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On the Record for Nov. 8, 2011
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Great Bend Fire Department

Firefighters made four ambulance runs Friday, three Saturday and four Sunday.

At 3:49 p.m. Sunday they responded to the 500 block of NW 30 Road where a pile of trees was burning. At 8:16 p.m. they responded to 2601 Canterbury for a report of a yard fire. They found the resident was burning leaves. The fire was extinguished.


Barton County Sheriff

A truck slid off Boyd Road (NW 30 Ave.) just south of West K-4 at 7 a.m. Friday.

A truck with a flat tire was blocking a lane of traffic at Railroad Ave. and West U.S. 56 at 9:58 a.m. Friday. A deputy remained on the scene for traffic control until it could be fixed.

A vehicle hit a deer on NW K-96 at NW 10 Road at 9:55 p.m. Friday. Kansas Highway Patrol responded.

A resident of student housing at Barton Community College reported someone entering his room and taking his marijuana and a PlayStation3 video game.

Dalton Kraft reported hitting a deer on NE 210 Road and NE 110 Ave. at 7:34 a.m. Saturday. KHP handled the call.

Theft of 440 rolls of silt fence from Esfeld Construction, 177 South U.S. 281, was reported Saturday.

Sometime between midnight and 8:30 a.m. Saturday, someone entered a vehicle at 317 First St. in Olmitz and stole a wallet, leaving the passenger door open.

A Toyota pickup driven by Greg Manning hit a deer south of the Radium Bridge at 450 SW 50 Ave. at 1:12 a.m. Sunday.

A Toyota Highlander driven by Jennifer McCallie hit a deer on NW 100 Road at NW 10 Ave. shortly before 3 p.m. on Sunday.

A Chevy pickup driven by Katherine Powers hit a deer on the Two Mile Blacktop (SE 20 Road) at SE 60 Ave. at 5:55 a.m. Monday.


Great Bend Police

A vehicle driven by Shayna Cambell struck a parked vehicle in the 1100 block of Main at 1:38 p.m. Friday.

A vehicle driven by Grant McNett was northbound on Pine St. and struck a vehicle driven by Ambel Demel that was stopped on Pine at Third Street, at 1:52 p.m. Friday.

A vehicle driven by Mary Brungardt was westbound on Zarah Drive at 3:04 p.m. Friday and struck a vehicle driven by Joyce Stout that was northbound on Odell St.

Zach Dittrich was arrested at 5600 Navajo Road at 12:30 a.m. Saturday after allegedly battering his ex-girlfriend and damaging a garage door. He also had an outstanding warrant from Marion County.

A counterfeit $100 bill was reportedly passed at 3503 10th St.

A vehicle was westbound in the 4200 block of 10th St. at 2:57 p.m. Saturday and was hit by another westbound vehicle that then left the area.

Someone broke a window at 5809 Aspen Dr., it was reported Saturday.

A vehicle driven by Minerva Cortez-Trejo backed into a parked vehicle in the 700 block of Morton St. at 4:37 p.m. Saturday.

Theft of Kansas license tag XLR486 from 3503 10th St. was reported Saturday.

Charles Rowe Sr. and Charles Rose Jr. were both arrested around 10 p.m. Saturday after allegedly making threats to hit another man with a bat at 219 Pine St.

Two males reportedly attempted to pass a fake bill at 1315 10th St. shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday but took off. A video was later produced for law enforcement.

A hit-and-run vehicle struck a vehicle parked in the 2100 block of 24th St., it was reported Sunday.

A vehicle driven by James Rockhold was northbound on Washington at 5:57 p.m. Sunday and struck a vehicle driven by Hilda Mendoza that was eastbound on 10th St. Both cars were towed but no one was transported.

A false writing and theft case at 1701 Main was reported Sunday evening.

A "large explosion sound" was reported in the 1400 block of 12th St. at 9:43 p.m. Sunday. The cause was a firework.

At 11:08 p.m. Sunday, KC Center Aircraft Control called to check on a plane that should have landed at the Great Bend Municipal Airport 30 minutes earlier, because they had had no contract with the airplane. Officers reported the plane was at the airport "safe and sound."