May 29, 2015

The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police.  Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further.  Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

May 23, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On May 23, 2015 at approximately 3:29 pm, the Riley County Police Department received a 911 call from a passerby who reported a one vehicle rollover accident with entrapment in the 3200 block of Stagg Hill Road, Manhattan, KS.  Responding officers found that the vehicle had three occupants at the time of the accident. One of the passengers was pronounced deceased at the scene, Cheyanne Olivia Higgins, 18, of Junction City. An earlier release incorrectly spelled Ms. Higgins' last name. We apologize for that error.

May 19, 2015

The Riley County Police Department is proud to announce the recipient of the 2015 annual RCPD Scholarship Award. Alexis McCormick, the daughter of Lt. Mark French, was awarded this $500.00 scholarship in May of this year after a selection process conducted throughout the spring. She will be attending Kansas State University in the fall. 

May 18, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Riley County Police Department will be holding its monthly NextCoffee meeting on May 26, 2015 at 5:30 PM (Tuesdays instead of Monday this month). The meeting will be held at Sparrow Specialty Coffee, 219 South 4th Street. Correction Officer Joshua Spencer from the Riley County Jail will be this month’s guest speaker to discuss working within the Riley County Jail, caring for and maintaining security and the well-being of inmates.

May 11, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Riley County Police Department had its second of a series of seven DUI Saturation Patrols on the evening of May 9, 2015 into the early morning hours of May 10, 2015.

May 7, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Saturday May 9, 2015 the Riley County Police Department will conduct a DUI Saturation Patrol.  Officers involved in the Saturation Patrol will be looking for signs of impaired driving and other traffic violations.  Motorists who show signs of alcohol and/or drug consumption will be evaluated and appropriate enforcement action will be taken.

The purpose of this program is to place additional officers in and around the Manhattan area with the goal of detecting and deterring impaired driving.

May 4, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – The Riley County Police Department had its first of a series of seven DUI Saturation Patrols on the evening of May 1, 2015 into the early morning hours of May 2, 2015.

Five officers from the Riley County Police Department were assigned to the Saturation Patrol. Officers working the Saturation Patrol stopped fifty-one (51) motorists. Of these, twelve (12) were evaluated for DUI resulting in two drivers being arrested for DUI.

May 1, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Friday May 1, 2015 the Riley County Police Department will conduct a DUI Saturation Patrol. Officers involved in the Saturation Patrol will be looking for signs of impaired driving and other traffic violations. Motorists who show signs of alcohol and/or drug consumption will be evaluated and appropriate enforcement action will be taken.