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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
A man accused of shooting another man while robbing him and others in an apartment in October pleaded not guilty during his arraignment hearing Monday. Levertis Horne made that plea to two counts of aggravated robbery with a hand gun, one count of attempted robbery,
An Alma woman has been sentenced to two years federal probation and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine for mortgage fraud U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Linda Kay Miller, 51, of Alma, pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud. In her plea, she admitted fraudulently
A Manhattan accountant has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $500,000 from the commercial construction company where he worked. Larry D. Lord, 63, pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud and one count of filing a false tax return. In his plea, Lord admitted the crimes
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