Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made seven ambulance runs Wednesday.
At 10:06 a.m., a unit responded to an automatic alarm at 1102 Morphy St. The owner advised there was no fire and that she was changing the batteries when the alarm was activated.
At 12:11 p.m. units responded to the compost site where a pile of mulch was smoldering. Mike Crawford from the Street Department was notified and he was going to get some equipment to stir the pile and remove the smoldering compost.
Barton County Sheriff
BCSO assisted the Hoisington Police Department when a theft was reported Wednesday evening at Casey’s, 250 S. Main, South Hoisington. The Great Bend Police Department was asked to look for a suspect vehicle.
A narcotics violation was reported in the area of 12th and Main in Great Bend at 4:23 a.m. Thursday and a K-9 unit was dispatched at 5:03 a.m. A woman was arrested by GBPD for possession of suspected methamphetamine.
Great Bend Police
A search warrant was issued at 12:18 p.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of Walnut Street. A notice to appear (NTA) in court was signed for charges of theft of services from Wheatland Electric and the City of Great Bend.
A dog was reported stolen at 3001 Gano St.
A bike was reported stolen at Great Bend High School, 2027 Morton.
A sex offense was reported at 5:06 p.m.
A known person allegedly shoplifted items from Dillons, 4107 10th St. An NTA was signed and served.
Barton County Jail
Booked Aug. 31
Lacinda Julian, Great Bend — Possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia
Christian Geer, Great Bend — Battery
Ronald Cornell — Failure to appear
Juvenile — Possession of paraphernalia
Amy Grove — Serve sentence
Released Aug. 31
Darrell Henry, Osborne — Order from court
Christian Geer — $500 surety bond
Carl S. Grandstaff — Serve sentence
Kayla Winder, Great Bend — Own recognizance
Denise Spicer-Whetham, Ellinwood — $10,000 cash/surety bond
Joseph Garringer — $1,338 own-recognizance bond
James Redetzke — Own recognizance
Brandon Witthuhn, Great Bend — $1,000 surety
Amanda Decker — Serve sentence