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OTR for March 3, 2015
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Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made five ambulance runs Friday, 10 Saturday and four Sunday.
At 5:11 p.m. Saturday, units responded to 5221 Eisenhower where a fire had started in an attached garage. The owner was welding and his plastic sawhorse caught on fire. The fire was out but there was light smoke in the garage and the house. Firefighters set up ventilation fans to clear the smoke.
At 5:21 p.m. Saturday units responded to 3816 Forest Ave. where a smoke alarm was activated. The occupant was baking in the oven when it malfunctioned and would not shut off, creating excess heat. The breakers to the oven were turned off and it was allowed to cool down.

Barton County Sheriff
A burglary occurred last Thursday at 1293 NW 30 Road, it was reported Friday.
A truck rolled on South U.S. 281 and SE 50 Roads shortly before 5 a.m. on Saturday. No one was injured.
At 12:23 p.m. Saturday, a 27-year-old male reported difficulty breathing after a possible heroin overdose in the county.
A storage shed at 914 E. Santa Fe Blvd. in Ellinwood was broken into sometime Friday night. Several items were taken.
A Great Bend Police officer was involved in a backing accident on Saturday and at 12:48 p.m. requested an outside agency to take the report.
A vehicle hit a deer at 7:42 p.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of NE 100 Ave.
Theft of hay bales from the area, including the 200 block of NW 10 Ave., was reported Sunday.
An employee at Clara Barton Hospital in Hoisington reported Sunday that a female had been treated in the Emergency Room for a possible sexual assault that occurred Saturday night in Barton County.
A vehicle hit a horse on U.S. 56, near Dundee, around 11:51 p.m. Sunday.

Great Bend Police
Someone painted on a vehicle at 1715 Second St., it was reported Friday.
Vehicles driven by Matthew Karlin and Nancy Wetig collided at 10:44 a.m. Friday at 3307 10th St.
Theft of a wallet was reported at the police station.
A dealer’s license tag was stolen at 4217 10th St.
A shoplifting was reported at 2120 Kansas Ave.
An aggravated assault was reported at 3:02 p.m. Friday at 2201 27th St., after a known male allegedly almost struck a female with his vehicle.
An alleged sex offense was reported Friday in the southeast part of Great Bend.
A hit-and-run vehicle struck a parked vehicle on 18th St.

Three people were arrested for alleged possession of marijuana at 11:25 p.m. Friday at 2724 27th St. Apt. B.

Two officers attempted to stop Andrew DeCoudres, Larned, for alleged traffic violations around 12:44 a.m. Saturday in the 600 block of Main St. After a brief pursuit, he reportedly fled the vehicle. He was located and arrested. DeCoudres was booked into the county jail on charges of possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), flee and elude, driving under the influence, interference with law enforcement, no driver’s licence in possession and multiple traffic infractions. He was released after posting a $2,500 surety bond.
At 3:14 p.m. Saturday, a female reported that a known female rammed into the back of a parked vehicle at Duke’s Bar and Grill, 619 Main St. multiple times. An officer responded and also received a report from a male who said that the person accused of the crime had also threatened him with a shotgun.
At 10:20 p.m. Saturday, Missouri Highway Patrol reported it had located a vehicle that was reportedly stolen in Great Bend recently.
A tire was slashed at 520 Odell St., it was reported Sunday.
A known person allegedly stole two packs of batteries at 1221 10th St. He was served a notice to appear in municipal court.