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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 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. 

November 13, 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. 

This is an ongoing investigation. No additional information is available at this time. 

November 3, 2018

MANHATTAN, KAN. –On Saturday, November 3, 2018 at approximately 2:00 a.m., officers on patrol in the Aggieville Business District heard what they believed to be a gunshot near the alleyway in the 1100 block of Moro. 

When officers responded to the scene, they found Adam Donaldson, 34, of Junction City with a gunshot wound to his leg. Donaldson was transported to Via Christi for treatment of his injuries. He has since been released. 

October 30, 2018

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Saturday, October 27, 2018 the Riley County Police Department in coordination with the Drug Enforcement Administration hosted a drug take-back event at two locations in Manhattan. 

The take-back event was a success at both locations. In just four hours, approximately 124 pounds of unused or unwanted prescription medications were collected.

October 25, 2018

On Thursday, October 25, 2018 at approximately 6:40 a.m., the Riley County Police Department received a repeat of a head on collision in the 9500 block of Madison Road near the city of Riley.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a military vehicle and a civilian pickup truck had collided.

The driver of the truck was transported by Riley County EMS to Via Christi for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.  The soldiers in the military vehicle were not injured.

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