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 aggravated arson and criminal damage to property in the 2200 block of College Ave on March 17, 2022, around 4:18 a.m. Officers listed a 35-year-old male as the suspect when it was reported a fire was started inside an apartment at the Gramercy Apartments. The total estimated loss has been increased to $10,000 to the structure and $1,000 to contents according to the Manhattan Fire Department (MFD). Please see MFD’s release for further information about the fire. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Officers filed a report for aggravated assault in the 1400 block of Cambridge Pl. in Manhattan on March 17, 2022, around 5:35 p.m. Officers listed a 26-year-old male as the victim when it was reported a 30-year-old male suspect threatened him with a gun. Mohamed Adbelmalik Dafalla, 30, of Ogden was arrested in connection for aggravated assault. Dafalla is currently confined in the Riley County Jail with a total bond of $10,000.
Officers filed a report for theft in the 5400 block of Haddon Ct. in Manhattan on March 17, 2022, around 8:30 p.m. Officers listed USAA as the victim when it was reported an unknown female suspect transferred $1,000 out of a bank account without permission. 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.dailycitationmedia_03-18-2022