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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 29, 2013

    Medical distress call mistaken for chemical suicide

    A medical distress call made by a diabetic man in Riley was mistaken for a possible chemical suicide attempt when emergency responders arrived on the scene late Sunday. Officer Matthew Droge said Riley County dispatch received a call at about 11 p.m. Sunday from a

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

    Doctor’s license suspended

    The Kansas State Board of Healing Arts has indefinitely suspended the medical license of the Manhattan physician accused of running a pill mill following his arrest. The decision to suspend Michael Schuster’s license came Thursday, along with a public censure of the 53-year-old doctor.

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

    Battery of corrections officer

    Riley County officers arrested a Wichita man early Friday morning for criminal trespass, interference with law enforcement and battery of a corrections officer. Chad Meyer, 32, was first arrested outside of Kite’s Bar and Grill in Aggieville after 1 a.m. for criminal trespass after he

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

    Fatality ruled a DUI

    Toxicology reports for a driver killed in an accident on US Highway 24 in March indicate the man had been driving under the influence of controlled substances. Michael Ippert, 28, Manhattan, died on March 13 after being ejected from his 1995 Chevrolet Tahoe after he drove the vehicle off

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

    Couple arrested for gun thefts

    A couple is in custody for allegedly stealing seven guns from a soldier’s apartment earlier in April. Ashley Newbrough, 20, and Todd Newbrough, 20, both of 2418 Charolais Lane, were arrested Thursday, Officer Matthew Droge said, as the result of an investigation into a burglary reported on

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

    Man arrested for assault, battery

    Officers arrested a Cedar Point man Thursday for aggravated assault and domestic battery after allegedly threatening a woman at knifepoint. Joshua Mitchell, 28, was arrested after police were called to a residence in the northeast part of Manhattan by a 40-year-old woman who reported that Mitchell

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

    String of burglaries in Junction City

    The Junction City Police Department is warning citizens of a recent rash of residential burglaries in the northeast area of Junction City. Lt. Jeff Childs said the areas include the 200 block of West Home Street and the 400 block of West 18th Street. Childs said a

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

    Doc denied bond in pill mill case

    Droffice.phatch

    The Manhattan physician accused of running a pill mill is being held without bond pending a detention hearing next Tuesday when the judge will determine whether he is a flight-risk. If so, Michael Schuster could be kept in custody until his trial. Schuster, 53, made his

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

    Van drives into hydrant, tree

    Police are looking for the driver of a 1997 Dodge Caravan that drove into a tree and fire hydrant in the 400 block of Poyntz Avenue early Thursday morning. Officer Matthew Droge said the driver was reportedly travelling eastbound on Poyntz when the driver crossed the center

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 24, 2013

    Public nudity reported at Redbud Estates

    A 25-year-old woman reported Tuesday that a man was walking around the Redbud Estates trailer park with his penis exposed. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said the woman reported that she was checking her mail in the trailer park court, located at 2500 Farm Bureau Road, at about 3:40

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