Police Report 3/31/14


The Riley County Police Department released information this morning regarding an arrest it made on Friday of a Manhattan woman.

Police arrested Noemarys Ortiz-Paris (18) at Noon Friday for a warrant out of Douglas County regarding a theft investigation. She was confined at Riley County Jail on a $20,000 bond.


Riley County Police arrested two people following the report of an arson which occurred in Ogden over the weekend.

Police arrested Tabitha Jorgensen (29) and Jenean Goulette (23), both of Ogden, for a domestic related incident in which the two burned clothing that belonged to a male victim in his 20s.

 Police are withholding additional information at this time due to the domestic nature of the incident. There were, however, no injuries reported and the two were confined on a bond of $5,000.


 Riley County Police arrested Dustin Werick (21) of Topeka on Saturday for a failure to appear warrant.

The original offense was listed as driving with a cancelled, suspended, or revoked license. Werick was confined at the Riley County Jail on a10,000 dollar bond.


Riley County Police are investigating a vehicle collision that sent two drivers to the hospital for injury, Sunday.

Caleb Deines (17) of Manhattan was travelling eastbound on Kimball Avenue in his 1999 Pontiac Grand Am. While negotiating the curve of the roadway, Deines lost control of his vehicle, which slid perpendicular, blocking both eastbound lanes.

 A 2007 Yamaha YZFR1 motorcycle, driven by Jordan Parr-Hess,  attempted to avoid the Grand Am. As a result, the motorcycle crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a 2010 Chevy Suburban, driven by Mary Elkins (60) of Harveyville.

 Parr-Hess was ejected from his motorcycle and sustained significant injury. He was transported to Mercy Regional and ultimately flown to a nearby hospital. Elkins was also transported to Mercy Regional for non-life threatening injuries.

Police are investigating this incident as an aggravated battery due to reckless driving. No arrests have been made or citations issued at this time.


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