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.
MANHATTAN, KAN. –
Officers filed a report for rape in Manhattan on January 21, 2022, around 5:39 p.m. Officers listed an 11-year-old female as the victim. Due to the nature of this crime, no further information will be released.
Officers filed a report for aggravated battery in the 700 block of N. Manhattan Ave. in Manhattan on January 23, 2022, around 3:14 a.m. Officers listed a 21-year-old male as the victim when it was reported a 29-year-old male punched him in the jaw and knocked him unconscious.
Officers filed a report for theft and criminal damage to property in the 1100 block of Moro St. in Manhattan on January 23, 2022, around 10:16 a.m. Officers listed a 19-year-old female as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect stole her iPhone 12 Pro Max and took financial cards out of the cardholder on the phone and used the cards at Tubby’s bar and online. The phone was later found damaged on Laramie St. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $1,400. 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 filed a report for theft in the 400 block of E. Poyntz Ave. in Manhattan on January 23, 2022, around 2:09 p.m. Officers listed Academy Sports as the victim when it was reported a 45-year-old male suspect stole merchandise from the store. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $500. Richard Eugene Bolen II, 45, of Manhattan was issued a Notice to Appear for theft.dailycitationmedia_01-24-2022