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 battery in the 700 block of Hayes Dr. in Manhattan on March 7, 2022, around 1:12 p.m. Officers listed a 59-year-old male as the victim when it was reported a 21-year-old male hit him with his car.
Officers filed a report for theft in Manhattan on March 7, 2022, around 2:47 p.m. Officers listed a 46-year-old male as the victim when it was reported a known male suspect stole his 2005 Chevrolet Uplander. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $1,500. 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 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. and Yuma St. in Manhattan on March 7, 2022, around 2:32 p.m. When officers arrived on scene, they found a 2020 Dodge Challenger driven by Crystal Rodriguez, 33, of Manhattan had hit a utility pole. Rodriguez was transported to Via Christi for evaluation. A 7-month-old child was also transported to Via Christi for treatment of head injuries and later to Children’s Mercy in Kansas City for further treatment.
Officers filed a report for possession of stolen property, unlawful computer acts, and theft of lost or mislaid property in the 1000 block of Pottawatomie Ct. in Manhattan on March 7, 2022, around 6:01 p.m. Officers listed a 39-year-old male as the victim when it was reported a 21-year-old male stole his iPhone 12 and used it to steal approximately $1,100 through various apps. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $1,830.dailycitationmedia_03-08-2022