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OTR for April 23, 2014
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Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made 12 ambulance runs Monday. At 6:37 p.m. they responded to a gas meter that had been hit by a vehicle and was leaking gas. They were able to get the leak stopped and the gas company was contacted.

Great Bend Police
A burglary was reported Monday morning at Leeann’s Restaurant, 2520 10th St. Someone entered the building through the drive-up window and took cash from the register.
Someone cut the rope and stole an American flag from 1917 17th St.
A small pink bike was found at 1015 10th St. and booked into evidence. Another bike was found next to a building at 3920 10th St., and a wallet was found in the 2500 block of 21st St.
A burglary was reported at a storage unit on 24th St. Someone also broke into a storage shed in the 200 block of McKinley St. Items were taken.
A vehicle driven by Tracy Patterson was southbound on Harrison at 11:11 a.m. Monday and struck a vehicle driven by Joe Johns, who was stopped in traffic.
Unauthorized use of a debit card was reported.
A burglary was reported at 2602 10th St. Someone broke into the building and stole several items.
The window in the back door at 1912 23rd St. was broken.
A hit-and-run vehicle struck a gas meter in the 1700 block of Broadway Ave.
A window on the business at 1811 Main was damaged.
At 10:35 p.m. Monday, a man reported being battered by an unknown male in the 2600 block of 10th St. The reporting party was also evaluated to determine whether he needed to be taken into protective custody, and was deemed “not a danger.”
At 12:14 a.m. Tuesday, a man was reportedly seen breaking into a vehicle at 1215 Morton St. He was arrested and booked for criminal trespass.
A known person was reportedly at the Highland Hotel, 3017 10th St., without permission Tuesday morning. Police did not make contact with the suspect but took a case for criminal trespass and theft of services.

Barton County Sheriff
A mailbox at 730 West Barton County Road was hit, it was reported Monday.
A vehicle was reportedly stolen from Straub International, 214 SW 40 Ave., sometime between noon Saturday and Monday morning.
A pursuit began at 3:51 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of SE 100 Ave., when a deputy attempted to stop a white Crown Victoria traveling at a high rate of speed. Officers followed the vehicle to a residence in Stafford County. Alexander Thomas of Chase was booked into the Barton County Jail on charges of felony flee and elude, reckless driving and speeding, with bond set at $5,000.
Two vehicles collided at 7:34 p.m. Monday at 81 South U.S. 281.