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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 15, 2015

    Supreme Court affirms ruling in murder case

    The state’s high court this week upheld the conviction of a Manhattan man for his role in a 2011 murder. The Kansas Supreme Court affirmed the Riley County District Court decision that ruled Domingo Soto guilty of first-degree murder for supplying Michael Layne with the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 15, 2015

    Judge finds probable cause in vehicle burglary case

    A Riley County judge on Friday morning found probable cause to move forward with court proceedings for a Manhattan man who allegedly committed a series of vehicle thefts and burglaries earlier this year. Jeremy Spaur, 30, represented by Larry McRell, originally faced two dozen charges for

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 14, 2015

    McRell withdraws from road rage case

    Larry McRell, who has represented the man who allegedly shot 27-year-old Casey Lindley in the forehead after a road rage incident, announced Thursday morning he is withdrawing from the case. McRell, who until Thursday morning represented Tierre Wall, 26, told Judge David Stutzman his motion to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 14, 2015

    Hearing for shooting near Aggieville set for June 5

    Judge William Malcolm scheduled on Monday a preliminary hearing for a Manhattan man who in April allegedly fired at least two bullets from a gun near 11th and Fremont streets. Dontay Tabron, 21, was arrested and faces charges for aggravated battery and criminal discharge of a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 12, 2015

    Man gets 71 months in prison for kidnapping

    A Manhattan man who pleaded no contest in March to an October double kidnapping and aggravated robbery was sentenced Monday afternoon to nearly six years in prison. Chief Judge Meryl Wilson sentenced Ortegas Tune, who was 26 at the time of the incident, to 71 months for

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 12, 2015

    Police seize meth during drug arrest

    Riley County Police Special Investigations Units seized nearly a quarter-pound of methamphetamine during a drug arrest Monday night. Zachariah Eugene Walters, 33, Sedgwick, was arrested in the 1000 block of Westloop Place at 7:51 p.m. Monday. Police seized approximately 105 grams of methamphetamine, with a street value of $10,500,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 11, 2015

    MHS grad pleads no contest to robbery

    A former Manhattan High athlete pleaded no contest Monday morning to his role in a July 2014 aggravated robbery. Ty Suggs, 22, pleaded no contest to one count of conspiracy to commit an aggravated robbery with Trey Campbell. A single count of aggravated robbery was dropped as

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Business | May 11, 2015

    Man who hosted Britt’s party pleads to open saloon charge

    A man who hosted a party at Britt’s Garden Acres, 1000 S. Scenic Drive, on a night in October in which gunshots were alleged to have been fired pleaded no contest Monday morning to one count of hosting an open saloon. Judge David Stutzman on

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 10, 2015

    Dispatchers work as a team in emergencies

    Hidden from public view in a back room at the Riley County Police Department is a complicated configuration of computers, monitors and telephones.  On Friday night, four dispatchers — employees who receive 911 and non-emergency calls, then dispatch the appropriate agency to the incident location — were situated

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Fort Riley | May 08, 2015

    Former soldier charged with ID theft, fraud

    A former Army private stationed at Fort Riley appeared in U.S. District Court on Thursday after he was charged Wednesday in connection with stealing his fellow soldiers’ identities. Todd M. Newbrough faces four counts of wire fraud, four counts of bank fraud, four counts

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