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April 8, 2008

Tonganoxie City Fire Department

¢ Firefighters responded with Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service at 1:52 a.m. April 1; 12:43 a.m. and 8:31 p.m. Wednesday, April 2; 4:22 a.m. and 5:08 a.m. Thursday; 8:09 a.m. and 10:34 a.m. Friday; 1:24 p.m. Saturday; and 10:42 a.m., 5:53 p.m. and 7:46 p.m. Sunday.

¢ At 3:48 p.m. served on standby for Stranger Township.

Tonganoxie Police Department

¢ Around 1 a.m. Saturday, officers arrested a 61-year-old Tonganoxie man after they discovered he was driving under the influence. The police initially stopped the man for a routine traffic stop in the 1200 block of U.S. Highway 24-40. The man was taken to the Leavenworth County Jail.

¢ Around 1 p.m. Saturday, Tonganoxie police officers arrested a 35-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man after they discovered he had an outstanding warrant through Atchison County. Officers originally stopped the man for speeding in the 1200 block of U.S. Highway 24-40. The man was taken to the Leavenworth County Jail.

Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office

¢ A 35-year-old Tonganoxie man was involved in an injury accident after hitting a tree while trying to elude deputies around 2:15 a.m. March 29, At 211th Street and Parallel Road. The man was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. The airbags did deploy, but the man still sustained injuries to his mouth. EMS responded to the scene and treated the man's injuries before transporting him to St. John's Hospital in Leavenworth. The man was suspected of driving under the influence and was driving with a revoked driver's license.

¢ Two Easton youth were involved in an injury accident around 8 p.m. March 29, on 235th Street, about a mile north of Mt. Olivet Road. Raymond Randolph, 15, and Derrick Winkler, 15, were heading home after a fishing expedition. Randolph was riding on a four-wheeler and was heading north on 235th Street. Winkler was in a Chevy pickup truck directly behind Randolph. Randolph lost control of his vehicle on some gravel and collided with Winker's pickup. Randolph sustained serious injuries and was transported by EMS to Kansas University Hospital.

¢ Around 11 p.m. March 29, a 47-year-old McLouth man went to a home in the 21300 block of 259th Street with a shotgun to check on his son after having an argument with a 32-year-old McLouth who was letting the older man's son stay with him. The 47-year-old said he had received a phone call from the other man and the younger man started to yell and curse at him and told the older man that his son had "been taken care of." When the 47-year-old arrived at the younger man's residence, shotgun in hand, the younger man along with a 33-year-old Leavenworth man and a 28-year-old McLouth man met the older man at the gate. The older man raised the shotgun towards the men, but had it wrestled away by the three men who then began to beat the older man. The older man got back into his vehicle and left the residence and called the Sheriff's Office.

¢ Around 12 p.m. March 30, sheriff's deputies stopped a 15-year-old Kansas City, Kan., youth for speeding near U.S. Highway 24-40 and 166th Street. The youth was taken into custody for

¢ Around 11 p.m. March 30, deputies stopped an 18-year-old Leavenworth man on County Road 27 and Dehoff Road for speeding. After being stopped, officers discovered drug paraphernalia in the car and arrested the man. He was taken to the Leavenworth County Jail.

¢ A 33-year-old Lansing woman reported at 11:12 a.m. March 31, that several checks that had been stolen from her home from her previous residence in the 700 block of Silverleaf Road were cashed at the Hilltop Market. The checks had been taken sometime between March 22 and March 29.

¢ Around 4:30 p.m., March 31, an unknown number of suspects removed about 200 feet of copper tubing from a welding machine belonging to Decker Construction Services Inc., from the 14200 block of Fairmount Road. No other items were taken and there was no evidence at the scene. The loss was estimated at $600.

¢ A Lawrence woman and a Tonganoxie man were involved in a non-injury accident around 11 a.m. on U.S. Highway 24-40 east of 182nd Street. Michael Ross, 20, was turned east onto U.S. 24-40 from 182nd Street when his car died on him. Krissan Alexander, 49, was behind Ross and did not see his vehicle slow down. The vehicles collided causing damage to both vehicles, but no injuries to the drivers. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. Ross' vehicle had to be towed from the scene, but Alexander was able to drive hers home. Drugs or alcohol were not contributing factors.

¢ A failure to stop a stop sign resulted in a non-injury accident around 1 p.m. April 2 at Kansas Highway 5 and 123rd Street. Barbara Stevens, 62, Overland Park, was westbound on K5 when she got to the four-way intersection at 123rd Street. Terri Moore, 49, Lansing, who was driving with 66-year-old Linne Concannon, Leavenworth, was heading south on K5 toward the intersection when she failed to notice the stop until it was too late. Moore hit the brakes and skidded into the intersection striking Steens' car, which had begun to turn east. All parties were wearing their seatbelts and no injuries were reported. Both vehicles were able to be driven from the scene.

¢ A 57-year-old Leavenworth man was charged with a DUI and was taken to Kansas University Hospital after getting into an accident around 8:30 p.m. on the 16500 block of Springdale Road.

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