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On the Record for Aug. 2, 2011
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Great Bend Police

A burglary at 2515 Rock Bridge Road was reported Friday. Money and a knife were taken.

Theft of lumber and bricks from 1416 12th St. was reported Friday.

Thefts were reported at Hometown Brand Center & Rent to Own, 4908 10th St., and at the Walmart Supercenter, 3503 10th St.

A woman reported being trapped in her car by a pit bulldog at 7:39 p.m. Friday at 2115 Jefferson St. Police did not make contact.

A women reported someone breaking something off her back porch at 1442 Main. Loss was $300.

Five men and two women were reportedly fighting at a 16th St. address at 2:40 a.m. Saturday, but all parties refused to prosecute. One person was arrested for disorderly conduct.

A burglary at 1440 21st with theft of a motorcycle was reported Saturday.

A hit-and-run vehicle struck a vehicle parked at 2920 10th St., it was reported Saturday.

Theft of fuel from 2716 10th St. was reported at 3:34 p.m. Saturday.

A water main break in the 1600 block of Main Street was reported at 11:30 p.m. Saturday. The city was contacted and took care of it, although there was a complaint about the jackhammer noise from a resident in the 1500 block of Baker Ave. at 1:57 a.m. Sunday.

Rush County Sheriff’s Office was working on a rollover accident at 1:13 a.m. Sunday and was looking for a Great Bend man. They wanted an officer to go by his residence and look for him. No contact was made.

Theft of a red and silver 24-inch Roadmaster mountain bike from 2316 Eighth St. was reported Sunday.


Barton County Sheriff

A vehicle struck a deer with a 1996 Honda, around 10:30 p.m. Friday on NW K-96 and NW 100 Ave.

A one-vehicle rollover was reported as a possible injury accident in the 500 block of NW 50 Ave., north of the Mullergren electric station, at 11:37 p.m. Friday. Kansas Highway Patrol and Great Bend Fire Department Ambulance responded. Another caller reported seeing the vehicle, described as a silver Pontiac, in the field on the east side of the roadway, and that clothing, beer bottles and liquor bottles were everywhere, and both air bags deployed.

BCSO "calls for service" logs also show KHP and GBFD Ambulance responding after a vehicle hit a deer at 10:15 p.m. Saturday, at NW 110 Ave. and NW K-96.

KHP’s online crash logs do not show any recent injury accidents in Barton County.

A "massive fight" reportedly involving 10 or more people was reported at 1:49 a.m. Sunday at the Willy J’s bar at 206 North U.S. 281. Subjects were being pushed outside. Two deputies and a KHP unit responded, and one person was arrested for battery domestic violence.

A 2009 Dodge Charger hit a deer at mile maker 138 on NE K-156 outside of Great Bend, at 9:15 p.m. Sunday.


Great Bend Fire Department

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

At 8:25 p.m. Saturday they responded to a fire in the back yard at 320 Plum St. The residents had the fire out before the trucks got there.

GBFD performed one carbon monoxide check on Sunday.