First positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Barton County
The Barton County Health Department reported the first confirmed positive case of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) in Barton County. Testing was confirmed on Monday, March 30 at 11 a.m.
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On the Record - Feb. 25, 2020
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Great Bend Fire/EMS

Tuesday, they responded to six Emergency Medical Services calls, with a seventh that was cancelled en route

Barton County Sheriff

A theft was reported at 10:13 a.m. Tuesday at 1574 NE 130 Ave., Claflin.

Great Bend Police

The K-9 unit was called out at 1:08 p.m. Tuesday at 200 N. Washington Ave.

A battery was reported at 7:11 p.m. Tuesday at 5926 Eisenhower Ave., Apt. 25.

A non-injury crash was reported at 7:18 p.m. Tuesday at Kwik Shop #747, 2334 Main St. 

Criminal threats were reported at 11:46 p.m. Tuesday at 5901 Eisenhower Ct., Apt. B.

Barton County Jail

Booked Feb. 25

John Zapata-Beltran — Driving while suspended, failure to yield stop

Bernhard Martens, Great Bend — Failure to appear

Kelli Ramirez, McCracken — Failure to appear

Kyle Heuer — Probation violation

Zackery Jacobs — Failure to appear

Juvenile — Aggravated assault, battery

Gunner Mayhugh — Probation violation

David Adams — Contempt of court

Released Feb. 25

John Zapata-Beltran — $1,000 surety bond

Eric Duerkson — To Kansas Department of Corrections

Kelli Ramirez, McCracken — $500 surety bond

Steven Pasek — Own recognizance bond

Tristan Maas-Rader, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Kyle Heuer — To Rice County

Juvenile — To Reno County Juvenile Detention