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Man arrested on driving charges

By Katherine Wartell

A 24-year-old Manhattan man was arrested for allegedly driving drunk and fleeing a police officer Saturday night. The man was also found to be in possession of drugs and paraphernalia.

Ryan Calmes, 1123 Colorado St., was arrested at approximately 10 p.m. Saturday following a pursuit with police officers after one officer observed him driving through grass around 9th and Colorado streets and attempted to pull him over.

Calmes was arrested in the 700 block of Colorado Street for unlawful possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, DUI and fleeing and attempting to elude.

He was held without bond at the Riley County Jail.

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