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

    More details emerge in Schuster hearing

    TOPEKA — Foreign bank accounts, multiple passports and property throughout the United States and overseas were under inspection during a detention hearing for the Manhattan physician accused of authorizing illegal prescriptions to hundreds of patients. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jared Maag argued Tuesday that Michael Schuster, 53,

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

    Unidentified probe under way

    Authorities from several law enforcement agencies, including the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, are conducting search warrants throughout Manhattan, Junction City and Ogden in an investigation, officials said, culminating on Wednesday. Details on the nature of the investigation will not be released until Thursday, but KBI

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

    Man assaulted on street

    Riley County officers responded Wednesday morning to reports that a man was attacked with a sharp instrument in the 400 block of Fremont Street. Officer Matthew Droge said information on the incident was very preliminary at the time of publication, but said officers responded to the 400

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

    Pain doc in court to determine if flight-risk

    The wife of a Manhattan physician accused of running a pill mill took the stand Tuesday during her husband’s detention hearing. Janet Immer, wife of Michael Schuster, 53, testified in regards to foreign bank accounts and numerous property the couple owns throughout the United States

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

    Man pleads no contest in 2012 driving deaths

    Theurer.phatch

    A K-State student accused of causing the deaths of two people while driving drunk on K-18 pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter in court Tuesday. Miles Theurer, 24, Manhattan, appeared in front of District Judge John Bosch, who found Theurer guilty of two counts of involuntary

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

    Local man’s drug conviction is overturned

    The Kansas Supreme Court overturned the drug conviction of a Riley County man Friday, finding that an RCPD officer violated the accused’s constitutional rights by conducting a warrantless search. In a 6-1 decision, the state’s highest court reversed a conviction rendered by Judge

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

    RCPD to use IRIS system

    The Riley County Police Department will begin using the IRIS Alert Program to alert the public of emergencies and potential dangers through email and text message beginning on Monday. Riley County Capt. Jeff Hooper said the system would be used to alert the public to

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

    Grand jury returns Schuster indictment

    Additional charges were filed Wednesday against the Manhattan physician accused of authorizing illegal prescriptions to hundreds of patients. Michael Schuster, 53, who operates Manhattan Pain and Spine, is now charged with one count of conspiracy to illegally distribute controlled substances, one count of unlawful distribution of

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

    Lottery scam reported

    A 73-year-old man reported that he was scammed out of $40,000 over the course of several months after thinking he had won a lottery prize. Officer Matthew Droge said Edward Phelps, Manhattan, was contacted over the telephone in November 2012 by a person claiming Phelps had won

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

    Gun found near Manhattan High School

    Police are investigating a handgun found in Sunset Cemetery Tuesday evening, but officials said there is no indication of a threat. The handgun was found inside the cemetery near the stone wall adjacent to the Manhattan High School West Campus by a custodian who was

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