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Jan. 4, 2011
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Great Bend Police

Robert Sweeney was driving west on 10th St. at 12:41 p.m. Thursday and struck a vehicle driven by Todd Jones, which was also westbound but stuck in traffic. Jones reportedly received minor injuries but refused transport.

A vehicle driven by Crystal Charles was southbound from a private driving turning onto 10th St. at 4:40 p.m. Thursday and struck a vehicle driven by Karen Orndoff, which was eastbound on 10th.

Theft of a 1997 Ford F-250 truck from 1440 21st St. was reported at 4:13 a.m. Friday.

A large white pickup with unknown driver was westbound on 24th St. and the U.S. 281 Bypass at 11:13 a.m. Saturday when it reportedly ran the stop sign and struck a vehicle driven by John M. Mayor that was southbound on the U.S. 281 Bypass.

A vehicle driven by Stanley Schuster was westbound on Quail Creek Dr. at 12:40 p.m. Sunday and struck a vehicle driven by Summer Hoss that was southbound on Timber Creek.

A hit-and-run motorist struck a legally parked vehicle in the 2700 block of 18th St., it was reported Sunday.

An air nailer valued at $229 was reportedly stolen shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday from Waters True Value Hardware & Rental, 1649 West K-96. A male allegedly came into the store, grabbed the nailer and ran out.

Theft of a fire extinguisher valued at $300, from the Presto Convenience Store at 2337 Washington St., was reported Sunday.

A burglary and theft of an undisclosed amount of money from 1924 Monroe St. was reported Sunday night.

At 6:20 a.m. Monday is was discovered that a Peterbilt semi-trailer that had parked in the area of Eighth and Washington overnight was missing the top of the driver’s side step.


Barton County Sheriff

A vehicle hit a deer on K-156 and NE 110 Ave. at approximately 3 a.m. last Wednesday.

Vehicles driven by Wyatt L. Smith and Paul Luebbers collided on SE 110 Ave. and SE 30 Road at 4:43 p.m. Saturday.

Two deputies provided traffic control on South U.S. 281 and SE 60 Road at 10 a.m. Sunday as 60-80 head of cattle were moved two to three miles by cowboys on horseback.


Barton County Jail

Booked Dec. 30

Kristofor A. Sinn, Great Bend — Contempt of court

Tmara K. Okon, Great Bend — Failure to appear

Richard Etim — Failure to appear

Matthew George Jeys, Great Bend — Driving under the influence third offense, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while suspended and open container

Released Dec. 30

Latonia L. Houtchens — $13,386.15 own recognizance bond

Kristofor Sinn, Great Bend — Charges dismissed per Judge Pike

Jessie Roat — $1,000 and $2,500 surety bond

Leon Holmes, La Crosse — $50,000 surety bond on Rush County charges


Booked Dec. 31

Scott A. Briley, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence

Matthew W. Pritchett, Great Bend — Shawnee County warrant

John Ketch, Great Bend — Central Kansas Community Corrections order

Neal Baxter, Lyons — Serve sentence

Nicole Barry, Ellinwood — Driving under the influence


Dec. 31

Matthew Jeys, Great Bend — $2,500 surety bond

Jessie Roat — $1,000 and $2,500 surety bond

Nicole Barry, Ellinwood — $1,000 surety bond


Booked Jan. 1

Tina Naugle — Battery, driving under the influence and child endangerment (two counts)

Bay Robinson, Hoisington — Domestic battery

Bruce Burns, Larned — Burglary and theft

Released Jan. 1

Tammy L. Cope, Topeka — Served sentence in full

Tina M. Naugle, Hoisington — $2,500 surety bond

Scott Briley, Great Bend — Own recognizance


Booked Jan. 2

Michael Smith, Hoxie — Serve sentence

Bo Jack L. Coley, Great Bend — Disorderly conduct

Abra Riegel, Great Bend — Possession of marijuana

Antonio Zubia-Renteria, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence

Angela M. Rodriguez, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence

Shane Simmons, Great Bend — Driving under the influence, duty to give information, duty to report an accident and no proof insurance

Released Jan. 2

Bay B. Robinson, Hoisington — Own recognizance

Bo Jack L. Coley, Great Bend — $250 surety bond

Abra Riegel, Great Bend — $2,500 surety bond

John E. Ketch, Great Bend — Serve partial sentence

Neal B. Baxter, Lyons — Serve partial sentence

Angela Rodriquez, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond

Antonio Zubia-Renteria, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond