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DISPATCHES

Broadcasts about these fire and ambulance calls were monitored this past week by the newspaper:

march 20

3:26 a.m. — A patient at St. Luke Hospital was taken to Newton Medical Center by Marion ambulance.

1:36 p.m. — A patient at St. Luke was taken to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita by Marion ambulance.

march 21

8:23 p.m. — An elderly man who was feeling weak and had breathing difficulties was taken from Wagonwheel Rd. between 40th and 50th Rds. to Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital in El Dorado by Marion ambulance. Burns first responders assisted.

11:20 a.m. — Tampa ambulance responded to 350th Rd. between Alamo and Bison Rds. to check on an elderly woman with cancer and an upper respiratory infection who did not show for an appointment. Upon arrival, they made contact with the woman, who was in a locked bedroom on the floor and could not get up. Hillsboro ambulance reported being on scene as well, although no prior transmissions were recorded indicating they were en route. At 12:19 p.m., Tampa ambulance returned to Tampa. The woman was taken to Salina Regional Hospital by Hillsboro ambulance.

4:57 p.m. — A patient at St. Luke was taken to Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita by Marion ambulance.

5:22 p.m. — A woman in her 70s with low oxygen and low blood pressure in the 200 block of S. Kennedy St. was taken to Newton Medical Center by Hillsboro ambulance.

thursday

4:17 a.m. — A man with severe back pain who also was vomiting was taken from the 100 block of S. Birch St. to HCH by Hillsboro ambulance.

8:43 a.m. — A man with chest pains in the 300 block of Eisenhower St. was examined by Hillsboro ambulance personnel. He was not taken to a hospital.

12:01 p.m. — A patient at HCH was taken to Kansas Heart Hospital by Hillsboro ambulance.

1:14 p.m. — A grass fire in a ditch on US-56 near Indigo Rd. was extinguished by Hillsboro firefighters.

5:29 p.m. — A man with chest pains was taken from the 200 block of S. Buller St. in Goessel to Newton Medical Center by Hillsboro ambulance. Goessel first responders assisted.

friday

2:41 a.m. — After Florence ambulance did not respond to two pages, Peabody ambulance was dispatched to the 200 block of W. Main St. in Burns for a man with injured ribs. The man was taken to St. Luke.

9:56 a.m. — A woman in her 30s with uncontrolled vomiting was taken from the 100 block of N. Freeborn St. to St. Luke by Marion ambulance.

3:42 p.m. — A man who fell in the 600 block of N. Olive St. was examined by Peabody ambulance attendants. The man was not taken to a hospital.

5:01 p.m. — A grass fire on US-56 just north of the city shop was extinguished by Hillsboro firefighters.

11:46 p.m. — A man in his 40s with flu-like symptoms and possible dehydration who was in a camper at 6th and Barker Sts. was taken to St. Luke by Florence ambulance.

saturday

4:51 a.m. — Marion ambulance took a patient from a local hospital to Newton Medical Center. An initial dispatch indicating which hospital the patient was from was not recorded by our newspaper recording system.

8:26 a.m. — A fire in a chimney with visible flames coming out the flu was reported on Holly Rd. between 80th and 90th Rds. One minute after the initial page, the caller reported her husband put the fire out, but they were unsure of what started it. Goessel and Hillsboro firefighters were first on the scene and reported the fire was out and no further assistance was needed.

1:27 p.m. — A woman in the 200 block of Kansas St. in Lincolnville reported she felt very depressed and suicidal. The woman was taken to Newton Medical Center by Marion ambulance.

2:06 p.m. — A woman in the 300 block of N. Lincoln St. in Tampa reported her electric stove caught on fire and her husband attempted to put the fire out with flour. Tampa first responders indicated the fire was out six minutes later.

2:29 p.m. — A grass fire reported to be five miles south of Hillsboro on Indigo Rd. was discovered to be a small trash fire three miles south of town. Hillsboro firefighters extinguished the fire.

