March 12, 2018



Fake Patty’s Day 2018 ◊

Released by Hali Rowland

MANHATTAN, KAN. – During the 2018 celebration of “Fake Patty’s Day” on Friday, March 9, 2018 at 7:00 PM to Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 6:00 AM, law enforcement responded to 287 calls for service (generated by citizen complaints and not including officer-initiated calls for service). These complaints consisted of, but are not limited to, parking problems (32), welfare checks (30), disturbing the peace (27), and reckless driving (18).

During this time period, officers took (2) reports of violent crimes and filed 122 reports, not including alcohol related crime.

Police officers physically arrested 47 subjects. Crimes that caused arrests included, but are not limited to DUI (13), disorderly conduct (10), unlawful possession/consumption of alcohol by a minor (7), and possession of marijuana (2).

Police issued 494 citations for offenses that included, but are not limited to, possession of an open container of alcohol (208), possession of alcohol by a minor (54), parking issues (156), and minor obtain or purchase alcohol (33).

The Riley County Police Department would like to thank the businesses and volunteers involved in creating and maintaining a well organized Operation Center, as well as the agencies who provided assistance during this event. This police response could not have been possible without the assistance of: the Emporia Police Department, Lawrence Police Department, Junction City Police Department, Kansas State University Police Department, Kansas Highway Patrol, Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, Fort Riley, Riley County EMS, Riley County Emergency Management, Manhattan Fire Department, Kansas Bureau of Investigations and the Kansas Alcohol Beverage Control, Riley County Juvenile Intake and Community Corrections.