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For March 15, 2011
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Barton County Sheriff

Great Bend Police Department requested Barton County Sheriff’s Office check the welfare of a juvenile male in rural Great Bend in reference to a fight at the high school Friday morning. Officers were unable to make contact with anyone at the residence and did not file a case.

A man seen sitting on a bridge Friday on K-96, north of Great Bend, was checked. He was walking to Hays. A Kansas Highway Patrol officer drove the man to Rush County.

Friday’s head-on collision (see the March 13 Great Bend Tribune, page 14A) was reported at 9:23 p.m. in the 800 block of K-156, about 14 miles northeast of Great Bend. Helicopters from both Eagle Med and Life Team responded. (A third person was taken to Great Bend Regional Hospital and was later flown via air ambulance to Wichita.) Claflin and Ellinwood Ambulances responded, along with the Claflin Fire Department and Kansas Highway Patrol and four BCSO officers.

A prisoner at the Barton County Jail was placed in the restraint chair at 5:56 p.m. Saturday after urinating on the cell door and floor.

A burglary at 323 Marla St. in Great Bend was reported Saturday. Fishing equipment was stolen.

A car hit a deer on K-96, east of Albert, Saturday around 9 p.m.

A car was in a rollover accident three miles south of U.S. 56 on Radium Road at 3:37 a.m. Sunday, but no one was injured. Kansas Highway Patrol responded.

Outside Agency Assist: A vehicle from a gas skip in Lyons was stopped by the Ellinwood Police Department at 4:30 p.m. Sunday and the driver was sent back to pay for $26.36 worth of gas.


Great Bend Police

Someone entered a vehicle at 821 Stone St. and stole items, it was reported Friday.

A tire was slashed on a car at 2005 Heizer St., it was reported Friday.

Two air conditioners from stolen from 900 MacArthur Road, it was reported Friday. Loss was $4,700.

A known person allegedly stole tools from Walmart, it was reported Friday. Loss was $4.

A $54.72 gas skip at 1906 Main was reported at 7:27 p.m. Friday.

Someone entered a vehicle at 900 Williams St. and took items, it was reported Friday night.

A hit-and-run vehicle struck a parked car at 809 Coolidge St., it was reported Saturday.

A stereo was stolen from a truck at 1076 Warner Road, it was reported Sunday.

A vehicle driven by Janie Hamby was traveling north on Maple St. at 6:46 p.m. Sunday and struck a vehicle driven by Fransico Fabella that was eastbound on Fourth St. Hamby was transported to a hospital with minor injuries.

A gas skip involving a white and brown Bronco at 3907 Broadway was reported at 7:33 p.m. Sunday.

Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made nine ambulance runs Friday, one Saturday and nine Sunday.

At 3:31 p.m. Friday firefighters responded to the drag strip, 9951 B-29 Way, where someone using a cutting torch accidentally started a small grass fire.


Barton County Jail

Booked March 11

Tashina Diaz — Serve sentence

Elisha Saffa, Great Bend — 13 counts of forgery and one count of theft

Jana Troendle, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Jesse McNett, Great Bend — Arrested for driving on the dike

Eli Woods, Great Bend — Arrested for driving on the dike

Taz C. Link, Ellinwood — Probation violation

Desiree Ward, Hutchinson — Contempt of court

Howard Johnson, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Jason Goass, Great Bend — Contempt of court, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia

Devan Gross, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Stuart Petrik, Great Bend — Sedgwick County District warrant

Released March 11

Edith Chaloupek, Stafford — To Stafford County Sheriffs Office

Elisha Saffa, Great Bend — $10,000 surety bond

Eli Woods, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond

Jesse McNett, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond


Booked March 12

David Stephen, Hutchinson — Driving while suspended, defective headlight and Osborne County District Court Warrant

Laine Sturn, Great Bend — Serve sentence

James M. Potter, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence

Released March 12

David Stephen, Great Bend — $2,500 surety bond

James M. Potter, Great bend — $1,000 surety bond

Timothy Davis — Bonded out in Chase County; court date set for 1 p.m. March 28


Booked March 13

Cristina Dominguez — Illegal transportation of liquor and failure to appear

Charles E. Grayson, Great Bend — Battery disorderly conduct

Kimberly Water, Macksville — Driving under the influence, duty to report, no insurance, fail to maintain roadway

Jacquelyn M. Morrell, Great Bend — Possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana

Juvenile, Great Bend — Assault and disorderly conduct

Jesus Gomez, St. John — Driving under the influence, driving while suspended and unsafe speed

Juvenile, Hoisington — Possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia, and Child In Need of Care

Timothy Vansteenburgh, Ellinwood — Battery

Released March 13

Charles E. Grayson, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond

Cristina Dominguez, Great Bend — $250 and $500 surety bonds

Kimberly Waters, Macksville — $1,000 surety bond

Jana Troendle, Great Bend — Serve partial sentence

Howard Johnson, Great Bend — Serve partial sentence

Devan Gross, Great Bend — Serve partial sentence

Timothy Vansteenburgh, Ellinwood — $1,000 surety bond

Juvenile — To Hoisington Police Department to take to Juvenile Justice Authority in Reno County

Juvenile — To St. Francis

Jesus Soto Gomez, St. John — $2,500 surety bond