Great Bend Fire Department
Firefighters made two ambulance runs on Thursday and responded to a fire at 2222 Monroe St. at 3:05 p.m.
Great Bend Police
A motorist in a black car drove off from 2334 Main St. without paying for $50 worth of gas at 2:23 p.m.
A vehicle driven by Erica Gonzalez-Diaz was eastbound in the 3300 block of 10th St. at 5 p.m. and struck a vehicle driven by Rachel Meyer, who was also eastbound but stopped in traffic.
Someone stole a pit bulldog from the front yard at 2516 Lakin Ave.
Barton County Sheriff
Posts for stop signs and 911 locator signs at NE 20 Ave. and NW 130 Road were broken off at the ground.
A van driven by Joey Girard hit a deer in the 1500 block of NW 130 Ave. at 8 p.m.
Kansas Highway Patrol
A Derby man was taken to a McPherson hospital on Thursday after the van he was driving hit a semitrailer in McPherson County. The semi driver, from Great Bend, was not injured.
The accident occurred at 2:15 p.m. on U.S. 56, eight miles west of McPherson. Stephen Bowersox, 67, of Derby, was driving west and crossed the center line, striking the eastbound semi on the number five axle. The semi was driven by Timothy Amerine, 54, of Great Bend. Both drivers were wearing seat belts.
Barton County Jail
Booked May 17
Jan M. Norwood Jr., Great Bend — Failure to appear
Edward R. Johnson, Great Bend — Probation violation
Terri D. McLaughlin, Timken — Montgomery County warrant for failure to appear
Jay Denton, Great Bend — Reno County warrant for failure to appear
Lydia Maldonado-Ramon, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence
Released May 17
Juan Chavarria-Salcido — To other agency
Modesto Bujanda — To other agency
Ellis Jones — To other agency
Malcolm D. Moody-Standlee — To other agency
Kenton L. Boone — To other agency
Jamie M. Bahr — To other agency
Maurice L. Bratton — To other agency
Darrel Henry, Great Bend — Received order to release
Susan Hughes, Great Bend — Per judge’s order
Jay Denton, Great Bend — $100 cash bond
Terri McLaughlin, Timken — $500 cash bond