Friday, May 22, 2015



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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 12, 2015

    Police seize meth during drug arrest

    Riley County Police Special Investigations Units seized nearly a quarter-pound of methamphetamine during a drug arrest Monday night. Zachariah Eugene Walters, 33, Sedgwick, was arrested in the 1000 block of Westloop Place at 7:51 p.m. Monday. Police seized approximately 105 grams of methamphetamine, with a street value of $10,500,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 11, 2015

    MHS grad pleads no contest to robbery

    A former Manhattan High athlete pleaded no contest Monday morning to his role in a July 2014 aggravated robbery. Ty Suggs, 22, pleaded no contest to one count of conspiracy to commit an aggravated robbery with Trey Campbell. A single count of aggravated robbery was dropped as

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Business | May 11, 2015

    Man who hosted Britt’s party pleads to open saloon charge

    A man who hosted a party at Britt’s Garden Acres, 1000 S. Scenic Drive, on a night in October in which gunshots were alleged to have been fired pleaded no contest Monday morning to one count of hosting an open saloon. Judge David Stutzman on

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 10, 2015

    Dispatchers work as a team in emergencies

    Hidden from public view in a back room at the Riley County Police Department is a complicated configuration of computers, monitors and telephones.  On Friday night, four dispatchers — employees who receive 911 and non-emergency calls, then dispatch the appropriate agency to the incident location — were situated

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Fort Riley | May 08, 2015

    Former soldier charged with ID theft, fraud

    A former Army private stationed at Fort Riley appeared in U.S. District Court on Thursday after he was charged Wednesday in connection with stealing his fellow soldiers’ identities. Todd M. Newbrough faces four counts of wire fraud, four counts of bank fraud, four counts

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 08, 2015

    Authorities seek fugitive with local ties

    The Junction City Police Department and the U.S. Marshal’s Service are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a fugitive wanted by the U.S. Marshal’s Service. The Marshal’s Service believes Heidi Lynn Webster has ties to the Manhattan/Junction

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 07, 2015

    2 girls injured in St. George truck-bicycle accident

    Two children riding one bike were injured after colliding with a pickup truck at an intersection near St. George Elementary Wednesday afternoon, although officials said their injuries are not life threatening. St. George police chief Paul Hoyt, Jr. said one child, a 7-year-old girl, was

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 07, 2015

    Jury finds Fort Riley soldier not guilty of rape

    A jury found a Fort Riley soldier not guilty of rape Thursday after a series of he-said/she-said testimonies the day before. After the verdict was returned Thursday morning, the woman ran out of Judge David Stutzman’s courtroom crying. In a short-lived relationship lasting

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 05, 2015

    Man pleads to murder in daughter’s death

    A Manhattan man accused of abusing and killing his infant daughter pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and two charges of child abuse Monday afternoon. Alexander McConnell, an Army specialist, was accused of murdering his 5-week-old daughter, who died Feb. 8, 2014. The child was identified in court

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 05, 2015

    Police release names in Aggieville shooting

    Police identified on Monday afternoon the suspect in a Sunday morning incident as 31-year-old Mark Self Jr., 700 Griffith Drive. Self was arrested in the 1100 block of Laramie Street after police said he fired a gun and injured two people at approximately 1:20 a.m. on Sunday

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