2:52 p.m. — A man called dispatchers to report that his wife, who he believed to be driving to Chase County on K-150 with two passengers in the car, had called to say that she felt as if she was having a seizure. Although a location was unknown, Florence ambulance was dispatched and sheriff’s deputies initiated a search for the car, a gold Ford Taurus. Sheriff’s deputies and an ambulance from Chase County also joined in the search, and found the vehicle about three miles west of Strong City. Marion County units terminated their response.

3:26 p.m. — Marion first responders and Hillsboro ambulance were paged to Upland Rd. between 190th Rd. and US-56 for a one car rollover. The first responder on the scene reported the car was on its top but no one was in the car. A Marion police officer reported that two occupants from the car had walked to 190th Rd., where they were with a sheriff’s deputy. Both individuals were taken to St. Luke by Hillsboro ambulance.

sunday

11:46 p.m. — A woman in her 80s was taken from Parkside Homes to HCH by Hillsboro ambulance.

12:26 p.m. — An officer investigating a report of domestic violence requested that Hillsboro ambulance respond to 170th Rd. between Eagle and Falcon Rds. for a woman who was five months pregnant. The woman was allegedly thrown to the ground and pinned against a wall by her boyfriend. The woman refused ambulance transportation and was reported to be taking a personal vehicle to a hospital.

1:03 p.m. — Hillsboro ambulance transported a patient from HCH to Salina Regional Hospital.

9:45 p.m. — Hillsboro firefighters were paged to the 200 block of Willow Rd. for a fire alarm. First responders reported no fire.

Monday

4:14 a.m. — A women in her 30s with chest pain and no history of heart problems was taken from the 400 block of N. Main St. to HCH by Tampa ambulance.

11:35 a.m. — Hillsboro, Marion, and Peabody first responders were paged to the intersection of 120th and Indigo Rds. for a two vehicle accident. Two patients were taken to HCH by Marion and Hillsboro ambulances.

12:39 p.m. — A man in his 90s reporting high blood pressure was taken from the 100 block of S. Nickerson St. in Burns to Newton Medical Center by Peabody ambulance.

5:14 p.m. — A resident who fell in a bathroom in the 1500 block of E. Main St. was taken to St. Luke by Marion ambulance.

REPORTED

These offense reports were released this past week by law enforcement agencies:

sheriff

Burglary

David Remmers, 34, Lincolnville, reported March 19 theft of a Remington 870 Express 12-gauge shotgun, Ruger 10-22 rifle, rifle scope, and two ammo magazines between 8 a.m. and 3:38 p.m. March 5 from his residence on 290th Rd. between US-77 and Xavier Rd.

Burglary

A 2002 Kawasaki Mule belonging to Charles Reimer, 90, Wichita, and valued at $3,250 was taken between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. March 12 from a storage shed on Holly Rd. between 70th and 80th Rds. Deputy Bronson Shipman indicated force was used to gain access.

hillsboro

Domestic battery

Hillsboro police investigated a report of a domestic disturbance in the 500 block of S. Washington St. at 8:36 p.m. March 20. Officer Randy Brazil discovered a physical altercation between a 29-year-old man and his 23-yer-old girlfriend. A witness reported that the woman struck the man’s face. Sabrina Hessel of Hillsboro was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery. Sheriff’s deputies and Marion police assisted.

marion

Driving under the influence and failure to report an accident

James Williams, 53, Marion, was arrested March 10 by Marion police after being confronted at his residence about damage to two mailboxes in the 700 block of N. Roosevelt St. allegedly caused when Williams ran over them with a Dodge pickup. According to Marion police, Williams admitted to drinking at least 10 beers before he drove home from a residence in the 400 block of N. Roosevelt St. Williams failed a field sobriety test, and his blood alcohol level was reported to be .261. Williams was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and failing to report an accident. Damage to the mailboxes was estimated to be $250.

Criminal trespass

Landon Pedersen, 20, Marion, reported that an individual came onto his property in the 500 block of N. Freeborn St. and took a license plate off a vehicle between Feb. 15 and March 15. The value of the missing plate was listed as $50.

Last modified March 28, 2018

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