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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 03, 2013

    RCPD announces ‘tweet-along’ contest

    The Riley County Police Department is holding a contest for citizens interested in participating in the department’s next Twitter “tweet-along,” scheduled for the end of April. While “tweet-alongs” are typically run by Officer Matthew Droge and other patrol officers, the department would like a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 03, 2013

    Residential burglaries reported in Pottawatomie County

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three separate residential burglaries reported within the last week. Undersheriff Shane Jager said the first burglary was reported on Sunday, when a resident of Westmoreland reported that several items, including firearms and jewelry were taken from the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 02, 2013

    Police release name of juvenile arrested

    Police released the name of a 15-year-old Manhattan boy taken into the custody of the Geary County Juvenile Detention Center after Riley County police detained him March 19 for several drug charges and battery against a law enforcement officer. Desmond Williams was detained in the 700 block

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 01, 2013

    Horne pleads not guilty to apartment robbery

    A man accused of shooting another man while robbing him and others in an apartment in October pleaded not guilty during his arraignment hearing Monday. Levertis Horne made that plea to two counts of aggravated robbery with a hand gun, one count of attempted robbery,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 01, 2013

    Alma woman gets two years probation

    An Alma woman has been sentenced to two years federal probation and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine for mortgage fraud U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Linda Kay Miller, 51, of Alma, pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud. In her plea, she admitted fraudulently

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 29, 2013

    Local man pleads guilty to embezzling half a million dollars

    A Manhattan accountant has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $500,000 from the commercial construction company where he worked. Larry D. Lord, 63, pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud and one count of filing a false tax return. In his plea, Lord admitted the crimes

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 28, 2013

    Assault with firearm reported

    Riley County detectives are investigating a report of a person flashing a gun during an argument Wednesday. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said Toby Arganbright, 36, Manhattan, reported that an acquaintance confronted him at about 4:15 p.m. in a parking lot outside of an apartment complex at 2101 Sloan

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 27, 2013

    Status hearing set for Ogden man

    Another status hearing was set for the Ogden man accused of killing a 6-month-old baby in Riley Court District Court Tuesday afternoon. Michael Dechant, 19, appeared in front of Magistrate Judge William Malcolm via video communication from the Riley County Jail, with his lawyer, Larry McRell,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 27, 2013

    Police estimate damage to Pawnee building at $15,000

    Police are estimating that the damage caused by a driver who apparently intentionally drove into Pawnee Mental Health Services on Claflin Road Tuesday is approximately $15,000. Officer Matthew Droge clarified Wednesday that the driver, Michael West, 61, 1416 Yuma St., struck a sign and light posts in front

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | March 25, 2013

    RCPD earns national accreditation

    A national accreditation agency recently recognized and awarded the Riley County Police Department with its highest honor available following the agency’s three-day on-site assessment in December. The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) recognized the department for its “outstanding performance” and awarded

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