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
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
TOPEKA — A detention hearing is scheduled to resume in federal court in Topeka in the case of a Kansas doctor indicted on four charges of illegal distribution of drugs from his Manhattan clinic. The hearing for 53-year-old Michael P. Schuster will continue Thursday before U.
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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