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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 27, 2013

    Police seeking armed robbery suspect

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    Riley County Police are currently looking for a man suspected of carrying out a robbery at Kansas State Bank, 1101 Bluemont Avenue, shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Police describe the suspect as a white male in his 20’s or 30’s, wearing black gloves and a

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 27, 2013

    Robbery suspect arrested

    A homeless man was arrested Wednesday in connection with last week’s robbery of Dara’s Fast Lane, 1816 Claflin Road. Travis Bowman, 22, who has no listed address in the Manhattan area, was arrested by Riley County police at 9 p.m. Wednesday on charges of aggravated

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Fort Riley | November 27, 2013

    CID investigating Fort Riley rape charge

    FORT RILEY — After a Manhattan woman reported being raped at the fort on Sunday, Master Sgt. Michael Lavigne confirmed that special agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) are investigating the allegations. CID is working closely with local law enforcement and takes

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 24, 2013

    JC police investigate shooting at club

    Police are searching for a person who reportedly shot a man at a Junction City club early Saturday morning. Sgt. Trish Giordano of the Junction City Police Department said an officer made a routine traffic stop at 2:15 a.m. Saturday in the 500 block of west 11

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 24, 2013

    Skid loader stolen in Pottawatomie County

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a skid loader and trailer. The victim reported that a 2005 Caterpillar 248B skid loader and a 2006 Redi Haul 18 foot bumper pull trailer had been stolen sometime between 10:30 p.m. Nov. 16 and 10 a.m. Nov. 17.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 21, 2013

    Police release photo of armed robber

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    Riley County police released a description Wednesday afternoon of the man who robbed a Dara’s Fast Lane at 1816 Claflin Road early that morning. The robber is described as being a slender white male,  5 feet, 7 inches tall. The man was wearing a black or

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 20, 2013

    Dara’s clerk reports armed robbery, car theft

    A Dara’s Fast Lane clerk’s vehicle was stolen this morning after the convenience store was robbed by a gunman. According to a press release from the RCPD, a man entered the store at 1816 Claflin Road with a weapon at 2:45 a.m. and demanded

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 19, 2013

    Man pleads no contest to murder of infant

    A 20-year-old Ogden man pleaded no contest to second-degree murder Monday in Riley County court. Michael Dechant, who is accused of killing his girlfriend’s infant son in March, entered his plea in front of Judge David Stutzman at a pre-trial hearing. Dechant reportedly told

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 15, 2013

    Bomb threat called into K-Mart Thursday

    Authorities in Pottawatomie and Riley counties confirmed that the Manhattan Kmart received a bomb threat Thursday afternoon. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat confirmed that Kmart, 401 E. Poyntz Ave.,  received a call about a bomb shortly after 1 p.m., but none was found. Riat declined

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 14, 2013

    Area man sentenced for 2nd-degree murder

    A former Fort Riley soldier was sentenced to almost 10 years in prison Tuesday for his role in the death of a Manhattan man after the ex-soldier’s failed suicide attempt in April. Gary Nelson, 22, Junction City was sentenced in Geary County Court to 117 months in

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