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 arson at Manhattan High School in the 2100 block of Poyntz Ave. on November 28, 2022, around 10:45 a.m. after a bathroom soap dispenser was lit on fire. It was quickly extinguished by a teacher with a fire extinguisher. The incident remains under investigation. 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 fraud in the 2100 block of Meadowlark Rd. in Manhattan on November 28, 2022, around 5:00 p.m. An 86-year-old woman was listed as the victim when it was reported a 66-year-old woman known to her wrote a $3,500 check to herself with the victim’s checkbook.dailycitationmedia_14