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  • 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

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

    Pedestrian hit near Westloop

    A pedestrian was hit late Monday morning by a vehicle while crossing a crosswalk in the Westloop Shopping Center. Lt. Josh Kyle said Curtis Balinger, 41, Manhattan, was hit when Earl Lemar, 74, Topeka, driving a white 2003 Ford E250 van, attempted to turn onto Anderson Avenue from

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 24, 2012

    Students report battery in Aggieville

    Two K-State students reported that they were battered by an unknown male early Sunday morning outside of Hunam Express in Aggieville. Matthew Dabratz, 21, and Carston Cooper, 21, told police that the male punched them, resulting in a significant cut to the back of Dabratz’s head,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 24, 2012

    Injury accident on Kimball

    A Clay Center woman was transported to the hospital after her car was struck on Kimball and Wreath avenues at about 4 p.m. Friday. Lt. Josh Kyle said Sarah Lehman, 31, was driving her blue 2002 Pontiac Grand Am eastbound on Kimball Avenue when she was struck

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 24, 2012

    Foot chase after arrest attempt

    A 23-year-old soldier reportedly led officers on a short foot chase near Aggieville early Saturday morning. He was taken into custody on a charge of pushing an officer to the ground while resisting arrest. Jared Anderson, 2500 Farm Bureau Road, Lot 289, was arrested at approximately 12:30 a.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 24, 2012

    Survey equipment stolen

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff Office is investigating the theft of surveying equipment valued at $30,000. On Sept. 21, a surveyor working in the 9000 Block of Junietta Road, Route 5, Manhattan, had set up a survey system alongside the roadway. The surveyor reported that at 11 a.m. he walked

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