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OTR for July 21, 2013
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Barton County Jail
Booked July 18
Darrel Henery, Great Bend — Battery

Released July 18
Tyler Bowers, Great Bend — On all charges
Esten Millard, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Chad Hallmark, Great Bend — Order of release from Great Bend Municipal Court
Dustin Rich, Hoisington — $10,000 own-recognizance bond
Colorado Shields, St. John — Per Stafford County Sheriff
Sarah Wagner, Pawnee Rock — To Pawnee County

Barton County Sheriff
A motorist backed into a Great Bend Police patrol unit driven by Joel Hamlin, just west of the Wetlands Aquatic Center in Great Bend at 11:24 a.m. Thursday.
A 16-year-old male was bitten by a pit bull, which was placed in quarantine Thursday at the Golden Belt Humane Society, according to the Barton County Health Department.

Great Bend Police
On Thursday morning, a Great Bend resident reported a pickup had been stolen from the 1900 block of Madison St. It had been picked up by the City of Great Bend on an abatement.
Darren Charlers was driving southeast across a parking lot at 3413 10th St. at 10:59 a.m. Thursday, which caused Toby Francis to swerve and strike the curb. Francis was taken to Great Bend Regional Hospital by private vehicle, and was treated and released for minor injuries.
A male motorist who was southbound on Washington turning west at 11:48 a.m. Thursday struck a bicyclist who was eastbound on the north side of 24th St. The bicyclist reportedly had “very minor injuries” and was not transported. Lt. Bill Browne said the motorist stopped at the time of the accident and asked the bicyclist if he was OK before leaving.
An aggravated burglary at 2104 29th St. was reported at 12:46 p.m. Thursday. Meds were taken.
A shoplifting was reported at Walmart.
Criminal damage to property at 505 Stone St. was reported.

Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made seven ambulance runs Thursday. There were no fires.