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May 28, 2008

Tonganoxie City Fire Department

¢ Firefighters responded with Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Service at 11:48 a.m. May 20, 12:54 a.m. and 4:51 p.m. Wednesday, May 21,

5/21, 1:05 p.m. Thursday, 6:41 p.m. and 9:53 p.m. Friday, 2:05 a.m. and 5:59 p.m. Saturday and 6:59 a.m. Monday.

¢ Firefighters responded at 12:52 p.m. Wednesday, May 21 to a gas leak outside a residence in the 1100 block of Greenwood Park.

¢ At 6:53 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, firefighters responded to the 300 block of Bury for a fire alarm. The investigation revealed burnt food on the stove.

¢ At 5:53 p.m. Thursday, 7:41 a.m. Friday and 10:56 a.m. Saturday, firefighters reported to the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds for standby.

¢ Firefighters responded at 7:35 p.m. Friday to the 200 block of Grace to assist with searching for a missing child. The child was found shortly after arrival.

¢ At 4:23 a.m. Saturday, firefighters were called out for severe weather spotting.

¢ At 10:10 a.m. Sunday, firefighters responded to the 100 block of East Eighth for an activated smoke detector. Firefighters checked the residence, and found that dust had set off detectors.

¢ Firefighters responded at 3:15 p.m. Sunday at 215th Street and Kansas Highway 92 to provide equipment to another agency.

¢ At 11:31 p.m. Sunday, firefighters responded to the 100 block of Gould for smoke in the area.

¢ Firefighters, at 11:46 p.m. Sunday, assisted Tonganoxie Police in searching for burglary suspects.

Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office

¢ Around 1 a.m. May 17, Sheriff's deputies and Alexandria Township firefighters were dispatched to an anhydrous ammonia leak near the intersection of County Road 21 and Kansas Highway 92 in Easton. Deputies set up a perimeter, blocking traffic while the leaking tank's valve was shut off. A 49-year-old Easton man advised deputies the tank was used the previous morning on his fields. Sheriff's officials say if the unknown number of subjects obtained any anhydrous ammonia at all, it would have been just vapors. An investigation is ongoing.

¢Around 4 p.m., May 20, a 37-year-old Linwood woman returned to her home in the 13000 block of 170th Street to find her front door forced open. The woman reported miscellaneous jewelry and other valuables missing. There are no suspects at this time.

¢ A burglary took place sometime between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. May 20, in the 14000 block of Linwood Road. A 31-year-old Linwood woman reported the burglary and said the only thing taken was a bottle containing prescription medicine.

¢ At 4:30 p.m. May 20, Joseph Hill, Tonganoxie, was traveling south on 155th Street near Donahoo Road when he slowed his vehicle to avoid running over a turtle in the road. Hill was struck by another vehicle driven by Cymbre Herringer, Lansing, who was also traveling southbound. No injuries were reported.

¢ A 43-year-old Basehor man reported that sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 4:50 p.m. May 20, someone entered his residence in the 17000 block of State Avenue by kicking in the rear door. The unknown number of subjects removed a .45-caliber Essex magazine-fed pistol, $8, a small gold cross and a stud earring. At this time, the sheriff's office is reporting no viable subjects. The loss was estimated at $558.

¢ At 8:40 p.m. May 20, a sheriff's deputy was dispatched to a possible burglary in the 13000 block of 170th Street in Linwood, where a 28-year-old man said he discovered a white male in his 20s standing in his residence wearing gloves. A fight ensued and the suspect fled the scene in a late 1990s model Ford Escort. The victim received a minor bruise under his left eye. Nothing was taken from the residence and an investigation is being conducted on the suspect's identity.

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