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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 15, 2013

    Man arrested after traffic stop

    A Manhattan man is in the custody of the Pottawatomie County Jail after authorities arrested him on drug and other charges following a routine traffic stop Sunday night. Officer Matthew Droge said Richard Jackson, 39, 914 Osage St., was arrested in the 400 block of East Poyntz Street

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | April 12, 2013

    Talks continue on RCPD budget

    Talks leading to a 2014 budget for the Riley County Police Department began Thursday night during a special meeting of the Riley County Law Board. Department officials presented two budget proposals whose final figures represent a slight decrease from the budget approved in 2013 when carryover totals

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 12, 2013

    Man arrested after traffic stop

    Police arrested a Manhattan man Thursday afternoon on several warrants and drug charges after officers recognized him driving, stopped him and searched his vehicle. Joshua Davies, 25, 6226 Cardinal Lane, Apt. 43, was arrested for felony possession of methamphetamine, felony possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, three

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 12, 2013

    National week to honor dispatchers

    Staff reports The Riley County Police Department will celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunications Week April 14-20 to recognize, officials said, the dispatchers who work behind the scenes to answer calls for help every day. During the week, interesting facts about dispatch and the dispatchers will

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 11, 2013

    Prosecutors allege shooter targeted 2 male neighbors

    New details emerged Wednesday in Sunday’s deadly shooting at a Manhattan apartment complex, including allegations that the suspected gunman may have been targeting his two male neighbors. Matthew Wilson, 43, made his first appearance in Riley County District Court Wednesday in front of District Judge

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 10, 2013

    Fatality still under investigation

    A Manhattan man died Sunday in an early morning accident in Butler County after his vehicle overturned. James Ponce, 29, was pronounced dead at the scene after his vehicle rolled multiple times and landed on its top on Highway 77, about 10 miles north of El Dorado. Officials

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

    Man arrested for battery

    Riley County officers arrested a Manhattan man Tuesday for aggravated battery after police were called to his residence for reports that a man had been attacked with a knife. Officer Matthew Droge said Cody Fegan, 29, 1415 Claflin Cir., was arrested after an on-scene investigation at Fegan’

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

    Police name shooting victims

    Officials have identified a Fort Riley soldier who had returned from a deployment to Afghanistan less than a month earlier as the man killed early Sunday morning in a shooting at the University Garden apartments in which three others were wounded. A tenant whose apartment

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

    Names released in shooting, man arrested

    Officials have released the names of the victims in Sunday’s fatal shooting at University Garden apartments. A tenant of the complex, and a neighbor to some of the victims, is under arrest in connection with the shooting. Officials said Michael Lowery, 22, a Fort Riley

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

    1 killed, 3 more injured in attack at apartments on Garden Way

    One person was killed and three others were hospitalized with serious injuries as a result of a Sunday morning shooting at a Manhattan apartment complex. None of the victims have yet been publicly identified by authorities. Neither has a suspect, although authorities did confirm that

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