:21 a.m. and 10:33 a.m. Sunday.
  • At 3:07 a.m. Aug. 28, firefighters responded to smoke in the area and found a trash can with building materials smoldering. The fire was extinguished.
  • At 11:51 a.m. Aug. 29, firefighters assisted a person who had fallen.
  • Firefighters responded at 2:17 p.m. Aug. 29 to the smell of gas in the 100 block of Grae Court. The gas company was contacted and a leak was found at the meter.
  • Firefighters responded at 2:54 p.m. Aug. 29 to the 300 block of Delaware for the smell of hot electrical equipment. Firefighters found a malfunctioning air conditioning unit.
  • At 8:37 a.m. Friday, firefighters were called to a fire alarm at First State Bank on U.S. Highway 24-40. It was a false alarm.
  • At 9:27 a.m. Saturday, firefighters responded to the 300 block of East Fourth Street to a smell of gas. Firefighters discovered a malfunctioning pilot light and stove.
  • Firefighters responded at 10:44 a.m. Saturday to the 300 block of Deerview Terrace to a smell of gas. Nothing was found.
  • At 5:56 a.m. Sunday firefighters served on standby at the station for Stranger Township Fire Department while that department was on a call for an ammonia leak.

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