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On the Record - Feb. 21 - Feb. 23, 2020
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Great Bend Fire/EMS

On Friday, they responded to four Emergency Medical Services calls.

On Saturday, they responded to seven Emergency Medical Services calls, one standby at the “Battle of the Barns” and one call for smoke in a residence.

On Sunday, they responded to five Emergency Medical Services calls.


Barton County Sheriff

A theft was reported at 4:39 p.m. Friday at 1140 SW 20 Rd., Pawnee Rock.

A search warrant was executed at 6:24 p.m. Friday at 265 S. Clay St., Hoisington.

A fire was reported at 10:51 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of SE 105 Ave., Ellinwood.

The K-9 unit was called out to a traffic stop at 12:46 a.m. Saturday in the 400 block of NW 10 Rd.

A fraud was reported at 10:08 a.m. Saturday at 552 W. 4th St., Hoisington.

The K-9 unit was called out at 5:29 p.m. Saturday to 10th Street Liquor Stop, 5208 10th St., Great Bend.

A fire was reported at 5:43 p.m. Saturday at N. Washington Ave. and Antelope

An injury crash was reported at 9:13 p.m. Saturday at N. Kennedy Ave. and 3rd St., Ellinwood.

A non-injury crash was reported at 1:07 a.m. Sunday at Rodeo Disco, 178 N. U.S. 281, Great Bend.


Great Bend Police

A non-injury crash was reported at 9:14 p.m. Friday at 3015 24th St.

A burglary/not-in-progress was reported at 10:19 p.m. Friday at 304 Hubbard St.

A burglary/in-progress was reported at 9:37 a.m. Saturday at 3124 28th St.

A non-injury crash was reported at 1:07 a.m. Sunday at Rodeo Disco, 178 N. U.S. 281. BCSO also responded. 

A non-injury crash was reported at 8:05 a.m. Sunday at 10th St. and Washington St.

Criminal threats were reported at 10:20 p.m. Sunday at 2801 19th St. Apt. 2.


Barton County Jail

Booked Feb. 21

Christian Winder — Serve sentence

Amber Howard, Great Bend — Contempt

Caitlin Detter-Alexander — Serve sentence

Nelson Adams Sr., Hoisington — Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, criminal use of a weapon

Brian Fellers — Serve sentence


Released Feb. 21

Santia Henderson, Russell  — Serve sentence in full

Amber Howard, Great Bend — $62.50, $546.50 and $437.50 cash bonds

Nelson Adams Sr., Hoisington — $50,000 cash/surety bond


Booked Feb. 22

Omar J. Balderama, Great Bend — Driving under the influence, exhibition of speed

Tristan Maas-Rader, great Bend — Serve sentence

Myrna E. Post — Driving under the influence, left of center, failure to maintain lanes, driving without corrective lenses, speeding


Released Feb. 22

Omar J. Balderama, Great Bend — $1,000 surety bond


Booked Feb. 23

Jose Banuelos, Great Bend — Driving under the influence, no driver’s license, no headlights, open container

Santiago Talamantas-Contreras, Great Bend — Driving under the influence, no driver’s license, illegal turn

Christopher Harper, Great Bend — Serve sentence

Damien Clone — Failure to appear


Released Feb. 23

Myrna E. Post — $1,000 surety bond

Santiago Talamantas-Contreras, Great Bend — $1,000 cash bond

Caitlin Detter-Alexander — Serve sentence

Ashley Vanaman — Serve sentence