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Man arrested in Great Bend after fleeing police
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A Great Bend man was arrested on Tuesday after fleeing police.
The Great Bend Police Department were dispatched to the 900 Block of 9th St., after receiving a call that a man named Zach Gaddis was allegedly causing a disturbance. They were advised that Gaddis left the area in a white pickup truck. While officers were in route to the scene they were notified that Gaddis had several outstanding warrants.
On the way to the scene one of the officers located Gaddis, who fled on foot in the area of the 1000 block of Madison St. Sergeant Gary Davis located Gaddis in the area of 12th St., and Madison. The officer tried to put Gaddis in handcuffs he physically resisted and once again fled the area on foot. Sergeant Davis and Officer Jacob Williamson gave chase and apprehended Gaddis in the 2900 Block of 12th St.
It was later determined that the vehicle Gaddis was driving was stolen and later it was returned to the owner.
On July 29th, Gaddis was arrested for the possession of stolen property and the possession of methamphetamine, and was out on bond at the time of the incident.
Gaddis was booked into the Barton County Jail on charges of theft, as well as outstanding warrants.