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  • 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

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

    Police give few details in death at shooting range in Ogden

    Crime.phatch

    OGDEN — Riley County police were called to investigate a death Saturday evening at at Ogden shooting range. Police and other emergency personnel responded to a call at Ogden’s Best Guns and Gun Range Saturday evening for what witnesses said was a gun-related incident inside

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 19, 2014

    RCPD K-9 retires after 11 years of service

    Policedog2.phatch

    A member of the Riley County Police Department isn’t letting go of everything he learned on the job just because he’s retiring. Dino, a fluffy black and brown German Shepherd with front feet the size of softballs may be done with police work,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 19, 2014

    Details released in armed robbery

    A drug sale on July 10 turned into a robbery at gunpoint according to an affidavit released on Friday morning. According to the warrant affidavit, Trey Campbell, 21, and Ty Suggs, 21, former star athletes for Manhattan High School, arranged to buy a half-pound of marijuana from Hudson

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