Great Bend Fire Department
Firefighters made seven ambulance runs Thursday. There were no fires.
Barton County Sheriff
A car hit a turkey at 7:12 a.m. Wednesday on North U.S. 281 at NW 70 Road.
A cement truck rolled at 2:13 p.m. Thursday on U.S. 281. BCSO did not respond because the accident was half a mile north of the Barton-Russell County line.
A motorist slid off the 300 block of K-96 at 5:02 a.m. Thursday. There was no damage but he reported the bridges were very slick.
A Chevy Silverado went off the road at 5:53 a.m. Thursday in the 300 block of West Barton County Road. Kansas Highway Patrol responded. At 5:55 a.m., a motorist in a Nissan lost control on the ice covered bridge in this same area, and hit the guard rail.
A Ford Ranger pickup became stuck in the ditch in the 200 block of K-96 at 6:39 a.m. Thursday. KHP responded. BCSO joined the Patrol when a second accident occurred in this area at 7:05 a.m.; a westbound vehicle struck the bridge.
Vehicles collided in a non-injury accident at 7:17 a.m. Thursday on NE 30 Road (Bissell’s Point Road) and North U.S. 281. KHP responded.
An overturned section of an irrigation system was in the road south of Ellinwood near SE 70 Road and SE 100 Ave., it was reported Thursday afternoon. It was in Stafford County and was handled by Stafford County and KHP.
Great Bend Police
A Ruger .45 Long Colt and a hammer were stolen from a truck at 2100 24th St., it was reported Thursday.
A car tire was cut at Great Bend High School, 2027 Morton St., it was discovered Thursday afternoon.
A known person allegedly stole items worth $335 from Walmart, 3503 10th St. A notice to appear in Great Bend Municipal Court was served.
Barton County Jail
Booked April 16
Earl Willeford, Elk City, Okla. — Possession of controlled substance one prior, illegal transportation of liquor and no driver’s license
Tiara Dawn Purcell, Ellinwood — Driving while suspended, no insurance and illegal display of tags
Joshua Steven Greer, Hoisington — 21 counts of forgery and 23 counts of theft by deception; theft
Jason Brown, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence
Karissa Mae Wagner, Great Bend — Contempt of court
Ryan Charles Wegener, Olmitz — Criminal damage to property (two counts), criminal deprivation of property, reckless driving and driving in violation of license restrictions
Released April 16
Steve Contrerez — To treatment
Hope Noel Huslig — On Hoisington case for Barton County District Court
Jasmine Marie Shartel Sadley — On Hoisington Case for Barton County District Court
Tiara Dawn Purcell — $1,000 surety
Earl Lee Willeford — $500 cash
Amy Marvin — $3,000 surety
Ryan Charles Wegener, Olmitz — $5,000 surety
Booked April 17
Juvenile, Great Bend — Probation violations
Christopher Whiting, Ellinwood — Failure to appear
Juvenile, Hoisington — Cruelty to animals and Child in Need of Care
Released April 17
Juvenile — To Juvenile Justice Authority en route to Bob Johnson Youth Shelter in Hutchinson
Amber Unruh, Dodge City — $500 own-recognizance bond
Eric William Torres, Great Bend — Serve sentence; he is still serving another sentence
Earl Henry Davis III — Serve sentence for Rush County
Juvenile, Hoisington — To Bob Johnson Youth Shelter in Hutchinson
Booked April 18
Alicia Hoeffner, Ellinwood — Driving while suspended and no insurance
Preston Hughes, Larned — Contempt of court, four counts
Jeffrey Hoch, Hoisington — Failure to appear
Released April 18
Michael Brown — To Kansas Department of Corrections
Alicia Hoeffner, Ellinwood — $1,000 surety bond
Nicole McHenry, Great Bend — Per Great Bend Municipal Court
Eric Torres, Great Bend — To Rice County to transport to treatment
Alvaro Hernandez-Lopez, Great Bend — $118 cash bond
Jeffrey Hoch, Hoisington — $200 cash bond