Within the confines of the Riley County Jail, sits a 53-year-old Manhattan man reportedly wanted in Los Angeles, California on a murder warrant in a case dating back to 1983.
Riley County Police announced Tuesday that on July 26th, Bernardo Rodriguez-Gamez was arrested due to a series of search warrants concerning narcotic possession.
After some time, the LA Police and District Attorney’s office contacted the Riley County Police to confirm the extradition order and their willingness to extradite the suspect back to LA.
At this point, the details of the LA investigation are scarce. KMAN has contacted the media relations division of LAPD and is awaiting a response, although indications are it may be an FBI-related matter.
Sometime between 8:30 am and 2:10 pm Monday, an unknown suspect or suspects forced their way into the home of 22 year old Hilary Funk in the 800 block of Allison Avenue.
Among the items taken included a lap top, fresh water pearl set, a pistol and some alcohol.
The suspect or suspects are still unknown at this time.
Around 6:25 Monday evening, reports came from the area round the Douglas Community Center on the corner of 10th and Yuma that shots were fired.
Upon arrival, suspects were seen running in multiple directions and an on scene investigation took place.
Five individuals reported being victims of aggravated assault. They include Robert Baggett, 19, Anthony Toliver, 22, Michael Brooks, 19, and 16-year-old and 15-year-old males, whoe addresses were withheld.
Arrested at 6:35 pm was Jamie Cooper. 21, on aggravated assault with a firearm and felon in possession of a firearm bond was set for $7,500.
Diamantae Boyd, 19, was also arrested for aggravated assault and felon in possession of a firearm. Bond was also set at $7,500 .
No one was injured.