RCPD makes separate arrests on suspected child abuse, lewd and lascivious behavior


MANHATTAN — Riley County Police made a pair of notable arrests overnight in Manhattan.

According to the RCPD arrest report, 43-year-old Savalas Tolliver was arrested just after 12:30 a.m. in the 900 block of Kearney Street. He’s charged with one count of abuse of a child; torture of cruelly beating a child under 18 years old as well as four counts of battery. Tolliver remains confined in Riley County Jail on a $15,000 bond.

Separately on Monday night, a 57-year-old Cowley County man was arrested for exposing himself in public in the Aggieville area.

The RCPD arrest report says Curtis James Fry of Udall faces three total counts of lewd and lascivious acts, exposing himself to two people older than 16 and one person under the age of 16.

The incidents allegedly occurred just after 10 p.m. in the 600 block of Manhattan Ave. and in a back alley near the 1100 block of Moro Street. Fry also faces one drug possession charge and has been issued a total bond of $17,000.

He remained confined in Riley County Jail as of Tuesday morning’s report.


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