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 and 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 1100 block of Thurston Street in Manhattan on April 12, 2022, around 12:27 p.m. Officers listed a 36-year-old male as the victim when he reported an unknown male stabbed him in the foot. 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 aggravated assault in the 500 block of Riley Avenue in Ogden on April 12, 2022, around 5:21 p.m. Officers listed a 22-year-old male as the victim when it was reported a 38-year-old female suspect pointed a gun at the victim. Maria Ruiz, of Wamego, was arrested in connection. Ruiz was issued a total bond of $5,000. Ruiz was not confined in the Riley County Jail at the time of this report.
Officers filed a report for theft from a motor vehicle in the 700 block of Dondee Drive in Manhattan on April 12, 2022, around 5:44 p.m. Officers listed a 25-year-old male as the victim when he reported a known 17-year-old suspect took his Black Smith and Wesson MMP Shield EZ Model 9MM handgun from his vehicle. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $600.
Officers filed a report for aggravated assault and criminal possession of a firearm in the 1200 block of Yuma Street in Manhattan on April 12, 2022, around 9:34 p.m. Officers listed a 14-year-old and 38-year-old females as the victims when it was reported a known 18-year-old female pointed a gun at the victims. Ladashia Ransom, of Manhattan, was arrested in connection. Ransom was issued a total bond of $21,000. Ransom was still confined in the Riley County Jail at the time of this report. Tommie Abernathy, 17, of Manhattan, was arrested in connection on an offense of criminal carry of a weapon; concealed pistol/firearm on land/abode/business. Abernathy was booked through the juvenile intake facility.citation_report_04_13_22