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  • 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

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 01, 2013

    Man cited for lewd and lascivious behavior

    A Junction City man was ticketed for allegedly touching himself outside of the Manhattan Public Library Tuesday afternoon. The incident was reported by a 22-year-old woman who told police that Josiah Darby, 27, had been sitting on a park bench outside the library when she noticed

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 30, 2013

    Pain doc waives right to hearing

    The Manhattan physician accused of running a pill mill at his local clinic waived his right to a preliminary hearing in federal court Tuesday and will remain in custody pending a detention hearing rescheduled for May. Michael Schuster, 53, who operates Manhattan Pain and Spine, 1135 Westport

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | April 30, 2013

    Student pleads no contest in roommate videotaping

    A Kansas State University student pleaded no contest Monday to videotaping his roommate while she showered last March. William Reed, 20, Manhattan, appeared in front of Judge Meryl Wilson to plead no contest to the charges that he placed his cell phone on a stand next

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