Great Bend Fire Department
Firefighters made eight ambulance runs Wednesday and four Thursday.
At 3:36 p.m. Thursday they responded to Third and Chestnut for a vehicle fire. They found an older model Chevy van with smoke coming from the engine compartment. Chief Mike Napolitano said a passerby with an extinguisher had already knocked the biggest part of the fire down before firefighters arrived. Faulty equipment was ruled as the cause.
At 5:45 a.m. Friday there was a false alarm at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgical Center after a steam line ruptured in the tunnel, activating the smoke alarms.
Great Bend Police
Someone got into a vehicle at 2208 29th St. and stole $3 worth of change, it was reported Thursday.
A vehicle driven by Norman Bodine was eastbound in the 2000 block of 10th making an improper lane change at 11:03 a.m. and struck a vehicle driven by Renae Miller, who was also eastbound.
Someone reportedly entered the residence at 1605 Morton St. and opened a dresser drawer.
A vehicle driven by Robert Christener was turning east onto 10th at 4:05 a.m. Friday and hit a stop sign.
Barton County Sheriff
Burglary and theft from a storage unit at 86 SW 10 Ave. was reported Thursday.
A Great Bend resident reported being the victim of a scam.
A known person allegedly stole something from 193 SE 1 Ave. before leaving the residence late Thursday.
Barton County Jail
Booked July 25
Jason Clayton, Ellinwood — Johnson County warrant for driving under the influence, driving while suspended and refusal of a preliminary breath test
McKenzie Usoro, Great Bend — Probation violation
Timothy Chism, Great Bend — Probation violation
Michael W. Mills, Great Bend — Contempt of court, hold for sentencing
Cassie L. Morales, Great Bend — Probation violation
Steven Contrerez II, Great Bend — Failure to appear
Juvenile, Great Bend — Battery
Francisco M. Trejo Jr., Great Bend — Battery domestic violence, criminal threat, obstruction and battery of a law enforcement office
David Deistchle, LaCrosse — Request to lodge through Rush County
Release July 25
Keith Fritz, Great Bend — Served sentence in full
Charles Phillips, Ellsworth — Own recognizance
Juvenile — To Juvenile Justice Authority Girls Home
Jason Vonfeldt — Serve sentence
Booked July 26
Robert Streiner, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Patrick Newman, Plainville — Probation violation
Released July 26
Cynthia Dewberry, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Cheri Kruse, Great Bend — Released from Great Bend Municipal Court warrant