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On the record for May 1, 2011
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Barton County Sheriff

A security guard at Barton Community College reported finding a City of Nickerson bag that said "Inspector" on it in a room. Deputies contacted Kyle W. Smith, who lived in the dorm room, at 3:48 a.m. Thursday and found suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia, a prescription bottle of pills and a City of Nickerson inspector badge. Smith was arrested and booked into the Barton County Jail on charges of unlawfully obtaining a prescription drug, and for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was released later that day after posting a $5,000 surety bond.

Daniel Koehn was arrested around 11:18 p.m. Thursday on a charge of aggravated battery following a domestic incident at a residence in the county. An ambulance was dispatched for a victim who had been beaten and suffered from face injuries.


Great Bend Police

Thursday reports:

There was a burglary at Stutzman Greenhouse, 4587 10th St.

Cash was taken during a burglary at 2121 U.S. 281.

Paul Maier was driving east on 10th St. at 11:24 a.m. and struck a vehicle driven by Roy Ford that was stopped in traffic.

A dog was taken from a vehicle at 3120 10th St. No. 100.

Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made nine ambulance runs on Thursday. There were no fires.


Barton County Jail

Booked April 28

Kyle Smith, Great Bend — Unlawfully obtaining prescription drug, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia

Brandon Bonham, Great Bend — Serve sentence

James Potter, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Martin Sheridan, Lyons — Failure to appear

Mark A. Caton, Great Bend — Sales/distribution of any drug, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, use of a telecommunications device in a drug transaction

Daniel Crowe, Great Bend — Hoisington Municipal for failure to appear


Released April 28

Delbert D. Vinsonhaler, Manhattan — Serve sentence

Marty Sheriden — To Rice County

Mark A. Goodwin, Wichita — Own recognizance

Ashley Immediato, Great Bend — Probation

Kyle W. Smith, Great Bend — $5,000 surety bond

Daniel Crowe, Great Bend — $2,500 surety