Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made one ambulance run on Tuesday, Feb. 17, six Wednesday and five Thursday.
At 2:46 a.m. Thursday, units responded to 1806 19th St. for a smoke alarm. It was a false alarm caused by smoke detector malfunction.
At 1:39 p.m. Thursday, units responded to a grass fire approaching the house at 1400 12th St. The front and side yards were on fire but it was quickly extinguished before doing any damage to the house. The cause of the fire was a discarded cigarette.
Great Bend Police
The back window on a vehicle at 1613 Morton St. was broken, it was reported last Tuesday.
A hit-and-run vehicle struck a parked car at 1101 Kansas Ave.
A burglary was reported at 5508 Apache Road. Two guns were taken: A Smith & Wesson .40 caliber and a .22 Ruger.
Alleged shoplifters were reported Tuesday and Wednesday at the Dillons store, 1811 Main.
Vehicles driven by Candice Moeder and Yvonne Strecker collided at 1:06 p.m. Wednesday on McKinley St.
A package was stolen from the porch at 2101 Madison St.
At 12:01 a.m. Thursday, police took a report of criminal damage to a vehicle at 1900 11th St.
A curfew violation was observed at 12:41 a.m. in the area of 50 Becker Court.
A vehicle driven by Marion Lightfoot hit a pole at 2:47 p.m. Thursday on K-96.
An unknown motorist hit a parked vehicle at 1222 Kansas Ave.
Someone broke a back window at 907 Williams St.
Manuel Ivan Hernandez-Tavares allegedly rammed a woman’s vehicle intentionally on Main Street, around 2:03 a.m. Friday. He was arrested approximately 15 minutes later on 12th Street. He was booked into the county jail on charges of aggravated battery and driving under the influence, and released after post a $20,000 surety bond.
Barton County Sheriff
On Tuesday, Feb. 17, a stop sign was found broken off the pole and in a ditch at NE 200 Road and NE 130 Ave.
An assault was reported Wednesday at the jail.
A Chevy Tahoe and a deer collided at 10:14 p.m. Wednesday at Windmill Lane and Valley Road.
A vehicle rear-ended another vehicle at 4:23 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of SE 10 Ave.
At 5:15 p.m. Thursday, a motorist reported six deer ran across U.S. 56 and someone hit a deer. It was on the roadway between the Fort Zarah park and Doonan’s, and was backing up traffic.
A deputy reported he was in a vehicular pursuit at 4:08 a.m. Saturday. He was traveling north on NE 90 Ave. from K-4, and he clocked the other vehicle at 100 mph. He lost sight of the vehicle a short time later.