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On the Record for April 9, 2019
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OTR for Aug. 22, 2016

Great Bend Fire/EMS

Emergency Medical Service responded to 12 calls on Tuesday.

The department performed one standby for the Great Bend Police Department. Firefighters also had one false alarm at 8:10 p.m. which turned out to be a barbecue grill at Second and Chestnut. There was one mutual aid fire call for Ellinwood at 11:13 a.m. in the area of SE 70 Ave and SE 50 Road.

Barton County Sheriff

The BCSO drug recognition expert was called to 209 N. Broadway St. in St. John at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday by Stafford County.

An injury crash was reported at 3:38 p.m. on North U.S. 281 at mile maker 106. Kansas Highway Patrol responded. There were no actual injuries, but traffic was stopped for about 20 minutes after one vehicle rear-ended another in what became a three-vehicle crash. Workers were also striping the road at the time.

An injury crash was reported at 4:05 p.m. at SW 60 Ave. and SW 20 Road. A 2004 Jeep Wrangler driven by Kevin Weese, 55, Great Bend, was turning east on SW 20 Road and made too wide of a turn. The Jeep hit the embankment and rolled one-half time. Weese, who was wearing a seat belt, sustained lacerations to his head and was transported to The University of Kansas Health System Great Bend Campus. 

Great Bend Police

A theft was reported Tuesday at Travelers Budget Inn, 4200 10th St.

A non-injury crash was reported at 12:09 p.m. at 21st and Washington.

A motorist struck a legally parked car at 12:17 p.m. at 1201 Eisenhower.

An individual contacted police at 1:08 p.m. and reported being battered by an unknown male subject at Smokers Outlet, 3220 10th St.

Someone scratched a vehicle at Great Bend High School, 2027 Morton.

A non-injury crash was reported at 2:28 p.m. at 12th and Morphy.

A fraud was reported at Farmers Bank and Trust after someone used a fake card number and made charges out of state.

Burglaries were reported Wednesday morning at Walnut Plaza Apartments, 2611 27th St., and at 1026 Madison St.

Barton County Jail

Booked April 9

Richard Musil, Great Bend — Possession of methamphetamine, unlawful obtaining a prescription-only drug, possession of marijuana

Candice Johnson — Residential burglary, theft, criminal damage to property

Released April 9

James Lucas, Great Bend — Own recognizance

Richard Newkirk — To Kansas Department of Corrections

Dominique Hoch — To Community Corrections

Candice Johnson — $20,000 surety bond