Barton County Sheriff
A 60-year-old man driving through Barton County sustained several lacerations to his face when another motorist threw a plastic foam container full of liquid at his windshield. The man said he was driving west on U.S. 56 at 12:09 a.m. Sunday; he was just west of the Dartmouth elevator when the vehicle passed from the opposite direction and the other driver threw the container. Kansas Highway Patrol and Ellinwood Ambulance also responded.
Two women were arrested on battery charges around 2:20 a.m. Sunday after a fight at the bar at 206 North U.S. 281.
Deputies responded to a domestic call in the county Monday afternoon. The woman said her husband kicked her after she would not give him money to get a new tattoo.
A vehicle slid into the ditch a quarter mile north of Ellinwood on NE 100 Ave. at 5:55 a.m. Tuesday.
Great Bend Police
A theft from the Credit Union, 4708 10th St., was reported Friday.
Four tires were stolen from a 1980 Jeep parked in the driveway at 2107 Madison St., it was reported Saturday. Loss was $1,250.
Theft of metal trim behind a shop at 4915 Eighth St. was reported Saturday.
A sex offense was reported Saturday evening.
Kayla Simmons was driving south in the 2300 block of Monroe St. at 3:18 a.m. Sunday and swerved to avoid being struck by an oncoming vehicle. Her vehicle struck a parked vehicle.
A hit-and-run vehicle struck a parked vehicle in the 900 block of Baker Ave., it was reported Monday.
At 4:40 p.m. Monday, someone reported that a man suspected in a criminal report was in the Great Bend Public Library. Benjamin White of Great Bend ran from officers and was located at Lakin and Odell. He was taken into custody on outstanding warrants for contempt of court and obstruction.
A man reportedly entered a residence at 1815 Patton Road around 10:20 p.m. Monday, attempting to steal a television. Loss was $4 as a lamp was broken.
Great Bend Fire Department
Firefighters made eight ambulance runs Thursday, six Friday, five Saturday, two Sunday and six Monday.
At 12:40 p.m. Friday, they were dispatched to a possible structure fire with a smoke alarm going off on SE 30 Rd. The homeowner said she had a pot of water on the stove that boiled dry and caused smoke; there was no fire.
At 1:49 p.m. Friday they responded to a gas leak at 1514 K-96. A construction crew working in the area had struck a gas line with a front-end loader in the alley, which is also the rear entrance to Great Bend Regional Hospital. Firefighters were unable to plug the leak and the gas company was called in. Police and fire crews blocked off the area until the gas could be shut down.
On Saturday they checked a possible gas leak at 2212 Franklin but found nothing.
Barton County Jail
Booked Feb. 17
Sara A. Farmer, Claflin — Battery
Joshua W. Winslow, Great Bend — Failure to appear
Dan A. Kelly, Great Bend — Aggravated burglary and theft
Brittany N. Ravenstein, Chase — Failure to appear
Nancy Nunez-Sanchez — Serve sentence
Derek James Black — Serve sentence
Corey Engstrom, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Victor Urbina-Gonzales — Serve sentence
Oscar Montes-Delghado — Serve sentence
Shawny Burch, Great Bend — Failure to appear
Released Feb. 17
David McMullen, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Brittany N. Ravenstein, Chase — $200 cash bond
Stephen Duncan, Lenexa — Charges dismissed
Shane P. Kern, Great Bend — $5,169.35 own-recognizance bond
Michael E. Leishing Jr., Onaga — $485.27 own-recognizance bond
Ryan N. Kelweno, Bazine — $25,200 own-recognizance bond
Genaro H. Rodriguez, Great Bend — $713.68 own-recognizance bond
Lisa A. Tisdale-Kilgore, Topeka — $11,090.88 own-recognizance bond
Dan Kelly, Great Bend — $50,000 surety bond
Alex Roth — Served sentence in full
Booked Feb. 18
Kelly Polzin, Hoisington — Serve sentence
Tracy Thacker, Great Bend — Driving while suspended
Released Feb. 18
Alex D. Tate, great Bend — Serve sentence
Tracy Thacker, Great Bend — $500 surety
Booked Feb. 19
Patton Mills, Great Bend — Contempt of court
Whitney Potter, Great Bend — Battery
Daisy Ann Torres, Great Bend — Contempt of court, serve sentence
Maisha Allen, Great Bend — Battery
Released Feb. 19
Whitney Potter, Great Bend — $2,500 surety
Maisha Allen, Great Bend — $2,500 surety
Nancy Nunez-Sanchez, Great Bend — Served sentence in full
Victor Urbina-Gonzalez, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Corey Engstrom, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Oscar Montes-Delgado, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Booked Feb. 20
Roxanne M. Buettgenbach — Serve sentence
Tyrone Shewbart, Great Bend — Domestic battery
James R. Chelf Jr., Great Bend — Serve sentence
Michael Pedigo, Great Bend — Stafford County warrant for probation violation
Benjamin White, Great Bend — Contempt of court and obstruction
Released Feb. 20
Derek Black — Serve partial sentence
Christopher Immediato, Great Bend — Serve sentence in full