Officers with the Riley County Police Department filed a report for the offenses of burglary and criminal damage to property in the 2500 block of Farm Bureau Road in Manhattan on February 26, 2016 at approximately 10:50 PM. These crimes are said to have occurred on the 26th of this month and involved the theft of a bicycle and US currency as well as damage to a window (total estimated loss is approximately $600.00). Police listed Grace Oey, 43, and Alfonso Flores Collesa, 29, both of Manhattan as the victims in this investigation after an unknown subject(s) entered a residence without permission and left with the aforementioned items. Police are currently seeking information on this crime and encourage anyone with information to contact the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers.
Kevin Harbaugh, 34, of Manhattan was arrested while in the 500 block of S. Manhattan Ave. on February 27, 2016 at approximately 7:35 PM. Harbaugh was arrested on a warrant for probation violation which originated in Douglas County, Kansas. He was given “no bond” and at the time of this report was confined at the Riley County Jail.
Police in the 500 block of Juliette Ave. on February 28, 2016 arrested Quinn Triplett, 33, of Manhattan on a warrant for the offense of failure to appear (original offense listed as possession of certain hallucinogenic drugs). Triplett was arrested at approximately 11:50 PM and given a bond of $5,000.00 for which he was confined at the time of this report.
RCPD arrested Sidney Brown Sr., 48, of Manhattan on the offense of domestic battery, intimidation of a witness or victim, and disorderly conduct. He was given a bond of $6,000.00 and at the time of this report was confined at the Riley County Jail. Brown was arrested while in the 400 block of Laramie Street after a verbal argument escalated into a physical altercation with a female victim who is 31 years of age. Due to the nature of this crime further victim information has been withheld.
Police were made aware of a person posing as a police officer through text message over the weekend. RCPD would like to remind the community that though officers will use the telephone to make contact, using text messages is uncommon and should raise suspicion. Remember to protect personal and financial information from those you do not know and those you do not trust.
The Riley County Police Department filed a report for and is now investigating a report of aggravated indecent liberties with a child which was made known to police on February 28, 2016 at approximately 4:45 PM. Police were told that a 6-year-old female child was touched inappropriately by a 29-year-old male suspect who is known to her. This crime is said to have occurred in the city limits of Manhattan on February 26, 2016. Due to the nature of this crime no further information has been released.