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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.

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.  

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