Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters checked on a gas meter that had been hit by a vehicle driven by Eric Kuhn and was leaking at 2315 16th St. at 12:51 p.m. Friday. They were summoned to a car fire at 5708 Hemlock St. at 10:53 p.m., but the fire was extinguished by the owner before trucks arrived. Fire Chief Mike Napolitano said the fire started in the engine compartment and was caused by a power steering pulley locking up. Damage was minimal.
There were nine ambulance runs Friday, two Saturday and nine Sunday.
Barton County Sheriff’s Office
A male was treated at Great Bend Regional Hospital around 11:30 p.m. Friday, after shooting himself in the foot with a BB gun in the rural Olmitz area.
Theft of an all-terrain vehicle from the 400 block of SE 90 Ave. was reported Saturday. A green, 2012 Arctic Cat 550 four-wheeler was taken sometime between April 15, 2012, and Feb. 10, 2013.
A patrol car became stuck in the mud en route to an ambulance assist call at 7:06 p.m. Saturday, about 4 miles north of Radium. No house existed at the address provided. A wrecker was called and Stafford County was advised of the emergency call.
The driver of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, Paul Schilowsky of Hoisington, received injuries that were described as not life-threatening, at 3:55 p.m. Sunday at milepost 196 on U.S. 56. This occurred when a westbound GMC Envoy operated by Shaina Griggs, Garden City, attempted to pass a semi-trailer, causing Schilowsky to lay down the east-bound motorcycle.
Great Bend Police/911
An identity theft case was taken Friday after a Great Bend resident reported someone using his information to get money from an account.
A hit-and-run vehicle struck a vehicle in the 1400 block of Main St.
A snake was seen in the Walmart parking lot at 4 p.m. Saturday. It was moved to the grass.
A victim reported someone used her Supplemental Security Income (SSI) card to purchase items.
Police were called after six known individuals left Applebee’s restaurant at 11 p.m. Saturday without paying their bill. On Sunday evening a restaurant employee called to report the subjects had returned and paid for their meals.
The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office contacted the GBPD at 5:30 p.m. Sunday to report Benjamin Eric Delgadillo, 31, of St. John, was at a Great Bend residence and was wanted by the St. John Police Department. He was detained and transported to the Barton County Jail for the St. John Police Department. He was booked on charges of aggravated assault with a weapon and battery domestic violence in lieu of $20,000 bond.