Police Blotter 1/18/2013

RCPDAs KMAN previously reported, a 40 year old man was pronounced dead at Mercy Regional Health Center due to unusual circumstances.

The Riley County Police Department has released more information.

RCPD received a welfare check on a man staying at the Motel 6 in Manhattan.

Upon arrival, offices discovered Nicholas Gurik, 40, of Wakefield, Kansas, had been huffing from several keyboard dusting cans.

Initially , Gurik was conscious, but his condition quickly deteriorated.

RCPD is currently investigating the incident as an accidental death overdose.

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An Olathe man is being held here in Manhattan on charges.

William Starrett, 20, is being confined on a failure to appear.

Starrett’s bond is set at $7,500.

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The Riley County Police Department is investigating a rape in Riley County.

A 22 year old female reported that she had been raped in October by someone she knew.

The investigation continues.

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A lewd and lascivious offense was reported in Ogden.

Riley County Police Department received a report Thursday from a business located in the 400 block of Riley Avenue in Ogden where 76 year old Janet Estes works.

Estes told police that a subject entered the business, exposed himself to her and then left.

Then investigation continues.

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Little is known at this point, but the Riley County Police department is investigating a string of vehicle burglaries in the Country Estates area.

Police confirmed at this point there are seven victims involved.

KMAN will continue to bring updates as they become available.