The Kansas Criminal Justice Information System (KCJIS) requires that information on arrests to include name, age, and address of the arrested, be only published for up to 48 hours. To remain in compliance, the Riley County Police Department will not make press releases available via our archive feature if they contain protected information.

November 16, 2018

On Thursday, November 8, 2018, at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Riley County Police Department Emergency Dispatch Center received a 911 call concerning an infant not breathing in East Manhattan. 

The infant was transported to Via Christi in Manhattan then subsequently life-flighted to Children’s Mercy in Kansas City where he died.

D’Khari Lyons, 23, of Manhattan, was arrested in connection with the infant’s death while at the Riley County Police Department on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at approximately 12:45 p.m. 

November 13, 2018

On Thursday, November 8, 2018 at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Riley County Police Department Emergency Dispatch Center received a 911 call concerning an infant not breathing in East Manhattan. 

The infant was transported to Via Christi in Manhattan then subsequently life-flighted to Children’s Mercy in Kansas City where he died. 

This is an ongoing investigation. No additional information is available at this time. 

November 3, 2018

MANHATTAN, KAN. –On Saturday, November 3, 2018 at approximately 2:00 a.m., officers on patrol in the Aggieville Business District heard what they believed to be a gunshot near the alleyway in the 1100 block of Moro. 

When officers responded to the scene, they found Adam Donaldson, 34, of Junction City with a gunshot wound to his leg. Donaldson was transported to Via Christi for treatment of his injuries. He has since been released. 

October 30, 2018

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Saturday, October 27, 2018 the Riley County Police Department in coordination with the Drug Enforcement Administration hosted a drug take-back event at two locations in Manhattan. 

The take-back event was a success at both locations. In just four hours, approximately 124 pounds of unused or unwanted prescription medications were collected.

October 25, 2018

On Thursday, October 25, 2018 at approximately 6:40 a.m., the Riley County Police Department received a repeat of a head on collision in the 9500 block of Madison Road near the city of Riley.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a military vehicle and a civilian pickup truck had collided.

The driver of the truck was transported by Riley County EMS to Via Christi for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.  The soldiers in the military vehicle were not injured.

October 18, 2018

Released by Sergeant Daniel Bortnick

 

OGDEN, KAN. – On Saturday October 13, 2018 at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Riley County Police Department received a call from a citizen reporting the discovery of possible human remains in the 300 block of North Park Road in Ogden. 

October 13, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE

  Human remains found  

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Saturday October 13, 2018 at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Riley County Police Department received a call from a citizen reporting the discovery of possible human remains in the 300 block of North Park Road in Ogden.

When officers arrived on scene, they began the initial investigation and confirmed the remains are human.

October 9, 2018

On Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at approximately 2:40 p.m., the Riley County Police Department Dispatch Center received a call concerning a body near a business district in West Manhattan.

When officers arrived on scene in the 1100 block of Westloop Place they found a deceased male.

Investigators do not suspect foul play at this time. There is no danger to the public. This is an ongoing investigation, additional information will be released as it is available.

October 1, 2018

On Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Riley County Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your pills for disposal to the Riley County Police Department,1001 S. Seth Child Rd., or Dillons, 1101 Westloop Place in Manhattan.  (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.)  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

October 1, 2018

Have you noticed a small blue light installed on top of some traffic signals around Manhattan? The lights are used to help with enforcement of red light running violations. The blue lights are connected directly to the red light indication of a traffic signal and can be seen from all directions.

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