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OTR for May 8, 2014
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A report concerning two vehicles that collided at 9:18 a.m. on May 1 in the 4200 block of 10th St. contained an error. A vehicle driven by Wade Colvin struck a vehicle driven by Leroy Wilhelm.

Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made six ambulance runs Tuesday.

Kansas Highway Patrol
A Wichita woman was taken to the Hutchinson hospital after two vehicles collided on K-14 in Reno County. Kansas Highway patrol reports the accident occurred at 2:28 p.m., 6 miles west of Nickerson. A Cadillac Escalade driven by  Bonnie J. Gillespie, 49, of Sterling and a Ford F-150 pickup driven by Lawrence Gachuhi Wanjau, 28, of Wichita were behind a slower moving vehicle which both drivers attempted to pass at the same time. The pickup went off the left shoulder as the driver over-corrected. It  went into the east ditch before overturning multiple times. Passenger Shirley Marie Wanjau, 28, was injured. All were wearing seat belts.

Barton County Sheriff
Theft of items from 421 Washington, Great Bend, was reported Tuesday.
Batteries were reportedly stolen from farm equipment in the 200 block of NW 80 Ave.

Great Bend Police
Two subjects were allegedly seen stealing items from the Dillon’s store at 1811 Main late Tuesday morning. One was served a notice to appear in municipal court; the second suspect could not be found.
Someone reportedly poured sugar in a vehicle’s gas tank at 811 Kansas Ave.
A wallet was reportedly stolen at Great Bend High School, 2027 Morton St.
A theft by a known person was reported at 12:23 am. Wednesday at 701 Morton St. A notice to appear was signed, but officers did not make contact with the suspect.

Barton County Jail
Booked May 5
Matthew Smith, Hoisington — Parole violation
Franz Martens, Montezuma — Driving while suspended, no insurance, speeding
Debra Underwood — Rush County warrant for giving a worthless check
Justin E. Peterson — Failure to appear
John Lynch, Great Bend — Probation violation, failure to appear
Matthew Harsh, Salina — Central Kansas Community Corrections arrest and detain

Released May 5
Layne Philbern, Great Bend — Serve partial sentence
Milton Brown, Great Bend — To treatment
Alyssa Alston, Great Bend — Order to release from Municipal Court
Franz Martens — $1,000 cash/surety bond
Benjamin White, Great Bend — Order of release from Great Bend Municipal Court
Ernest Klima, Great Bend — To Winfield Correctional Facility
Emmanual Rodriguez, Great Bend — Order of releaser from Barton County Domestic Department
Justin E. Peterson — $200 cash bond
Jennifer Ross, Great Bend — Served sentence in full
Debra Underwood — $2,500 own-recognizance bond
John Lynch — Two $5,000 cash/surety bonds and a$500 cash/surety
Eliseo Velasco Jr., Great Bend — Own recognizance

Booked May 6
Eric Duerksen, Great Bend — Serve sentence
Brent Bretz, Great Bend — Battery domestic violence
Marisol Balbuena, Mexico — Battery domestic violence

Released May 6
Sarah Wagner, Pawnee Rock — $10,000 cash/surety bond
Brent Bretz — $1,000 cash/surety