By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
On The Record for Dec. 19, 2022
on the record

Great Bend Fire/EMS

Emergency Medical Service made 12 ambulance runs on Monday.

Firefighters responded to 2301 Jackson St. at 7:57 a.m. when the occupant was working by his garage and smelled something hot. No hot spots or hazards were found but Wheatland Electric was notified as a precautionary measure.

Great Bend Police

An outside agency assist was provided to the Barton County Sheriff’s Office on a traffic arrest at 3:10 a.m. Monday at Broadway and Hubbard St.

A non-injury crash was reported at 11:33 a.m. at Kwik Shop, 3907 Broadway Ave.

A traffic arrest was reported at 3:52 p.m. at Walmart, 3503 10th St. Shane Stewart was arrested for DUI, methamphetamine and paraphernalia possession and traffic offenses.

A non-injury crash was reported at 4:04 p.m. at Walmart.

A request for a DRE (drug recognition expert) was reported 4:33 p.m. at the jail, in reference to a traffic arrest.

A theft was reported at 7:36 p.m. at 5102 17th St.

A narcotics violation warrant arrest was made at 11:50 p.m. at Great Bend High School, 2027 Morton St. Joyce Garcia was arrested on a Rooks County warrant, with possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and no drug tax stamp and booked at Barton County Jail.

Barton County Sheriff’s Office

A warrant arrest was made at 3:10 a.m. Monday at Broadway Ave. and Hubbard St. in Great Bend.

An injury crash was reported at 5:56 p.m. Monday East of Great Bend on U.S. 56 at mile marker 208.

A non-injury crash was reported at 8:32 p.m. at SW 20 Ave. and SW 30 Road, Great Bend.

Barton County Jail

Booked Dec. 19

Ralph Tuey Jr. — Failure to appear

Nelson Nunez-Murillo — No driver’s license, speeding

Shane B. Stewart — Possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while under the influence

Kenneth Patterson — Parole violation

Released Dec. 19

Samuel J. Bates — Serve sentence

Ralph Tuey Jr. — $500 cash bond

Armando Venzor-Marquez — To Thomas County Sheriff’s Office

Nelson Nunez-Murillo — $1,000 cash/surety bond