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OTR for May 29, 2014
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Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made nine ambulance runs on Tuesday.
At 11:18 a.m. they responded to Oil Center road and Railroad Ave. for a small ditch fire. Chief Mike Napolitano said the fire may have been started by a mower that was working in the area.
At 11:30 a.m., while fighting the fire on Railroad Ave., they received a fire alarm for Walgreen’s. Units responded and found no fire. The manager advised the alarm system was set off accidentally.

Barton County Sheriff
A deer ran into a pickup at 8:12 p.m. Tuesday of East K-4 near mile marker 133.
A theft was reported at 647 SW 112 Ave.
A burglary was reported at 1156 SW 65 Road.
A vehicle hit a deer at 11:09 p.m. on K-96, 1 mile west of Heizer.

Great Bend Police
An identity theft case was taken Tuesday after someone used a Great Bend resident’s Social Security number for taxes.
A computer fraud case was taken after someone got a phone online using a Great Bend resident’s name.
A fraud case was taken after a subject allegedly altered a paycheck and tried to cash it.
A counterfeit $50 bill was passed at Dollar General, 2400 10th St.
Vehicles collided at 6:23 p.m. at 10th and Odell.
A hit-and-run involving a juvenile was reported at 6:44 p.m. at 2215 Broadway Ave.
Vehicles driven by Wyatt Smith and Chancy Schmidt collided at 7 p.m. in the 3500 block of 10th St. Schmidt was transported to Great Bend Regional Hospital.
A broken window on a building at 757 Jefferson St. was reported Wednesday morning.