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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 08, 2013

    Man pleads guilty in Dara’s robbery

    A Manhattan man pleaded guilty Monday to robbing a convenience store here in February. Officials believe the crime is related to a deadly arson at a Manhattan apartment complex. Frank Hanson, 22, pleaded guilty to one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 07, 2013

    Fatal shooting in Manhattan

    One person is dead from gunshot wounds and three others have been hospitalized following a report of multiple shots fired at a Manhattan apartment complex early Sunday morning. Riley County officers responded to 900 Garden Way at approximately 4:10 a.m. Sunday, where officials said, they found

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 06, 2013

    RCPD releases more info on Twitter contest

    The Riley County Police Department released more information Friday on the department’s current Twitter contest to win a ride-along with a police officer and tweet updates for the department’s scheduled April “tweet-along.” The “tweet-along” will take place on Friday, April 26, with Public Information

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

    Lawyer appointed for man involved in fatal I-70 crash

    Court officials appointed a public defender to the driver who allegedly caused a deadly crash on Interstate 70 on Wednesday during the man’s first appearance in Geary County Court Friday morning. Gary Nelson, 22, a Fort Riley soldier from Junction City, was arrested late Wednesday night

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

    Man arrested for aggravated robbery

    Riley County officers arrested a Manhattan man for aggravated robbery early Friday morning in the 1000 block of Moro Street, after another man reported that his credit card had been stolen. Officer Matthew Droge said that Clinton Schriner, 22, 807 Pottawatomie Ave., was arrested at about 2:15 a.m.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 04, 2013

    Man dead following I-70 chase

    A Manhattan man is dead after the vehicle he was riding in crashed trying to avoid another car reportedly traveling down the wrong side of Interstate 70 during a police pursuit late Wednesday evening. The accident occurred about half a mile west of Chestnut Street in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 03, 2013

    Roommates arrested after fight

    Two roommates were arrested early Wednesday morning following a reported physical altercation at their Manhattan apartment that left one of the men hospitalized. Officers were first called to 122 N. 11th Street, Apt. 5, a little before 3:15 a.m., where they initially arrested Matthew Alonzo, 25, for aggravated

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 03, 2013

    RCPD announces ‘tweet-along’ contest

    The Riley County Police Department is holding a contest for citizens interested in participating in the department’s next Twitter “tweet-along,” scheduled for the end of April. While “tweet-alongs” are typically run by Officer Matthew Droge and other patrol officers, the department would like a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 03, 2013

    Residential burglaries reported in Pottawatomie County

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three separate residential burglaries reported within the last week. Undersheriff Shane Jager said the first burglary was reported on Sunday, when a resident of Westmoreland reported that several items, including firearms and jewelry were taken from the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 02, 2013

    Police release name of juvenile arrested

    Police released the name of a 15-year-old Manhattan boy taken into the custody of the Geary County Juvenile Detention Center after Riley County police detained him March 19 for several drug charges and battery against a law enforcement officer. Desmond Williams was detained in the 700 block

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