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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 13, 2012

    Man killed in Junction City tractor rollover

    An elderly man died Wednesday after he was reportedly pinned beneath his tractor while working on his private property outside of Junction City. He has been identified as Clayton Moon, 80, of Geary County. Officials said emergency responders were called to 3220 Kansas Highway 57 North at approximately 4:30

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 13, 2012

    JCPD to conduct seatbelt checks

    Junction City police officers will conduct nighttime seatbelt enforcement in downtown Junction City on Friday night and Saturday morning. Officials said there will be five additional officers on the street to observe drivers who are not buckled up and to take enforcement action.  They

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

    Domestic disturbance reported

    Riley County officers arrested an Ogden man Tuesday following reports of a domestic disturbance at his former girlfriend’s southwest Manhattan residence. The 42-year-old woman reported that the man battered her, but Lt. Josh Kyle said that Cecil Beerbower, 50, has only been arrested for violation

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

    J.C. cops, city at odds over pay

    The Junction City Police Officers Association released a statement Monday expressing members’ displeasure with a wage offer made by the city of Junction City Thursday. The statement characterized it as a “lump of coal.” Officials said the city has proposed to freeze the pay steps

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

    Man gets 5 years for murder attempt

    A Manhattan man convicted of one count of attempted second-degree murder was sentenced Friday in Riley County District Court to 59 months, or approximately five years, with the Kansas Department of Corrections. Tyrell Brown, 27, originally was arrested in January after he shot a man following a

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

    Saturday afternoon aggravated robbery

    Jessica Farmer, 61, of Manhattan, reported that she was attacked and that her pursue was taken at around 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the 900 block of Osage Street. Farmer said she was struck with a blunt object while she was walking in the alley in the 900 block

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 07, 2012

    Shots exchanged in Junction City

    Shots reportedly were exchanged Friday morning on the south side of Junction City between a Geary County Sheriff’s deputy and a man he had pulled over for a traffic violation.  The man was later located and apprehended at an area hotel, where he

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | December 07, 2012

    New center to honor Johnson’s decades of law enforcement work

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    For 34 years, or approximately half his life, Alvan Johnson worked in law enforcement in Riley County. To honor his service, the Riley County Law Enforcement Center was being dedicated in his name Friday afternoon.  It will now be known as the Alvan D. Johnson

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 07, 2012

    Pedestrian injured in accident

    A pedestrian was hospitalized with non-threatening injuries Thursday afternoon after he was struck by a car during a collision with another vehicle on Fort Riley Boulevard and 4th Street. Lt. Josh Kyle said Kevin Delarosa, 28, Manhattan, had been crossing 4th Street when he was struck

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 07, 2012

    Log splitter stolen

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a Huskee Brand log splitter, reportedly stolen between Nov. 29 and Dec. 1 from the 4800 block of Salzer Road in Wamego. Sheriff Greg Riat said the log splitter is red, 22 tons and is approximately three years

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