Archive for Wednesday, July 30, 2008

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July 30, 2008

Tonganoxie City Fire Department

¢ At 1:03 p.m. July 21, firefighters assisted a citizen who was having problems with her home oxygen.

¢ At 2:54 p.m. July 21, firefighters responded to Tonganoxie High School for a fire alarm. It was a false alarm.

¢ Firefighters responded with Leavenworth County Emergency Medical Services at 1:01 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. July 22, 12:08 p.m. Thursday, 2:20 a.m. and 6:27 p.m. Friday, 4:32 p.m. Saturday, 2:06 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Sunday and 8:43 a.m. and 3:02 p.m. Monday.

¢ Firefighters responded at 8:37 a.m. Wednesday, July 23 with EMS and Stranger Township Fire Department for an industrial accident at 187th and Donahoo.

¢ At 12:24 a.m. Saturday, firefighters responded to the 500 block of Laughlin for a possible illegal burn. Firefighters found a smoldering brush pile.

¢ Firefighters responded at 9:21 a.m. Saturday to the 600 block of Green Street for the smell of gas in the residence. Firefighters found a faulty hot water heater.

¢ Firefighters responded at 12:52 p.m. Saturday for standby for Fairmount Fire Department at Fairmount Station in Basehor.

¢ At 6:30 p.m. Sunday, firefighters responded with Tonganoxie Township and EMS to a rollover traffic accident at U.S. Highway 24-40 and Kansas Ave.

¢ At 4:16 p.m. Monday, firefighters responded with Tonganoxie Township and EMS to a rollover accident at U.S.Highway 24-40 and County Road 1.

Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office

¢ Around 1 a.m. Saturday, Leavenworth County deputies stopped a 37-year-old Lawrence man near Kansas Highway 32 and Bowen Road. The driver was found to be driving while suspended and was arrested. The man was taken to the Leavenworth County Jail.

¢ A 44-year-old Basehor woman reported that her black angus bull and a white calf were stolen from her property sometime before 12:20 p.m. Saturday from a field in the 11900 block of Marxen Road. The animals, which had an estimated value of $6,500, were last seen in a field belonging to a 44-year-old Shawnee man. The man also stated that he had two cattle also stolen from his property.

¢ Around 4 p.m. Saturday, a 23-year-old Easton man reported that two men burglarized his home in the 21900 block of Easton Road. The man stated that the two burglars entered into his home through his kitchen door. The two burglars then walked downstairs into the victim's basement, where the victim was. The two burglars threatened the victim with bodily harm if he did not return a pair of stolen sunglasses. Before leaving the residence, the two burglars kicked the victim in the face. An investigation is ongoing.

¢ A 49-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man reported that his home was burglarized sometime before 11 p.m. Saturday in the 24000 block of 123rd Street. Among the items stolen were computers, money and jewelry. The loss, including damages, was estimated at $7,500.

¢ Around 11 p.m. Saturday, sheriff's deputies broke up a party in the 15200 block of Stillwell Road. At the party were several young adults. Deputies made contact with the property owner, a 48-year-old Bonner Springs man. The man stated that he knew the group was drinking but that he didn't purchase the alcohol. There were 14 young adults older than 18 but younger than 21. The group admitted to drinking alcohol. The scene was cleared without incident.

¢ Around 3 a.m. Sunday, sheriff's deputies arrived at Stouts Corner, 115 E. First St. to investigate an alarm call. Deputies found the front door to the business and the attached office unlocked. The deputies did not find anyone on scene. Deputies found that the unknown number of subjects entered the attached office and crawled through the ceiling to enter Stouts Corner. $247.54 was taken from the store. An investigation is still ongoing.

¢ Around 1 a.m. Saturday, sheriff's deputies arrived at the scene of a single vehicle accident at Tonganoxie Drive and Fairmount Road. Amber Pike, 18, Leavenworth, was traveling north on Tonganoxie Drive and attempted to make an abrupt right turn at the intersection. She was going too fast and skidded into a ditch. Pike was wearing her seatbelt and was not injured. She did not require medical attention.

¢ A 48-year-old Basehor man was arrested around 5:30 p.m. Saturday for aggravated battery and criminal damage to property after an altercation with a 61-year-old Basehor woman. The two reside in the same residence in the 19200 block of 166th Street. The woman stated the two got into an argument. During the argument the man spit on her face and hit her left elbow with a cane. The man also broke a screen door leading to the garage in the residence. The man was arrested and taken to the Leavenworth County Jail. The woman refused treatment at the scene and was transported to the hospital by a relative. An investigation is ongoing.

¢ A 34-year-old Hamilton City, Texas, man was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital after rolling over his semi-truck around 6:30 p.m. Sunday near U.S. Highway 24-40 and Kansas Avenue. The driver, Wendell Cherryhome Jr., was driving north on the highway when he lost control of the truck. The trailer split open during the accident, dumping a load of frozen meat onto the ground.


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