Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made five ambulance run Thursday.
At 8:10 p.m., they responded to a possible vehicle fire at 24th and Washington. According to Chief Mike Napolitano, they could not locate the vehicle, but a bystander said he had seen the fire in the back of a white pickup, and stopped to help put out the fire; then the pickup took off. The pickup was located and the driver said someone may have thrown a cigarette out of a vehicle into the cardboard box in the back of the pickup, starting the fire. The box was burned on two sides, but the fire was out and no one was injured.
Barton County Sheriff
Officers responded to a disturbance at Rosewood, 384 North Washington Ave., at 8:25 a.m. Thursday.
Attempted theft of a bale of hay at SE 30 Ave. and SE 40 Road was reported.
A rape or other sex offense that allegedly happened at “the river” was reported; information was taken at the sheriff’s office, but no criminal case number was assigned Thursday.
Great Bend Police
Theft of a vehicle from 1724 10th St. was reported Thursday. The vehicle was recovered.
Thursday afternoon, a woman was served a notice to appear (NTA) in municipal court for alleged shoplifting at Walmart. Another NTA was served that evening on another woman, also for alleged theft from the store.
A gas skip was reported at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at 1001 Main.
At 4:02 p.m. Thursday, Patrick Doty, Great Bend, was arrested at 832 Pine Place. He was booked into the Barton County Jail on possession of prescription drugs, with bond set at $100,000. He was also booked on “failure to appear” warrants from Rush County and Newton Municipal Court. At 5:28 p.m., a woman at another Great Bend address asked to talk to an officer because she wanted to get her pills back that Doty was reportedly arrested with. She was advised that was not an option.
The window on a car parked at 2210 10th St. was broken.
Barton County Jail
Booked March 27
Dustin Alkire, Great Bend — Aggravated assault
Jesse Pribble, Great Bend — Two warrants for failure to appear from Ochiltree County, Texas
Patrick Doty, Great Bend — Possession of prescription drugs; and failure to appear warrants from Rush County and Newton Municipal Court
Amber Wilson, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Kristin Hoien, Hoisington — Driving under the influence
Released March 27
Natasha Schletter, Great Bend — $750 own recognizance bond
Jacob Kossak, Russell — $50,000 own recognizance bond and $10,000 surety bond
Maria Cavender, Great Bend — Two $2,500 own recognizance bonds
Tiffany Wedgeworth, Great Bend — Order of release per judge
Jonathan Williams, Great Bend — Serve sentence
James Miller, Great Bend — Order of release per judge
John Lynch, Great Bend — To probation
Jaime R. Baldwin, Great Bend — Serve partial sentence
Calvin Hinz, Great Bend — Revoked bond
Kristin Hoien, Hoisington — $1,000 surety bond