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On the Record for Dec. 16, 2011
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Great Bend Police

Wednesday reports:

A vehicle driven by Abrah Delgadillo rear-ended a vehicle driven by Jenny Parker, who was stopped at a traffic light on Broadway at 7:52 a.m.

A hit-and-run vehicle struck a metal pipe rail at 1025 Patton Road.

A vehicle driven by Auston Williams was southbound on Odell St. turning east on 21st and struck an eastbound vehicle driven by Stacy Adams at 12:50 p.m.

A business reported receiving forged checks for $402.79 and $130.37.

Someone entered a vehicle at 500 Morton St. and stole tools and a .357 revolver. Loss was $1,100.

Criminal damage was done to a vehicle at an unknown location.

The house at 2115 Sunset Road was broken into sometime Wednesday evening and items were taken, including pills.

Barton County Sheriff

A car hit a deer six miles north of Claflin (at NE 130 Ave. and NE 170 Road) sometime Wednesday morning.

A Dodge Durango hit a deer on NW 30 Ave. and west K-4 at 6:10 p.m. Wednesday.


Great Bend Fire Department

A 2000 Oldsmobile driven by Eric Reed caught on fire at 3:47 p.m. Wednesday while he was traveling north on SE 20 Ave., near SE 20 Road. Firefighters extinguished fire in the engine compartment in what was ruled an electrical fire. Damage was unknown.

Firefighters also made eight ambulance runs on Tuesday and seven on Wednesday.


Barton County Jail

Booked Dec. 14

Lalita Schafer, Hoisington — Serve sentence

John Schmidt, Ellinwood — Battery domestic violence and criminal damage to property

Tracy Thacker, Great Bend — Obstruction, through Ellinwood Municipal Court

Charles Dunnaway, Ellinwood — Failure to appear

Henderson Banks, Russell — Failure to appear

Tylan P. Kurth, Great Bend — Probation violation

Joel D. Tysver, Scott City — Failure to appear

Tracy Templeton, Ellinwood — Barton County District warrants in lieu of $2,100 and $525 cash


Released Dec. 14

Tracy Thacker, Ellinwood — $1,000 surety bond

Charles Dunnaway, Great Bend — $238 cash bond

Henderson Banks, Russell — $250 cash

Archie Junior Purcell, Great Bend — Own recognizance

John R. Schmidt, Ellinwood — $1,000 surety