A judge found one of four men involved in a double kidnapping and aggravated robbery guilty after the man pleaded no contest to his charges on Monday afternoon. Kenneth Mallett, 22, was found guilty of kidnapping two people in two separate incidents and guilty of attempted
The cause of death of an inmate in the Pottawatomie County Jail last Wednesday remained undisclosed early this week, pending a final autopsy report. Mark Malick, special agent in charge with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, said the investigation into the death is ongoing and
A Rossville man accused of causing the death of a Manhattan bicyclist after hitting him with a car in June was denied diversion because of his criminal history. Derik Kesler, 33, appeared with counsel, Tom Lemon, Topeka, in Riley County District Court on Monday morning for
The Pottawatomie County Sheriff on Thursday identified the inmate who was found unresponsive in his cell on Wednesday. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said the inmate was 25-year-old Andrew J. Brown, of Wamego. Riat originally reported Brown was 24, but corrected himself in a later statement.
An Ogden man accused of burglarizing a laundromat in January waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Friday morning. Douglas Carson, 32, faces felony charges of burglary, conspiracy to commit a burglary with Evan MeGaw, 36, theft and a misdemeanor charge of criminal damage to property.
Two people were treated for smoke inhalation after a car caught fire on Thursday in the KSU parking garage at the corner of 17th Street and Anderson Avenue. The Manhattan Fire Department and Kansas State University Police Department arrived to find smoke coming from the
A 24-year-old Pottawatomie County Jail inmate was pronounced dead in the early morning hours Wednesday. The inmate, whom the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has not identified because officials have not been able to notify family members, was found unresponsive in his cell just after
A judge will allow the attorney for a Manhattan man facing charges in the death of an unborn child more time to review evidence against his client. Ryan Routson, 33, 1637 Osage St., appeared in Riley County District Court on Tuesday with his lawyer, Britain Stites, in
An Army soldier facing a rape charge is scheduled to appear at a preliminary hearing next month. Staff Sgt. Timothy Ayers Jr., 41, appeared via live video stream from the Riley County Jail on Tuesday in Riley County District Court. Ayers, represented by Larry McRell, was
A Manhattan man who is accused of using a gun to steal marijuana waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Tuesday. Ty Suggs, 21, 1230 Colorado St., appeared with counsel Brenda Jordan in Judge William Malcolm’s courtroom. Suggs faces charges of aggravated robbery and conspiracy
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