Riley County officers arrested a St. George man for illegally operating a motorcycle following a two-vehicle accident near the intersection of Leavenworth Street and Tuttle Creek Boulevard Thursday afternoon. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said that Jason Lyne, 30, was arrested for driving while revoked and driving while
Pottawatomie County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Wamego woman Thursday for allegedly dealing marijuana after executing a search warrant at her residence. Emilie Etienne, 23, 314 Maple St., was arrested for possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia and no
The U.S. Attorney General’s office will review whether federal prosecutors in Kansas should pursue the death penalty against two people accused of setting a deadly fire here in February. Patrick Scahill, 20, and Virginia Griese, 19, both of Manhattan, pleaded not guilty to arson resulting
Two suspects accused of starting an apartment fire that killed a K-State researcher were scheduled to appear in federal court in Topeka late Wednesday morning for their arraignment. Patrick Scahill, 20, Manhattan, and Virginia Griese, 19, Manhattan, are charged with arson resulting in death for allegedly starting
A Manhattan man arrested in connection with an October 2012 home invasion was bound over for trial in Riley County District Court Tuesday afternoon. Levertis Horne, 22, appeared in court with attorney Brenda Jordan Tuesday morning for a preliminary hearing that lasted for nearly the entire day.
A Manhattan man arrested in connection with an October 2012 home robbery appeared in Riley County District Court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing. Levertis Horne, 22, is accused of robbing several roommates at gunpoint in a residence at the Manhattan Chase Apartments on Oct. 5, 2012. One of the
The Riley County Police Department honored its own at the department’s recent Annual Awards Banquet at the Hilton Garden Inn. The following employees were recognized: Correction Officer of the Year, Officer John Roche; Supervisor of the Year, Sgt. Doug Wood; Employee of the Year,
Police officers searched a portion of Haymaker Hall Monday in connection with the arrest of a student. Kevin Decock, 19, of Haymaker Hall, was arrested Saturday for driving under the influence, interference with law enforcement, possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, no Kansas
Key emergency personnel told county commissioners Monday that this weekend’s Fake Patty’s Day was comparable to 2012. Riley County Police Department authorities said 115 persons were taken into custody Saturday for a wide variety of violations, among them bribery, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, DUI and
Riley County officers arrested a Garden City woman Saturday after she allegedly struck a bartender at Drinx in the head with a beer bottle. Jasmine Ramirez, 24, was arrested for aggravated battery and disorderly conduct, after police were called to Drinx, 1206 1/2 Moro St., at approximately 4:40 p.
Get the latest news, weather and sports updates from The Mercury sent to your phone.
You can download and print: