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Oct. 26, 2010
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Barton County Sheriff

An aggravated assault at a Chisholm Trail residence was reported at 11:58 a.m. Saturday. Shots were reportedly fired into the air during a domestic dispute.

An individual reported Saturday that an unknown person had, for the second time, criminally damaged her husband’s grave site at Hillcrest Cemetery by attempting to dig up the urn.


Great Bend Police

(Editor’s note: Friday’s call log from the Great Bend Police Department was unavailable. The GBPD reports it is still having issues with its computer.)

Two door knobs in the 2700 block of Broadway Ave. were turned in as "found property" on Saturday afternoon.

Vehicles driven by Gary Sechrist and Elwin Conrad collided while backing in the Walmart Supercenter parking lot at 4:59 p.m. Saturday.

Chad Hallmark was driving south on Roosevelt St. at 9:48 p.m. Saturday and struck a vehicle driven by Willie Reed that was westbound on Forest, and police were called to the scene by an unknown person reporting a fight in progress at the intersection.

An Outside Agency Assist from the Rice County Sheriff’s Office was requested at 5:14 a.m. Sunday. Officers were asked to do a blood draw at Great Bend Regional Hospital from an individual involved in an injury accident in Rice County.


Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made seven ambulance runs on Friday, six Saturday and six Sunday.

They were called to 514 Cleveland St. in Great Bend at 11:15 a.m. Sunday to check on a possible gas smell.


Barton County Jail

Booked Oct. 22

Dan A. Kelly, Great Bend — Andover Municipal Warrant

Chad Roberson, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Neal Baxter, Lyons — Serve sentence

Nicole M. White, Holyrood — Serve sentence

Matthew Dunlap, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Released Oct. 22

Miguel Mendoza — To Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Roberta L. Ellington — To Pratt County

Jason Vonfeldt — Served sentence in full

Casey Byrd — South Dakota picked up to transport

Dan A. Kelly, Great Bend — $25,000 and $350 surety bonds and $328 cash bond

Marcus C. Taylor, Hoisington — $5,000 surety bond


Booked Oct. 23

Joseph Miller, Hoisington — Failure to appear

Robert Ping, Rush Center — Battery

Curtis Delgado, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence and protective custody

Theresa L. Weber, Great Bend — Aggravated assault, battery domestic violence and criminal damage

Richard W. Ratley, Hoisington — No proof of liability insurance and illegal display of registration

Christopher A. Harman, Great Bend — Possession of stolen property

Released Oct. 23

Robert C. Ping, Rush Center — $1,250 surety bond through Rush County District Court

Curtis L. Delgado, Great Bend — $2,500 surety bond

Richard Ratley, Hoisington — $500 surety bond


Booked Oct. 24

Melissa Sue McVey, Great Bend — Driving under the influence and speeding

Modesto Arenivas, Lyons — Driving under the influence

David R. Johnson, Great Bend — Driving under the influence

Released Oct. 24

Melissa McVey, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond

Matthew Dunlap, Great Bend — Serve partial sentence

Theresa Weber, Great Bend — $20,000 surety bond

Corey Engstrom, Hoisington — Serve sentence

Victor A. Urbina-Gonzales, Great Bend — Served sentence in full

Modesto Arenivas, Lyons — $1,000 cash bond

Neal B. Baxter, Lyons — Serve partial sentence

Chad R. Roberson, Great Bend — Serve partial sentence