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OTR for May 21, 2013
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Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made eight ambulance runs Thursday, five Friday, seven Saturday and four Sunday.
There was one false alarm on Sunday.

Great Bend Police
Trash was dumped in a ditch on Frey St., it was discovered Friday.
A burglary on Ninth St. was reported after someone cut the lock on a storage shed door. Loss was over $5,000.
Someone used a Great Bend resident’s Social Security number to open a credit card account.
A 20-year-old woman was reported missing Friday after she walked away from a group home in Great Bend.
A hit-and-run vehicle struck a vehicle parked at 2027 Morton St.
A vehicle driven by Melanie Dowyne was eastbound on 10th St. at 4:48 p.m. Friday and struck a vehicle driven by Epifania Revera, who was making a left turn in the 200 block.
After an altercation in the 1600 block of Holland St., one man reported another man had pulled a gun on him. All parties were contacted and no one wanted to prosecute; the gun was booked into evidence.
A vehicle driven by Glynnese Jones backed into a parked vehicle at 3310 16th St. at 5:33 p.m. Friday.
A 26-inch Next-brand bicycle was stolen from 1302 Monroe St.
A motorist in a white Pontiac Grand Am struck a parked vehicle at 2920 10th St. on Friday.
Someone damaged a mirror on a vehicle at 1708 Madison St., it was reported Saturday.
A hit-and-run vehicle struck a parked vehicle at 1204 Jackson St.
A party in the 2000 block of Adams St. was shut down at 3:10 a.m. Sunday.
A motorist in a white van hit a Ford Escape parked on Main St.
A known person allegedly damaged personal items by throwing them into a trash bin at 3220 Lakin Ave. The reporting party also said jewelry valued at $3,800 had been stolen.
Evan Allens was driving south of Kansas Ave. at 7:18 p.m. Sunday and ran a stop light at 10th St., striking a vehicle driven by Angel Aremdares. Allens was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Barton County Sheriff
Wire from a water well in the 1200 block of NE 170 Road was reported stolen Friday.
An ambulance was summoned to 36 NE K-156 at 11:14 a.m. Friday after a beam fell on a man’s leg.
A vehicle hit a deer at 9:22 p.m. Friday on K-156 at milepost 142.
A burglary on East U.S. 56 and SE 90 Ave. was reported Saturday. Power tools and other items were taken from a farm shed.
Two mail boxes in the 800 block of NE 220 Road and two road signs (at NE 100 Ave. and NE 160 Road, and at NE 140 Ave. and NE 100 Road) were damaged, it was reported Saturday. Two mail boxes were also damaged at NE 90 Ave. and NE 220 Road.
A truck was reportedly stolen from 397 Grove Terrace.