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For March 31, 2011
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Kansas Highway Patrol

A Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Derek James Varner, 20, of Russell, was eastbound on Interstate 70 in Ellis County, 8.4 miles east of Hays, at 9:20 p.m. Tuesday and swerved to miss an animal in the roadway. The car went off the road and into the ditch, then struck a barbed wire fence. The driver was not injured, but passenger Krysal Ann Varner, 19, of Hays was taken to Hays Medical Center with undetermined injuries. Both were wearing seat belts.

Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made two ambulance runs on Tuesday. There were no fires.


Great Bend Police

Damage to a window on the business at 1618 10th St. was reported Tuesday. Loss was $250.

Vehicles driven by Dink Garner and Svitlana Nixon collided at 10th and Kansas at 2:47 p.m. Tuesday.

Someone broke the driver’s side window on a car at 2706 17th St., it was reported Tuesday. Loss was $350.

Nathan Towns was driving north on Harrison St. at 5:29 p.m. Tuesday and struck a vehicle driven by Martin Bieker, who was also northbound stopped in traffic.


Barton County Jail

Booked March 26

Jose L. Muela, Great Bend — Sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school

Edward L. Klusener, Great Bend — Driving while suspended and obstructed windshield

Ryan L. Zimmerman, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence

John M. Zimmerman, Hays — Serve sentence

Leticia Espino, Great Bend — No drivers license and no seat belt

Edward Johnson, Great Bend — Felony probation violation

Released March 26

Edward L. Klusener, Great Bend — $500 surety bond

Ryan L. Zimmerman, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond

Leticia Espino, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond


Booked March 27

McKinna Werhahn, Pawnee Rock — Minor in consumption and illegal transportation of liquor

Jerry Schepmann, Great Bend — Driving under the influence and illegal transportation of liquor

Emily P. Noblitt, Ellinwood —

Renita Johnson, Hoisington — Battery

Released March 27

McKinna A. Werhahn, Pawnee Rock — $500 surety bond

Jerry Schepmann, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond

Jana Troendle, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Emily P. Noblitt, Ellinwood —

Howard Johnson, Great Bend — Serve partial sentence

Shawn Mossberg, Great Bend — Serve sentence in full

Frank Symank, Great Bend — Serve sentence in full

Renita Johnson, Hoisington — $500 surety bond


Booked March 28

Crystal Boucher, Kinsley — Felony flee and elude, speed, stop sign, seat belt and possible stolen vehicle; also Abilene municipal warrant for failure to appear

Jesus Montelongo, Great Bend — Failure to appear

Malcom Moody-Standlee, Great Bend — Possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia; failure to appear

June A. White, Great Bend — From Larned State Hospital

Glenn Sharpe, Larned — Hold for Pawnee County

Daniel Hoppe, Hays — Ellsworth District Court warrant for contempt of court

Released March 28

Jesus Montelongo, Great Bend — $250 cash bond

Jacob Dennis, Great Bend — Released from Great Bend municipal charges; report to Community Corrections

John Zimmerman, Hays — Served sentence in full

Cecil Graves, Great Bend — Served sentence in full

Richard Etim — To Pawnee County Detention

Jose Rivas, Great Bend — $1,000 cash bond