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On The Record for May 31, 2023
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Great Bend Fire/EMS

Great Bend Emergency Medical Service had 12 ambulance runs Wednesday. Firefighters responded to a citizen’s assist at 12:41 p.m. in the 1100 block of Kansas Ave. to help a person stuck in an elevator. Firefighters also performed a police assist at 2:31 p.m. Wednesday in the 1400 block of Morphy St.


Great Bend Police

A non-injury crash was reported at 12:17 p.m. Wednesday at 1429 Second St.

A non-injury crash was reported at 1:42 p.m. at Freddy’s Frozen Custard, 3008 10th St.

Theft of a radiator from a shed was reported at 4:12 p.m. at 1024 Odell St.

Theft of a vehicle tag was reported at 7:42 p.m. at 2508 White Sands Drive.

Barton County Sheriff

A theft was reported at 9:21 a.m. Wednesday at 132 NW 60 Road.

A sex offense was reported at 1 p.m.

A sex offense was reported at 4:20 p.m.

Barton County Jail

Booked May 31

Kristopher Kilgore — Failure to appear

Erik Simpson — DUI, driving while revoked, no proof of insurance

Michael Thornton — Driving while suspended

Jericho Hutchinson — Domestic battery

Joshua A. Smith — Contempt of court

Released May 31

Erik Simpson — $1,000 surety bond

Michael Thornton — $1,000 surety bond

Jericho Hutchinson — $2,500 surety bond