September 22, 2014

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.

MANHATTAN, KAN. - Officers with the Riley County Police Department addressed the following alcohol violations over the weekend:

September 22, 2014

The Riley County Police Department had a DUI Saturation Patrol on the evening of September 19, 2014 into the early morning hours of September 20, 2014.

Four officers from the Riley County Police Department were assigned to the Saturation Patrol. Officers working the Saturation Patrol stopped thirty-nine (39) motorists. Of these, five (5) were evaluated for DUI. Four of those evaluated were arrested for DUI. One of the subjects arrested for DUI was also charged with transporting an open container and possession of a controlled substance.

September 18, 2014

On Friday September 19, 2014, 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.

September 17, 2014

On Saturday September 20, 2014, the Riley County Police Department will conduct a MIP/MIC Saturation Patrol. Officers involved in the Saturation Patrol will be enforcing alcohol laws related to underage drinking and taking appropriate enforcement action.

September 15, 2014

The Riley County Police Department had the last of a series of five DUI Saturation Patrols on the evening of September 12, 2014 into the early morning hours of September 13, 2014.

Four officers from the Riley County Police Department were assigned to the Saturation Patrol.  Officers working the Saturation Patrol stopped twenty-seven (27) motorists.  Of these, five (5) were evaluated for DUI. Two of those evaluated were arrested for DUI. 

We would like to thank the Kansas Department of Transportation for providing the funding for the additional enforcement.

September 11, 2014

On Friday September 12, 2014, 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.

September 7, 2014

The men and women of the Riley County Police Department join with the entire law enforcement community in mourning the loss suffered by the Topeka Police Department today. Our sympathies go out to the friends and family of Officer Jason Harwood (CPL), his brothers and sisters with the TPD, and to the Topeka community that he served to the last.

September 4, 2014

The Riley County Police Department on September 5, 2014 announced the launch of an online crime reporting service to community members of Manhattan and Riley County. This announcement comes on the one year anniversary of the department’s newly launched website (www.RileyCountyPolice.org).

September 4, 2014

A look back at the original announcement of RileyCountyPolice.org from September 5, 2013:

The Riley County Police Department is proud to announce the launch of their updated website,www.RileyCountyPolice.org.  This new website offers a fully functional news feed that will help to better inform the public of crimes in their area. This section will feature press releases, department created news articles, as well as daily police activity logs.

September 2, 2014

The Riley County Police Department had the fourth of a series of five DUI Saturation Patrols on the evening of August 29, 2014 into the early morning hours of August 30, 2014.

Five officers from the Riley County Police Department were assigned to the Saturation Patrol.  Officers working the Saturation Patrol stopped fifty-nine (59) motorists.  Of these, nine (9) were evaluated for DUI. Two of those evaluated were arrested for DUI. 

We would like to thank the Kansas Department of Transportation for providing the funding for the additional enforcement.

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