A Riley County police officer has become the latest to graduate from the FBI National Academy in Virginia. The department said Friday, Lt. Brad Jager was one of 256 law enforcement officers who graduated from the 277th session on September 13. It included members of law enforcement agencies from 34 countries, five military organizations and [...]
Officers filed a report for theft in the 1000 block of Hostetler Dr. in Manhattan on September 19, 2019, at approximately 1:10 PM. Officers listed Firestone as the victim when it was reported a known female suspect took money from the business. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $3,663.00. Police ask that [...]
Officers filed a report for theft in the 8100 block of South Port Road in Manhattan on September 18, 2019, at approximately 1:45 PM. Officers listed Tractor Supply as the victim when an unknown suspect took a Kohler 196CC Engine. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $900.00. Police ask that anyone with [...]
The owner of a Manhattan restaurant charged with sex crimes appeared in Riley County District Court Tuesday for his fourth status hearing. Robert Iacobellis appeared in court from his jail cell via video feed with public defender Phyl Yau representing him. Yau requested that Iacobellis’s status hearing be moved to await further potential charges from [...]
Governor Laura Kelly has appointed Assistant Riley County Attorney Kendra Lewison as the next district judge in the 21st Judicial District. Lewison’s appointment fills the vacancy created when former Chief Judge Meryl Wilson retired in June. Her name was one of four submitted to the governor’s office as a finalist for confirmation. The position encompasses [...]
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TOPEKA — The Kansas Corporation Commission has denied Westar Energy’s request to pass along the cost of purchasing 8 percent of the Jeffrey Energy Center in Pottawatomie County. The request would have seen ratepayers bearing the cost of the seven-month lease and subsequent purchase in August 2019 of an 8 percent interest in the center. [...]
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Officers filed a report for motor vehicle theft in the 3200 block of Claflin Road in Manhattan on September 10, 2019, at approximately 6:30 AM. Officers listed a 24-year-old female and a 36-year-old female as the victims when it was reported an unknown suspect took a 1999 Dodge Intrepid with miscellaneous items inside the vehicle. [...]
Riley County residents can now send text messages to 911 in the event of an emergency. The Riley County Police Department announced Tuesday it has upgraded its infrastructure to Next Generation 911, an internet-based system. The transition is the beginning step toward enhanced capabilities such as more accurate caller location and a faster, more resilient [...]
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WESTMORELAND, Kan. — Road and bridge damage, some of which is due to an August that saw about 10 inches of rain, was one of the main topics of discussion during the Pottawatomie County Commission meeting Monday morning. Public Works Director Peter Clark displayed a map showing sites of storm damage that occurred between April [...]
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Officers filed a report for criminal damage to property in the 4200 block of Spook Rock Way in Manhattan on September 6, 2019, at approximately 8:40 AM. Officers listed a 25-year-old male as the victim when he reported an unknown suspect damaged the paint on his vehicle. The estimated total loss associated with this case [...]