Riley County Police released information Monday regarding the arrest of Margarito Silva Jr. (49)of Alma
He was arrested Friday on a warrant listing several offenses including two counts of making false information, three counts theft, and two counts theft by deception. Silva was issued a $5,000 bond and is still confined in the Riley County Jail.
Riley County Police filed a report of an attempted robbery Saturday for an incident that occurred at approximately 10:00 p.m. the night before. Police were told that George Schultz III (25), of Manhattan was threatened by two unidentified males in the 1500 block of N. 10th Street (Manhattan Country Club).
The males, both African American, were riding in a red Chevy Tahoe. They approached Schultz in an attempt to gain entry into the building. It is suspected that the two were attempting to take possession of US currency and alcohol from the establishment.
No entry was made and the suspects left the scene. The victim was not injured. Anyone with information on this crime should contact RCPD or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers.
Riley County Police released information Monday regarding the arrest of Shaun Shoemaker (36) of Wamego.
This arrest stemmed from a Geary County warrant for burglary and theft. His bond was set at $5,000 and he is no longer confined at the Riley County Jail