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On the Record for Dec. 31, 2020 - Jan. 3, 2021
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OTR for Aug. 22, 2016

Great Bend Fire Department

A structure fire was reported at 3:52 p.m. Saturday at 370 SE 30 Road, Great Bend. Railroad ties, hay bales and a shed next to the ties were on fire. The structure was fully involved when firefighters arrived; the flames were knocked down and the fire was left to burn itself out.

Barton County Sheriff

A search warrant was executed at 10:48 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, at 1007 Worden St. in Albert.

A theft was reported at 1807 Stone St., Great Bend.

Criminal damage to property was reported in the 1000 block of NW 50 Ave.

BCSO was at the Diversion Dam, located at 463 SW 60 Ave., Great Bend, from 11:56 p.m. Thursday to 12:21 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1. A warrant arrest was made.

A deer vs vehicle crash was reported at 3:26 a.m. Friday at mile marker 108 of North U.S. 281.

BCSO assisted the Hoisington Police Department on a domestic call on West 4th St. at 4:15 p.m. Friday.

A pursuit began at 10:55 p.m. Saturday in the Hoisington area. Units were cleared at 12:25 a.m. Sunday.

An injury crash was reported at 1:33 p.m. Sunday at 424 NE 10 Ave., Great Bend.

Great Bend Police

A dog bite was reported Thursday morning, Dec. 31, in the 1400 block of 11th St.

GBPD assisted in the execution of a search warrant in Albert at 10:48 a.m. Thursday.

An individual reported someone filing for unemployment in her name. She was referred to the Kansas Department of Labor.

A non-injury crash was reported at 2:05 p.m. Thursday at Dillons No. 3, 1811 Main.

Alleged shoplifting by a known male was reported at Walmart, where a Notice to Appear (NTA) in municipal court was signed and served.

A large party in the 2800 block of Forest Ave. was broken up shortly before 2 a.m. Friday, Jan. 1, after a possible fight was reported.

An officer attempted a traffic stop at 4:55 p.m. Friday at 22nd and Washington. An unknown male subject fled and was not located.

A non-injury crash was reported at 4:24 p.m. Saturday at 10th and Kansas.

A non-injury crash was reported at 4:42 p.m. Saturday at Adams and Forest.

Damaged property was reported Sunday morning at 1014 Odell St. A criminal trespass case was taken.

Police received a report at 2:08 p.m. Sunday that Leonel Lira was in possession of narcotics. Lira was arrested in Great Bend and book on a charge of possession of meth. He was released after posting a $10,000 surety bond.

Criminal damage to a vehicle and to a residence window at 810 Baker Ave. was reported at 3:54 p.m. Sunday.

A male reported being threatened with a firearm by a known person, who was located in Larned and arrested. Frank Joseph Cepeda Jr. was booked Sunday on a charge of criminal threat and released after posting a $5,000 surety bond.

Barton County Jail

Booked Dec. 31

Brandon Watkins — Driving while revoked, habitual violator

Steven Sexton II — Distribution of cocaine, no drug tax stamp, distribution of cocaine within 1,000 feet of school, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal possession of firearm, fail to tag whitetail buck deer, possession of whitetail deer

Tyler Dean Partington — Arrest and detain for Barton County District warrant

Scott Jurgensen — Driving under the influence, driving while suspended, expired registration, no proof of insurance

Released Dec. 31

Bryanna Biggs-Zamarripa — Serve sentence

Brandon Kyle Watkins — $2,00 surety bond

Steven Michael Sexton II — $20,000, $2,500, $250 surety bond and $50,000 surety bonds, $20,000 bond

Booked Jan. 1

Dominick Auker — Child endangerment, driving under the influence

Kristopher Clone, Great Bend — Possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana

Colin Herrman, Great Bend — Driving under the influence

Zachary Hailey — Driving under the influence, no proof of insurance, driving without headlights

Amanda Nicole Decker — No driver’s license

Brandon Maxwell, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Michell Zamarripa — Serve sentence

Garrett Scott Buckbee — Probation violation, felony interference, criminal possession of weapon, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, introduction of contraband

Released Jan. 1

Crystal Fieder — Own recognizance

Colin Herrman, Great Bend — $1,00 surety bond

Zachary Hailey — $1,000 surety

Dominick Zuker — $2,500 surety

Scott Jurgensen — $2,500 surety

Kristopher Clone, Great Bend — $5,000 and $2,500 surety bonds

Amanda Decker — $500 surety

Booked Jan. 2

Joseph Andrasek, Great Bend — Driving under the influence

Miguel Gonzalez — Serve sentence

Raul Gamon-Rios — Possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, interference with a law enforcement officer, cracked windshield

Leroy Bowers — Failure to appear, probation violation, contempt of court, felony interference, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia

Karla Keenan — Driving under the influence, no driver’s license, inoperable brake light, illegal registration, child endangerment

Released Jan. 2

Joseph Andrasek, Great Bend — $1,000 cash bond

Richard Abeyta — To Cowley County

Raul Gamon-Rios — $2,500 surety bond

Garrett Scott Buckbee — $5,000 and $50,000 surety bonds

Karla Keenan — $2,500 surety bond

Booked Jan. 3

Brendon Dry, Kanopolis — Possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, two counts no drug tax stamp, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance, felony flee and elude, speeding, six counts of failure to stop, driving while suspended

Vanessa Armstrong — Possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, no drug tax stamp

Christopher Whiting — Probation violation

Leonel Lira — Possession of methamphetamine

Adolfo Ramos Garza — Driving under the influence, possession of marijuana, aggravated endangerment of a child

Frank Joseph Cepeda Jr. — Criminal threat

Brendon Dry — Kansas Department of Corrections arrest and detain

Released Jan. 3

Brandon Maxwell, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Michell Zamarripa — Serve sentence

Frank Joseph Cepeda Jr. — $5,000 bond

Leonel Lira — $10,000 surety bond