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Man booked on attempted murder charge
OTR for Aug. 23-25, 2019
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Man booked on attempted murder charge

The Barton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic call to a rural residence southeast of Great Bend around 11 a.m. Sunday after a man allegedly assaulted his wife. Sheriff Brian Bellendir said there were no apparent serious injuries.

Jerome Koett of Great Bend was arrested and booked into the Barton County Jail on charges of attempted murder in the second degree, aggravated domestic battery, six counts of aggravated endangerment of a child, battery, criminal threat and aggravated assault. Bond was set at $100,000 cash or surety.

Great Bend Fire/EMS

Firefighters made six Emergency Medical Service calls Friday, seven Saturday and five Sunday.

A small grass fire was reported at 5:10 p.m. Saturday on the south side of the diversion dam, just off Washington (82 Washington St.).

A structure fire was reported at 4:50 a.m. Monday after an alarm went off at 908 9th St., Great Bend. Nothing was found.

Barton County Sheriff

A structure fire was reported at 3:18 p.m. Friday at Marks Custom Signs, 67 B NE 20 Road, Great Bend.

A theft was reported at 102 SW 6 Ave., Great Bend.

Storm damage was reported at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the 800 block of West Barton County Road, Great Bend.

A report of a burglary in progress at 8:46 p.m. Sunday in rural Great Bend turned out to be a civil issue; no case was taken.

Great Bend Police

A non-injury crash was reported at 9:29 a.m. Friday at Dillons No. 51, 4107 10th St.

An abandoned bike with no seat was found at The Center, 1225 Patton Road. It was booked into evidence.

A sex offense was reported.

Police received a report Saturday about a door being damaged last Thursday at 1416 Pyle St.

Someone damaged the mirror on a vehicle at 2206 Harrison St.

Miami Beach Police Department contacted the GBPD to report locating a jet ski stolen in 2012.

Goodwill Industries of Great Bend, 1705 Main, reported receiving a donation of live ammo. Items were disposed of.

A burglary in progress was reported at 3:49 p.m. Sunday at Walmart.

A non-injury crash was reported at 5:11 p.m. Sunday at 12th and McKinley.

K-9 Menta was used at the Barton County Detention Center at 6:44 p.m.

BCSO requested assistance with the jail at 7:13 p.m.

Theft of a bag from a vehicle at Circle K Convenience, 2337 Washington, was reported at 6:40 a.m. Monday.

A theft was reported Monday morning at Holiday Inn Express, 3821 10th St.

Barton County Jail

Booked Aug. 23

Kimberly Trimmer, Great Bend — Failure to appear

Melody Simpson, Great Bend — Contempt of court, probation violation

Jose Torres, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Tina Creamer — Serve sentence

Matthew Grandclair, Hoisington — Contempt of court

Kaylee Eckart, Salina — Failure to appear

Hooter Perez — Failure to appear

Candice Johnson — Serve sentence

Peter Zamarippa — Serve sentence

Chester Walker — Serve sentence

Curtis Rosas — Serve sentence

Cheslea Purcell — Order for incarceration

Tiffany Umphrey — Failure to appear

Released Aug. 23

Tyler Schwager — Serve sentence

Krystal Halseth — $10,000 own-recognizance (OR) bond

Morgan Krankenberg — $25,000 OR bond

Scott Miller — OR bond

Kaylee Eckart — $533 cash bond

Hooter Perez — $200 cash bond

Michael Stacey, Larned — $5,000 cash/surety bond

Matthew Grandclair, Hoisington — $1,282.50 cash

Booked Aug. 24

Kimberly McHenry, Great Bend — Failure to appear

Raul Acevedo-Rivera, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence

Derek Muller, Ellinwood — Driving while suspended

Brandi L. Milford — Probation violation

Released Aug. 24

Tiffany Umphrey — $300 cash bond

Kimberly McHenry, Great Bend — $500 surety bond

Shayla Richmeier — $460.25 cash

Raul Aceveda-Rivera — $1,000 surety

Derek Muller, Ellinwood — $500 cash/surety bond

Booked Aug. 25

Dylan Lemieux, Holyrood — Probation violation

Cory Bradley, New Mexico — Serve sentence

Jerome Koett, Great Bend — Attempted murder in the 2nd degree, aggravated battery, six counts of aggravated endangerment of child, battery, criminal threat, aggravated assault

Jesus Lujan, Ellinwood — Driving while suspended, failure to stop at stop sign

Released Aug. 25

Jesus Alfredo Lujan, Ellinwood — $1,000 surety bond

Peter Zamarripa — Serve sentence

Curtis J. Rosas — Serve sentence

Cheslea, Purcell, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Chester Walker — Serve sentence