Officers filed a report for theft in the 2200 block of Prairie Glen Pl. in Manhattan on May 24, 2023, around 10:30 a.m. An 18-year-old man was listed as the victim when it was reported a 15-year-old girl stole his 2011 Audi A4. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $4,500. Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers. Using Crime Stoppers allows you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.
Chase Newberry, 24, of Manhattan was arrested on May 24, 2023, around 5:15 p.m. on his Riley County District Court warrant for rape and two counts of aggravated criminal sodomy. This warrant stems from a March 23, 2022, rape in Manhattan involving a now 20-year-old female victim. Newberry remains confined in the Riley County Jail with a total bond of $50,000. Due to the nature of this crime, no further information will be released.
Officers filed a report for aggravated domestic battery, domestic battery, and aggravated assault in Manhattan on May 24, 2023, around 7:45 p.m. A 45-year-old man and a 42-year-old woman were listed as both victims and suspects and a 20-year-old man was also listed as a suspect when it was reported the 20-year-old pulled out a gun during a physical fight between the three parties all known to each other.