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On the Record for July 5, 2011
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Great Bend Police

Vehicles driven by Rebecca Demel and Rosalyn Borchers collided at McKinley and Forest at 5:05 p.m. Friday.

A vehicle driven by Dustin Parker was northbound on Frey at 5:09 p.m. Friday, and struck a vehicle driven by Diana Waterhouse, who was stopped at the stop sign at Broadway and Frey.

At 9:54 p.m. Saturday, police received a report of someone setting a plastic bottle on fire at 2101 U.S. 281 Bypass. An arson case was taken.

Theft of a Glock handgun from 1302 Monroe St. was reported Monday.

On Tuesday, police began receiving reports of people continuing to shoot fireworks.


Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made five ambulance runs on Friday, six Saturday, two Sunday and four Monday.

They responded to an automatic alarm Sunday at StoneRidge.


Claflin Fire Department

There was a ditch fire in the 500 block of K-156 and just north of the rest area, at 1 a.m. on Saturday.


Barton County Sheriff

Theft of barbecue equipment from 606 East Lakeview Dr. occurred sometime Thursday night.

A sexual battery of a 14-year-old was reported Friday in Barton County.

A motorist backed into another vehicle at 159 North U.S. 281, at 11:21 a.m. Friday.

Hoisington Ambulance responded to what was initially reported as an injury accident on the curves at NW 10 Ave. and NW 110 Road, a dirt road on the north side of Hoisington, at 9:21 p.m. Friday. The sheriff’s office and Kansas Highway Patrol also responded. Although the vehicle rolled and had to be towed, the driver reported receiving only cuts in the accident.

At 10:24 p.m. Saturday, five deputies responded to a disturbance between two men in Pawnee Rock. The argument was verbal but witnesses reported one man dried to run over the other. However, neither party was interested in prosecuting.

A Toyota sport utility vehicle driven by Sherry Bahr hit a deer 1.5 miles east of Albert, at NW 60 Road and NW K-96, at 2:06 a.m. Monday.

A pickup driven by Cole Birzer hit a deer on North U.S. 281 at mile marker 109 at 11:02 p.m. Monday.


Barton County Jail

Booked July 1

John P. Lynch, Hoisington — Serve sentence

Dennis Cannon, Great Bend — Driving while suspended

Tron Smith, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Juvenile, Great Bend — Probation violation

Cleveland Pace, Little Rock, Ark. — Driving while suspended

Bonnie Stevenson, Great Bend — Contempt of court and two Topeka warrants for failure to appear

Porscha S. Merrills, Wichita — Failure to appear

James Pfeifer — Unlawful cultivation or distribution of a controlled substance, possession of drug manufacturing paraphernalia and possession of drug paraphernalia

Lyndee Scott, Great Bend — Unlawful cultivation or distribution of controlled substances

Shawn A. Corkill — Serve sentence

Richard Jones, McCracken — Carrying a concealed weapon


Released July 1

Dennis Cannon, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond

Ricardo Castellanos, Great Bend — $500 own recognizance bond

Juvenile, Great Bend — To Reno County Youth Services - Bob Johnson Youth Shelter, Hutchinson

Bonnie S. Stevenson, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond and two $50 cash bonds

Juvenile, Great Bend — To Reno County Youth Services


Booked July 2

Christopher W. Behnke, Great Bend — Driving while habitual violator

Christopher R. Denio, Pratt — Two Stafford County District warrants

Marcela Cerna, Great Bend — Driving while suspended

Jesse Roat, Dodge City — Violation of protection order, obstruction, criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct

Otis Ehmke, Dighton — Driving under the influence, driving while suspended, no insurance and expired tag


Released July 2

Christopher Behnke, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond

Cleveland J. Pace Jr., Little Rock, Ark. — $1,000 surety bond


Booked July 3

Leopaldo Contreras, Great Bend — No driver’s license

Consuelo R. Serna, Great Bend — Domestic battery

Fredrick J. McNett, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence

James E. Garcia, Garden City — Reckless driving and speeding; possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia; criminal use of a weapon, obstruction and stop sign violation; Finney County warrant for probation violation


Released July 3

Leopaldo, Great Bend — $500 surety

Consuelo R. Serna, Great Bend — $1,000 surety

Edwin L. Nelson, Great Bend — Served sentence in full

Fredrick J. McNett, Great Bend — $1,000 surety

John Lynch, Hoisington — Served sentence in full


Booked July 4

Jason R. Moore, Great Bend — Transport of open container

Joshua Ellis, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Jordan M. Hale, Great Bend — Possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, hold for Rooks County for burglary, theft, and theft of motor fuel

Nathan A. Guile, Great Bend — Burglary, theft motor fuel and theft

Robert Schaal, Topeka — Domestic battery and Shawnee County warrant for burglary

Kimberly Schaal, Great Bend — Baxter Springs warrant for failure to appear, five counts

Erin L. Seever, Ellinwood — Battery domestic violence

Gayle Hunter, Meriden — Failure to appear

Sarah Pettijohn, Great Bend — Serve sentence


Release July 4

Shawn Corkill, Great Bend — Serve partial sentence

Jason R. Moore, Great Bend — $300 surety bond

Jessie Roat, Dodge City — $2,500 surety

Gayle Hunter, Meriden — $100 cash bond

Kimberly Schaal, Great Bend — $1,500 surety

Erin Seever, Ellinwood — $500 surety