February 25, 2019


On Saturday, March 2, 2019, the Riley County Police Department will establish and maintain an Operations Center at the Manhattan City Park Pavilion for the annual Fake Patty's Day celebration.

The Public Information Officer for the Riley County Police Department will host periodic news briefings throughout the day to update the public and members of the media on crime occurring during the event.

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.