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On the Record for June 14, 2011
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Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made seven ambulance runs Thursday, four Friday, seven Saturday and nine Sunday.

At 3:35 a.m. Saturday, they were dispatched to 1212 Eighth St. to extinguish a bon fire.

A 4:42 a.m. Saturday they extinguished some burning logs near the Radium bridge.

There was a false alarm at 7:22 a.m. Sunday, caused by a system malfunction.


Barton County Sheriff

Illegal dumping on NE 120 was reported Friday.

Motorist Sonja Boswell hit a deer in the 700 block of North U.S. 281 at 12:05 a.m. Saturday.

The door at 582 South U.S. 281 was pried open, and the dead bolt was broken and lying on the flood, it was reported Saturday. Nothing was taken from the building.

Matthew Demel was driving north toward Russell at 6:49 a.m. Sunday when his vehicle hydroplaned at NW 230 Road and North U.S. 281. It went into the west ditch and struck an embankment, but he was not injured.


Great Bend Police

Motorist Timothy Wagner was backing north in the 2200 block of 26th St. at 7 a.m. Friday and struck a parked vehicle.

Motorist Marison Bujanda was eastbound in the 2200 block of 10th St. at 1:37 p.m. Friday and struck a vehicle driven by John Bradley, who was stopped in traffic.

Theft of the license tag on a 1992 Ford Explorer was reported.

A 19-year-old male was cited for a $60 gas skip and given a notice to appear in municipal court.

A pearl necklace was stolen out of a woman’s purse at the Highland Hotel, 3017 10th St., it was reported Saturday. Loss was $1,000.

Theft of a cell phone from a dressing room at Maurice’s, 3511 10th St., was reported Saturday.

A four-wheeler and trailer were stolen from a garage at 1906 Williams St., it was reported Saturday.

Damage to a window on a pickup topper at 711 Baker Ave. was reported Sunday.

A $26 gas skip at 2337 Washington was reported at 3:35 p.m. Sunday. The suspect vehicle was a red Honda passenger car.

Theft of a mini laptop computer from a residence at 1411 20th St. was reported Sunday. Loss was $450.

At 12:30 a.m. Monday, police contacted a woman who appeared to be living in a storage unit in town, and told her she could not do that. She left the area.