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August 25, 2014

On Friday August 22, 2014, the Riley County Police Department conducted a MIP/MIC Saturation Patrol.  Officers involved in the Saturation Patrol were enforcing alcohol laws related to underage drinking and taking the appropriate enforcement action.

August 25, 2014

On Friday August 29 and Saturday August 30, 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.

August 25, 2014

The Riley County Police Department along with the Kansas Highway Patrol conducted a sobriety checkpoint in the early morning hours of August 24, 2014 in the 1500 block of Poyntz Ave. in Manhattan KS.  The checkpoint was designed to identify impaired drivers and remove them from the roadway.

August 20, 2014

On Friday August 22, 2014, the Riley County Police Department will conduct a MIP/MIC Saturation Patrol (minor in possession/minor in consumption).  Officers involved in the Saturation Patrol will be enforcing alcohol laws related to underage drinking and taking the appropriate enforcement action.

August 20, 2014

On Saturday August 16, 2014, the Riley County Police Department conducted a MIP/MIC Saturation Patrol.  Officers involved in the Saturation Patrol were enforcing alcohol laws related to underage drinking and taking appropriate enforcement action.

As a result of the patrol:  9 citations for MIP; 4 citations for open container; 1 citation for pedestrian  under the influence in a roadway and 1 citation for urinating in public were issued.  Officers made a total of 45 contacts throughout the duration of the patrol.

August 15, 2014

On August 19, 2014, the Riley County Police Department along with members of Riley County Emergency Management, Riley County EMS, and the Manhattan Fire Department (for a full list of participants contact the Riley County Emergency Management Office), will be participating in a full scale emergency response exercise.

Emergency crews will be placed into a scenario at approximately 6:00 PM at a location near the Manhattan Airport as a simulated plane crash and response will take place well into the evening.

August 15, 2014

On August 15, 2014, at approximately 12:45 PM, the Riley County Police Department received an emergency call for service stating that a female victim in her mid-twenties was raped by a suspect known to her. This crime occurred in the northern portion of Riley County within the hour prior to police receiving the 911 call.

Several officers with RCPD as well as members of the Kansas Highway Patrol and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism were dispatched to a heavily wooded area in an attempt to locate the suspect who had fled the scene on foot.

August 11, 2014

On Friday, August 15, 2014 into Saturday, August 16, 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 the appropriate enforcement action.

August 11, 2014

The Riley County Police Department had the third of a series of five DUI Saturation Patrols on the evening of August 9, 2014 into the early morning hours of August 10, 2014.

Four officers from the Riley County Police Department were assigned to the Saturation Patrol.  Officers made three DUI arrests.  In addition, one of the subjects arrested for DUI was also in possession of several types of controlled substances.

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

August 8, 2014

On August 7, 2014 at approximately 8:30 PM, the Riley County Police Department responded to an emergent call for service in the 900 block of Highland Ridge Drive in the western portion of Manhattan, Kansas. Upon arrival, police found a male subject later identified as Edward Klaus, 60, of 901 Highland Ridge Drive in Manhattan, deceased of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

As would be a normal response to this type of investigation, an autopsy has been scheduled.

No further details have been released.

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