February 22, 2019

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 21, 2019

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 19, 2019

On February 19, 2019, at approximately 3:50 PM, Samantha Bland, 29, of Laredo, TX was arrested by the Laredo Police Department and the Webb County Sheriff’s Office. Bland was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for aggravated intimidation of a witness.  This incident was in connection with a report filed by the Riley County Police Department for murder in the 1st degree on October 28, 2017. Bland was issued a total bond of $125,000.00. Bland is still confined at the time of this report.

January 30, 2019

On Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at approximately 9:50 a.m., the Riley County Police Department Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting an armed robbery in the 1000 block of N 3rd St at Dairy Queen in Manhattan. 

Suspect was described as unknown race male  approximately 5’8” and 150 lbs wearing a grey hoodie, black pants, and black gloves carrying a tan Dillons grocery bag. 

The suspect fled the scene westbound. There were no injuries. This is an active investigation and officers are still on scene. 

January 29, 2019

The persons pictured in these photographs are someone who may have information regarding a robbery that occurred on January 29, 2019, at approximately 3:50 PM in the 2000 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd at United Bank and Trust in Manhattan.

January 29, 2019

On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at approximately 3:50 p.m., the Riley County Police Department Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a robbery in the 2000 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd at United Bank and Trust in Manhattan.

January 26, 2019

Officers responded to the report of an injury accident near the 1000 block of Westloop Pl on January 26, 2019, at approximately 6:50 AM.  When officers arrived on scene they found a 2004 Dodge Neon driven by Justin Pate, 22, of Manhattan had struck a pedestrian, Curt Billinger, 47, of Manhattan.  Billinger was transported to Via Christi for treatment of his injuries.  The accident investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.