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OTR for Nov. 9, 2018
on the record

Great Bend Fire/EMS

Emergency crews made three ambulance runs on Thursday.

There were two fire calls. Units responded to the 3700 block of Meadowlark Lane at 6:58 p.m. for a small fire in an attic, units also responded to the 5400 block of Apache road at 8:11 p.m. for a small fire in a bedroom. Both fires were extinguished. There was also one standby and one EMS auto call. 

Great Bend Police

Criminal damage was reported at 2427 Shawnee Drive.

A non-injury crash was reported at 2nd Avenue and Main Street.

Barton County Sheriff

A non-injury crash was reported at Washington Ave. and NE 30 road. This intersection has seen several other injury crashes along with one fatal crash that happen in the Spring.

A study was done several years ago showing that the intersection does not meet requirements to make it a for-way-stop. Recently the County Engineer Barry McManaman has looked it to the intersection and it still does not meet the requirements to make it a for-way-stop even with recent crashes.

A non-injury crash was reported at NE U.S. 156 and K-4.

A non-injury crash was reported at NE 40 Ave. and East K-4.

Theft was reported at 1155 NW 20 Road.

Barton County Jail

Booked Nov. 8

Melissa Loveall — Serve sentence

Linus Rupp — Failure to appear

Courtney Veitenheimer, Great Bend — Contempt of court

Michael Philbern — Serve sentence

Juvenile — Criminal threat

Melvin Gray, St. John — Driving while suspended 

Alan Bobbitt, Great Bend — Aggravated assault

Cierra Most, Salina — Failure to appear

Suzanne Witten, Great Bend — To Kansas Department of Corrections

Patricia Avinger, Great Bend – Probation violation, failure to appear

Released Nov. 8

Steven M. Fortner — By order of the court

Juvenile — To Bob Johnsons

Linus Rupp — $4,500 cash/surety bond

Melvin Gray, St. John — $500 cash/surety bond