Officers filed a report for motor vehicle theft in the 2100 block of Prairie Lea Pl. on June 16, 2017 at approximately 9:15 AM. Officers listed Michael Carson, 27, of Manhattan, as the victim when he reported that an unknown suspect took his 2006 Kawasaki Ninja 636R . The total loss associated with this case is approximately $4,000. Police ask that anyone with information contact RCPD or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers.
Officers responded to a 3 vehicle injury accident at Fort Riley Blvd. and Westwood Rd. on June 16, 2017 at approximately 5:10 PM. When officers arrived on scene, they found that a silver 2003 Honda Odyssey, driven by Scott Warren, 46, of Wamego, struck a gray 2016 Dodge Challenger, driven by Teerica Haygood, 22, of Junction City,. The impact caused the Challenger to move forward and strike a blue 2017 Subaru Outback, driven by Erin Deyoung, 32, of Manhattan. Haygood was transported by EMS to Via Christi for treatment of her injuries. Warren was issued a citation for inattentive driving.
Officers filed a report for theft, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia in the 3600 block of Everett Dr. on June 17, 2017 at approximately 2:55 AM. Officers listed Heather White-Brighton, 39, of Manhattan, and Michael Brighton, 39, of Manhattan, as the victims when they reported that a known suspect took a plant from their residence. When stopped, the suspect also had approximately 25 potted and free standing plants, a leaf blower, a hedge trimmer, and other miscellaneous garden decorations in the vehicle. All were seized in the belief that they were stolen. Officers also seized items that field tested positive for methamphetamine during the search. RCPD asks that if you are missing any items you believe match those listed above, to contact Riley County Dispatch at 785-537-2112.
Officers filed a report for burglary and motor vehicle theft in the 5200 block of Tuttle Creek Blvd. on June 18, 2017 at approximately 9:10 AM. Officers listed Gary Winnie, 57, of Manhattan, as the victim when he reported that an unknown suspect took his 1981 Chevy Camaro from a storage unit. The total loss associated with this case is approximately $10,010.
Randall Roberds, 38, of Branch, Arkansas, was arrested while at the Riley County Police Department on June 18, 2017 at approximately 12:40 PM. Roberds was arrested on 2 Riley County District Court warrants for failure to appear and 1 Manhattan Municipal Court warrant for failure to appears. Roberds’ total bond was set at $14,000, causing him to remain confined.
Officers responded to a single vehicle accident in the 11600 block of Blue River Hills Rd. on June 18, 2017 at approximately 4:10 PM. When officers arrived on scene, they found a purple 1996 Honda VT600CD, driven by Bruce Wheeler, 63, of Leonardville, was laying on its side. Wheeler was transported by EMS to Via Christi for treatment of his injuries. No citations were issued at the scene.