By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
OTR for Dec. 17, 2013
Placeholder Image

Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made five ambulance runs Friday, one Saturday and three Sunday.
At 9:39 a.m. Friday they were dispatched to 2806 26th St., but there was no fire.
At 11:24 a.m. Saturday they responded to an alarm at the Highrise, 1101 Kansas Ave. They found some burned food on a stove in Room 210. The apartment and the second floor had light smoke in the hallway and were vented.
At 5:14 p.m. Sunday, they responded to a grass fire at 809 Heizer St. The fire was out upon arrival.

Great Bend Police
Vehicles driven by Jose Trevino and Ana Ramirez collided at 4:07 p.m. Friday in the 3000 block of 10th St. The Ramirez vehicle was pushed forward by the accident and struck a vehicle driven by Linda Foltz, who was westbound.
A hit-and-run vehicle struck a vehicle at 4209 10th St.
Narcotics were found Saturday in a residence in the 2000 block of Heizer St. The reporting party said a known person had been staying there. Officers were unable to make contact with that individual; a case was sent to the county attorney for review.
A known person allegedly damaged a window at 1513 20th St. on Friday, it was reported Saturday afternoon. A notice to appear in municipal court was signed.
Edgewood, N.M., Police Department notified the GBPD Saturday it had recovered a stolen Dodge Avenger.
At 4:13 p.m. Saturday, an individual reported seeing a badger in the 2500 block of Ninth St. It was picked up by the Golden Belt Humane Society.
Theft of unknown merchandise from Walmart was reported Saturday.
A gas skip involving a white van at 2334 Main was reported at 7:39 a.m. Sunday.
At 2:19 p.m. Sunday, an individual reported an unknown male left items on the porch at 815 Morton St. and took off running. The items were collected as found property.

Barton County Sheriff
Theft of diesel fuel from trucks in the 600 block of SW 70 Ave. was reported Friday.
A motorist reported a vehicle was damaged by a passing trailer in the 700 block of East U.S. 56 around 5 p.m. Friday.
A table was stolen from 601 North U.S. 281, it was reported Saturday.
At 12:31 p.m. Sunday, a motorist reported being stranded at NE 30 Road and North Washington St., and said a known person had damaged the vehicle by putting laundry soap in the gas tank.
A motorist from Great Bend reported his van ran out of gas at 10:26 p.m. Sunday on West U.S. 56 and SW 60 Ave. The driver had a newborn with him. Two deputies and Kansas Highway Patrol responded.