Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 02, 2015

    Trial set for soldier accused of rape

    A Fort Riley soldier accused of raping a woman in the parking lot of the local movie theater in August will stand trial in May. Spc. Sean Wedgwood, 23, Fort Riley, appeared with his counsel, Larry McRell, in front of Judge David Stutzman Monday morning where

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 02, 2015

    Man pleads not guilty in July marijuana robbery

    A Manhattan man who allegedly helped rob marijuana from two roommates at gunpoint in a July incident pleaded not guilty to two felony charges Monday morning. Trey Campbell, 21, pleaded not guilty to aggravated robbery and conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery in Judge David Stutzman’s

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 02, 2015

    Judge: Man guilty of aggravated arson

    A Manhattan man who set fire to his roommate’s clothing and caused damage to their apartment was found guilty by Judge John Bosch on Monday. Ivan Beaulieu, 22, is guilty of aggravated arson, criminal damage to property and theft in three separate incidences that were

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 01, 2015

    At preliminary hearing, witness details stabbing


    The only eyewitness to a November stabbing testified at a preliminary hearing on Friday in Riley County District Court that she saw Samuel Lee Dartez II attack Stephanie Holden in a “reckless rage”. Dartez, 30, faces one charge of attempted premeditated first degree murder in the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 01, 2015

    Occupants safe after fire causes $53,000 in damage

    A Friday night fire caused an estimated $53,000 in damage to a Manhattan home. The Manhattan Fire Department responded at 8:30 p.m. Friday to 801 Pottawatomie Ave. for a report of a structure fire, according to a press release. Crews found a one-story, single-family residential building with

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 29, 2015

    Judge reduces man’s bond in Ogden burglary case

    A judge granted lower bond on Tuesday for a man allegedly involved in an Ogden laundromat burglary. Douglas Carson, 32, appeared in Riley County Court via video stream from the Riley County Jail and was represented by his attorney Danielle Wingfield in front of Judge William

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 28, 2015

    Police address ‘sexting’ incidents at local schools

    At least four incidents of juveniles sending or receiving sexually explicit images among their peers — or sexting — have occurred in the last six months in Riley County, according to a police official. About 20 parents of USD 383 students attended on Tuesday a discussion on sexting and

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 28, 2015

    Rape suspect arrested

    A Manhattan man was arrested Tuesday on two Wabaunsee County warrants and given a high bond for an August rape incident. Clayton Skylar Garibaldi, 18, 411 Laramie St., faces charges of rape, aggravated assault, aggravated indecent liberties with a child, aggravated indecent solicitation of a child and

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 27, 2015

    RCPD hears complaints at first ‘NextCoffee’

    Riley County neighbors gathered at Bluestem Bistro on Monday night for the Riley County Police Department’s first NextCoffee meeting. NextCoffee was created to supplement Nextdoor, an online social media platform where people can post notices and virtually interact with their neighbors. Riley County agencies,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 27, 2015

    Bomb squad investigates JC house

    The Riley County Bomb Squad responded on Monday to the residence of a Junction City man who was arrested last week. Jacob A. Cameron, 22, faces charges of criminal use of explosives, aggravated assault, attempted aggravated arson, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated burglary, damage to property, two counts

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