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

    Aggravated battery reported

    A Manhattan woman reported that a neighbor allegedly used the neighbor’s vehicle to threaten her during an argument Friday. Jacqueline Spears, 66, 1845 Fairchild Drive, reported that the neighbor made contact with her with their vehicle while the two argued over a driving dispute, Lt. Josh

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

    Man arrested following search warrant

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office and the Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 16910 Ebel Road in Wamego early Friday afternoon and arrested an 18-year-old for various drug charges. Deputies arrested Nicholas J. Tidwell for possession of marijuana with intent to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 19, 2012

    Roommates arrested on various drug charges

    Three roommates were arrested Thursday on various drug charges after Riley County officers executed a search warrant at their apartment. Officers arrested Tristan Michael, 23, Joshua Carroll, 23, and Brock Pierce, 21, all of 519 N. Manhattan Ave., where officers seized 3 ounces of marijuana, 9.8 grams of psilocybin mushrooms, drug

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 19, 2012

    Man sentenced for sex offenses

    A Manhattan man was sentenced to 91 months in prison Tuesday for aggravated indecent liberties and aggravated indecent solicitation of two children who were under 14 years of age when he committed the crimes. Carlton Howard, 53, entered an Alford plea to the crimes in September though his

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 18, 2012

    Goodpasture sentencing rescheduled

    The sentencing for a Manhattan man convicted of 21 sex offenses, including rape, has once again been continued to a later date. John Goodpasture Jr., 43, was scheduled to appear in Riley County District Court Thursday but his lawyer, Gene Parrish, filed a motion to continue so

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 17, 2012

    Man found guilty of attempted murder

    A Manhattan man was found guilty of one count of attempted second-degree murder in Riley County District Court Tuesday afternoon. Tyrell Brown, 27, originally was arrested in January after he reportedly shot a man following a Sunday church service. Another man was also involved in the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 17, 2012

    Thefts of construction units

    Several construction storage containers and miscellaneous tools were stolen from Cheney Construction Inc. at a job site in the 4400 block of Anderson Avenue. Lt. Josh Kyle said five containers worth $20,000 and miscellaneous construction items worth $17,000 were stolen from the site. The total loss was $37,000. The

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 17, 2012

    Arrest in past burglary

    A Manhattan man was arrested Tuesday in connection to a past burglary at a residence on Poyntz Avenue. Konrad Kelson, 18, 3017 Sunnyside Drive, was arrested by officers with the Riley County Police Department’s Investigation Division for allegedly burglarizing 1919 Poyntz Ave. sometime between Aug. 31 and Sept. 3.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 17, 2012

    With bike thefts on rise, RCPD offers precautions

    Bikes.phatch

    Bike thefts are on the rise in Manhattan according to the Riley County Police Department, and officers say the best defense might be storing them inside. Officials said the stolen bikes are generally higher-end and are typically stolen from secluded areas like apartment complex bike

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 16, 2012

    Motorcyclist injured in accident

    A motorcyclist reportedly was injured after he was involved in a two-car accident at the intersection of Tuttle Creek Boulevard and East Poyntz Avenue at approximately 5:40 p.m. Monday. Lt. Kyle said the motorcyclist, whose name was not available, was injured after he was struck

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