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On the Record - May 4-5, 2021
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Great Bend Police

A sex offense was reported at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday.

A sex offense involving a juvenile was reported at 8:40 a.m. Tuesday.

A theft was reported at Dollar General, 2400 10th St., at 3:01 p.m. Tuesday.

A non-injury crash was reported at 4:23 p.m. Tuesday in the 3500 block of 10th Street.

A non-injury crash was reported at 10th and Frey at 5:42 p.m. Tuesday.

A fraud was reported at 909 Stone St. at 7:09 p.m. Tuesday.

A gas skip was reported Great Bend Ampride, 2302 10th St., at 11:42 a.m. Wednesday.

A non-injury crash was reported at 1:20 p.m. Wednesday at 7th and Main, Great Bend.

A battery was reported at 6:10 p.m. Wednesday.

Barton County Sheriff

A fraud was reported at 3:42 p.m. Tuesday at 418 Walnut St., Heizer.

A non-injury crash was reported at U.S. 56 mile marker 210 at 8:48 p.m. Tuesday.

A small shed caught fire at 888 NE 140 Rd. near Odin around 9:19 p.m. Tuesday. It is believed a welder used by workers working around the building was the cause. Claflin Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire. No other structure damage or injuries were reported.

A non-injury crash was reported at 12:22 a.m. Wednesday at U.S. 56 mile marker 211.

A fatal crash was reported at 3:44 p.m. Wednesday at U.S. 281 and SE 50 Road. More information is available in today’s Great Bend Tribune.

Barton County Jail

Booked May 4

Breanna Baker - Failure to appear

John Powell - Failure to appear

Stephanie Simmons - Failure to appear

Audra Cross - Failure to appear

Released May 4

Jeanie Hollar-Camp - To Kansas Department of Corrections

Breanna Baker - $500 cash/surety bond

John Powell - $200 cash bond

Stephanie Simmons - $500 cash/surety bond

Joshua Williams - Time served

Booked May 5

Jeremy Ross, Hays - Possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia

Shawn Cook, Hoisington - Probation violation; $40,000 bond

Kimberley Beck - Driving under the influence, defective tag light

Released May 5

Garrett Sigmund, Stafford - $10,000 surety bond