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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 05, 2012

    New trial sought for rapist

    Court.phatch

    The lawyer for a Manhattan man convicted of committing 21 sex offenses against two minor girls requested Friday that the man be given a new trial. John Goodpasture Jr., 43, was convicted in August of rape, aggravated indecent liberties and criminal sodomy against a 10 and 13-year-old girl.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 05, 2012

    Suit filed over lack of CO detectors

    An acquaintance of the daughter of one of two victims of a fatal carbon monoxide incident in 2010 is suing the other victim’s estate in Riley County District Court. The suit filed by Terrence Veal on behalf of Laniyah Veal seeks damages resulting from the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 04, 2012

    First-degree murder hearing set

    The preliminary hearing for a Junction City man accused of first-degree murder was set for mid-November Thursday in Riley County District Court. Daniel Parker’s preliminary hearing had been set for the end of August, but a change in counsel precipitated the later date. Parker, 26,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 04, 2012

    1 injured in rollover accident

    RCPD reported an injury accident occurred on Oct. 3 at approximately 6:50 p.m. Lt. Josh Kyle said Kenneth Upton, 35, 3720 N. Seth Child Road, was driving southbound on McDowell Creek Road when his vehicle left the road in the 4800 block. The 1990 Dodge Ram pickup truck struck a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 04, 2012

    3 arrested on charges of prostitution

    The Riley County Police Department recently received information on possible prostitution at the Regency Inn, located at 419 Holiday Drive. Lt. Josh Kyle said RCPD applied for a search warrant and it was served on two rooms. Three people were arrested in connection to the search:

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 04, 2012

    Police to conduct DUI saturation patrol

    The Riley County Police Department is conducting a DUI Saturation Patrol Friday.  Officers involved in the Saturation Patrol will be looking for signs of impaired driving and other traffic violations and motorists who show signs of alcohol and/or drug consumption will be evaluated

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 03, 2012

    Man arrested for theft, drug charges

    Officers arrested a Manhattan man for theft and several drug charges Monday after a search warrant was conducted at his house following an investigation into thefts by the Kansas State University Police Department. Andre Murphy, 33, 618 Yuma St., was arrested after drugs were allegedly found at

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 03, 2012

    Aggravated robbery reported

    A Manhattan woman reported that a man robbed her at gunpoint Monday night in the south alley of the 900 block of Laramie Street. Lt. Josh Kyle said Melanie Fritts, 22, was approached by the man at about 10:10 p.m. She told police he wore a dark

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 02, 2012

    Man arrested after leaving accident

    A 24-year-old man was arrested Monday afternoon for alleged drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident. Pablo Mendez, 24, 1704 Fair Lane, No. 2, was arrested in the 3000 block of Anderson Avenue after he allegedly was involved in an accident with another vehicle nearby and left

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 02, 2012

    Boy detained for masturbating in public

    A 14-year-old boy was detained at the Riley County Community Corrections Center for masturbating in a public waiting area. A 42-year-old employee of the center, located at 115 N. Fourth St., reported Monday that the incident occurred on Sept. 28 between 4 and 4:30 p.m. Lt. Josh Kyle

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