Great Bend Fire/EMS
A combine was on fire in the 100 block of South U.S. 281 at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday.
A grass fire was reported at 5:13 p.m. at NE 20 Road and 30 Ave., with about 2 acres involved.
Firefighters lit and tended to a bonfire for a Great Bend High School Student Council activity at 6:27 p.m. at the Great Bend Expo, 9810 B-29 Way.
Great Bend Police
At 12:47 a.m. Wednesday, an officer conducted a traffic stop at 4th and Pine for an equipment violation on a vehicle. The driver fled on foot.
A burglary was reported at 4822 10th St.
A bicycle was reportedly stolen from 2608 16th St.
Barton County Jail
Booked Oct. 16
Manuel Jacquez, St. John — Stafford County cases for escape from custody, driving under the influence, no driver’s license, open container, defective head lamp
Melody Bittel, La Crosse — Hold for Rush County
Gwen Finnigan, Great Bend — Probation violation
Released Oct. 16