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Feb. 25, 2011
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Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made four ambulance runs on Wednesday. There were no fires.


Ellinwood Fire Department

Two tractors at SE 50 Road and SE 150 Ave. were damaged in a grass fire at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday. It was believed that animal activity created electrical problems that caused the fire.


Great Bend Police

Wednesday reports:

Someone threw a brick through a vehicle window at 316 Plum St. and took items.

An archery bale and Traeger grill were stolen from 2537 Quivira Ave. Loss was $885.

Someone scratched the side of a vehicle at 3503 10th St.

Andrew M. Leroy was driving south in the 900 block of McKinley St. at 6:19 p.m. and struck a vehicle driven by Abigail Arueyingho who was turning onto McKinley from a private drive.


Barton County Sheriff

Wednesday reports:

A volume stand and scrap iron were stolen from the 10 block of NE 150 Ave. Loss was approximately $400.

County road signs at SE 70 Road and SE 70 Ave. were damaged and stolen.


Barton County Jail

Booked Feb. 23

Rhonda J. Zimmer, Ellinwood — Driving while suspended and no insurance

Jesse James Biggs, Great Bend — Two warrants for probation violation

Brian Jonas, Great Bend — Probation violation

Raul Garcia, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Teri Wilkinson, Great Bend — Contempt of court

Released Feb. 23

Aaron L. Whittington, Hutchinson — Serve partial sentence

Rhonda J. Zimmer, Ellinwood — $500 surety bond

Brian Jonas, Great Bend — $2,5000 surety bond

Bo Jack Coley, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond