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Dec. 21, 2010
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Great Bend Police

An aggravated battery was reported Friday. A man said he was stabbed in the arm by an unknown male in the 2300 block of 18th St.

Someone keyed a vehicle at 1914 Main sometime last week. Loss was $800.

A $50 gas skip at 2337 Washington St. was reported at 9:55 a.m. Friday.

A vehicle driven by Glen Schuster collided with a vehicle driven by Sarai Penrod in the 4900 block of 10th St. at 10 a.m. Friday.

Vehicles driven by Dee A. Grummon and Alastair J. Strachan collided at Broadway and Washington at 1:26 p.m. Friday.

Theft from the residence at 3216 Lakin Ave. was reported Friday.

A hit-and-run vehicle struck a moving vehicle at Broadway and Morton at 6:06 p.m. Friday. The driver was later located and ran from the area on foot.


Barton County Sheriff

Unauthorized use of a financial card on Skype was reported Friday.


Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made six ambulance runs on Friday, five Saturday and four Sunday.

At 6:33 p.m. Friday they responded to a possible gas leak in the area of 54 NE 20 Road, but the smell had dissipated by the time the units arrived and the source was not located.

At 4 p.m. Saturday they were dispatched to a grass fire in the ditch and a field at 450 SW 30 Road, that began when a vehicle hit a power pole.


Barton County Jail

Booked Dec. 17

Steven Richardson, La Crosse — Driving under the influence and driving while revoked; also revoked bond

Albert R. Wilken, Lawton, Okla. — Probation violation

Terry G. Thoren, Hoisington — Contempt of court

Blake Riggs, Great Bend — Probation violation

Jose E. Esquivel, Chase — Serve sentence

Released Dec. 17

Dustin J. Chambers, Great Bend — Own recognizance

Deborah A. Mills, Great Bend — To Alternative Programs for House Arrest

Albert R. Wilken, Lawton, Okla. — $1,000 surety bond

Israel Nelson, Hugoton — $750 surety bond

Blake Riggs, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond

Terry Thoren, Hoisington — Served sentence in full

Austen Herzog — Serve sentence in full

Orry Elmore, Great Bend — Own recognizance bond


Booked Dec. 18

Clifford Thomas, Ellinwood — Reno County warrant

Luis M. Sanchez-Chavez, Rush Center — Possession of cocaine and driving without a license

Released Dec. 18

Robert Issac, Great Bend — Own recognizance

Nasario Duran-Cortez, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Clifford Thomas, Ellinwood — $500 cash bond

Matthew Dunlap, Claflin — Serve sentence in full


Booked Dec. 19

Dylan Spencer, Great Bend — Driving without a license and tag no assigned to vehicle

Keith W. Benker, Great Bend — Fail to report accident and fail to stop at accident

Rollin J. Anderson, Great Bend — Failure to appear

Donald Rousey, Great Bend — Failure to appear

Released Dec. 19

Keith Benker, Great Bend — $500 surety bond

Dylan Spencer, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond; released to Rice County Sheriff’s Department

Rollin Anderson, Great Bend — $500 surety bond

Christy Huffman, Great Bend — Serve sentence in full

Jose Esquivel, Great Bend — Serve sentence in full

Neal B. Baxter, Lyons — Serve partial sentence