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Dec. 5, 2010
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Great Bend Police

The front door at 1521 Jefferson St. was reportedly forced open with a crowbar Tuesday night.

A male motorist was talking on the phone and didn’t see another vehicle’s turn signal, and pulled in front of it at 8 a.m. Wednesday on 17th St., resulting in an accident.

Terry Stueder was driving north in the 2600 block of Washington St. at 3:13 p.m. Wednesday and struck a vehicle driven by Kenzie SInclair that was stopped in traffic.

A hit-and-run vehicle struck the back of a vehicle in the 5500 block of Broadway Ave. and pushed it for half a black, it was reported Wednesday. The victim did not see the other vehicle but reported hearing the crash at 6:43 p.m.

Sloan Folk was driving south on Morton St. at 7:54 a.m. Thursday and collided with a vehicle driven by Albert Horner, which was westbound on Broadway.

A vehicle driven by Sarah Fox was exiting a private drive in the 3500 block of 10th St. at 6:46 p.m. Thursday and collided with a vehicle driven by Steven Bohannan, which was eastbound on 10th.

A hit-and-run vehicle struck a parked vehicle in the 1200 block of Adams St.


Barton County Sheriff

A rape reportedly occurred Tuesday night at an unknown location out in the county.

A vehicle hit a deer on Bissell’s Point Road (NE 30 Road) at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday near K-156.

A vehicle hit a deer in the 200 block of east K-4 at 6:11 p.m. Wednesday.

Theft of a post hole digger from a shed at 1310 NE 130 Ave. was reported Thursday.

Theft of copper wire from utility poles at NE 60 Ave. and NE 210 Road was reported Thursday.

A female notified the sheriff’s office Thursday afternoon that her vehicle struck a deer on K-96 between Great Bend and Albert sometime Wednesday night.

A vehicle was westbound on U.S. 56 at Doonan’s Corner (U.S. 56/K-156 junction) at 8 p.m. Thursday and was hit by another vehicle.

A motorist was southbound on U.S. 281 north of the Galatia-Susank blacktop (NW 220 Road) shortly before 4:30 a.m. Thursday when a deer came out of the west ditch and struck her vehicle.


Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made five ambulance runs on Tuesday and six on Wednesday.

At 8:34 p.m. Tuesday they responded to a report of power lines arching at 3701 Main. Then at 8:42 p.m. they received a report of a fire at 55 Becker Court. Chief Mike Napolitano said they found the occupant had started the wood burning stove and smelled smoke. Everything was working correctly.


Barton County Jail

Booked Dec. 1

Joseph L. Dannebohm, Ellinwood — Possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, speeding, left of center and no seat belt.

Clinton Rogers, Claflin — Failure to appear

Mitchell D. Anspaugh, Great Bend — Failure to appear

Abel A. Montelongo, Great Bend — Driving while suspended and no insurance

Released Dec. 1

Aaron Whittington, Hutchinson — Served sentence

Michael Washmon, Great Bend — Served sentence

Joseph L. Dannebohm, Ellinwood — $2,500 surety bond

Clinton Rogers, Claflin — $1,000 surety bond

Mitchell D. Anspaugh, Great Bend — $500 cash bond


Booked Dec. 2

Michael Pedigo, Hoisington — Stafford County warrant for felony theft

Leon Holmes, La Crosse — Four counts sale of methamphetamine, felony possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and market/manufacture drug paraphernalia for illegal use.

Tracy Epke, La Crosse — Possession of meth with intent to distribute, no Kansas drug tax stamp, felony paraphernalia and possession of meth.

Jennifer M. Rupp, Hoisington — Barton and Finney County warrants for failure to appear

Released Dec. 2

Kristi Vinsonhaler — To Kansas Department of Corrections

William Humphrey — To Pawnee County Sheriff’s Office

Douglas Harmon, Wichita — $5000 surety bond

Michael Pedigo, Hoisington — $25,000 surety bond

Dalton Barlow, Great Bend — Released on six-month probation