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March 17, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. –   From February 29, 2016 to March 13, 2016 Law Enforcement agencies across Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma participated in a traffic safety operation to reduce teen driver related fatal collisions.  In 2015, 13 teens lost their lives due to car crashes in Kansas; 40% of those teens were not properly restrained. 

March 8, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. – During the 2016 celebration of “Fake Patty’s Day” the Riley County Police Department with assistance from the Junction City Police Department, Emporia Police Department, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Hays Police Department, Geary County Sheriff's Office, Kansas State University Police Department, Kansas Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, and the Kansas Highway Patrol as well as others responded to a significant number of calls for service generated by both police officers and community members.

March 5, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On March 5, 2016 at approximately 5:20 PM, officers with the Riley County Police Department along with emergency medical professionals with Riley County EMS were dispatched to the 1800 block of Leavenworth Street in Manhattan for a report of a fall which led to serious injury.

February 29, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. – On Saturday, March 5, 2016, the Riley County Police Department will establish and maintain a Command Post at the Manhattan City Park Pavilion in regards to the annual Fake Patty’s Day celebration. This Command Post as well as the Public Information Officer for the Riley County Police Department will host periodic news briefings or press conferences throughout the day.

February 23, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Officers with the Riley County Police Department and emergency medical personnel responded to 930 Poyntz Ave. (1st Lutheran Church) in Manhattan on February 23, 2016 at approximately 5:20 PM for a report of a serious injury collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian. This collision occurred in a private parking lot when a 93-year-old female pedestrian fell to the ground and was struck by the front tire of a 2010 Cadillac SRX driven by a 34-year-old female. 

February 18, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Beginning on February 29, 2016 and ending March 13, 2016 the Riley County Police Department will join Law Enforcement agencies across Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma in a traffic safety operation to reduce teen driver related fatal collisions. In 2015, 13 teens lost their lives due to car crashes in Kansas; 40% of those teens were not properly restrained. 

February 12, 2016

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Emergency crews responded to the 600 block of Yuma Street in Manhattan on February 12, 2016 at approximately 10:48 AM after an officer with the Riley County Police Department made contact with a community member, a 43-year-old male, who had sustained a significant cut to his arm and was bleeding profusely. He was transported to Via Christi Hospital for his injuries. Immediately after making contact with this subject officers observed smoke coming from the home at 615 Yuma Street.

December 29, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Due to heightened security at public events nationwide the Riley County Police Department will have an increased presence at some large community functions, those that meet an undisclosed criteria, in the future. This increased police presence is out of an abundance of caution and not a result of direct threats or increased danger to the community, its safety, or future event participants.

December 22, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Police in Riley County are investigating a report of aggravated robbery occurring in the 300 block of Riley Ave. in Ogden, Kansas on December 21, 2015 at approximately 1:20 AM. This robbery occurred at 329 Riley Ave. at the Casey’s General Store and no injuries were reported. 

December 21, 2015

MANHATTAN, KAN. – Police in Riley County responded to the area surrounding and the residence of 3303 Shady Valley Drive outside of the city limits of Manhattan, Kansas at approximately 10:07 AM on December 21, 2015. This response came after police received a report of a female brandishing a firearm in the backyard of the residence and firing multiple rounds.

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