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March 16, 2011
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Great Bend Police

An individual called police at 5:40 p.m. Monday to report a male had been at the skateboard park, 2251 Williams, offering money to kids at the park.

A burglary at 2421 Sixth St. was reported late Monday. Someone reportedly broke into the residence and stole money.


Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made five ambulance runs on Monday/early Tuesday.

There were four fire calls:

At 11:44 a.m. they responded to a false alarm at 1217 Harding St.

At 7:08 p.m. they responded to 152 South Washington, where someone cutting up a vehicle for salvage accidentally started a fire. No loss was reported.

At 7:59 p.m. they responded to a unauthorized burn at 4612 Railroad Avenue. Someone was burning a pile of limbs at night without a permit.

At 4:15 a.m. Tuesday they responded to a smell of smoke at 5906 16th and found the furnace to be the source of the smell.


Barton County Sheriff

A vehicle driven by Diana Hejny, 43, was stopped at 17th and Main at 9:53 p.m. Sunday, due to the driver having a suspended license. While being searched in the jail, suspected contraband was found on her and she was booked on charges that included possession of meth and bringing contraband into a correctional facility. Bond was set at $40,000.

Theft and criminal damage to a target at the Ellinwood Archery Club’s target range in rural Ellinwood was reported Monday.

A non-injury, one-car accident was reported at 7:10 a.m. Tuesday, when a driver reportedly missed the turn at the TV tower on U.S. 281 and NE 50 Road. Kansas Highway Patrol responded.


Barton County Jail

Booked March 14

John P. Lynch, Hoisington — Battery domestic violence

Veronica I. Lynch, Hoisington — Battery domestic violence

Clark A. Mabry, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence

Diana M. Hejny, Great Bend — Traffic in contraband into a correctional institute, possession of methamphetamine, no tax stamp, driving while suspended

Aminadab B. Torres, Great Bend — Probation violation and failure to appear, Barton County; probation violation, Russell County (multiple counts)

Released March 14

Veronica I. Lynch, Hoisington — $2,500 surety bond

Tashina M. Diaz, Great Bend — Serve partial sentence

Stuart D. Petrik, Great Bend — To Sedgwick County

Lainie E. Sturn, Great Bend — Serve partial sentence

John P. Lynch, Hoisington — $2,500 surety bond

Jennifer A. Ross, Pawnee Rock — $50,000 own-recognizance bond

Desiree Ward — Serve sentence

Aminadab Torres, Great Bend — $262.57 cash bond, $275.62 cash, $293.50 cash and $351.26 cash, and a $2,500 surety bond