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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Manhattan Man Arrested for Sex Crimes

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A Manhattan man turned himself in on an outstanding warrant yesterday, February 19, 2024, around 9:58 AM.

Tyler Staatz, 18, was arrested in connection with multiple incidents involving a 14-year-old female victim known to Staatz. The offenses are said to have occurred around September of 2023. Staatz has been charged with rape, aggravated indecent liberties w...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Man Arrest for Violations of Pretrial Bond Supervision

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A Manhattan man was arrested while in the 100 block of Courthouse Plaza in Manhattan today, February 16, 2024, around 1:49 PM.

Ronald Ince was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for violations of Pretrial Bond Supervision. The original charges were for distribution of a controlled substance causing death, possession with the intent to distribute Fentanyl, and use o...

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Posted on: February 10, 2024

Three Arrested Following the Execution of a Search Warrant

Three Manhattan residents were arrested on multiple charges following the execution of a search warrant.

Riley County Police Department executed a search warrant in the 3000 block of Claflin Road yesterday, February 9, 2024, at approximately 1:57 PM. Stephanie Taylor, Grier Griffith, and Colton Gardner were all arrested in connection with the same.

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Two Men Arrested in an Aggravated Robbery Case

Two Manhattan men were arrested yesterday afternoon, January 30, 2024, for aggravated robbery, among other charges, after a robbery that happened in the early morning hours.

Early yesterday morning, January 30, 2024, the Riley County Police Department Communication Center received several 911 calls reporting a robbery. A 29-year-old man was listed as the victim when he reported two male subjects brandished a weapon and stole ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2024

Daily News - February 28, 2024

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In our ongoing commitment to transparency and accessibility, we provide a summary of calls for service and reports filed by our agency. Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to protect community members from being victimized further and to ...

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Posted on: February 27, 2024

Daily News - February 27, 2024

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In our ongoing commitment to transparency and accessibility, we provide a summary of calls for service and reports filed by our agency. Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to protect community members from being victimized further and to ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2024

Daily News - February 26, 2024

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In our ongoing commitment to transparency and accessibility, we provide a summary of calls for service and reports filed by our agency. Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to protect community members from being victimized further and to ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Woman Arrested in Fraud Case

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An Ogden woman was arrested on over 38 crimes after a search warrant was carried out by Riley County Police Department Detectives on Friday.

Candace Huffman, 36, was arrested while in the 200 block of North Walnut Street in Ogden on January 5, 2024 around 4:22 PM. Huffman was arrested on probable cause offenses for 38 counts that include, but are not limited to, fraud, identity theft, and forg...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Attempted Murder Arrest

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An 18-year-old Manhattan man was arrested over the weekend on a warrant for attempted 1st-degree murder after a shooting at a house party in October 2023.

Marc Oliver was arrested while at the Riley County Police Department on December 30, 2023, around 10:15 PM. Oliver was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for attempted murder in the 1st degree, aggravated battery, criminal discharge of a fi...

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Posted on: December 15, 2023

Officer Presence Near Schools During Investigation

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UPDATE: The area has been cleared by officers and there is no danger. Schools are no longer in secure campus.

There was a law enforcement presence near Eisenhower Middle School and Northview Elementary earlier due to the report of suspicious individuals in the area. 

On December 15, 2023, around 12:29 p.m. the Riley County Police Department Communication ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2023

Man Arrested After Vehicle Pursuit

Officers safely apprehended an armed man at Walmart after a vehicle chase earlier this morning.

Around 4:28 a.m., a driver committing multiple traffic offenses led Riley County Police Department officers on a pursuit. The vehicle was later located, but the driver, later identified Gerry Wayne Phillips II, was not on the scene. 

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Posted on: October 21, 2023

Three Injured in Overnight Shooting

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Three people were injured after a shooting in the 400 block of Bluemont early this morning.

The Riley County Police Department Communication Center received several 911 calls around 2:50 a.m. reporting gunfire. When officers arrived on scene, they found 2 male victims with gunshot wounds. A 3rd male victim arrived at the hospital with a gunshot ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Attempted ATM Theft & Vehicle Arson

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Do you recognize these two? We would like to identify them in connection to an attempted theft and criminal damage to property case at Union State Bank in Randolph.

On Thursday, October 12, around 3:15 AM, surveillance video shows a 2015 Ford F150 enter the drive through at the bank. Two males wearing dark clothes and dark masks exit the truck and attempt to break into the ATM. No money was taken, but damage to the A...

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Posted on: October 5, 2023

County Commissioners Proclaim CoResponder Week

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In recognition of their service to our community, the Riley County Board of County Commissioners proclaimed the week of September 18th as “National CoResponder and Crisis Responder Week.”

The proclamation said Riley County has continued to address the rising demand for mental health and substance use services. 

Riley County Police Department’s CoResponder Program was established in 2017 to embed mental health clinicians w...

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Posted on: September 29, 2023

2023 Community Night Out

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Join us this Tuesday for our annual community-building event helping bring police and first responders together with citizens under positive circumstances.

