Ashley Wright, 24, of Manhattan, was arrested while at the Riley County Police Department on February 22, 2018 at approximately 9:25 AM. Wright was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for failure to appear. Wright was issued a bond of $6,000.00. Wright was not confined at the time of this report. Johnny Cole [...]
Sylvester Calvert Jr., 30, of Manhattan was arrested while in the 3000 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd. on February 21, 2018 at approximately 8:30 AM. Calvert Jr. was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for two counts of distribute a controlled substance within 1000′ of school property. Calvert Jr. was issued a total [...]
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, announces initiation of construction for two major construction projects near Tuttle Creek Dam, according to a press release. These projects include replacement of the bridge deck over the dam’s spillway structure at the east of Tuttle Creek Dam in Pottawatomie County and rehabilitation of the stilling [...]
Authorities say a person killed in an incident south of Wamego late Wednesday afternoon had jumped from a vehicle, according to WIBW in Topeka. The Kansas Highway Patrol said it happened around 5 p.m. on K-99, just south of K-18. A trooper at the scene said a woman who was a passenger in a southbound [...]
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The Kansas Board of Regents will meet Wednesday at the Curtis State Office Building in Topeka. Blake Flanders, president and CEO of the Kansas Board of Regents, will present the annual Foresight 2020 progress report. Foresight 2020 is a 10-year strategic agenda for the state’s public higher education system that includes goals to increase higher [...]
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Scott Perry, 57, of Manhattan, was arrested in the 700 block of Dondee Dr. in Manhattan on February 12, 2018 at approximately 10:05 PM. Perry was arrested on a charge of violation of protection order. Perry was issued a bond of $5,000.00. Perry was not confined at the time of this report. Officers filed a [...]
Residents of Fort Riley and the surrounding communities have been hearing increased noise the past few weeks, due to multiple training exercises and initial operational testing and evaluation of the Army’s latest artillery system – the M109A7 Paladin 155mm self-propelled Howitzer, according to the army post. Training noise will continue at Fort Riley through late [...]
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Officers filed a report for theft by deception in the 1100 block of Moro St. in Manhattan on February 9, 2018 at approximately 11:35 AM. Officers listed Wingstop as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect scammed money from the business by claiming to be a government official. The total loss associated with [...]
Hal Lucas, 51, of Ogden, Kansas, was arrested while at the Riley County Police Department on February 8, 2018 at approximately 3:10 PM. Lucas was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance within 1000 ft. of a school property, and three counts of distribute [...]
Officers filed a report for burglary and criminal damage to property in the 2500 block of Bellerive Dr. in Manhattan on February 7, 2018 at approximately 2:10 PM. Officers listed Joshua Brite, 25, of Manhattan and Vivien Brite, 24, of Manhattan as the victims when it was reported an unknown suspect entered their apartment, causing [...]