February 26, 2020

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.

February 25, 2020

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.

February 25, 2020

An Ogden man was arrested early this morning in connection to the theft of power tools and other construction items from Habitat for Humanity.
 

February 23, 2020

A 22-year-old man is confined in the Riley County Jail after a 3-month criminal investigation and 2 active grass fires in rural Riley County on Friday night.

Samuel Gilbert, a Riley County Fire volunteer firefighter, was arrested on two counts of Arson. He is currently being held on a $10,000 bond.

Gilbert was taken into custody around 11:55 p.m. Friday near a pasture fire at the intersection of Alert Road and Sherman Road. The other fire reported that night was on land near Fairview Church Road and Calvary Road. 

February 15, 2020

An Ohio teen is facing federal charges in connection to a November 2019 hoax hostage situation at a Manhattan elementary school.

Allen Kenna, 18, has been charged with attempted use of an explosive device and interstate communication of threats, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Cleveland.

February 8, 2020

A 27-year-old man is confined in the Riley County Jail after three local businesses were burglarized Friday night. 

Oliver Henry, 27, was arrested while in the 1800 block of Claflin on offenses of criminal damage to property X3, burglary X2, and attempted burglary. Henry is being held on a $15,000.00 bond 

February 8, 2020

On Saturday, February 8, 2020, at approximately 2:30 a.m., the Riley County Police Department Emergency Communications Center received multiple 911 calls reporting shots fired near Aggieville.

Officers responded to the 1100 block of Laramie Street and found an unoccupied vehicle with damage from a bullet.

The suspect is unknown. If you have any information, please contact RCPD at (785) 537-2112 or Crime Stoppers at (785) 539-7777. Using the Crime Stoppers service allows you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward up to $1,000.00.

January 30, 2020

Just after Noon on Thursday, January 30th, 2020, officers with the Riley County Police Department made an arrest in connection to a shooting that injured a 28-year-old man in Southwest Manhattan yesterday.

Jalen Gill, 18, of Manhattan was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for attempted 2nd degree murder, aggravated endangering a child x 3, aggravated assault, and criminal discharge of a firearm at an occupied building. 

The victim was treated and released from Via Christi.

January 28, 2020

Riley County Police Department’s K9 Monster will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.