Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made four ambulance runs Friday, one Saturday, five Sunday and eight Monday.
At 5:59 p.m. Saturday they responded to 2201 Canterbury Lane where a smoke detector alarm was sounding. The house was checked and no fire was found.
At 6:39 p.m. Monday they responded to 3121 Meadowlark for a carbon monoxide check. They found a faulty CO detector.
At 8:50 p.m. Monday, Randy Baker reported he was driving when his car caught on fire at 10th and Kansas. Firefighters arrived to find a 1990 Lincoln Town Car in the parking lot with the hood open and smoke coming from the engine area. A booster line was pulled to cool the engine; the driver said a truck driver had stopped earlier and used a fire extinguisher to get most of the fire out. Fire Chief Mike Napolitano said the car sustained major damage.
Great Bend Police
A $25 gas skip was reported at 7:26 a.m. Sunday at 2334 Main. The suspect vehicle was a maroon Chevy pickup.
A dolly was reportedly stolen from 5817 16th St. Terrace.
A vehicle driven by Kristena A. Marks slid into a stop sign at 8:08 a.m. Monday at 10th and Morton.
A gas meter was reportedly stolen from 312 Maple St.
Vehicles driven by Robert Myers and Bobbie Willis collided at 3:51 p.m. at Broadway and Main.
A backpack was taken out of a vehicle in the 1500 block of Broadway Ave.
A padlock was reportedly stolen from 708 Jefferson St.
An individual reported finding several power tools that were not his in his shed on Jefferson St. They were booked in as “found property.”
Theft of a debit card was reported, and the car was used four times at 3503 10th St. and 3209 10th St.
Barton County Sheriff
A two vehicle accident was reported at 7:41 a.m. Monday on West Barton County Road and SW 40 Ave.
A hit-and-run vehicle damaged two mailboxes in the 300 block of Cottonwood Dr.