A Manhattan man was sentenced to 91 months in prison Tuesday for aggravated indecent liberties and aggravated indecent solicitation of two children who were under 14 years of age when he committed the crimes. Carlton Howard, 53, entered an Alford plea to the crimes in September though his
The sentencing for a Manhattan man convicted of 21 sex offenses, including rape, has once again been continued to a later date. John Goodpasture Jr., 43, was scheduled to appear in Riley County District Court Thursday but his lawyer, Gene Parrish, filed a motion to continue so
A Manhattan man was found guilty of one count of attempted second-degree murder in Riley County District Court Tuesday afternoon. Tyrell Brown, 27, originally was arrested in January after he reportedly shot a man following a Sunday church service. Another man was also involved in the
Several construction storage containers and miscellaneous tools were stolen from Cheney Construction Inc. at a job site in the 4400 block of Anderson Avenue. Lt. Josh Kyle said five containers worth $20,000 and miscellaneous construction items worth $17,000 were stolen from the site. The total loss was $37,000. The
A Manhattan man was arrested Tuesday in connection to a past burglary at a residence on Poyntz Avenue. Konrad Kelson, 18, 3017 Sunnyside Drive, was arrested by officers with the Riley County Police Department’s Investigation Division for allegedly burglarizing 1919 Poyntz Ave. sometime between Aug. 31 and Sept. 3.
Bike thefts are on the rise in Manhattan according to the Riley County Police Department, and officers say the best defense might be storing them inside. Officials said the stolen bikes are generally higher-end and are typically stolen from secluded areas like apartment complex bike
A motorcyclist reportedly was injured after he was involved in a two-car accident at the intersection of Tuttle Creek Boulevard and East Poyntz Avenue at approximately 5:40 p.m. Monday. Lt. Kyle said the motorcyclist, whose name was not available, was injured after he was struck
A three-vehicle pile-up occurred on K-18 about 2.5 miles west of Manhattan at approximately 6 p.m. on Monday. Three people were taken to the hospital. According to officials, Andrew King, 21, Ogden, driving a 2008 Honda, was stopped in traffic because of a minor accident ahead in the
The Riley County Police Department executed search warrants at 1116 Garden Way Apartment B and 150 E. Poyntz Room 209 on Sunday. The warrants were in reference to the distribution of marijuana. Approximately 1.75 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $7,000 was seized along with drug paraphernalia and $4,605
Riley County detectives recovered $20,000 in stolen jewelry after a perpetrator pawned the jewelry at Manhattan Pawn Shop in early October. Lt. Josh Kyle said the jewelry is linked to a burglary that occurred in July at the residence of Kathleen Krier, of Russell. Kyle said
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