Police Report 9/16/13

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More details were released Monday regarding the arrest of a Lawrence man for probation violation. 

Friday afternoon at approximately four, the Riley County Police Department arrested Naim Alamin, 34, for a motion to revoke probation warrant. This warrant stemmed from an incident involving two counts of distribution of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school, distribution of cocaine, conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, and three counts of distribution of a controlled substance.

Alamin is still confined at Riley County Jail on $75,000.00 bond.

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More details were released Monday morning regarding the weekend arrest of  Nebi Ozdoner, 38, of Manhattan.

Ozdoner  was arrested for identity theft/fraud, computer crime, and criminal use of a financial card and making false information. Riley County Police indicate this arrest happened after Ozdoner illegally used financial information that was not his for personal gain throughout the month of September.

The victim has been identified as Nicole Saczawa, 42, of Swanzey, New Hampshire, with a loss of nearly $200. Ozdoner was held in lieu of $75,000 bond and was still confined at the time of this report.

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Riley County Police are investigating several reports of vehicles being scratched and damaged in the 600 block of Fremont Street Saturday. 

Nathan Becker, 21, of Manhattan and Matthew Pauly, 26, of Conway Springs reported  their Chevy vehicles received scratches in several different areas. Both of these vehicles received approximately $1,250.00 worth of damage.

There have been no arrests made in this case and officers ask those with information to contact the police or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers.

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Over the weekend the Riley County Police Department participated in a joint effort to continue to maintain accurate information of registered sex offenders in the Manhattan and Riley County area.

The Riley County Police Department, in partnership with the United States Marshals Service – Sex Offender Investigations Branch, conducted a three-day operation dubbed “Operation RED Little Apple” September 12th – 14th. The operation was a coordinated effort by local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies to ensure registration compliance of convicted sex offenders throughout Riley County, Kansas.

During the operation more than 100 compliance verifications were conducted on registered sex offenders. Compliance verifications were completed by officers visiting and/or contacting individual homes and/or places of employment of each registered offender. Four (4) registered offenders were found to be non-compliant and cases are currently being reviewed for violations of local, state, and federal law.