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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 26, 2012

    Police make arrest in holiday burglary

    On Nov. 22, the Kansas State University Police Department received a report of a burglary in progress at Rathbone Hall. Officers responded and arrested Zachariah Martin Behling, 22, homeless. The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available. It is unknown if this burglary is connected

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 23, 2012

    Abilene man killed in crash

    An Abilene man was killed in a roll-over car accident on I-70 Thanksgiving Day. The crash happened approximately a mile east of Junction City. John Kaneaster, 48, died after his 2004 Chevrolet pick-up truck reportedly crossed the median from the westbound lanes and traversed both eastbound lanes

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 22, 2012

    Child, mother found

    The search for a boy allegedly taken by his mother in violation of a court order ended Wednesday evening after Riley County police in conjunction with the Topeka Police Department found the boy in a Topeka residence. Officials said Benjamin Chavez-Birdwell, 3, was found in good

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 21, 2012

    Burglary ends in arrest

    Riley County officers arrested a Manhattan man for aggravated burglary after an 85-year-old woman found the man at her residence Tuesday morning. Christopher Webber, 29, 320 S. Manhattan Ave., was arrested in the 300 block of Manhattan Avenue after he fled on his bicycle from the residence of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 21, 2012

    Crime down slightly in third quarter

    Overall crime and traffic accidents in Riley County are down slightly compared with this time last year, according to third-quarter statistics released by the Riley County Police Department. In numbers that represent the department’s entire jurisdiction, there were 469 reported criminal offenses in this year’

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 21, 2012

    Police search for boy continues

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    Riley County police are still searching for a mother who reportedly took her son from Manhattan Sunday in a car reportedly stolen from the boy’s father, but officials said Wednesday a license plate number released previously on the car is incorrect. The correct tag

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

    Police still searching for missing boy


    Riley County police are still searching for a mother who allegedly took her son from Manhattan Sunday and is reportedly in the Topeka area. Department officials said Tuesday that no significant updates have been made in the case of Benjamin Antonio Chavez-Birdwell, 3, but emphasized that

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

    Man pleads not guilty to rape

    A Manhattan man pleaded not guilty to rape in Riley County District Court Monday and will face a jury in February for the charge. William Yankey, 28, was originally arrested on Sept. 11 for an alleged 2007 rape reportedly involving a woman known to him. At the time

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 19, 2012

    Mother sought in boy’s disappearance

    A Manhattan man reported to police Sunday afternoon that his three-year-old son had been taken by the child’s mother in violation of a court order. Police said there is information to indicate that the child’s welfare may be in question. Arano Chavez, 39, 2140 Patricia

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 19, 2012

    Pedestrian struck and injured

    A 26-year-old pedestrian was seriously injured Friday evening after he was struck by a car in the 400 block of 11th Street. Officials said initial reports indicate the pedestrian ran in front of the car from an alleyway. Riley County EMS transported Kevin Wallpe, Manhattan, to

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