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March 4, 2011
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Kansas Highway Patrol

George A. Sanders, 64, Stafford, was driving on a Stafford County road at 2 p.m. Wednesday and went off the road to avoid striking a deer. His pickup struck a culvert in the 800 block of Northeast 80 Ave., one mile south and three miles east of Hudson. He was taken to Stafford District Hospital with undetermined injuries.

Sanders was wearing a seat belt.


Great Bend Fire Department


Firefighters made four ambulance runs and received one false alarm on Wednesday.


Great Bend Police

Wednesday reports:

A known person was served a notice to appear in municipal court, for alleged shoplifting at Walmart.

An individual wanted to know if it is legal to sell a shotgun at a garage sale. The answer was yes.

A case was taken for a burglary and theft at 2509 17th St.


Barton County Sheriff

Around 7 a.m. Wednesday, a motorist lost control of a Cadillac and failed to negotiate the curve at 65 NE 60 Road. The car went in the ditch and through a fence. The driver left the scene, leaving the car in a pasture. Later that day, Jennifer Sanchez was arrested for leaving the scene, failure to report and driving while suspended. She was released after posting a $1,000 surety bond.

A 14-year-old girl reportedly had consensual sex Saturday at a "hot tub party" in Barton County. This was allegedly video taped and the recording has been circulating through a county school.

Road and Bridge reported reports two Railroad signs missing at NW 110 Road and 30 Ave., RR signs down and damaged at NW 100 Road and 30 Ave., and two more signs missing at NW 110 Road and 20 Ave.


Barton County Jail

Booked March 2

Joshua C. Kepford, Great Bend — Great Bend municipal warrant

Jennifer Sanchez, Great Bend — Driving while suspended, fail to report accident, leaving scene of accident, no insurance

Richard J. Sherwood, Wichita — Probation violation and contempt of court

Kelly S. Prevost, Commanche, Okla. — Barton County warrant for probation violation

Verla Morrison, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Released March 2

Aaron Whittington, Hutchinson — Partial serve sentence

Chad Wornkey, Great Bend — To Reno County Sheriff’s Office

Jennifer Sanchez, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond