Friday, April 29, 2016



News - Police, Courts & Emergency

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Business | December 26, 2014

    Vehicle crashes through wall, damages 2 stores

    Staples2.phatch

    A Marysville man crashed his car through a wall on Friday morning causing damage to two stores according to the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jason Lee Butler, 36, in connection with the incident, according to a press release from Pottawatomie County

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 26, 2014

    Judge denies request for soldier’s arrest affidavit

    A Geary County Court judge on Friday denied a request to disclose an affidavit and sworn testimony used in the arrest of a Fort Riley soldier currently held on a $5 million bond. Staff Sgt. James Henning, 40, Junction City, was arrested in November in connection with

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 24, 2014

    Hearing set for man shot in November robbery

    A preliminary hearing was set Tuesday for a Manhattan man who was shot in the face during an attempted robbery last month. Christopher Hudgins, 19, 3416 Westbaker St., appeared Tuesday in Riley County District Court with his attorney Thomas Addair in front of Judge William Malcolm. Malcolm

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 24, 2014

    Soldier’s hearing set in rape case

    A soldier who is accused of raping a child appeared Tuesday in court, where a judge set his preliminary hearing. Timothy Ayers Jr., 41, appeared via webcam from the Riley County Jail with counsel Larry McRell in front of Judge William Malcolm. McRell requested as much

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 24, 2014

    Judge grants lower bond for robbery suspect

    A bond reduction was granted on Tuesday for a former MHS athlete facing charges in a July aggravated robbery case. Trey Campbell, 21, appeared in Riley County District Court via webcam from the Riley County Jail Tuesday afternoon with his attorney Jillian Waesche. His bond was

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 24, 2014

    Colorado man’s preliminary hearing set in 2012 rape

    A Colorado man who was arrested in connection with a June 2012 rape incident was excused Tuesday from his court appearance, where his preliminary hearing was set. Jamal Grant, 23, Colorado Springs, wasn’t present, but his attorney, Jeremy Platt, appeared before Judge William Malcolm for a

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Fort Riley | December 23, 2014

    Victim identified in range death

    Police have identified the man who died at an Ogden shooting range Saturday as a Fort Riley soldier, and they believe his death was a suicide. Pfc. Milton Barrera, 20, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head Saturday afternoon at Ogden’s Best Gun

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 23, 2014

    Witnesses testify in kidnapping, robbery case

    Witnesses took the stand last week in Riley County Court where new details were released in an October aggravated kidnapping and aggravated robbery incident allegedly involving four Manhattan men. According to witnesses Keli Del Lee and Haley Ann Hart, Kansas State University students who testified

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 22, 2014

    Soldier identified apparent suicide at Ogden gun range

    Police have identified the man who died at an Ogden shooting range Saturday as a Fort Riley soldier, and they believe his death was a suicide. Pfc. Milton Barrera, 20, died of gunshot wound to the head Saturday afternoon at Ogden’s Best Gun Range, according

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 21, 2014

    RCPD defends video policy change

    The Riley County Police Department has mostly stopped using processing room videos for DUI incidents because officials say they often were detrimental to the department’s cases. RCPD director Brad Schoen said in a Aug. 18 email to Riley County commissioner Dave Lewis that the change

LATEST NEWS & SPORTS VIDEOS
Text Alerts
Mobile Alerts

Get the latest news, weather and sports updates from The Mercury sent to your phone.

Sign Up Now



Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.