Riley County officers arrested a Manhattan man early Friday morning after he allegedly fled from police, drove drunk and battered another person earlier in the morning at Blackstone Tavern. Police were called to the bar at about 2 a.m. for reports of a fight, Lt.
Riley County officers arrested a Manhattan man Wednesday after they were called to Mercy Regional Health Center for reports of a patient damaging an ER room. Benjamin Kempthorne, 37, 24 Waterway Place, was arrested after he allegedly damaged a reinforced window and drywall in the emergency room
A Manhattan man reported that he was the victim of an aggravated battery Wednesday, telling police a suspect known to him broke out the window of his Jeep with a bat while he was inside the vehicle. Capt. Kurt Moldrup said Terrance Bise, 44, reported that
Fortunately for the citizens of Riley County, 2012 was a relatively quiet year for violent crime. But Riley County District Court was kept busy resolving several murders from previous years, including a capital case from 2009. The year began in tragedy with the murder of Frederick Beverly,
Riley County officers arrested a Maple Hill man Saturday for misdemeanor theft after he allegedly stole a Playstation 3 and video games from Best Buy. Travis Webster, 29, was arrested and released on $500 bond after he allegedly shoplifted from Best Buy early Saturday evening. Lt. Josh Kyle
Riley County officers arrested an 18-year-old woman Monday for allegedly lighting her sister’s clothes on fire following a dispute at their residence. Brandi Banks, 1500 Oxford Place, was arrested for aggravated arson and criminal damage to property after allegedly lighting personal items, mostly clothing, of
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff Office is investigating the theft of a 2007 Arctic Cat all-terrain vehicle that had two handguns secured in its lockbox. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said the ATV was described as lime green with a black box on the back. Riat
Authorities said Saturday a 26-year-old Manhattan man was the person killed Thursday evening when his automobile struck a snowplow during a storm on I-70. The victim was identified as Jason Skyler Harper, 26. He died at 4 p.m. Thursday when he lost control of his car
A district judge sentenced the Manhattan man accused of shooting and killing Steve Freel in December 2011 to 287 months, or roughly 24 years, in prison in Riley County District Court Thursday afternoon. District Judge Meryl Wilson sentenced Michael Layne, 20, in accordance with a plea agreement Layne signed
Riley County officers arrested a Junction City man Thursday after they received a report from Fort Riley Military Police that they had terminated a pursuit with the man in Ogden fleeing from the fort’s Ogden gate. Riley County officers located Richard Jackson, 39, Junction City,
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