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November 23, 2018

On Thursday, November 22, 2018 at approximately 10:10 PM., the Riley County Police Department received a call stating an individual had been shot in the 700 block of Allen Road in Manhattan. 

When officers arrived on scene, they found an 18 year-old male had been shot in what appears to be an attempted aggravated robbery. The male was transported to Via Christi for treatment of non-life threatening  injuries.

There are two unknown suspects. This is an ongoing investigations, no additional information is available at this time. 

November 22, 2018

For many individuals experiencing mental illness, the holiday season is often a time when the symptoms heighten.

WHAT ARE THE HOLIDAY BLUES? The Holiday Blues are temporary feelings of anxiety and/or depression during the holidays that can be associated with extra stress, unrealistic expectations, or memories that accompany the season. 

TIPS FOR AVOIDING THE HOLIDAY BLUES: 

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.

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