A Great Bend man was arrested Friday after a pursuit on U.S. 56, Undersheriff Larry Holliday said. The Barton County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Pawnee Rock at 2:30 p.m. after Chris Ketch, 26, reportedly drove away from a domestic dispute but clipped a family member with his vehicle.
Deputies driving to the call met Ketch on the highway. After he passed them, they turned around and gave pursuit. After the vehicle’s tires were spiked by a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper, Ketch pulled into a driveway and was arrested on charges of assault, driving with a suspended license, flee and elude and reckless driving. No one was injured, including the person hit by his vehicle.