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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 16, 2013

    Juvenile detained near high school

    A 16-year-old is in the custody of the Geary County Juvenile Detention Center after he allegedly battered a law enforcement officer Monday afternoon. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said Officer Bill Schuck first detained Frank Thompson, Manhattan, at about 1:40 p.m. for smoking inside Sunset Cemetery. Ingalls

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 16, 2013

    Area man a suicide victim

    A Waterville man died of apparent self-inflicted injuries last week. City officials identified the victim as James Ruiz, 31, of that city. They said he was pronounced dead at Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville. Additional information was not released.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 15, 2013

    Man arrested for arson, threat

    Riley County officers arrested an Ogden man on two warrants late Saturday on the original charges of arson and criminal threat. Officer Matthew Droge said the arson charge against Steven Meredith, 26, stemmed from an incident in February, where Meredith is accused of lighting another man’

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 15, 2013

    Man reports seven stolen guns

    Riley County detectives are looking into the theft of several guns from a Manhattan apartment Sunday. Officer Matthew Droge said Eddy Sanchez, 23, reported his guns were gone when he came back to his unlocked apartment at about 4 p.m. Sunday. He told police the theft

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 15, 2013

    Man arrested after traffic stop

    A Manhattan man is in the custody of the Pottawatomie County Jail after authorities arrested him on drug and other charges following a routine traffic stop Sunday night. Officer Matthew Droge said Richard Jackson, 39, 914 Osage St., was arrested in the 400 block of East Poyntz Street

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | April 12, 2013

    Talks continue on RCPD budget

    Talks leading to a 2014 budget for the Riley County Police Department began Thursday night during a special meeting of the Riley County Law Board. Department officials presented two budget proposals whose final figures represent a slight decrease from the budget approved in 2013 when carryover totals

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 12, 2013

    Man arrested after traffic stop

    Police arrested a Manhattan man Thursday afternoon on several warrants and drug charges after officers recognized him driving, stopped him and searched his vehicle. Joshua Davies, 25, 6226 Cardinal Lane, Apt. 43, was arrested for felony possession of methamphetamine, felony possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, three

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 12, 2013

    National week to honor dispatchers

    Staff reports The Riley County Police Department will celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunications Week April 14-20 to recognize, officials said, the dispatchers who work behind the scenes to answer calls for help every day. During the week, interesting facts about dispatch and the dispatchers will

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 11, 2013

    Prosecutors allege shooter targeted 2 male neighbors

    New details emerged Wednesday in Sunday’s deadly shooting at a Manhattan apartment complex, including allegations that the suspected gunman may have been targeting his two male neighbors. Matthew Wilson, 43, made his first appearance in Riley County District Court Wednesday in front of District Judge

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 10, 2013

    Fatality still under investigation

    A Manhattan man died Sunday in an early morning accident in Butler County after his vehicle overturned. James Ponce, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene after his vehicle rolled multiple times and landed on its top on Highway 77, about 10 miles north of El Dorado. Officials

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