Tuesday, October 6, 2015

News - Police, Courts, Emergency

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | September 04, 2015

    Pott. County sheriff names chase suspects

    Officials released the names of two people who were arrested after a high-speed chase in Pottawatomie County early Thursday. Dalton Flax, 19, Wichita, was arrested for theft, obstruction of justice and driving with a suspended license. James Shirely, 21, Wichita, was arrested for theft and obstruction of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | September 04, 2015

    Lockdown at K-State lifted following search for armed man

    Officials have lifted the lockdown at the K-State campus as of 8:36 a.m. Scheduled events were to begin again at 9:30 a.m. Classes were canceled early Friday morning, and officials told students and employees already on campus to stay where they were with doors locked

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | September 03, 2015

    2 in custody after car chase in Pott County

    Two people have been arrested after a high-speed chase in Pottawatomie County early Thursday. According to a press release, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Department received a call at 4:44 a.m. from a St. George resident who said someone stole a 2012 Chevy Camaro. The caller

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

    Judge sets hearing dates for 5 arrested in August drug bust

    Preliminary hearings have been set for several people charged with drug-related crimes after Riley County Police Department officers executed a series of search warrants on Aug. 13. In Riley County District Court on Tuesday, Judge William Malcolm scheduled Sara Marie Boatman’s preliminary hearing for 9 a.

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

    Theurer to serve time outlined in plea agreement

    A postdoctoral research fellow at Kansas State University was sentenced on Monday to nearly three and a half years in prison for killing two people while driving drunk, although it remains unclear how much time he will actually serve. In 2012, Miles Theurer was a veterinary

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 30, 2015

    Man who killed 2 in DUI case returning to court

    A Riley County District Court case could change what information Kansas judges use when handing down criminal sentences. How much weight a judge gives to a criminal’s positive characteristics during sentencing is the central question of a local criminal case set to conclude Monday.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 30, 2015

    Court overturns Riley County drug conviction

    The Kansas Court of Appeals on Friday overturned a woman’s felony conviction for possession of marijuana because the Riley County District Court did not adequately inform her of her right to a jury trial. Aliyah Stephens was originally convicted after a 2011 traffic stop in

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

    JC man found guilty of bank fraud, stealing father’s ID

    A federal jury on Thursday convicted a Junction City man of stealing his father’s identity to apply for a VA home loan. Matthew Williams, 47, was convicted on one count of bank fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft. According to a release from

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

    No arrests in robbery of Sunflower Bank

    Riley County police are still searching for a man who robbed Sunflower Bank Wednesday morning. The robbery reportedly took place at 10:20 a.m. at the bank, 2710 Anderson Ave. RCPD spokesman Matthew Droge said on Thursday that he knows of no new developments in the case,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | August 26, 2015

    Parents, classmates mourn slain student at ceremony


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