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

    Multiple-vehicle accident on K-18

    A three-vehicle pile-up occurred on K-18 about 2.5 miles west of Manhattan at approximately 6 p.m. on Monday. Three people were taken to the hospital. According to officials, Andrew King, 21, Ogden, driving a 2008 Honda, was stopped in traffic because of a minor accident ahead in the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 15, 2012

    Three arrested after drug bust

    The Riley County Police Department executed search warrants at 1116 Garden Way Apartment B and 150 E. Poyntz Room 209 on Sunday. The warrants were in reference to the distribution of marijuana. Approximately 1.75 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $7,000 was seized along with drug paraphernalia and $4,605

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 12, 2012

    Stolen jewelry recovered

    Riley County detectives recovered $20,000 in stolen jewelry after a perpetrator pawned the jewelry at Manhattan Pawn Shop in early October. Lt. Josh Kyle said the jewelry is linked to a burglary that occurred in July at the residence of Kathleen Krier, of Russell. Kyle said

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 12, 2012

    Accident on Fort Riley Boulevard

    A 76-year-old woman was injured after her car was struck from behind by a pick-up truck Thursday afternoon at about 2 p.m. in the 100 block of Fort Riley Boulevard. Lt. Josh Kyle said Gail Simmons, Manhattan, was driving her 2004 Chevrolet Aveo eastbound when she slowed

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 11, 2012

    Soto waives rights; testimony added

    Domingo Soto, accused of aiding and abetting the first-degree murder of Steve Freel, 31, appeared in Riley County District Court Thursday morning for a motion hearing in preparation of his upcoming trial. The hearing was called to determine the admissibility of statements Soto made to detectives

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 10, 2012

    Driver injured in accident

    A 21-year-old woman was transported to Mercy Regional Health Center for a possible broken ankle after she was involved in an accident at the intersection of Fort Riley Boulevard and Fourth Street at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Lt. Josh Kyle said Chelsea Shoemaker, Wamego, was

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 09, 2012

    Motorcyclist injured in crash

    A Briggs Auto employee was injured Monday night when he reportedly lost control of a motorcycle and skidded into a parked car in the Briggs Auto Group lot off of K-18. Lt. Josh Kyle said Javarius Bender, 18, Manhattan, was knocked unconscious in the accident and

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 08, 2012

    Motorcyclist injured in accident

    A motorcyclist was taken to Mercy Regional Health Center for minor injuries Saturday afternoon after he was struck by a car at the intersection of Clafin and Harry roads. Lt. Josh Kyle said Heath White, 21, Manhattan, driving a black 2012 Ducati motorcycle, was driving westbound on

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 08, 2012

    Name of home invasion victim released

    Officials have released the name of the individual shot in Friday’s home invasion at Chase Manhattan Apartments. Chase Cargile, 20, was injured after he was shot in his upper torso, Lt. Josh Kyle said. He said the incident happened at Cargile’s apartment at 1400 Chase

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 08, 2012

    Passenger injured in two-car crash

    A passenger and driver were injured Saturday following a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Tuttle Creek Boulevard and South Dam Road. Lt. Josh Kyle said Mary Bunker, 45, Sharon Springs, was injured when the silver 2007 GMC Yukon she was traveling in was struck by a

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