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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 26, 2013

    Man arrested for assault, battery

    Officers arrested a Cedar Point man Thursday for aggravated assault and domestic battery after allegedly threatening a woman at knifepoint. Joshua Mitchell, 28, was arrested after police were called to a residence in the northeast part of Manhattan by a 40-year-old woman who reported that Mitchell

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 26, 2013

    String of burglaries in Junction City

    The Junction City Police Department is warning citizens of a recent rash of residential burglaries in the northeast area of Junction City. Lt. Jeff Childs said the areas include the 200 block of West Home Street and the 400 block of West 18th Street. Childs said a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 25, 2013

    Doc denied bond in pill mill case


    The Manhattan physician accused of running a pill mill is being held without bond pending a detention hearing next Tuesday when the judge will determine whether he is a flight-risk. If so, Michael Schuster could be kept in custody until his trial. Schuster, 53, made his

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 25, 2013

    Van drives into hydrant, tree

    Police are looking for the driver of a 1997 Dodge Caravan that drove into a tree and fire hydrant in the 400 block of Poyntz Avenue early Thursday morning. Officer Matthew Droge said the driver was reportedly travelling eastbound on Poyntz when the driver crossed the center

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 24, 2013

    Public nudity reported at Redbud Estates

    A 25-year-old woman reported Tuesday that a man was walking around the Redbud Estates trailer park with his penis exposed. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said the woman reported that she was checking her mail in the trailer park court, located at 2500 Farm Bureau Road, at about 3:40

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 24, 2013

    Man reports patronizing prostitute after failure to pay

    Riley County detectives are investigating a possible prostitution case after a man reported that he feared retribution after failing to pay a hired prostitute. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said the 23-year-old man, who is listed as being homeless, hired a 19-year-old prostitute out of Topeka from

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 23, 2013

    Manhattan doctor indicted for illegally prescribing drugs to 542 patients

    Federal charges were brought against a Manhattan physician Tuesday for allegedly prescribing drugs unlawfully to more than 500 patients. The charges came after FBI agents searched his offices Tuesday morning. Michael Schuster, 53, who operates Manhattan Pain and Spine, 1135 Westport Drive, is charged with one count of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 23, 2013

    FBI agents search local clinic

    Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a search of a local physician’s office Tuesday morning. The search was conducted at the office of Dr. Michael Schuster at Manhattan Pain and Spine, 1135 Westport Dr. Bridget Patton, public affairs specialist for Kansas City, said

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 23, 2013

    Injury accident on Manhattan Avenue

    One person was hospitalized following a two-vehicle accident Saturday at the intersection of South Manhattan Avenue and Yuma Street. Officer Matthew Droge said the accident occurred after Howard Turner Jr., 37, Manhattan, driving a 2002 Buick Sentry, failed to stop at a stop sign on Yuma Street

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 22, 2013

    New crime tool seen as helping

    A new method of crime prediction contributed to reduced crime during 2012, an RCPD officer told Riley County commissioners Monday. Capt. Kurt Moldrup said a laser-point initiative was being used to increase police patrolling in areas where crimes occur during certain times of the day and

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