Riley County

RCPD Report 12/7/18

Officers filed a report for identity theft, forgery and theft by deception in Manhattan on December 6, 2018 at approximately 2:30 PM. Officers listed Diane Daniel, 68, of Manhattan, Clifford Jett, 88, of Manhattan and Commerce Bank as the victims when it was reported an unknown suspect fraudulently opened a bank account using the victim’s [...]

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RCPD Report 12/6/18

Fredrick Swinson, 31, of Junction City, was arrested while in the 200 block of North 5th St. in Manhattan on December 5, 2018, at approximately 11:30 PM. Swinson was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for failure to appear. Swinson was issued a total bond of $10,000.00. Swinson was not confined at the [...]

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RCPD Report 12/5/18

Daniel Mainville, 34, of Manhattan was arrested while at the Riley County Police Department on December 4, 2018, at approximately 12:05 PM. Mainville was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for failure to appear. Mainville was issued no bond causing him to remain confined at the time of this report. Timothy Lesher, 53, [...]

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Update: Child dies following Tuesday wreck northwest of Manhattan

RILEY — A 9-year-old girl involved in a three vehicle crash northwest of Manhattan has died, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The child, one of five involved in a crash at the east junction of US 24 & US 77 near Riley was taken to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita Wednesday morning where she [...]

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Riley County Health Department receives grant to help prevent opioid abuse

MANHATTAN — Prevention efforts are being stepped up locally to help combat opioid abuse. The Riley County Health Department found out last week it received a $75,000 federal grant through the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to partially fund those prevention efforts. Health Department Director Jennifer Green says the money will be used to [...]

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By |2018-12-04T14:50:10-06:00December 4th, 2018|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County Health Department receives grant to help prevent opioid abuse

Riley County Commission briefed on police activity at Monday meeting

The Riley County Police Department updated Riley County Commissioners on the activity for the month of November during Monday’s meeting. Sgt Daryl Ascher informed the commission what they have been doing to help stop package thieves during the holiday season. Ascher also says during this time of year they see a different trend in police [...]

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By |2018-12-04T07:52:12-06:00December 4th, 2018|Local News, Riley County|Comments Off on Riley County Commission briefed on police activity at Monday meeting

RCPD Report 12/3/18

Dayton Hunter-Clay, 20, of Topeka, was arrested while in the 1000 block of S Seth Child Rd. in Manhattan on November 30, 2018, at approximately 2:00 PM. Hunter-Clay was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for failure to appear. Hunter-Clay was issued a total bond of $20,000.00. Hunter-Clay was not confined at the [...]

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By |2018-12-03T09:32:18-06:00December 3rd, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 12/3/18

Local mental health organization to benefit greatly from six-figure grant

MANHATTAN — Mental health in the Manhattan area is getting a major boost thanks to a state of Kansas grant awarded to Pawnee Mental Health Services recently. The $725,000 grant will help toward construction soon of the new Community Crisis Stabilization Center. Executive Director Robbin Cole, a guest on KMAN’s In Focus Thursday, says this [...]

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By |2018-11-30T15:24:23-06:00November 30th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Riley County|Comments Off on Local mental health organization to benefit greatly from six-figure grant

Riley County officials talked dark stores, healthcare funding with state representatives

Riley County government officials met with state legislators representing the area on Thursday to discuss the county’s policy priorities for the upcoming legislative session set to start on January 14. 51st House district Representative Ron Highland (R), 64th House district Representative Susie Swanson (R), 66th House district Representative Sydney Carlin (D) and 67th House district [...]

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RCPD Report 11/30/18

Officers filed a report for theft in the 1000 block of Bluemont Ave. in Manhattan on November 29, 2018, at approximately 12:40 PM. Officers listed Debra Myer, 62, of Manhattan as the victim when she reported an unknown suspect took her Ford Focus. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $800.00.  Police ask that [...]

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By |2018-11-30T09:32:06-06:00November 30th, 2018|Local News, Manhattan, Riley County|Comments Off on RCPD Report 11/30/18