Great Bend Fire Department
Firefighters responded to a false alarm at 1502 12th St. at 7:29 p.m. Thursday. There were no fires or ambulance calls that day.
Great Bend Police
A hit-and-run driver in a silver truck struck a pedestrian on private property in the 1600 block of Main at 12:21 p.m. Thursday. There were no injuries or damage.
Unlawful use of a credit card was reported.
A burglary was reported at 1618 Jefferson St.
Barton County Sheriff
A Fed-Ex tractor-trailer hit a sign and went off K-156 near mile marker 138 at 3:04 a.m. Thursday.
Barton County residents on Thursday reported attempted phone scams. One caller received a recorded message that his debit card was deactivated, in an attempt to get him to reveal information on the card. Another man said he got a call on his cell phone and his wife took a call on the home phone; both were told their credit card needed to be reinstated and asked them to enter the card number.
Barton County Jail
Booked March 20
Joshua Hoeffner, Great Bend — Felony possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of controlled substance (cyclobenzaprine), possession of controlled substance (marijuana), two counts of possession of paraphernalia, flee and attempt to elude, transport open container, and unsafe speed
Released March 20
Joshua Hoeffner — $25,000 surety bond
Julie Rector, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond
Wayne Thomas, Great Bend — Own recognizance through Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office
Booked March 21
Earl Henry Davis III — Rush County warrant for contempt of court
Nicole Wiley, Great Bend — Criminal damage to property
Dennis Cannor Jr., Great Bend — Two counts of distribution or possession with intent to distribute meth within 1,000 feet of a school, and use of a communication facility for drug transaction; Barton County warrants for failure to appear and contempt of court; Great Bend warrant for contempt of court
Francisco Rocha, Great Bend — Contempt of court
Jon Kubitscheck, Great Bend — Criminal threat
William Yahne, Great Bend — Contempt of court
Trey Schartz, Great Bend — Possession of meth with intent to sell, possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia
Released March 21
William Corkill — Order of release from Great Bend Municipal Court
Danyelle Allison, Great Bend — Order of release from Great Bend Municipal Court
Nicole Wiley, Great Bend — Per Barton County District Court
Kenneth Beakey, Great Bend — Served sentence in full