The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police. Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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Officers filed a report for theft in the 2500 block of Farm Bureau Rd. in Manhattan on December 8, 2021, around 9:37 a.m. Officers listed a 29-year-old female as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect stole a package containing an Apple laptop after it was delivered to the wrong address. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $1,440. Anyone with information can contact RCPD or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. Using the Crime Stoppers service can allow you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.
Officers responded to the report of an injury crash near the intersection of N. Seth Child Rd. and Marlatt Ave. in Manhattan on December 8, 2021, around 5:45 p.m. When officers arrived on scene, they found a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Margaret Shykes, 62, of Junction City and a 2003 Chrysler Town & County driven by Kayla Lemmon, 31, of Manhattan were involved in a t-bone crash. Shykes was transported to Via Christi for treatment of a neck injury. More details will be forthcoming.
Officers responded to a medical call in the 500 block of Gatlinburg Way in Manhattan on December 8, 2021, around 7:05 p.m. When officers arrived on scene, they found a deceased 53-year-old male. No foul play is suspected at this time.dailycitationmedia_12-09-2021