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On the Record for Dec. 13, 2011
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Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made four ambulance runs Thursday, six Friday, 11 Saturday and 12 Sunday.

There was one false alarm Thursday and one Sunday. There were no fires.


Great Bend Police

Theft of tools from a pickup at 4200 10th St. was reported Friday.

A check forgery was reported Friday.

A hit-and-run vehicle struck a parked vehicle at 3820 Broadway. A vehicle was also hit in the 1100 block of Stone St. over the weekend.

Heather Swafford was driving east on 19th St. at 5:33 p.m. Friday and swerved to avoid a westbound vehicle, causing her to hit the curb.

The owner of a dog was served a notice to appear in municipal court, after a man reported the dog chased him in the 1300 block of Jefferson St. on Friday.

Damage to a mirror on a vehicle in the 1100 block of Eighth St. was reported Friday night.

An officer set a spike strip at Second and Main at 12:37 a.m. Saturday, to assist a Stafford County deputy who was pursuing a Ford Taurus headed north on U.S. 281. The suspect vehicle struck the spike strip and was stopped at Seventh and Holland St., where the driver was taken into custody.

A "computer crime" was reported Saturday.

A vehicle driven by Chad Raymer was northbound on McKinley St. at 3:50 p.m. Sunday and struck a vehicle driven by Angela Orth, who was southbound on McKinley turning east onto 10th St.

A vehicle driven by Ismael Lopez was eastbound on 10th St. at 3:58 p.m. Sunday when the front driver’s side tire broke off.

At 9:48 p.m. Sunday, police received a report that a 24-year-old man had kicked in the front door of the residence at 1317 Harding St. When officers arrived he fled on foot. The man was located and arrested for obstruction. At 11:28 p.m., a woman reported the same man was yelling at her and breaking the bathroom door at 1411 Harding. He was arrested and booked in lieu of bond.


Barton County Sheriff

Two deputies and to KHP officers assisted the Great Bend Police Department after a high speed chase from Stafford County into Great Bend, around 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

Vehicles hit a deer in the 500 block of SW 50 Ave. at 4:33 a.m. Saturday, on K-156 and NE 130 Ave. at 5:53 p.m. Saturday, and in the 400 block of NW 10 Road at 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

Two women reportedly entered the house at 507 SE 67 Ave. early Saturday, stole several items and damaged property.