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On the Record for Jan. 1, 2012
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Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made four ambulance runs on Thursday.

At 5:22 p.m., they responded to a car fire at 1609 Main. Fire Chief Mike Napolitano reports that upon arrival they found a car owned by Beverly Cannon that had fire in the engine compartment. A fire extinguisher had been used prior to the fire department’s arrival; however, there were still flames that were quickly extinguished. There was minimal damage.


Great Bend Police

Thursday reports:

A book of checks was stolen from the residence at 1302 Truman St.

A vehicle driven by Jacob Ford was eastbound on 10th St. changing lanes at 12:08 p.m. and struck a vehicle driven by Mark Reames, who was also eastbound.

A motorist in a white Escalade was southbound on Main turning west onto 10th at 2:17 p.m. and struck a vehicle driven by Karsten Schrater, who was also southbound on Main turning west onto 10th. The other driven left the scene.

A vehicle driven by Karly Esfeld was southbound on Washington St. at 6:34 p.m. and struck a vehicle driven by Penny Maddox, who was also southbound but slowing in traffic at Broadway Ave.


Barton County Jail

Booked Dec. 29

James Hooks, Great Bend — Barton County warrant for non-residential burglary; bond set at $20,000

Julio Heredia, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Terrance Burrow, Great Bend — Probation violation

Kelly J. Polzin, Hoisington — Domestic battery

Jessica Jean Polzin, Hoisington — Domestic battery

Abby Naugle, Hoisington — Pawnee County warrant for probation violation

Tia Bolen, Great Bend — Pawnee County probation violation

Roberta Lynn Ellington, Great Bend — Probation violations


Released Dec. 29

Karla Garcia, Great Bend — $500 bond on Stafford County case

Randy Dent, Great Bend — To Kansas Department of Corrections

Shane Slack, Great Bend — Served sentence in full

Terry Ludes, Great Bend — Released on all charges

Kelly J. Polzin — $2,500 surety bond

Jessica Polzin — $2,500 surety bond