News - Police, Courts, Emergency

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 30, 2012

    Accident possible hit and run

    The Geary County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday that a fatal motorcycle accident on I-70 early Friday morning is being investigated as a hit-and-run. Bradey Weaver, 28, Toledo, Ohio, was found with head injuries near his motorcycle at approximately 3 a.m. Friday on the westbound ramp

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 30, 2012

    Suspect arrested; help needed

    A Topeka man was arrested Friday on a Pottawatomie County warrant for various charges including burglary, but officials said they still need help locating much of the stolen property. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said Lucas Scott Fenwick, 22, was arrested for two counts of burglary,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 30, 2012

    Driver injured in single-car crash

    Riley County officers are investigating an early-morning car crash Sunday morning that sent one Manhattan driver to the hospital. The accident occurred in the 1900 block of College Heights Avenue at approximately 3:23 a.m., Lt. Josh Kyle said, when Randy Rudolph, 20, crashed his 2005 Toyota Camry into

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 30, 2012

    Woman reports assault with firearm

    A 42-year-old woman reported that her boyfriend threatened her with a firearm and also battered her during an argument Monday. Lt. Josh Kyle said the incident took place in the south-central portion of Manhattan at approximately 6:30 a.m. Kyle said reports for aggravated assault with

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 30, 2012

    Woman arrested for battering officer

    Riley County officers arrested a 28-year-old woman Monday at a Manhattan motel after she allegedly battered a police officer. Shamona Price, homeless, was arrested after officers were called to perform a welfare check on her at Motel 6 on Tuttle Creek Boulevard around 3:20 p.m., Lt.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 30, 2012

    Officers to conduct DUI check lane

    The Riley County Police Department and the Kansas Highway Patrol are conducting a check lane in Manhattan from 11 p.m. on Friday until 3 a.m. Saturday morning to seek out and apprehend impaired drivers. The lane will be supported by the Breath Alcohol Testing Unit

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 29, 2012

    Accident sends two to hospital

    An accident that occurred at 8:42 a.m. Tuesday at College Avenue and Claflin Road caused two men to be sent to Mercy Regional Health Center for treatment of neck pain. Authorities said Steven Prockish, 64, 1416 Cambridge Pl., was driving his 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer eastbound on Claflin when

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 28, 2012

    Child abuse reported

    A Manhattan mother filed a report for child abuse after she found marks on her 5-year-old daughter’s arms that appeared to be consistent with abuse. Lt. Josh Kyle said the woman believes another family member committed the abuse. He said the incident occurred in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 28, 2012

    Criminal damage to several cars

    Several cars were damaged early Sunday morning in the 1000 block of Quivera Drive. Lt Josh Kyle said two males were witnessed hitting the mirrors off of cars parked in that area around 2 a.m. He said the driver’s side mirrors on four cars were

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 28, 2012

    Man arrested on driving charges

    A 24-year-old Manhattan man was arrested for allegedly driving drunk and fleeing a police officer Saturday night. The man was also found to be in possession of drugs and paraphernalia. Ryan Calmes, 1123 Colorado St., was arrested at approximately 10 p.m. Saturday following a pursuit with

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