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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 27, 2012

    St. Marys fires ruled arsons

    An early morning fire which destroyed a St. Marys grain elevator and a subsequent blaze two days later were both set intentionally, according to the Pottawatomie County fire supervisor. Bruce Brazzle said Monday morning that both St. Marys fires have been classified as arson and

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 26, 2012

    Man arrested after police standoff

    A domestic disturbance report led to the evacuation of several homes in the Tuttle Terrace Trailer Park area and the arrest of one man Sunday afternoon. The incident happened after authorities were notified of an incident at 6030 Tuttle Terrace Lot 23 shortly before 2 p.m. A

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 26, 2012

    Not guilty plea entered for murder suspect

    A Junction City man stood silent Monday morning during his arraignment hearing on charges of first-degree murder and criminal discharge of a firearm. Daniel Parker, 26, of Junction City, is accused of murdering Frederick Beverly, 21, a Kansas National Guardsman and member of the motorcycle club Assassin

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 26, 2012

    Home invasion suspect arrested

    Levertis Horne, 21, 502 Osage St., was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for aggravated robbery and aggravated battery in connection with an October home invasion. He remains confined on a $25,000 bond. Riley County Police Department received a 911 call reporting a home invasion at Chase Manhattan Apartments, 1401 Chase

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 26, 2012

    Police make arrest in holiday burglary

    On Nov. 22, the Kansas State University Police Department received a report of a burglary in progress at Rathbone Hall. Officers responded and arrested Zachariah Martin Behling, 22, homeless. The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available. It is unknown if this burglary is connected

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 23, 2012

    Abilene man killed in crash

    An Abilene man was killed in a roll-over car accident on I-70 Thanksgiving Day. The crash happened approximately a mile east of Junction City. John Kaneaster, 48, died after his 2004 Chevrolet pick-up truck reportedly crossed the median from the westbound lanes and traversed both eastbound lanes

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 22, 2012

    Child, mother found

    The search for a boy allegedly taken by his mother in violation of a court order ended Wednesday evening after Riley County police in conjunction with the Topeka Police Department found the boy in a Topeka residence. Officials said Benjamin Chavez-Birdwell, 3, was found in good

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 21, 2012

    Burglary ends in arrest

    Riley County officers arrested a Manhattan man for aggravated burglary after an 85-year-old woman found the man at her residence Tuesday morning. Christopher Webber, 29, 320 S. Manhattan Ave., was arrested in the 300 block of Manhattan Avenue after he fled on his bicycle from the residence of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 21, 2012

    Crime down slightly in third quarter

    Overall crime and traffic accidents in Riley County are down slightly compared with this time last year, according to third-quarter statistics released by the Riley County Police Department. In numbers that represent the department’s entire jurisdiction, there were 469 reported criminal offenses in this year’

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 21, 2012

    Police search for boy continues

    Ms birdwell

    Riley County police are still searching for a mother who reportedly took her son from Manhattan Sunday in a car reportedly stolen from the boy’s father, but officials said Wednesday a license plate number released previously on the car is incorrect. The correct tag

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