Great Bend Fire Department
Smoke coming from the riverbed in the 4700 block of Railroad Ave. at 3:30 p.m. Friday alerted firefighters to burning grass and tree debris.
GBFD assisted the Ellinwood Fire Department at 12:55 p.m. Saturday at 395 SE 90 Ave. by helping with the water supply as a controlled burn was brought back under control.
A fire was reported at 12:52 p.m. Sunday at 1423 8th St. Grass was on fire next to a residence but the homeowner was using a fire extinguisher to contain it when firefighters arrived.
A fire was reported at 3:03 p.m. Sunday at the City of Great Bend Compost Site, 97 SW 5 Ave. The compost was smoldering and had started a grass fire on the berm.
Great Bend Police
A search warrant was executed at 9:20 a.m. Friday at 2416 16th St., followed by a warrant arrest at Best Western Angus Inn, 2920 10th St., at 9:47 a.m. Barton County Sheriff’s Office also responded. See “Search warrant uncovers suspected narcotics” in the March 7 Great Bend Tribune https://gbtribune.com/news/on-the-record/search-warrant-uncovers-suspected-narcotics/
Police received a report at 1:17 p.m. Friday of an elderly motorist swerving on 10th Street. The motorist was contacted an had recently had eye surgery. Other driving arrangements were made.
Mariah Viegra was arrested during a traffic stop at 4:07 p.m. Friday at Lakin and Williams. She was booked for possession of marijuana, driving while her license was suspended, and no drug tax stamp. Viegra was released after posting a $2,500 bond through A-1 Bonding.
A criminal trespass/domestic violence arrest was made at 9:05 p.m. Friday after Joshua Anderson reportedly entered a residence at 1416 Lakin Ave. He was released Saturday after posting a $500 surety bond through Around the Clock Bail Bonds.
An individual was taken into protective custody at 11:38 p.m. Friday and transported to Larned State Hospital.
Tires were slashed sometime overnight outside Kensington Square apartments, 2808 Adams St., it was reported Saturday.
A sex offense was reported at 10:05 a.m. Saturday.
A non-injury crash was reported at 12:06 p.m. Saturday in the 5300 block of 10th St. Henriche Pilling was eastbound on 10th Street and drove into a large trench in the roadway due to construction.
A non-injury crash was reported when a vehicle driven by Debra Owen was northbound on Harrison at 12:16 p.m. Saturday and rear-ended a vehicle driven by Howard Bowman, who was stopped on a stop sign at 24th and Harrison.
A window was broken on the attached garage at 2526 19th St.
A sex offense was reported at 3:22 p.m. Saturday.
A burglary in progress was reported at 8:21 p.m. Saturday at 3116 Lakin Ave.
Police received a report at 5:25 a.m. Sunday that a vehicle had struck a utility pole at 2nd and Maple.
Theft of a red Chevy Silverado was reported at 1:04 p.m. Sunday. The vehicle was involved in a hit-and-run crash with no driver identified on Saturday. The vehicle was impounded.
A Child In Need of Care case was taken Sunday.
A vehicle driven by Daniel Reyes was northbound in the 700 block of McKinely St. at 5:29 p.m. Sunday and reportedly struck another northbound vehicle, driven by Sarah Roach, while changing lanes. No injuries were reported.
A theft at Discount Laundry, 924 Jefferson St., was reported at 7:51 p.m. Sunday.
Barton County Sheriff
A search warrant was executed at 9:20 a.m. Friday at 2416 16th St., Great Bend, and then the K-9 unit was dispatched to Best Western Angus Inn, 2920 10th St., where an arrest was made.
The K-9 unit was dispatched to 19th and Main, Great Bend, at 12:38 p.m. Friday.
A non-injury crash was reported at 5:30 p.m. Friday at NE 110 Ave. and NE 10 Road, Ellinwood.
A battery was reported at 11:27 p.m. Friday at Lindy’s Pest Control, 1017 Harding St., Great Bend.
A battery was reported at midnight (12:01 a.m. Saturday) at 1385 Kinzel St. in Odin.
An injury crash was reported at 10:57 a.m. Saturday on West U.S. 56 near mile marker 194.5, Pawnee Rock.
A burglary not in progress was reported at 11:03 a.m. Saturday at 615 Railroad Ave., Great Bend.
A non-injury crash was reported at 9:24 p.m. Saturday on East U.S. 56 near mile marker 224, rural Chase.
A theft was reported at 11:10 a.m. Sunday at Mac’s Tee Box, 156 North U.S. 281.
Barton County Jail
Booked March 5
John Melton - Domestic battery
Joshua Carey - Contempt of court
Deontre Hardiman - Failure to appear; distribution of methamphetamine and now drug tax; bond set at $100,000
David Castanon-Calderon - Serve sentence on traffic case
Joshua Williams - Contempt of court, probation violation
Karylin Ramsey - Failure to appear
Chasity Chaney - Failure to appear
Mariah Viegra - Possession of marijuana, driving while suspended, no drug tax stamp
Kyle Heuer - Failure to appear
Joshua Anderson - Criminal trespass
Suzanne Witten, Great Bend - Serve sentence
Released March 5
Karylin Ramsey - $203 cash bond for Rice County case
Chasity Chaney - $200 cash bond
Mariah Viegra - $2,500 surety bond
Booked March 6
Roger Bass, Great Bend - Failure to appear
Everett Scott III - DUI
Juvenile, Great Bend - Possession of methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, no drug tax stamp, disorderly conduct; no bond
Released March 6
Everett Lee Scott III - $1,000 cash bond
Joshua Anderson - $500 surety bond
Kyle Heuer - $500 surety bond
Roger Bass - $500 surety bond
Booked March 7
Lonnie Philbern, Great Bend - DUI
Jared Anderson, Topeka - Criminal damage to property and domestic battery
Brianna Feist, Great Bend - Failure to appear, contempt
Ethan Kilbourn, - Probation violation
Released March 7
Lonnie Philbern, Great Bend - $1,000 surety
Juvenile, Great Bend - To Bob Johnson juvenile facility in Hutchinson
John Melton, Great Bend - Time served
Jared Anderson, Topeka - $5,000 surety
Deric Bentley - Released on Rush County District Warrant for time served
David Castanon-Calderon - Time served on traffic sentence