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July 1, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – In the evening hours of June 29, 2015 the Riley County Police Department responded to a welfare check and found a deceased adult male near the intersection of Casement and Barnes Road in Manhattan. This adult male sustained what RCPD believes to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The Riley County Police Department on Wednesday identified the deceased man as 68-year-old Walter Cash of Manhattan 

June 29, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – At approximately 6:25 PM on June 29, 2015 the Riley County Police Department responded to a welfare check near the intersection of Casement and Barnes Road in Manhattan.

June 29, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – In the late afternoon hours of June 29, 2015 staff at Via Christi Hospital on College Ave. in Manhattan received a piece of mail that they later deemed to be suspicious in nature.

June 27, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Saturday, June 27, 2015 at approximately 2:15 AM the Riley County Police Department responded to 510 Colorado Street after a subject potentially dangerous to the community had barricaded himself inside of his home.

June 25, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. –The Riley County Police Department will be holding its monthly NextCoffee meeting on June 29, 2015 at 5:30 PM. The meeting will be held at Sharp’s Short Stop, 118 W Randolph Street, in Randolph, Kansas. Members of the Riley County Police Department will be present for a meet and greet with northern Riley County community members and will hold a question and answer session until 6:30 PM.

June 3, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – According to the National Weather Service out of Topeka, Kansas this afternoon, Wednesday, June 3, 2015, will see the potential for strong to severe thunderstorms along and north of I-70 which includes Manhattan and Riley County. This weather is expected to be in the area later today and with it locally heavy rain with the possibility of localized flooding, hail, damaging winds, and other severe weather are expected. 

June 1, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. - On June 4, 2015 officers, detectives, and employees of the Riley County Police Department will take part in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit the Special Olympics of Kansas along with over 950 other participants from across the State of Kansas.

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 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.

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