Riley County Police arrested two individuals early yesterday morning. Justin Minor, 18, and Cherokee Hardemon, 19, of East Liverpool, Ohio, were arrested in the 2800 block of Pillsbury Drive. Both were taken into custody for distribution of marijuana, possession of marijuana, felony possession of drug paraphernalia, and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Both of their bonds were set at $14,000.00, causing them to remain confined at the time of this report.
Officers filed a report for criminal damage to property in the 1100 block of Garden Way yesterday at approximately 6:10 AM. CSL Plasma was the victim when a suspect destroyed two glass windows. The total loss associated with this case is approximately $2,000.00. Johnathan Crowder, 20, of Manhattan, was arrested for criminal damage to property in the 1100 block of Garden Way. Crowder’s bond was set at $2,000.00, causing him to remain confined at the time of this report.
Officers filed a report for attempted rape, attempted indecent liberties with a child, and promote obscenity to minors in the northeast section of Manhattan yesterday. Officers listed a 15 year old female as the victim when her mother reported that a 33 year old male known to them had attempted to rape the 15 year old multiple times over the previous 2 years. The mother also reported that the male had sent inappropriate pictures to the 15 year old victim as well. Due to the nature of the offenses, no additional information was released.
Wendell Parrish, 34, of Manhattan, was arrested while at the Riley County Police Department yesterday afternoon. Parrish was arrested on a Riley County District Court warrant for violation of the Kansas Offender Registration Act and perjury. Parrish’s bond was set at $5,000.00, causing him to remain confined at the time of this report.
Officers filed a report for criminal damage to property in the 3000 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd. yesterday at approximately 4:40 PM. Officers listed Richard Messerly, 38, of Manhattan, as the victim when he reported that an unknown suspect scratched, dented, and attempted to force open his 2009 Chevrolet pickup truck. The total loss associated with this case is approximately $2,000.00. Police ask that anyone with information contact RCPD or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. Using the Crime Stoppers service can allow you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00.
Source: KMAN Local News