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Dec. 16, 2010
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Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters were dispatched to a vehicle fire at 812 Kansas Ave. at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. They arrived to find a sport utility vehicle owned by Aaron Rodriquez in flames. The vehicle was a total loss.

There was also one false alarm caused by a system malfunction, and firefighters made two ambulance runs on Tuesday


Great Bend Police

A check forgery at 1019 Frey was reported Tuesday.

Notices to appear in municipal court were served Tuesday after two women allegedly took items from the store at 4107 10th St.


Barton County Jail

Booked Dec. 13

Roberta Budig, Ellinwood — No driver’s license

Jami M. Saffa, Great Bend — Illegal display of tags and no registration

Angelo Chester Palermo, Great Bend — Felony driving under the influence, obstruction of official duty, driving after being declared a habitual violator, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, no proof of insurance, failure to maintain a single lane

Melissa J. Heinzman, Salina — Barton County warrant for traffic contraband in a correctional institution, and Salina Municipal warrant for failure to appear

Lainie E. Sturn, Ellinwood — Probation violation

Jon Kubitscheck, Great Bend — Aggravated battery

Judith Evans — Aggravated battery

Released Dec. 13

Jami M. Saffa, Great Bend — $500 court/surety bond

Roberta L. Budig, Ellinwood — $1,000 court/surety bond

Anthony L. Johnson, Heizer — Own recognizance

Lainie E. Sturn, Ellinwood — $2,500 surety bond


Booked Dec. 14

Israel Nelson, Hugoton — Manhattan Municipal warrant for criminal damage to property

Jesus Gomez, Dodge City — On a Gwinnett County, Ga., warrant for "manufacture of marijuana."

Maxine Wilkinson, Great Bend — Criminal trespass

Released Dec. 14

Anthony Verduzco, Great Bend — $2,500 surety bond

Mario Martinez-Garcia, Great Bend — $5,000 surety bond and $196 cash bond