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May 31, 2016

Manhattan, Kan.- Emergency personnel responded to the 500 block of McDowell Creek Road, in Manhattan on May 28th, 2016 at approximately 11:10 PM for a report of a suicide.  When responding officers arrived they found Brian James Gaede-Shilling, 30, of Manhattan was deceased from an apparent self-inflicted wound. 

Police do not suspect foul play based on information and evidence collected at the scene.  Furthermore, officials confirmed that the public is not in danger as a result of this death. 

May 23, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. –  Police in Riley County were alerted to a single vehicle motorcycle collision on May 22, 2016 at approximately 4:00 PM in the 1300 block of S. Scenic Drive at the intersection of Fort Riley Blvd. This collision occurred when a 1995 Honda motorcycle lost control and left the roadway striking the traffic roundabout median. 

Richard Harrison, 71, of Manhattan was transported to Via Christi Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The cause of death and it’s relation to the collision are unknown at the time of this release.

May 10, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. –  The Riley County Police Department is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 annual RCPD Scholarship Award. Bailey London, the daughter of Sgt. Brian London, was awarded this $500.00 scholarship in May of this year after a selection process conducted throughout the spring. She will be attending Kansas University in the fall. Also receiving this scholarship is Carter Nelson, the son of former Captain Hank Nelson. Carter will be attending school in the fall to pursue a career in computer information sciences.

May 9, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Riley County Police Department had its first of a series of seven DUI Saturation Patrols on the evening of April 30, 2016 into the early morning hours of May 1, 2016.

Five officers from the Riley County Police Department were assigned to the Saturation Patrol.  Officers working the Saturation Patrol stopped thirty-eight (38) motorists.  Of these, three (3) were evaluated for DUI resulting in two (2) drivers being arrested for DUI. 

April 22, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On April 22, 2016 the Riley County Police Department announced the launch of a new community program designed to assist families in Riley County who are effected by autism, alzheimer’s, and other forms of dementia.

April 18, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. –   On April 17, 2016 at approximately 7:26AM the Riley County Police Department received the first of several 911 calls from 4400 River Rd, an isolated, rural farmhouse in Riley County, KS.  The sole occupant notified the Riley County Police Department that he was armed and dangerous. 

March 25, 2016

If you have information on this subject contact the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers at 785-539-7777


March 17, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. –   From February 29, 2016 to March 13, 2016 Law Enforcement agencies across Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma participated in a traffic safety operation to reduce teen driver related fatal collisions.  In 2015, 13 teens lost their lives due to car crashes in Kansas; 40% of those teens were not properly restrained.