Upon arrival, police found Chrispino Marino-Santos (25) on the ground bleeding from the face. With Santos, was Mranon Merino-Solano (21) who was on his feet, but complaining of pain in his face.
Both were transported by Riley County Police to Mercy Regional where they were treated and released.
Police found two suspects a short distance away from the scene pushing a bicycle. The suspects were identified as David Perez (27) and Michel Romero (24). Both Manhattan residents were stopped in the 1400 block of Beechwood and charged with aggrivated battery. Their bonds are both set at $5,000 and they are both currently confined.
Riley County Police say there is a possibility that an improvised weapon or blunt object was used, but most of the fight was physical force. The argument was said to have started over nationalities. All participants in the dispute are hispanic, but are from various countries.
Around 3:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, Riley County Police responded to a report of an injury accident on the intersection of Seth Child and Southwind.
A Green 2000 Mazda 626 driven by Jennifer Babb (25) of Lawrence, KS was facing north on Seth Child and attempted to make a left turn onto Southwind. Babb’s vehicle collided with a White 2005 Ford Expedition driven by Heather Spiller (31) of Manhattan. Spiller was headed southbound on Seth Child. A semi truck and trailer driven by Gregory Schneider (32) of Concordia, KS was traveling southbound behind Spiller.
The semi truck struck the rear of Spiller’s Expedition after the initial impact with Babb’s Mazda.
Spiller was transported to Mercy by Riley County EMS where she was treated and released for pain to her side.
Babb was cited for Failure to Yield the Right of Way while making a left turn.
The debris from the accident caused southbound traffic on Seth Child to be closed at Anderson Avenue until 3:49 p.m. that day.
A series of small thefts cropping up around Manhattan, Wamego and Junction City has left many residents with minor losses.
Brecken Jones (27) of Manhattan, reported sometime between 10:00 p.m. Tuesday evening and 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, a wallet was taken from her residence.
The total loss was only $10, but Riley County Police Lt. Josh Kyle says this isn’t the first small theft they’ve seen.
Kyle estimated almost ten of these small item thefts have occured in the past few months. The homes being broken into are either unlocked or entered by cutting a screen door.
Kyle says, “it’s important to keep not only your doors locked, but your windows locked as well.”
Two Kansas State students left to go home to China and came back to find numerous items were missing from their home.
Zeyo Guo (22) and Ziran Gong (22) left to go home to China on May 17th and arrived back Wednesday.
Their Moro Street apartment appeared to be entered by force when they found a standard window screen had been damaged.
Items taken from the residence include: a 32″ Samsung TV, a 42″ Samsung TV, a husky puppy, men’s clothing, an ASUS laptop, and an Apple iPod Nano.
The total loss, including damage, is $3,050.
A Manhattan man is put behind bars after being arrested for three different charges.
Stephon White (24) was arrested around 6:03 A.M. yesterday morning at his Vattier Street apartment.
White was arrested on three different warrants: one failure to appear in Riley County District Court and two probation violations involvintg indentity theft.
White’s bond is set at $7,500 and is currently confined.