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On the Record for Dec. 30, 2011
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Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made two ambulance runs on Tuesday and eight on Wednesday. There were no fires.


Barton County Sheriff

Truck driver Rito Vasquez Jr. lost control and jackknifed in the 10 block of SW 70 Road at 4:06 p.m. Wednesday.


Great Bend Police

Wednesday reports:

A bicycle found in a yard was booked in as found property.

Items were stolen from a storage shed at 1123 Washington St. Loss was $3,050.

A vehicle driven by Brenda Brown was eastbound on 20th St. turning south on Washington at 1:33 p.m., and struck a vehicle driven by Mary Bitter, who was northbound on Washington. Brown was arrested and booked into the Barton County Jail on a charge of driving under the influence. Bond was set at $1,000.

A hit-and-run vehicle struck a legally parked vehicle at 1217 Williams St.

A vehicle driven by Ross Oeser was southbound on Jackson St. at 3:41 p.m. and struck a vehicle driven by Karen Milsap, who was westbound on 12th St.

Police were called at 4:28 p.m. after a man allegedly exposed himself to a woman on 19th St.

After Great Bend Coffee, 2015 Lakin Ave., closed Wednesday, owner Paul Wagoner reported finding a purse left in the store. It was returned to its owner, a 70-year-old woman.

A burglary at 208 Maple St. was reported at 4:37 a.m. Thursday. A propane shop heater and two tanks were stolen.


Barton County Jail

Booked Dec. 28

Alberto Marrero-Rodriguez, Great Bend — On Thomas County warrant for possession of oxycodone within to distribute within 1,000 feet of school property, sale of oxycodone within 1,000 feet of school property, conspiracy to commit distribution of narcotics, unlawful use of communication facility

Brenda K. Brown, Great Bend — Driving under the influence

Xavier A. Carey, Hoisington — Probation violation

Roger Risher — Russell County warrant

Michael A. Brown, Hoisington — Probation violation


Released Dec. 28

David A. Standlee, Ellinwood — $500 surety bond

Roger Risher — To Russell County Sheriff’s Office

Brenda E. Graces, Great Bend — Own recognizance