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On The Record for Dec. 16-18, 2022
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Great Bend Fire/EMS

Great Bend EMS had four ambulance runs on Friday; nine on Saturday and six on Sunday. On Saturday, firefighters responded to a call at 11:35 a.m. for mutual aid assistance at a structure fire at 909 E. Fifth St. in Hoisington. The unit was on scene until the scene was cleared at 12:52 p.m.

Great Bend Police

K9-Menta was utilized on an outside agency assist at 2:26 a.m. Friday in the 300 Block of N. Elm St. in Hoisington.

A non-injury crash was reported at 7:40 a.m. at Broadway and Harrison St.

A search warrant was executed at 9:30 a.m. at 2535 21st St.

A vehicle backing out of a parking lot ran into a street light, resulting in a non-injury crash at 10:49 a.m. at Kansasland Tire-Goodyear, 1820 Main St.

A non-injury crash was reported at 11 a.m. at Broadway and Harrison. According to the report, the vehicle driven by Rosa Velazco was eastbound on Broadway and struck the vehicle driven by Tracy Zanter who was northbound on Harrison.

Theft of a gift card was reported at 11:02 a.m. at Dillons, 1811 Main St.

Theft of a rental trailer was reported at 12:04 p.m. at Tractor Supply, 3709 Eighth St. The rented trailer was located and returned.

An injury accident was reported at 2:44 p.m. at 23rd and Adams St.

A rock thrown through a window resulting in criminal damage was reported at 11:23 p.m. at 701 Odell St.

A fight at 1:38 a.m. Saturday at Charlies Place, 1109 Main, resulted in the arrest of Kyson Scott for battery. Scott was booked at the Barton County Jail.

A disturbance was reported at 4:12 p.m. at Rescare, 3713 22nd. Ethan Johnson reported being battered by a known person. A notice to appear was signed and served.

A non-injury crash was reported at 6:13 p.m. at 10th and Washington.

Theft of items was reported at 7:52 p.m. from Walmart, 3503 10th St.

A non-injury crash was reported at 11:36 p.m. at the 3200 block of 19th St.

A non-injury crash was reported at 12:15 a.m. Sunday at the 2900 block of 24th St.

A theft with criminal threat reported at 1:08 a.m. in the 2100 block of 25th St., resulting in the arrest and booking of Malachi Hicks.

A fight at 1:48 a.m. was reported at Charlies Place, 1109 Main St.

A non-injury crash was reported at 1:05 p.m. at Braums, 4209 10th St.

A criminal damage to a porch rail at a residence was reported at 3:55 p.m. at 1300 Morton St.


Barton County Sheriff

An injury crash was reported at 2:44 p.m. Friday at 23rd and Adams St.

Barton County Jail

Booked Dec. 16

Jorge Ramirez — Driving under the influence

Layton Brown — Possession of meth and marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of firearm, no drug tax stamp

Adam Collinge  — Two counts of forgery, theft by deception and attempted theft by deception

Joshua A. Smith — Serve sentence

Samuel J. Bates — Serve sentence

Rosetta D. Meier — DUI

Released Dec. 16

Howard Johnson — Transport to Kansas Department of Corrections

Jorge Ramirez — Posted $1,000 surety bond

Roger Bass — $2,500 own-recognizance bond 

Layton Brown — Posted $10,000 surety bond

Mario Martinez-Arias — Posted multiple surety bonds

Rosetta D. Meier — Posted $1,000 surety bond

Booked Dec. 17

Omar Balderrama — Serve sentence

Kyson Scott — Battery

Released Dec. 17

Kyson Scott — $500 surety bond

Booked Dec. 18

Malachi Hicks — Theft, criminal threat

Theodore Stone — Driving under the influence

Released Dec. 18

Theodore Stone — $1,000 surety bond

Joshua A. Smith — Serve sentence

Omar Balderrama — Serve sentence

This story was updated on Dec. 20 to correct the Dec. 16 bookings.