Officers filed a report for aggravated battery and battery in the 2200 block of Green Ave. in Manhattan on May 2, 2023. A 15-year-old male was listed as the victim when it was reported 17- and 18-year-old males and two other unknown males punched him multiple times and stomped on his head while he was on the ground. The extent of the victim’s injuries is unknown at this time. Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers. Using Crime Stoppers allows you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.
Nichole Costley, 39, of Manhattan was arrested on May 2, 2023, around 6:45 p.m. near the intersection of S. 5th and Houston Streets in Manhattan after officers found meth during a traffic stop and she gave a false name. Costley was booked on possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while suspended, and interference with LEO. Costley was issued a total bond of $8,000. Costley was also arrested on her Shawnee County District Court warrant for possession of an opiate, opium, narcotic, or certain stimulant and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was issued a total bond of $3,500 and no longer remains confined on either arrest at the time of this report.
Kenneth Scott, 62, of Manhattan was arrested on May 2, 2023, around 8:00 p.m. on his Riley County District Court warrant for probation violation. This warrant stems from Scott violating probation on an original charge of unlawful possession of a controlled substance. Scott remains confined in the Riley County Jail with a total bond of $20,000.