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OTR for Jan. 3, 2017
on the record

Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made five ambulance runs on Friday, six on Saturday, two on Sunday and four on Monday. There was one fire call.
At 2:04 p.m. Sunday, units responded to the south side of Stone Lake for a grass fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found a small area of grass on fire. The fire was quickly extinguished.

Great Bend Police

Dec. 30
A non-injury accident was reported at 1220 Madison St.
Criminal damage was reported at Sutherlands located at 5520 10th St. A parking light was shot out.
Theft was reported at 223 5th St. A propane heater was stolen.

Dec. 31
Theft was reported at 414 Pine St.

Jan. 1
Theft of fuel was reported at Kwik Shop located at 3907 Broadway Ave.
Criminal damage was reported at 1411 Park St. Vehicle window broken out.

Jan. 2
Burglary was reported at 5912 Eisenhower. Power tools were stolen. Total loss $351.
Burglary was reported at 2206 30th St. Wallet stolen from a vehicle. Total loss $830.
A non-injury accident was reported at 5210 10th St.
Theft of a wallet was reported at 1105 Pyle St. Total loss $400.
Theft was reported at Discount Laundry located at 924 Jefferson St. A Pinball machine was broken into. Total loss $50.

Barton County Sheriff

Dec. 30
An injury accident was reported at SE 20 Road and SE 100 Ave.

Jan. 2
A non-injury accident was reported at mile marker 125 on K-4.
Theft was reported at 274 East Barton County Road.

Barton County Jail

Booked Dec. 30
Trisha Rae Johnson — Probation violation
Stacey Henderson, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Dakota Green, Larned — Criminal trespass
Kyle Dreling, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Thomas Boxberger, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Sean Flagg, Great Bend — Possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while suspended, no proof of insurance, defective headlamps, improper display tags, expired tags

Released Dec. 30
Juana Alicia Flores — Serve sentence
Michelle Detrich — To Russell County
Joseph Miller — To Ford County
Joseph Butts, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond
Aaron Clark, Ellinwood — Serve sentence in full
Trisha Johnson, Great Bend — $203 and $759 cash bonds
Sean Flagg, Great Bend — $2,500 surety bond

Booked Dec. 31
Juvenile, Great Bend — Possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia
Juvenile, Great Bend — Unlawful distribution of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school, possession of paraphernalia, obstruction, minor in consumption, failure to appear
Marcos Pascual, Great Bend — Contempt of court

Released Dec. 31
Juvenile, Great Bend — On Great Bend District Court case
Juvenile, Great Bend — ON Great Bend Municipal Court Case
James Redetzke, Great Bend — Serve sentence in full
Lori Fiscus, Stafford — Serve sentence in full
Alexander Michael Anderson, Great Bend — 48 hour own recognizance

Booked Jan. 1
William Haney, Great Bend — Driving under the influence
Alia Lucas, Great Bend — Battery of law enforcement officer, interference with law enforcement officer, minor in consumption
Kristi Ringo, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence

Released Jan. 1
William Haney, Great Bend — $1,000 cash bond
Roman Garza — Own recognizance bond
Stacey Henderson, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Joel Shelor, Great Bend — $300 cash bond
Kyle Dreling, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Thomas Boxberger, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Booked Jan. 2
no bookings

Released Jan. 2
Kristi Ringo, Great Bend — On Great Bend Municipal Court case
Francis Summy — To Pawnee County, Oklahoma Sheriff