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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 18, 2016

    Manhattan man charged with rape

    A Manhattan man was arrested Tuesday in connection with one count of rape involving a victim younger than 14. According to the Riley County Police Department, Sue Lee, 24, 1122 Garden Way, Apt. A, was arrested at 4:15 p.m. after a police investigation began when the crime was

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 16, 2016

    JC police investigate death of woman

    Police are investigating the death of a woman found Sunday at a Junction City hotel. According to a release from the Junction City Police Department, officials were called to room 217 of the Super 8 Hotel for a welfare check. Upon arrival, officers found that the woman

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 15, 2016

    Area police arrest 3 in 2 drug busts

    Area police made three arrests in two separate drug busts earlier this week. According to a report from the Riley County Police Department, 22-year-old Weston Walker Jones, 741 Zeandale Road, was arrested at 4:30 p.m. Thursday after police executed a search warrant at his residence. Police

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 13, 2016

    Affidavit: Man fired at robot in standoff

    A Manhattan man who was arrested after a lengthy standoff in April was highly intoxicated, shot at a police robot and had called police 24 times over a period of about 13 hours, according to an affidavit obtained by The Mercury. Timothy Anderson, 64, was placed into protective

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 13, 2016

    Ex-Chapman coach arrested on several child sex charges

    A former Chapman schools coach was arrested Thursday in connection with electronic solicitation and attempted sexual exploitation of a child younger than 16. According to a release from Geary County Sheriff Tony Wolf, Mark Snider, 26, Abilene, was arrested for five counts of each crime. The release

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 13, 2016

    Milford man waives hearing in rape case

    A Milford man accused of rape will be formally charged after waiving his preliminary hearing Thursday. Dylan Taylor Evans, 22, was arrested in March in connection with one count of rape involving a victim born in 1997. Police said the original incident occurred June 20. During Thursday’s

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 12, 2016

    Affidavit released in infant death case

    A series of bruises and abrasions led a doctor to conclude that a Manhattan infant who died last week was murdered. Andrew L. Gibson, 25, was arrested Saturday in connection with the Thursday death of Serenity Nichole Reich, his 3-month-old daughter. Riley County Police Department officers

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 11, 2016

    Sources ID infant killed Thursday

    Two sources Wednesday confirmed the identity of an infant that police say was murdered last week. Andrew L. Gibson was arrested Saturday in connection with the death Thursday of 3-month-old Serenity Nichole Reich. Riley County Police Department officers arrested Gibson, 25, on suspicion of first-degree murder

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 11, 2016

    Woman says live-in boyfriend raped her after argument

    A Manhattan man was bound over for arraignment after a preliminary hearing on Tuesday, for rape and other charges connected to a domestic incident that took place in October. Sangla Maurice Stevens, 26, is charged with rape, aggravated battery, criminal threat and two misdemeanors in connection

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 09, 2016

    Man charged with murder of infant

    Riley County police arrested a Manhattan man in connection with an infant death that occurred Thursday evening. RCPD officers arrested Andrew L. Gibson, 25, at 517 Stone Drive, for first-degree murder and child abuse. Gibson is confined on a $500,000 bond. According to previous RCPD reports, police responded

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