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Jan. 13, 2011
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Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made four ambulance runs on Tuesday.

At 1:26 p.m. they responded to an automatic fire alarm at Washington School, 2535 Lakin. There was no fire; the alarm was set off by cooking.

At 3:57 a.m. Wednesday they responded to a false alarm at 3213 25th St.


Great Bend Police

A motorist was driving east in the 4000 block of Broadway at 1:39 p.m. Tuesday and struck a vehicle that was stopped in traffic. The other driver then left the scene.

A known person allegedly took hygiene items and food from Walmart on Tuesday afternoon.

Marvin Curtis II was driving east on 16th at 4:33 p.m. Tuesday and struck a vehicle driven by Heather Swafford that was northbound on Hubbard.

Ashley Hernandez was driving north on MacArther Road at 4:49 p.m. Tuesday, failed to yield at a stop sign and struck a vehicle driven by Lloyd Anderson that was eastbound on 10th St.

A hit-and-run vehicle struck a parked vehicle in the 1400 block of Morphy St.

Police were called after a disturbance at 5839 16th St. Terrace at 9:44 p.m. Tuesday. Martin L. Martinez allegedly punched a man, who had three crowns and a tooth knocked out. Martinez was arrested and booked into the county jail on one count of aggravated battery, with bond set at $20,000.


Barton County Sheriff

A vehicle hit a deer that ran out of the ditch on U.S. 56, a couple of miles west of Dundee, at 6 a.m. Tuesday.


Barton County Jail

Booked Jan. 10

Zachary P. Pesicka, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Aaron Whittington, Hutchinson — Serve sentence

Nikko A. Rodriguez, Hoisington — Serve sentence

Stephanie L. Epp-Rose, Stafford — Serve sentence

Stephen Schrepel, Hoisington— Driving under the influence, fleeing or attempting to elude and stop sign violation

Released Jan. 10

James L. Howell, Great Bend — By Great Bend Court

Chelsea D. Hatfield, Great Bend — $500 surety bond

Stephen Schrepel, Hoisington — $1,000 court/surety bond


Booked Jan. 11

Alex Roth, Ellinwood — Probation violation

Phillip Ramey, Topeka — Probation violation

Reymundo Martinez, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Alex D. Tate, Great Bend — Burglary and theft

Martin L. Martinez, Great Bend — Aggravated battery

Released Jan. 11

Edward R. Johnson, Great Bend — Serve sentence in full

Steven Lee Contrerez II, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Nicholas J. Ordoyne — To Ellsworth County

Jennifer Appleby — $1,000 surety bond

Wesley Barnes, Hoisington — Served sentence in full