Tattoo equipment taken
Tattoo equipment was reportedly stolen from the business at 5611 10th St. A break-in was reported to the Great Bend Police Department Sunday afternoon. Loss was estimated at $5,000.
Car stolen, recovered
Theft of a 2002 Ford Taurus from 1113 Washington Ave. was reported to the GBPD at 12:54 p.m. Sunday. The purple car was recovered Sunday afternoon at the Barton Community College baseball field. The owner later reported finding items in the car that did not belong to her.
Suspect allegedly fired gun at two people
Great Bend police were summoned to a residence in the 1300 block of Eighth St. at 11:18 a.m. Saturday. A male told officers that another man had fired a gun at him and at a woman. An “attempt to locate” notice was issued on a suspect.
During the investigation, an officer found a glass pipe with burnt residue inside the residence and booked the pipe into evidence.
Multiple injuries reported
Several injuries were reported Sunday when a semitrailer hit a cargo van that was either stopped or moving very slowly on Interstate 135, between the 101st St. and 125th St. exits in Sedgwick County, the Kansas Highway Patrol reports. The Dodge van was driven by Juan Jose Aguilar, 46, of Hildago, Texas, and the semi was driven by Lewis L. Reed, 49, of Lyons.
Reed was taken to Wesley Medical Center with undetermined injuries. He was wearing a seat belt.
There were eight people in the van. The driver was not injured. Those injured were Carlos Ibarra, 52, Gustavo Alonso Vazquez Jr., 28, Jorge Reyes, 34, and Geradro Salas-Lopez, adult male, age unknown, all of Larendo, Texas. They were taken to St. Francis Medical Center. It was unknown if they were wearing seat belts.
Great Bend Fire Department
Firefighters made eight Emergency Medical Service calls on Friday, seven Saturday and three Sunday. At 7:19 p.m. Sunday firefighters were dispatched to 1431 22nd St., where there was a grease fire on top of a stove. The fire was extinguished before firefighters arrived.
Barton County Sheriff
A building at 1885 NE 100 Ave. was burglarized, it was reported Friday. Items taken include a welder and tools. A gate was cut.
A burglary at 1192 NE 200 Road was reported. Someone broke into the building and took fuel and tools.
A vehicle hit a brick pillar by the entrance to Barton Community College at 11:46 p.m. Saturday.
Great Bend Police
A gas skip at 1001 Main was reported at 2:59 p.m. Friday.
A burglary at 1404 19th St. was reported Friday. Someone entered the house and took a computer and television.
A hit-and-run vehicle was westbound on 10th St. at 11:09 p.m. Friday and struck a vehicle driven by Angelina Butler, who was also westbound.
Theft of a stereo and speakers from a vehicle at 1103 Hubbard St. was reported Saturday.
A vehicle driven by Jeanne Huffman was westbound on 10th St., making a left turn at McKinley, at 5:24 p.m. Saturday and struck a vehicle driven by Susan Gardner, who was eastbound on 10th.
A $29 gas skip involving a white Chrysler LeBaron was reported at 6:16 p.m. Saturday at 1906 Main.
A hit-and-run vehicle struck the Kwik Shop building at 2334 Main at 1:20 a.m. Sunday.
Theft of a mirror from a Buick Century at 1121 Morton St. was reported. Loss was approximately $300.
Kansas license tag 474 FCU was reported stolen from 2701 10th St. on Sunday.
A $33 gas skip involving a silver Stratus was reported at 4:40 p.m. Sunday at 1906 Main.
A hit-and-run vehicle hit a house at 2204 Adams St. on Sunday afternoon, then backed up and struck a parked vehicle before leaving the area.
A vehicle driven by Bonnie Kuhn struck a parked vehicle in the 1000 block of Walnut St. at 11:11 p.m. Sunday.
Someone broke the glass on sliding glass doors at 5803 15th St. Terrace, Apt. 11, it was reported shortly before 2 a.m. Monday.