RCPD arrests drug offender at Manhattan hotel


Shannon Bryant

Riley County Police have arrested a 42-year-old man with several warrants.

Shannon Lavar Bryant, a registered drug offender, had absconded from law enforcement since September. He’s charged with two counts of violating the offender registration act, one count of marijuana distribution, a probation violation, use of a communication device and driving with a suspended license. He was arrested late Wednesday at a Manhattan hotel.

According to the Kansas Department of Corrections, Bryant has active drug convictions dating back to 2018 in Riley County.

He remains jailed on a $27,500 bond.


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