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Jan. 6, 2011
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Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters responded to four alarms on Tuesday, in addition to making eight ambulance runs.

At 9:38 a.m. they were sent to Barton Community College where a tractor-trailer had jackknifed and punctured the fuel tank.

At 4:25 p.m. they performed a carbon monoxide check at 1055 Warner.

At 5 p.m. there was a small grass fire at 247 East U.S. 56.

At 3:38 a.m. Wednesday, they responded to a CO alarm going off.


Barton County Sheriff

A tractor-trailer slid into a parked car outside at BCC, 245 NE 30 Road, at 8:46 a.m. Tuesday.


Great Bend Police

Tuesday reports:

Someone cut the tires on a Jeep at 5812 Aspen Dr. Loss was $300.

An individual reported that a subject in a maroon sport utility vehicle struck him in the face while he was trying to get his tag number to report him, around 9:40 a.m. on 10th St.

A license plate was stolen from a car at 1201 10th St.

Someone reportedly broke into the house at 1721 12th St. and took several items.

A sewer auger was reportedly stolen from a storage shed at 3017 10th St. Loss was $3,300.

A hit-and-run vehicle struck a parked vehicle at 1037 Adams St.

A burglary at 708 Coolidge St. was reported.


Barton County Jail

Booked Jan. 4

John E. Ketch, Great Bend — Criminal possession of firearm and disorderly conduct

Daniel Salinas, Great Bend — Driving while suspended, no proof insurance and speeding

Matthew Pritchett — Hold through Shawnee County

Jacob E. Vasquez, Hoisington — Abuse of a child

Carlos Nieto, Great Bend — Driving without a license

John W. King, Great Bend — Theft and theft by deception

Released Jan. 4

Kyle Kruckenberg — To Kansas Department of Corrections

Joshua Graves — To Kansas Department of Corrections

Matthew Wayne Pritchett, Great Bend — Transported to Shawnee county Jail

Carlos Nieto, Great Bend — $250 cash bond