Police Report 7/14


Riley County Police picked up Desiree Kane (31) Saturday for several violent offenses.

Kane was arrested at approximately 9:50 PM in the 500 block of Tuttle Creek Boulevard for domestic battery, battery of a law enforcement officer, assault of a law enforcement officer, and interference with law enforcement.

She was given “no bond” for these offenses in Riley County, as she would be transported to another facility. Police came into contact with Kane after reports of her striking a 41-year-old male who was known to her.

Kane was reportedly intoxicated when police caught up with her at which time she attempted to bite one of the officers as well as resist arrest. Kane was ultimately transported to the Pottawatomie County Jail.


Riley County Police arrested Richard Jackson (40) of Manhattan on Saturday afternoon for a number of drug related offenses.

Jackson was picked up in the 700 block of Allen road after attempting to flee or elude a police officer. He was charged with possession of methamphetamine, felony possession of marijuana and possession of opiates, opium, or narcotic drug offenses.

His bond was set for $23,000 and he is currently confined at the Riley County Jail. Several of the charges were listed on area warrants.


Riley County Police filed a report of aggravated battery in the 1100 block of North Third Street in Manhattan shortly after 2:15 Saturday morning.

After a road rage incident, two vehicles stopped and the drivers confronted one another leaving one person injured. Mark Dungee III (50) of Manhattan received a small stab wound to the arm after a heated argument between he and an unknown white female (a passenger of the other vehicle). The injury did not require transport to a medical facility.

No arrests have been made at this time, however officers are investigating leads and suspect descriptions. The vehicle that carried the suspect away from the scene was reported as a red, late 90’s Ford F-150.


Riley County Police filed a theft report Sunday for a stolen 1999 Seadoo Jet Ski and trailer.

Michael Watt (32) of Butte, Montana reported that the Jet Ski was parked in his backyard and taken sometime last week. Currently suspect(s) are unknown and police are asking that anyone with information contact them or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. The total estimated loss is $1,500.


Riley County Police are investigating a report of criminal damage to property which occurred Sunday morning in the 1000 block of Bertrand Street.

Alejandro Leach (34) of Manhattan reported that his vehicle was parked at his home and damaged by a suspect whom he knew. It is possible that the damage was a result of an argument between the two.

No arrests have been made at the time of this report, and officers continue to investigate. Total estimated loss is $2,500.


Riley County Police filed a report for rape in the city limits of Manhattan Sunday. The victim, a 48-year-old female, reported that a 34-year-old male took advantage of her after she consumed prescription pills and blacked out. The victim received minor injury. The suspect and victim in this investigation knew each other.


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