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On the Record for May 24, 2011
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Great Bend Police

A burglary at 1723 Baker Ave. was reported Friday. Someone entered the home and took items; total loss was $20.

Two cars using the same pump left 2302 10th St. without paying for $94.50 worth of gas, around 1:45 p.m. Friday.

A violation of a stalking order was reported.

A possible prowler in the 2500 block of Forest Ave. was reported at 10:30 p.m. Friday.

Theft of gas from 1221 10th St. was reported at 11:43 p.m. Friday.

A window was broken on a house at 1505 21st St., it was reported Saturday afternoon. Loss was $250.

An officer did traffic control on 24th St. at 5 p.m. Saturday, until the power company got the light back on.

Criminal damage to property at 65 Chestnut St. was reported at 12:29 a.m. Sunday.

An aggravated battery at 300 Heizer St. was reported at 1:10 a.m. Sunday, but the responding officer was unable to make contact with the alleged victim.

At 1:28 a.m., an unknown motorist was driving north on Heizer and struck railroad ties; the driver took off on foot in the vicinity of Third St. The vehicle was towed.

An opossum was in a house in the 2000 block of Baker Ave. at 4:12 a.m. Sunday. It was removed.

Someone cut the tires on a 2001 Chevy Impala at 1427 Ninth St., it was reported Sunday.

Theft of a propane grill from 1709 Holland St. was reported Sunday.

Theft of a bottle of beer from the store at 1001 Main was reported Sunday evening.

An injured cat in the 1800 block of Stone St. was picked up at 8:17 p.m. Sunday by Golden Belt Humane Society, with the assistance of a GBPD officer.

Unlawful use of a financial card at 3503 10th St. was reported Sunday night.


Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made five ambulance calls Friday, four Saturday and four Sunday.

They performed one carbon monoxide check on Friday.

Friday’s calls also included an electric meter box on fire at a church at Ninth and Hubbard at 10:28 a.m. Damage was $2,500.

At 3:30 p.m. Sunday firefighters were notified of a vehicle fire in the 600 block of 40 Road, about three-fourths of a mile west of Heizer, which also started a stubble field on fire. Loss was $2,000.


Barton County Sheriff

A vehicle hit a deer south of NE 150 Road on Susank Blacktop at 7:05 a.m. Friday.

A burglary at 1293 NE 30 Road occurred sometime Friday night. Theft of a torch and acetylene bottles was reported.

A Mitsubishi pickup reported stolen from Great Bend on May 17 was recovered Saturday, but the license tag was missing.

Motorist Joshua Prescott reportedly fell asleep while driving home Saturday night in a Chevrolet pickup, and hit mailboxes outside the residence at 250 NE 30 Road. Damage was estimated from $2,000-$4,000.

Golden Belt Humane Society picked up an injured dog on NW 80 Ave. and NW 60 Road on Sunday morning.

Theft of a silver, 2007 Dodge Ram truck from 576 South U.S. 281 was reported Sunday. It was taken sometime between midnight and 2 a.m. The truck is an extended-cab with a chrome strip on the bottom.

Theft of scrap metal from 398 North Washington Ave. was reported Sunday. Copper wire and pipe fittings were taken.

A Chevrolet Impala hit a deer in the 1000 block of SE 30 Road at 9:17 p.m. Sunday.

A Chevy Trail Blazer hit a deer on West U.S. 56 at mile marker 192 at 9:42 p.m. Sunday.

A PT Cruiser hit a deer on West U.S. 56 at mile marker 208 at 10:04 p.m. Sunday.