Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made seven ambulance runs on Thursday. There was one fire call.
At 3:52 p.m. units responded to 251 NW 10 Avenue, Mid America feeders for a report of the elevator leg that was on fire. Upon arrival, units found smoke coming from the leg of the elevator.
Contractors were cutting on top of the leg to dismantle it when embers had fallen into the leg catching the plastic buckets and rubber belt on fire.
With the assistant of the contractors a hole was cut through the metal to gain access to the burning belt. Units were on scene for 1.5 hours extinguishing the fire.
Great Bend Police
A non-injury accident was reported at 17th Street and K-96.
A non-injury accident was reported at 10th Street and Washington Avenue.
Theft was reported at Wal-Mart located at 3503 10th St.
Criminal damage was reported at Golden Belt Cinema 6 located at 1222 Kansas Ave. A screen was damaged.
Barton County Jail
Booked Dec. 22
Cassandra Pack, Great Bend — Contempt of court
Manuel Mena, Great Bend — Failure to appear, probation violation, felony obstruction
William Bowlyer, Ellinwood — Failure to appear
Benjamin Bruce, Hudson — Failure to appear
Francis Summy — Domestic battery, failure to appear
Matthew C. Smith — Failure to appear
Released Dec. 22
Leroy Bowers, Great Bend — Released by judge
Ahmad Issa Nafisa, Pratt — $5,000 surety bond
Christopher Buckley, Great Bend — To Kansas Department of Corrections
Jerome Sisk Jr., Great Bend — To Kansas Department of Corrections
Spencer Wolfkill, Great Bend — Serve sentence in full
Jeremy Raybern, Salina — $20,000 own recognizance bond
William Bowyer, Ellinwood — $300 cash bond
Benjamin Bruce, Hudson — Order of release