Stolen forklift recovered
A forklift that was reported stolen in the county earlier was found Thursday morning, at 81 South U.S. 281. An employee from the Great Bend Street Department reported the find at 9:25 a.m., after discovering someone had driven a tractor through the fence.
Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made six ambulance runs Thursday. There were no fires.
Barton County Sheriff
A Kansas license tag was found Thursday, half a mile north of NW 20 Ave. and NW 20 Road.
One vehicle rear-ended another at 8 p.m., at Railroad Ave. and South Washington.
Great Bend Police
A cab inspection and an ice cream truck inspection were both conducted Thursday at the Great Bend Police Department.
Vehicles driven by Erica Schwager and Melissa Lutt collided at 6:03 p.m. on Harrison St.
Barton County Jail
Booked June 4
Christopher Denio, Stafford — Stafford County warrant for failure to appear
Gary Dubree, Burton — Drunk pedestrian
Daniel Carrasco, Great Bend — Great Bend Municipal Court warrant
Lee Leon, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Jessica Chapman, Great Bend — Hold for Rice County; hold for transport to Kansas Department of Corrections
Maranda Buczinski, Ellinwood — Lyon County warrant for failure to appear
Sheila Howe, Great Bend — Contempt
Timothy Hartzell — Stafford County District Court hold
Released June 4
Cody Arnold, Great Bend — Released to treatment
Timothy Chism, Great Bend — To Kansas Department of Corrections for Ellis County
Gary Dubree, Burton — Order of release from Great Bend Municipal Court
Zedrick Spencer, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Maranda Buczinski, Ellinwood — $300 cash bon