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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 20, 2012

    Drake pleads no contest to murder


    Cole Drake, the 16-year-old accused of killing another student, signed a plea deal Wednesday in which he agreed to plead no contest to charges of intentional second degree murder, aggravated robbery and six counts of vehicular burglary. The court found him guilty of those charges

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 20, 2012

    Attorney’s office still sorting through Stampede offenses

    Three months after Country Stampede, the Pottawatomie County Attorney’s Office is still sorting through cases of people who had a little too much fun at the annual music festival. Sherrie Schuck, Pottawatomie County attorney, said the office has filed 142 cases, and most defendants have

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 20, 2012

    Woman arrested for aggravated battery

    A 31-year-old man reported that his girlfriend allegedly cut his arm while they were arguing Wednesday evening at his residence, resulting in what police called a severe laceration. Riley County officers arrested Megan Roe, 25, 518 Osage St., Apt. 4, for aggravated battery and domestic battery following a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 20, 2012

    Unattended death reported

    Riley County officers were called to the clubhouse of the Highland Ridge Apartments Wednesday morning for a medical distress call. There, police found that a 24-year-old man had died. Lt. Josh Kyle said Brennen Johnson was found in the exercise area of the clubhouse at 509

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 18, 2012

    RCPD officers honored

    Four Riley County Police Department employees, including an officer and dispatch supervisor who helped to save the life of an infant girl, were honored at Monday’s monthly Law Board meeting. Officer Mark Cusimano and dispatch supervisor Dawn Wickizer were presented the Life-Saving Award for

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 18, 2012

    Student at MHS attempts to harm self

    A 14-year-old student reportedly attempted to harm herself Monday afternoon at Manhattan High School West Campus. Lt. Josh Kyle said school officials became aware of the incident at about 4:30 p.m., when the student was found with a medical situation that required transport to Mercy

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Fort Riley | September 18, 2012

    Soldier arrested for domestic battery

    A Fort Riley soldier was arrested for domestic battery after his 25-year-old girlfriend reported that he allegedly battered her Monday. Goldie Woods, 25, 2010 Seaton Ave., was arrested after his girlfriend reported that he allegedly battered her between approximately 12:20 and 12:35 p.m. He has been released from

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 17, 2012

    Blood on carpet: It was a cut

    Police were called to the Heritage Ridge Apartment complex near Cico Park Sunday morning for a report of significant amounts of blood found in one of the complex’s laundry rooms. But officials later determined the site was not a crime scene. Instead, the blood

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 17, 2012

    Aggravated assault reported

    Three people reported that they were threatened with a knife by an acquaintance over the weekend, after the man entered the residence of two of the victims. Lt. Josh Kyle said the incident occurred at 6030 Tuttle Terrace, Lot 18, where Mary Coker, 23, and Danny Schreiner, 26, reside.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Fort Riley | September 17, 2012

    Soldier taken to hospital

    A Fort Riley soldier reported that he was jumped early Saturday morning in the 1200 block of Bluemont Avenue after he walked friends home. Lt. Josh Kyle said Korey Maddy, 26, Fort Riley, was found in a north alley of the avenue with visible trauma to his

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