Great Bend Police
Tonya Schaffer was driving west on Eighth St. turning south onto Wilson at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday and struck a vehicle driven by Craig Pauley, who was stopped at the stop sign.
Great Bend Fire Department
Firefighters made five ambulance runs Monday and four Tuesday.
At 7:37 p.m. Tuesday there was a hay bale on fire in the middle of the road, in the 300 block of SE 20 Road. (See story on this page.)
At 10:10 p.m. Tuesday firefighters responded to 323 Marla St. for a smoke scare. They arrived at the four-plex to find one of the occupants was cleaning a stove.
Barton County Sheriff
Someone damaged a power cord and stole scrap copper from NE 20 Ave. and NE 40 Road, it was reported Tuesday.
A car driven by Brianda Olivas, 19, was southbound in the 200 block of NE 10 Ave. at 4:47 p.m. Tuesday when the driver lost control and it started swerving, entered the west ditch and rolled onto its side, hitting an electric pole with the top of the car. This caused the car to roll back onto its wheels. Olivas received minor cuts and bruising but refused treatment from the Great Bend Ambulance. Sheriff Greg Armstrong said what was originally considered an injury accident was downgraded to a non-injury accident.
Kansas Highway Patrol
Two people were injured Tuesday when a semi-tractor rear-ended a car in Pawnee County. The Volvo semi power unit driven by Milutin Tadic, 38, of Del Plaines, Ill., was eastbound on U.S. 56 behind the 2010 Chrysler sedan driven by Victoria R. Hahn, 27, of Garden City, at 12:25 p.m. As Hahn was slowing and starting to make a left turn onto 140th Ave., the rig struck the car, which spun out of control and landed in the north ditch.
Hahn and her passenger, Mary C. Keith, 40, of Dodge City, were taken to Pawnee Valley Community Hospital in Larned by Emergency Medical Service. Tadic was not injured. Everyone was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.
Barton County Jail
Booked March 5
William Reinert — Saline County warrant
James Chelf — Serve sentence
Braylon Teag Cartwright, Russell — Failure to appear
Robert William Shewbart, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence
Keith Dannebohm, Great Bend — Probation violation
Released March 5
Derek Black, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond
Christopher Behnke — Great Bend Municipal Court order
Alberto R. Montelongo Jr., Great Bend — Released on Great Bend Municipal warrants
Edward Lloyd Klusener, Great Bend — Motion of release of custody
Jennifer Zabala — Serve sentence
Robert Shewbart, Great Bend — $2,500 surety bond
Booked March 6
Kenneth E. Ward, St. John — Kansas Department of Corrections arrest and detain
Matthew Haines — Driving while suspended, display of suspended driver’s license, no interstate registration, fail to register vehicle, no proof insurance and no registration tag on vehicle
Nicole McHenry, Hutchinson — Failure to appear and contempt of court
Preston Hughes, Great Bend — Driving while suspended
Emanuel Langston, Claflin — Battery
Released March 6
Veronica Vega-Orna — To Rice County for Immigration Custom Enforcement
Francisco Rocha — To Rice County for Immigration Custom Enforcement
Marisol G. Guvara, Great Bend — To Reno County, Russell County hold and Immigration Custom Enforcement hold
Kurt A. Woods Jr., Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond
Matthew Haines — $1,000 surety bond
Braylan Cartwright — Per court order