Enjoy free food and a meet-and-greet with Riley County Police Department employees, specialty teams, emergency service units, and other local partners. Community Night Out promotes strong police-community partnerships and camaraderie.

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Posted on: September 27, 2023

Attempted Robbery Suspect Arrested

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Detailed police work and a successful tracking from K9 Monster resulted in a Manhattan man’s arrest overnight for attempting to rob a food delivery driver for the second time.

Detailed police work and a successful tracking from K9 Monster resulted in a Manhattan man’s arrest overnight for attempting to rob a food delivery driver for the second time. 

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Posted on: September 26, 2023

Nebraska Man Arrested on Child Sex Crimes

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A Nebraska man was arrested last night for child sex crimes reported earlier this year.

A Nebraska man was arrested last night for child sex crimes reported earlier this year. Nicholas Seeman, 24, of Lincoln was arrested after being transported to the Riley County Police Department on September 25, 2023, around 9:30 PM. Seeman was arrested o...

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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Arrest Made after Fire Threatens Structures in Hunter's Island Area of Manhattan

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Daniel Lee, 39, of Manhattan was arrested today in association with a fire that threatened structures in a neighborhood south of Ft. Riley Blvd. and an aggravated battery earlier in the day.

The fire is currently under investigation by the Office of the Kansas Fire Marshal.It was reported Lee hit a 48-year-old man known to him with a kitchen pan causing lacerations while at a residence in the 900 block of S. Collins Lane. The man was...

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Posted on: August 28, 2023

Arrest Made in Sex Crimes Investigations

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Clark Petersen, 64, of Manhattan was arrested this morning in connection to sex crimes reported to have occurred at his chiropractic office between 2018 and 2022 involving five female victims now between the ages of 37 and 59.

Petersen was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for 16 counts of sexual battery and one count each of rape, aggravated sexual battery, and lewd and lascivious behavior. He remains confined in the Riley County Jail with a total bond of $300,...

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Posted on: August 20, 2023

Shooting Outside Aggieville Leaves One Hospitalized

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A 35-year-old woman has been hospitalized following an overnight shooting outside the Aggieville Business District.

RCPD officers heard and responded to multiple gunshots in the 1100 block of Laramie St. shortly before 2:00 a.m. on August 20, 2023.

Officers arrived on scene immediately and found the woman suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The woman was transport...

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Posted on: August 14, 2023

Arrest Made in Aggravated Burglary, Sexual Assault

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Brandon Cameron, 40, of Manhattan was taken into custody Sunday following a report he broke into a home and committed a sexual assault Saturday night.

The Riley County Communications Center received a 911 call at approximately 11:45 p.m. on August 12, 2023, from a 26-year-old woman reporting a burglary in the 1300 block of Flint Hills Pl. in Manhattan. Upon arrival, officers discovered a sexual assault ...

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

You Drink. You Drive. You Lose. is Just Ahead

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During the period of August 19 through Labor Day, September 4, RCPD will join other agencies across Kansas in a crackdown aimed at removing impaired drivers from the roadways during the You Drink. You Drive. You Lose. enforcement campaign.

One person is killed in a drunk driving crash every 52 minutes in the United States. Alcohol impairs thinking, reasoning and muscle coordination - just one drink before driving can put you and others in danger.

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Posted on: July 26, 2023

Manhattan Man Arrested for Sex Crimes

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Darryl Klemick, 18, of Manhattan was arrested yesterday, July 25, 2023, in connection to multiple incidents involving a now 16-year-old female victim known to Klemick with the offenses occurring between November 2022 and May 2023.

Klemick was already confined on previous charges when he was arrested for three counts of electronic solicitation, four counts each of sexual exploitation of a child and unlawful sexual relations, and five counts of unlawful voluntary sexual relations.

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Posted on: July 21, 2023

K9 Moses Joins RCPD as First Patrol K9

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K9 Moses joins the Riley County Police Department (RCPD) as the first patrol K9 in the history of the department.

The three-year-old Belgian Malinois marks the sixth addition to the RCPD K9 program since its inception in 2004. Moses received specialized training and is certified to detect illegal narcotic odors and is also the first K9 in RCPD history to be equipped ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2023

Junction City Juveniles Arrested for Colorado St. Shootings

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Additional arrests have been made in connection to June and July 2022 shootings in the 700 block of Colorado St. in Manhattan.

Shaan Hyman, 16, and Marvin Fernandez, 17, both of Junction City were arrested on Riley County District Court warrants by the Junction City Police Department on July 17, 2023.

Hyman was arrested for criminal discharge of a weapon and two counts each of att...

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Posted on: May 29, 2023

Situation Peacefully Resolved After Shelter in Place

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Riley County Police Department Officers peacefully resolved a situation involving an individual experiencing a mental health crisis Monday.

Dispatchers received a call concerning a man with a weapon at the Scenic Woods apartments in the 300 block of Hunter Place in Manhattan on May 29, 2023, around 2:30 p.m.When officers arrived on scene they found a 25-year-old male threatening to harm himse...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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