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September 26, 2007

Tonganoxie Police Department

  • Around 3:30 p.m. Sept. 19, 14-year-old Paige Boyland backed her 1995 Chevy Silverado pickup into a parked 2002 Volkswagen Jetta belonging to Mike Pursel. The report stated that Boyland was being chased by a classmate when she started backing up without looking behind her.
  • Around 12:15 a.m. Saturday, a 32-year-old Tonganoxie man was taken to Leavenworth County Jail for DUI after failing to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Stone Creek and Woodfield Drive.
  • A gasoline drive off occurred Sept. 19 at the B&J Gas station, 319 Ridge St. A driver in a black Chevrolet Suburban made off with $50 in gasoline.

Tonganoxie City Fire Department

  • Firefighters responded with Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service at 2:09 a.m. and 7:54 p.m. Sept. 17, 6:23 a.m. Sept. 19, 8:49 a.m. and 10:34 a.m. Thursday and 2:23 p.m. Monday.
  • Firefighters responded for severe weather spotting at 3:33 p.m. Thursday.

Leavenworth County Sheriff's Department

  • Jackie Brock Jr., 48, Basehor, backed into Dustin Smith, 37, Parkville, Mo., around 8 a.m. Friday on Leavenworth Road about half a mile east of 147th Street. Brock was in his 2000 Dodge Durango, stationary behind a trash truck one the westbound lane. Smith in his 2004 Honda Shadow was also stationary behind Brock's vehicle. When the trash truck attempted to back into a driveway, Brock also backed up to avoid being hit by the trash truck, but hit Smith's vehicle. There were no injuries reported.
  • Two vehicles collided while trying to avoid each other around 1:30 p.m. Sept. 17, on 238th Street, just north of Kansas 32 Highway. Robert Carrico, 20, Tonganoxie, was driving south on 238th Street in his 2001 Chevy Camaro left of center as he was approaching the crest of a small hill. Allen Garrison, 19, Tonganoxie, was driving with 20-year-old Seth Sines, Linwood, in a 1991 Chevy 1500 pickup in the northbound lane of 238th Street. Garrison saw the Camaro and swerved to the south lane to avoid the car. When Carrico realized he was in the wrong lane, he swerved to get in the correct south bound lane resulting in the collision. The report stated that Carrico admitted to being distracted by his cell phone. There were no injuries reported and alcohol was not a factor.
  • A 44-year-old Linwood woman reported that sometime on Sept. 18 her home on the 16500 block of Woods Road had been burglarized. Some of the items taken included electronic equipment, a computer, a television and DVD movies. The report stated there also was damage to a camper trailer parked in her yard. Estimated loss was $2,500.
  • Around 7:45 a.m. Sept. 19, someone driving a White Ford pickup truck filled the vehicle with $43.01 in gasoline and drove off without paying Stouts Corner, 115 E. 1st St., in Linwood.
  • Sometime Thursday an unknown number of individuals used an explosive device to destroy the mailbox of a 42-year-old Tonganoxie woman in the 17400 block of 214th Street. Damage was estimated at $15.
  • At 5:35 a.m. Thursday a 47-year-old Leavenworth man was arrested in the 25300 block of 211th Street. The report stated that a Leavenworth County deputy attempted to make a traffic stop at 211th Street, north of McIntyre Road, when the vehicle continued to go until it pulled into a residence. The man was arrested for a Leavenworth County warrant as well as possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while revoked, transporting an open container, no proof of current insurance, failing to register the vehicle and using/possessing another's registration. The man was taken to Leavenworth County Jail and the vehicle was towed.
  • Around 2 p.m. Friday, an unknown man was surprised to hear the doorbell of a house he was burglarizing when neighbors of a couple in the 13400 block of McIntyre Road came to check on a suspicious vehicle parked in the driveway. The suspect had gathered items from the home and placed them by the front door. When he heard the doorbell, the suspect left the house from the back bedroom door that led to the back yard. The suspect ran around the house and entered his red GMC SUV with a broken back and front windshield. The report stated the man was seen carrying a black bag. Among some of the items taken were office equipment, a laptop and a box of checks. The items were estimated at $3,605. The investigation is still ongoing.
  • Around 7:50 p.m. Friday, Stephanie Ward was traveling south on U.S. Highway 24-40 when a deer ran in front of her vehicle just north of Kansas Avenue. The 22-year-old Lawrence woman was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the accident and was not injured; the deer was killed. Drugs and alcohol were not a contributing factor in the accident.
  • A dog belonging to a Leavenworth man bit a horse belonging to a Leavenworth woman around 10 p.m. Friday in the 27700 block of 187th Street. The horse owner said the dog came over to her home as she was unloading her horse and bit the horse several times in the hind legs.
  • A 20-year-old Manhattan woman pulled out in front of a deputy nearly causing a collision around 2:13 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of County Road 16 and County Road 14. The woman was pulled over ad failed a field sobriety test. She was taken to the Leavenworth County Jail.
  • A 2000 Honda CRV was discovered around 1:30 Saturday over an embankment on the west side of 200th Street, north of Kreider Road. Items were removed from the vehicle including a stereo. A short time later a 59-year-old Independence, Mo., woman called the Independence Police Department and reported the vehicle as stolen. An investigation is ongoing.
  • Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a domestic battery in progress around 7:30 a.m. Sunday at the 20700 block of 251st Street. During the investigation officers determined a 40-year-old Tonganoxie woman had battered a 36-year-old Tonganoxie man. The suspect had also damaged a chair belonging to the man with a kitchen knife. The woman was taken to Leavenworth County Jail.
  • Deputies were dispatched to a domestic battery around 6 p.m. Sunday at the 30700 block of 172nd Street. A 36-year-old woman reported her boyfriend had spit on her, punched and chocked her. She declined an offer for EMS. Deputies also talked with the woman's three children, a 16-year-old daughter and two sons aged 8 and 5 years old, who had witnessed part of the incident. The boyfriend was taken to the Leavenworth County Jail.

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