December 14, 2018

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.

December 13, 2018

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.

December 4, 2018

On Friday, November 30th at approximately 5:15 p.m., the Riley County Police Department responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident near the intersection of Hunting and Denison.

The pedestrian, Susan Keller, 61, of Manhattan, was seriously injured. The vehicle involved left the scene.

Investigators have located the vehicle involved in the accident and would like to speak to the registered owner, Hassan Rueda, 23, of Manhattan. A current drivers license photo of Rueda is attached.  

December 4, 2018

On Tuesday, December 4th approximately 4:15 PM, the Riley County Police Department Dispatch Center received a 911 call from the 7500 block of Crooked Creek road indicating a 16 year old female had suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

RCPD is on scene investigating.

Further information will be released as it is available.

November 30, 2018

On Friday, November 30th at approximately 5:15 p.m. the Riley County Police Department responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident near the intersection of Hunting and Denison.

The pedestrian was seriously injured and the vehicle involved left the scene.

The vehicle is described as a small white 4-door car.

We need anyone with information to contact the Riley County Police Department 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 of up to $1,000.00.

November 23, 2018

On Thursday, November 22, 2018 at approximately 10:10 PM., the Riley County Police Department received a call stating an individual had been shot in the 700 block of Allen Road in Manhattan. 

When officers arrived on scene, they found an 18 year-old male had been shot in what appears to be an attempted aggravated robbery. The male was transported to Via Christi for treatment of non-life threatening  injuries.

There are two unknown suspects. This is an ongoing investigations, no additional information is available at this time. 

November 22, 2018

For many individuals experiencing mental illness, the holiday season is often a time when the symptoms heighten.

WHAT ARE THE HOLIDAY BLUES? The Holiday Blues are temporary feelings of anxiety and/or depression during the holidays that can be associated with extra stress, unrealistic expectations, or memories that accompany the season. 

TIPS FOR AVOIDING THE HOLIDAY BLUES: 

November 19, 2018

Dennis Butler, the current Chief of the Ottawa Police Department, has been selected as the next Director of the Riley County Police Department. Butler was selected after an extensive nationwide search conducted by the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board in coordination with McGrath Human Resources Group. 

November 16, 2018

On Thursday, November 8, 2018, at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Riley County Police Department Emergency Dispatch Center received a 911 call concerning an infant not breathing in East Manhattan. 

The infant was transported to Via Christi in Manhattan then subsequently life-flighted to Children’s Mercy in Kansas City where he died.

D’Khari Lyons, 23, of Manhattan, was arrested in connection with the infant’s death while at the Riley County Police Department on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at approximately 12:45 p.m.