Fatality accident in Edwards County
A fatal accident occurred at 3:05 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. 56, approximately two miles east of Kinsley. Kansas Highway Patrol reports an eastbound Peterbilt truck pulling a trailer, driven by Charles M. Kerth, 57, Salina, went off the highway, hitting a northbound Kenworth truck, also pulling a trailer, that was stopped at the stop sign on 110 Road. Kerth was pronounced dead at the scene. He had not been wearing a seat belt.
The Kenworth was driven by Danial R. Haynes, 50, Kinsley, who was taken to St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita. The highway patrol could not tell whether Haynes was using a seat belt.
Great Bend Fire Department
Firefighters had four Emergency Medical Service calls on Tuesday. There were no fires. Training was done Tuesday and Wednesday at 1723 Morton St., in a house scheduled for demolition. Smoke seen coming from that structure was from the fire department’s smoke machine; there was no actual fire.
Barton County Sheriff
A padlock on a City of Pawnee Rock water valve at 100 Santa Fe Ave. was stolen, it was reported Tuesday. This was also reported as alleged theft of services, as the water was turned back on at the meter.
A burglary in progress at 155 SE 20 Ave. was reported at 11:44 a.m. Tuesday.
Great Bend Police
An unknown female allegedly shoplifted pain relief medication from 1221 10th St. at 10:56 a.m. Tuesday.
A vehicle driven by Jill Wiebke was northbound on K-96 at 12:58 p.m. and struck a vehicle driven by Larry Weiser, who was westbound on 17th St.
A known woman allegedly stole $32.58 worth of groceries from 3503 10th St. at 5 p.m. She was served a notice to appear in municipal court.
Barton County Jail
Booked Dec. 3
Leslie Newell, Bison — Possession of hallucinogenic, possession of drug paraphernalia and no tax stamp
Eric William Torres, Great Bend — Failure to appear
Yolanda Ortiz, Great Bend — Domestic battery and contempt of court
Released Dec. 3
Ruben Ybarra, Great Bend — Per Judge Pike
Jeffrey Raybern, Russell — Per Judge Pike
Manuel Delgado, Great Bend — To Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Eric W. Torres, Great Bend — $5,000 surety bond
Darin Harmon, Great Bend — Own recognizance bond and $2,000 cash/surety bond
Bobby Newman, Topeka — Own recognizance bonds
Mercedes Mater, Great Bend — Two $5,000 cash/surety bonds
Michael Hurd, Russell — $11,042.02 own recognizance bond
Michael Meadows, Great Bend — To Russell County
Booked Dec. 4
Ryan A. Hamby, Ellinwood — Failure to appear
Eric J. Duerksen, Great Bend — No driver’s license
Corey Detter, Great Bend — Failure to appear
Richard Etim, Great Bend — Probation violation and failure to appear
Bobby Stark, Great Bend — Parole violation
Cory Bradley, Great Bend — Probation violation
Julie Norman, Hoisington — Failure to appear
Released Dec. 4
James E. Delgadillo, Great Bend — To Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC)
Debra J. Holder, Great Bend — To KDOC
Allen J. King, Newton — To KDOC
Randall J. Ritchie, Great Bend — To Larned State Hospital
Ryan A. Hamby, Ellinwood — $500 surety bond and $125 cash bond
Leslie Newell, Bison — Orders from Stafford County Attorney’s Office
Eric Duerksen, Great Bend — $500 surety bond
Tyler Marvin, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Brandi Krom — $50,000 surety bond
Corey Detter, Great Bend — $250 cash bond