The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police. Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
MANHATTAN, KAN. –
Officers filed a report for criminal damage to property and criminal discharge of a firearm in the 2000 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd. in Manhattan on December 7, 2020, at approximately 9:29 a.m. Officers listed a 21-year-old female as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect shot her unoccupied vehicle. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $500.00. Anyone with information can contact RCPD or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. Using the Crime Stoppers service can allow you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.
Officers responded to the report of an injury crash near the intersection of N. Juliette Ave. and Moro St. on December 7, 2020, at approximately 4:13 p.m. When officers arrived on scene they found a 2018 Dodge Journey driven by Jack Helms, 43, of St. George had struck a 2015 Honda Civic driven by Marina Morgan, 29, of Manhattan. Summer Helms, passenger of the Dodge Journey, was transported to Via Christi for treatment of head, ear, and shoulder injuries.
Those with information about crimes in our area are encouraged to contact RCPD or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers.