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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 10, 2013

    Latest count is 91 in series of area crack cocaine arrests

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    A total of 91 people had been arrested as of Friday morning as a result of an investigation into the distribution of crack cocaine in Riley and Geary counties. Tim Brown, chief of the Junction City Police Department, said “Operation Adabag” is the biggest bust he’

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 10, 2013

    Judge denies bail for pain clinic doc

    A federal magistrate judge denied bail Thursday to the Manhattan doctor accused of illegally prescribing drugs out of his Manhattan pain clinic. The magistrate sided with prosecutors’ concern that the doctor is a “serious” flight-risk. In his decision, Magistrate Judge Gary Sebelius told the court

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 10, 2013

    Man pleads guilty to role in robbery that lead to arson

    A Manhattan man has pleaded guilty in federal court to taking part in a February armed robbery that is connected to the deadly arson that killed a K-State researcher, according to information released Thursday by U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom. Dennis James Denzien, 20, of Manhattan,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 10, 2013

    Drug probe suspects ID’d

    Authorities have identified 92 people arrested since Wednesday on drug-related charges. It was not clear whether all of the arrests were directly linked to the drug probe or whether they took place independent of that. Nor was it possible to verify why there are 92 names while

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 10, 2013

    Update on aggravated battery

    Riley County police officials provided additional information Thursday on an earlier report of a man attacking another man with a sharp instrument Wednesday morning. Officer Matthew Droge said Eric Robinson, 20, Manhattan, reported that he was walking in the south alley of the 900 block of Fremont

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 10, 2013

    Truck stolen and recovered

    Deputies with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the theft of a white 2008 GMC box truck stolen from Griffith Lumber and its recovery in the 500 block of Bertrand Street. Sheriff Greg Riat said the truck was stolen by an unknown person who entered

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 09, 2013

    Man pleads guilty to role in robbery that lead to deadly arson

    A Manhattan man has pleaded guilty in federal court to taking part in a February armed robbery that is connected to the deadly arson that killed a K-State researcher, according to information released Thursday by U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom. Dennis James Denzien, 20, of Manhattan,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 09, 2013

    Pain doc denied bond

    A federal magistrate judge has denied bond to the Manhattan doctor accused of operating a pill mill out of his local clinic. Michael Schuster, 53, who operated Manhattan Pain and Spine, will remain in custody until his future trial after Magistrate Judge Gary Sebelius sided with

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 09, 2013

    81 arrested in drug probe

    Eighty-one people have been arrested as part of a massive investigation into the distribution of crack cocaine in Riley and Geary counties.  The arrests came after officers from multiple agencies spent the last two days searching 54 locations throughout Manhattan, Junction City, Ogden and Grandview

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 09, 2013

    Alleged robber to change plea

    A Manhattan man accused of driving the getaway car during an aggravated robbery notable for its connection to a deadly February arson is scheduled to change his not guilty plea in federal court Thursday afternoon. Dennis Denzien, 20, is charged with brandishing a firearm during a

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