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On the Record for May 17, 2011
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Man sees burglars take his TV

A resident at 1416 Eighth St. in Great Bend called 911 at 1:53 a.m. Sunday, reporting he was just getting home and saw two people stealing items from his house. It appeared they had broken in the back door. The reporting party said two people ran with the television when they saw him; he was unable to get a description.


Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made five ambulance runs on Friday, 10 Saturday and six Sunday.

At 1:34 p.m. Friday, they responded to a field fire at 350 SW 50 Road.

A fire in the clothes drier at 1801 Hubbard St. was reported at 7:15 p.m. Friday.

Landscaping mulch next to the drive-through at McDonald’s was burning at 2:05 p.m. Saturday.


Barton County Sheriff

An individual reportedly threw a chair in the Treasurer’s Office of the Barton County Courthouse Friday afternoon, and then left. That person returned and spoke to a law enforcement officer.

The Barton County Sheriff’s Office "Daily Calls for Service Log" shows an injury accident in the 600 block of East Barton County Road was reported at 12:23 a.m. Monday. Ellinwood Ambulance responded, and Kansas Highway Patrol worked the accident. KHP’s Online Crash Logs do not show an injury accident for Monday, however.


Great Bend Police

Theft of a DVR from a Hoisington address was reported Friday; the reporting party was referred to the Hoisington Police Department.

A $35.08 gas skip from 2716 10th St. was reported at 9:33 a.m. Friday. Another gas skip at this address was reported at 9:36 p.m.

Eighteen solar lights were stolen from the yard at 2404 17th St., it was reported Saturday morning. Loss was $181. Three solar lights were also reported stolen from the yard at 3114 16th St. Loss in that case was $30.

A $20.07 gas skip at 3907 Broadway Ave. was reported at 3:13 p.m. Saturday. The suspect vehicle was a black Ford pickup. At 3:17 p.m. Sunday, a blue Pontiac reportedly drove off from this address without paying for $51.96 worth of gas.

A Great Bend resident called the police Sunday night after finding a 50-inch flat screen TV that did not belong there hidden in a basement closet. The occupant believed the television was brought in by a family member the night before, and that it may have been stolen. It was taken as "found property."


Barton County Jail

Booked May 13

John P. Lynch, Hoisington — Serve sentence

Brian E. Jonas, Russell — Serve sentence

Rhonda J. Zimmer, Ellinwood — Serve sentence

Jason R. Levingston, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Ryan Howell, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Tracy C. Reeves, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Michael W. Gillum, Blue Springs, Mo. — Two counts aggravated interference with parental custody, and contributing to a child’s misconduct or deprivation

George R. Willenberg, Hoisington — Six counts of giving a worthless check and two counts of failure to appear


Released May 13

No releases


Booked May 14

David Roach, Ellinwood — Possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, driving under the influence, transportation of an open container and possession of drug paraphernalia

Casey Roberts, Great Bend — Battery

William A. Corkill, Great Bend — Sedgwick County warrant for felony driving under the influence, and driving while suspended

Moreno Ortiz Guillermo — Possess with intent to sell, through Rush County District Court

Jamie Ayala Jr. — Serve sentence

Larry Crawford, Great Bend — Criminal threat and harassment by phone

George Vansteenburgh, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence


Released May 14

Christopher Fillenworth — Serve sentence

Ryan Lang — Served sentence in full

Casey L. Roberts, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond

Larry L. Crawford, Great Bend — $5,000 surety

George Vansteenburgh, Great Bend — $1,000 surety

Michael Akins, Great Bend — $1,000 own recognizance bond


Booked May 15

Chance Cass, Great Bend — Driving under the influence second violation, and illegal transportation of liquor

Felipe R. Gonzalez, Great Bend — Driving under the influence, speeding, left of center, failure to maintain roadway and no turn signal

Robin E. Gray, Great Bend — Protection from abuse violation

Thomas L. Penrod, Hoisington — Driving while suspended and no proof insurance

Rusty R. Sievers, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence


Released May 15

Chance Cass, Great Bend — $2,500 surety

Felipe R. Gonzalez, Great Bend — $2,500 surety

William Corkill, Great Bend — $5,000 surety

Rhonda Zimmer — Served sentence in full

Jaime Ayala, Great Bend — Serve partial sentence

John P. Lynch, Hoisington — Serve partial sentence

Ryan E. Howell, Great Bend — Serve partial sentence

Thomas Penrod, Hoisington — $1,000 surety

Rusty R. Sievers, Great Bend — $1,000 surety