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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 05, 2013

    Rape reported in Manhattan

    A rape that occurred several months ago in Manhattan was reported to the Riley County Police Department Sept. 4. According to a report from RCPD Officer Matthew Droge, the victim is a 20-year-old woman, and the suspect is someone known to her. The report said this

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 28, 2013

    Hearing set in July narcotics investigation

    A man who was arrested on narcotics charges in July after police made a series of drug arrests was scheduled to appear in court Tuesday. Marvin Berroth, 47, was arrested July 26 on a warrant for distribution of methamphetamine and charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 26, 2013

    Junction City police, SWAT team respond to domestic disturbance

    The Junction City/ Geary County SWAT Team was called to a domestic disturbance Sunday afternoon after a child called police. Junction City Police Department reported that officers were dispatched at 1:52 p.m. on Sunday to 1216 Downtain St. The officers reported they met a woman in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 26, 2013

    RCPD arrests 5 at DUI checkpoint

    The Riley County Police Department along with the Kansas Highway Patrol conducted a sobriety checkpoint between 2 and 2:45 am August 25 in the 300 block of Bluemont Avenue. RCPD officials said 345 stops were made, and those stops resulted in the arrests of five people. A total of 24 drivers

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 26, 2013

    Man injured in stabbing

    A man was arrested in connection with a reported stabbing Saturday night in Junction City, police said. Roberto Pedro Carlos Mendiola, 23, of Junction City, was arrested Sunday on charges of aggravated battery following a report at 8:56 p.m. Saturday that a man had been stabbed

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 26, 2013

    2 arrests made in soldier’s shooting

    Two men were arrested in connection with the Saturday shooting of a Fort Riley soldier in Junction City, police said. Angel L. Colon, 33, of Junction City, was arrested on charges of attempted second-degree murder. Thomas C. Aven, 25, a Fort Riley soldier, was arrested on the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 25, 2013

    Man shot in Junction City

    A Fort Riley soldier was injured when he was shot early Saturday morning outside a Junction City club. Jeffrey D. Bragg Jr., 20, reportedly was shot in the parking lot of Club Rose, 851 Grant Ave. Junction City. Police were dispatched to the Shell Station at 1808 N.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 23, 2013

    Death ruled a suicide

    The death of a Junction City woman reported Tuesday was found to have been self-inflicted, Junction City police reportedThursday afternoon. The woman, 25-year-old Linda C. Weller, was found dead at 740 W. Eighth St. in Junction City on Tuesday evening, according to police. After an autopsy

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 22, 2013

    Parker convicted of 1st-degree murder

    Daniel Parker, 27, was convicted of first-degree murder in Riley County District Court Thursday for the death of Frederick Beverly in 2012. He was also convicted of criminally discharging a firearm in an occupied dwelling. Beverly, 21, was killed in the early morning of New Year’s Day 2012

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 22, 2013

    Parker testifies at his own murder trial

    A Fort Riley soldier accused of murder took the stand in Riley County District Court Thursday, acknowledging he fired his M4 rifle toward a clubhouse but saying he did not know that one of the bullets killed Frederick Beverly, a 21-year-old National Guardsman, in the

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