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Feb. 15, 2011: Teen has seizures after smoking potpourri
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Teenager has seizures after smoking potpourri


A 19-year-old man reportedly suffered from seizures at smoking potpourri, Saturday night in Great Bend. According to the Great Bend Police Department’s log, he was transported to Central Kansas Medical Center, where he was treated and released.


Great Bend Police

A vehicle slid on the snow at Fifth and Pine at 7:19 p.m. Friday and hit the curb.

A burglary at 1501 Lakin Ave. was reported Friday evening. Loss included an iPod MP3 player and kicker.

Theft of items from a vehicle at 2027 Morton St. was reported Friday night.

A hit-and-run vehicle failed to stop at the stop sign at 19th and Hubbard at 8:18 p.m. Friday and struck a vehicle that was eastbound on 19th St.

Theft from a vehicle at 3404 17th St. was reported Saturday. Two vehicles in the 3400 block of 16th St. were also entered, but nothing was missing. Police also received a report later that someone had entered a vehicle in the 1600 block of Tyler St. on Friday evening.

A hit-and-run vehicle struck a parked vehicle in the 3100 block of 24th St. on Saturday.

Theft from a vehicle at 3417 Forest Ave. was reported Saturday evening.

At 4:12 a.m. Sunday, a 20-year-old male reported being battered by an unknown person in the area of Forest and Washington streets.

A "911 hang-up" at 12:45 p.m. Sunday was the result of a woman showing her husband how to use the cell phone.

A vehicle driven by Tobias Jones was westbound on 10th St. and struck a vehicle driven by Mark Schloemer who failed to yield when turning left in the 3900 block of 10th at 4:33 p.m. Sunday.

A hit-and-run vehicle struck a parked vehicle in the Walgreen store parking lot Sunday evening.

A case was made when a possible stalking was reported Sunday.


Barton County Sheriff

A vehicle hit a deer on K-156 and NE 80 Road at 5:26 a.m. Sunday.

A vehicle hit a deer two miles south of Hoisington on U.S. 281 at 3:30 a.m. Monday.


Great Bend Fire Department

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

At 9:50 p.m. Saturday they responded to two separate fires, one at 14 SW 70 Ave. and one at 683 West Barton County Road. Both were controlled burns that had been extinguished before dark.

There was one false alarm on Sunday.