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OTR for May 31, 2013
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An accident report in the May 22 “On the Record” was incorrect. Great Bend Police Department released the correct information on Thursday:
A vehicle driven by Victor Parsell, 54, Raymond, was northbound on Main at 3 p.m. on May 20 and hit a vehicle driven by Justin Merritt, 32, Seneca, who was eastbound on 24th St. Both drivers reported they had a green light, but after talking to a witness, police cited Merritt with failure to yield at a red light, and no proof of insurance. Michael Kramer, 36, Great Bend, a passenger in Merritt’s vehicle, was taken by ambulance to Great Bend Regional Hospital and treated for neck and back injuries.

Barton County Sheriff
A battery occurred at 3 a.m. Wednesday in A-Pod at the jail.

Great Bend Police
A vehicle driven by Mark Shaffer was stopped at 10th and Washington at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday and backed up to make room for a truck. He struck a vehicle driven by Eric Cape, who was stopped behind him.
Someone broke into a storage shed at 708 Jefferson Apt. 5 and took doors.
A vehicle driven by Michael Davis backed into a gas meter at 3318 18th St. at 2:25 p.m. Wednesday.
An air conditioner was reported stolen from 308 Maple St.
A woman who reported being bitten by her own dog was cited for no rabies vaccination.
A known person reported damaged a vehicle at 2601 Adams.
An injured deer was seen in the 3500 block of 10th St. at 9 p.m. Wednesday. A vehicle hit the deer in the 3400 block of 10th St. at 9:23 p.m., causing minor damage to the vehicle.

Barton County Jail
Booked May 29
Justin Schartz, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence
Nicole McHenry, Great Bend — Failure to appear
Joseph McNett, Great Bend — Failure to pay/appear

Released May 29
Justin Schartz — $1,000 surety
Joseph McNett — $288 cash bond