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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Government & Politics | March 17, 2016

    RCPD exploring use of Fort Riley shooting facility

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    Riley County Police Department officials are considering establishing a new shooting range on Fort Riley. Plans for relocating and updating the department’s current shooting range, which is about a mile south of Zeandale, have been under discussion for at least a year. The owner

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 17, 2016

    JC police arrest man in child porn case

    A Junction City man was arrested in connection with child pornography charges Thursday after police executed a search warrant at his home. According to a release from the Junction City Police Department, officials arrested Dale Alan Holvorson, 49, after conducting the search at 1412 W. 11th St.

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

    Aguirre appears in court

    An Ogden man who is facing a retrial after his capital murder conviction was overturned by the Kansas Supreme Court may have to wait a while before his new trial begins. Luis Aguirre, 28, appeared Tuesday in Riley County District Court for a status hearing, where

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 14, 2016

    Man gets nearly 5 years for role in robberies

    A Manhattan man was sentenced Monday to nearly five years in prison for his role in a series of robberies that led to a lockdown of the Kansas State University campus in September. Sean Brock Eugene Johnson, 20 at the time of his arrest, was originally

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

    Man sentenced in September robberies

    A Manhattan man was sentenced Friday to nearly five years in prison for his role in a series of robberies that led to a lockdown of the Kansas State University campus in September. Johnathon Ryan Elliott, 20 at the time of his arrest, was originally charged

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

    Police arrest 5 in drug bust

    Five California men are in custody after a drug bust Tuesday afternoon in Manhattan netted more than 1,000 ecstasy pills and 6.7 pounds of marijuana. Two of the men were arrested at the scene while three others fled. The Riley County Police Department issued a press release

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

    Police report 63 arrests, 596 citations at Fake Patty’s

    Fair weather on Saturday brought a fairly large increase in arrests, incidents and citations for this year’s Fake Patty’s Day celebration. According to statistics released Tuesday by the Riley County Police Department, officials made 63 arrests during the 35-hour period from 7 p.m. Friday

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 08, 2016

    Police: 3 men who fled in drug bust in custody

    Three men being sought by police are now in custody, said Riley County Police Department spokesman Matthew Droge. Officials were looking for the men, described by officials as “dangerous and potentially desperate,” after they fled from a drug bust Tuesday afternoon in Manhattan. Droge said

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 08, 2016

    Saturday shooting injures 1 at party

    A man was shot in the leg at a house party Saturday night in Manhattan, but details remain scarce. Riley County Police Department spokesman Matthew Droge said the department received a call from the Via Christi Hospital emergency room because Jaronne White, 26, Kansas City, Kansas,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Kansas State University | March 08, 2016

    Police don’t suspect foul play in professor’s death

    A Kansas State University professor was found dead Monday, but police said they do not suspect foul play. According to a report from the Riley County Police Department, officials were called at 7 a.m. Monday to 11207 Rimrock Road, in northern Riley County, for an unattended

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