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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 01, 2012

    Motorcycle stolen in St. George

    On Sept. 19,between 8:30a.m. and 1:30 p.m. unknown person or persons stole a 1997 Harley Davidson Wide Glide motorcycle from a Flush Road address in rural St. George. The motorcycle is painted a chameleon color that changes with lighting. It has an expired Kansas license

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 01, 2012

    Trailer recovered, mower still missing

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff Office is investigating the theft of a John Deer riding Mower, Model X300 taken from KanEquip Inc. at 18035 E. Hwy 24, Wamego.  This mower is believed to have been stolen sometime between Sept. 21, and Sept. 24. A trailer that was believed to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 01, 2012

    Burglary reported

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff Office is investigating a residential burglary to a residence at 8410 Junietta Road, Rt 5, rural Manhattan. This aggravated burglary is believed to have happened on Sept. 26th during the night. The victim reported that unknown person or persons entered vehicles parked at

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 01, 2012

    Trailer recovered, mower still missing

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff Office is investigating the theft of a John Deer riding Mower, Model X300 taken from KanEquip Inc. at 18035 E. Hwy 24, Wamego.  This mower is believed to have been stolen sometime between Sept. 21, and Sept. 24. A trailer that was believed to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 01, 2012

    Motorcycle crash in Pott County

    A motorcyclist was seriously injured Friday night after he was struck by another vehicle at US 24 and Hoffman Lane, near the Dick Edwards dealership. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said Burton Lovgren, 57, Manhattan, had been driving his Harley Davidson on US 24, when a Ford pick-up

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 28, 2012

    Strong-arm robbery on Laramie

    An unknown man forcibly stole a Manhattan woman’s purse Thursday evening while she was walking in the 1000 block of Laramie Street. Capt. Kurt Moldrup said Victoria Johnson, 38, reported that a male wearing a dark blue hoodie, dark pants and white shoes ran up to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 28, 2012

    Accident on McDowell Creek Road

    A 52-year-old man drove his truck into a tree in the 4000 block of McDowell Creek Road late Thursday morning after police say he suffered a seizure. Capt. Kurt Moldrup said Max Garcia, Wakefield, was driving his 2006 Chevrolet pick-up truck south on the road when he

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 27, 2012

    RCPD seeking runaway

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    The Riley County Police Department is still on the lookout for a 15-year-old girl who has now been missing for nearly a month. Police said they have no leads as to her whereabouts. Cleotilde Lucero Soto-Garcia, who often goes by Lucero Garcia or Lucy, was

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 26, 2012

    Inmate’s home burglarized

    An apartment belonging to a Riley County Jail inmate reportedly was burglarized Monday evening while the man was in custody. Lt. Josh Kyle said an unknown person stole a flat-screen television and Playstation gaming system from the garage apartment of Devon Davis, 23, 516 Bertrand St., sometime

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 25, 2012

    Three injured in accident

    Three people suffered reportedly minor injuries following a two-car accident Monday afternoon at Anderson Avenue and Garden Way. Lt. Josh Kyle said Paulina Dawson, 51, Manhattan, rear-ended her green 2000 Mazda MPV van into a gold 2003 Toyota Camry driven by Belinda Fellows, 51, Manhattan, when Fellows was stopped

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