Riley County Police Officers responded to the report of an injury accident near the intersection of 10th and Leavenworth Street in Manhattan Monday at approximately 4:20 PM. When officers arrived on scene they found a Lexus RX300 driven by Lingyun Jiang, 26, of Manhattan had struck a Dodge Neon driven by Mark Caffrey, 53, of [...]
Long time Riley County Commissioner Bob Newsome has died. A memorial service is set for Wednesday, December 27, at 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Manhattan. More information will be released soon. The post Long time Riley County Commis...
The Riley County Police director has a new contract. After a couple of executive sessions, Riley County Law Board member Barry Wilkerson made the motion regarding RCPD Director Brad Schoen’s contract, which was unanimously approved. The step salary increase means an adjustment from Director Schoen’s current $142,474.22 to $147,318.34. In other action, new video visitation [...]
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Riley County Police are investigating a number of sex-related crimes from this past weekend. RCPD Officers filed a report for aggravated kidnapping, rape, aggravated criminal sodomy and aggravated burglary on Friday in Ogden. Officers listed a 38 year old female as the victim and an unknown male as the suspect. Due to the nature of [...]
A Clay Center man was sentenced Thursday to two years on supervised release for selling assets he had pledged as collateral on a federal loan. U.S. Attorney Tom Beall for the state of Kansas in Wichita adds Harold Mugler, 64, was ordered to pay $84,594 in restitution. Mugler pleaded guilty to one count of criminal [...]
A Wamego man will serve nearly five years in prison in connection with a Wamego kidnapping this past May. David Rojas was sentenced Thursday in Pottawatomie County District Court to 59 months for kidnapping, and 12 months for criminal discharge of a firearm. The sentences will be served concurrently and Rojas was remanded to sere [...]
Riley County USD 378 school board members said goodbye to two of their own, with a Farewell reception for Kerry Thurlow and Ross Wahl, who have each been board members for four years. The board Monday night also accepted Eric Willimon’s resignation as the grades 7-12 athletic director at the end of the 2017-18 school [...]
After some discussion as to whether to close a Riley County murder retrial motions hearing to the public and media, Judge Meryl Wilson allowed the Tuesday Luis Aguirre hearing to be open. Aguirre is facing a new trial after the Kansas Supreme Court reversed his earlier conviction more than two years ago in connection with [...]
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A Topeka man faces a $100,000 bond in Riley County following his arrest late Monday morning. Enrique Munoz, 19, was taken into custody while at the Riley County Courthouse in the 100 block of Courthouse Plaza in Manhattan at about 11:30 a.m. Munoz was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for aggravated robbery [...]
The Kansas Court of Appeals has affirmed a Riley County District Court judgment in a nearly six year old murder case. Former Fort Riley soldier Daniel Parker had appealed, claiming his trial attorney’s representation had been deficient because the attorney didn’t fully investigate the victim more and failed to keep Parker adequately informed before trial. [...]