Jared Petty, 18, of Manhattan was arrested on August 9, 2023, around 5:30 p.m. for two counts each of burglary and attempted burglary in connection to four June 2, 2023, incidents in the 20 block of Waterway Pl. in Manhattan where approximately $550 and $70 were stolen from two separate cars and attempts were made to break into two additional cars. Petter was also arrested on a Manhattan Municipal Court warrant for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Petty remains confined in the Riley County Jail with a total bond of $12,750.

Officers filed a report for theft by deception and unlawful computer acts on August 9, 2023, around 6:30 p.m. Fox Home Innovations LLC was listed as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect posing as an employee instructed another employee through text messages to purchase 11 Apple gift cards. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $1,100. 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.

Justin Everett, 42, of Manhattan was arrested on August 9, 2023, around 7:00 p.m. on a Riley County District Court warrant for probation violation. This warrant stems from an original charge of criminal damage to property. Everett was issued a total bond of $5,000 and is no longer confined at the time of this report.

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