Riley County

RCPD Report 8/16/19

Officers filed a report for motor vehicle theft in the 500 block of Stone Pointe Dr. in Manhattan on August 15, 2019, at approximately 8:30 AM. Officers listed 29-year-old male as the victim when he reported an unknown suspect took his 2007 Grey Nissan Altima. The estimated total loss is not listed but is expected [...]

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Storms bring hail, tornadoes to the region; more storms likely Friday

Severe storms pushed through the region last night, knocking out power briefly to more than two thousand Manhattan residents. The storm dumped 2 to 4 inches of rain throughout most of the area, in addition to hail up to golf-ball size and prompted overnight flash flood warnings. Storms intensified further south. In Wabaunsee County, a [...]

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By |2019-08-16T09:00:45-05:00August 16th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, Wabaunsee County|Comments Off on Storms bring hail, tornadoes to the region; more storms likely Friday

Culvert replacement to close portion of College Ave next week

Part of College Avenue north of Marlatt will be closed to through traffic starting Monday during construction by Riley County Public Works. The structure replacement project is located on the stretch of College between Marion Avenue and Livestock Units Road. County crews will be removing two culverts and replacing them with a 12 by 4 [...]

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By |2019-08-15T20:55:26-05:00August 15th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Culvert replacement to close portion of College Ave next week

RCPD presents new mental health campaign; exploring new policy to treat drug overdoses

The Riley County Police Department will be starting a new campaign to better help deliver mental health services to the community. RCPD Director Dennis Butler told the Riley County commissioners on Thursday that the One Mind campaign is a pledge to deliver this service for the next one to three years.  The campaign includes reaching [...]

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By |2019-08-15T15:07:35-05:00August 15th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD presents new mental health campaign; exploring new policy to treat drug overdoses

RCPD Report 8/15/19

Officers filed a report for aggravated assault and criminal damage to property in the 4200 block of Spook Rock Way in Manhattan on August 14, 2019, at approximately 10:00 AM. Officers listed a 32-year-old male and a 22-year-old male as the victims and a known male as the suspect when it was reported the victims [...]

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By |2019-08-15T11:04:54-05:00August 15th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 8/15/19

Riley County EMS receives second straight service award

Riley County EMS was recently awarded the 2019 career EMS service of the year from the Kansas EMS Services Association. Assistant EMS Director Josh Gering recently spoke on KMAN’s In Focus about their award saying this isn’t the first major award they have received. “In 2018, we actually received the KAMZA community outreach of the [...]

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By |2019-08-14T15:36:36-05:00August 14th, 2019|Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County EMS receives second straight service award

Judge sentences Manhattan man for attempted rape, other charges

A Manhattan man convicted of attempted rape and other crimes was sentenced this week in Riley County. The Manhattan Mercury reports 19-year-old Tommie Baggett was sentenced Monday by Riley County Judge Meryl Wilson to nearly 25 years in prison, including 77 months for the first count of attempted rape, 190 months total for two other [...]

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By |2019-08-14T06:51:06-05:00August 14th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Judge sentences Manhattan man for attempted rape, other charges

RCPD pledges to improve officer mental health response training

The Riley County Police Department has signed onto an initiative aiming to improve their response to calls related to mental health crises. The One Mind Campaign is a creation of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. It’s an effort to promote coordination and cooperation between police agencies and local mental health organizations. RCPD Director [...]

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By |2019-08-13T14:30:47-05:00August 13th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD pledges to improve officer mental health response training

RCPD Report 8/13/19

Officers filed a report for theft in the 600 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd. in Manhattan on August 12, 2019, at approximately 9:05 AM. Officers listed Staples as the victim when it was reported an unknown female took money from the business. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $700.00. Police ask [...]

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By |2019-08-13T10:50:58-05:00August 13th, 2019|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 8/13/19

Riley County begins search for new health department director following Green’s resignation

During the Riley County commission meeting last Thursday, Riley County Health Department Director Jennifer put in her resignation as director. The commissioners on Monday discussed who would be on the committee to find Green’s replacement. They were told a member of an outside entity to the county would like to have a say in who [...]

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By |2019-08-12T15:42:07-05:00August 12th, 2019|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County begins search for new health department director following Green’s resignation