Police Report 9/18/13


stock_police_tapeA Manhattan man was reported missing earlier this month, and Riley County Police confirmed Wednesday that he is still missing.

David Welch (54) of Manhattan, reportedly left his home in a maroon Pontiac Montana van, with Kansas license plates, on the evening of September 2nd at 8:30. Police were contacted and made aware of the man’s absence, as he did not express where he was going to friends or family. After checking areas around Manhattan, they were unsuccessful in locating him.

On September 3rd, police were contacted by Welch’s family and were informed that he had not returned home. Officers confirmed that there was no reason to believe Welch was in danger or harm, or had known medical issues, when the report was filed.

Other law enforcement agencies in the area have been notified and a police information report for missing persons was filed on September 6th.

Welch is still reportedly missing at this time. Anyone with information that could potentially lead to Welch’s whereabouts, are encouraged to contact the Riley County Police Department at 785-537-2112.


A report of aggravated indecent liberties has prompted an investigation here in Manhattan.

This incident involves two female child victims age 4 and a 13 year old male suspect known to them.

Reportedly the suspect in this case exposed himself to the victims. Officers are still investigating at this time.


Riley County Police have filed a report for rape in the Manhattan area.

Over the past weekend a 25 year old female victim reported that she was raped by a male known to her.

Officers are still investigating and no arrests have been made at this time.


A Manhattan man was arrested for probation violation Tuesday morning.

Joshua Davies (26) was arrested, by Riley County Police, for violating his probation. Police did not share information about the original charge, but his bond was set at $5,000.


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