The following summary of calls for service/reports filed by the Riley County Police Department is a portion of those received by police. Some names, addresses, and case details are withheld to follow local, state, and federal law as well as in an attempt to protect community members from being victimized further. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
MANHATTAN, KAN. –
Officers filed a report for burglary in the 3900 block of Rocky Ford Ave. in Manhattan on December 1, 2021, around 10:35 a.m. Officers listed a 72-year-old female as the victim when it was reported a known male suspect entered her house without permission and stole $200 in American Eagle quarters, checks, two FitBit watches, two pairs of sweat pants, a $25 Walmart gift card, a $50 Dillons gift card, a $100 Visa gift card, and jewelry. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $585.
Officers responded to the report of an injury crash near the intersection of N. 11th St. and Bertrand St. in Manhattan on December 1, 2021, around 11:31 a.m. When officers arrived on scene, they found a 2001 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Norman Highfill of Manhattan had failed to yield at a stop sign on N. 11th st. and hit a 2020 Honda Fit driven by Charlene Brownson, 71, of Manhattan. Brownson was transported to Via Christi for treatment of head, neck and shoulder pain.
Officers filed a report for forgery in the 1000 block of Westloop Pl. in Manhattan on December 1, 2021, around 12:23 p.m. Officers listed Kansas State Bank, Konza Prairie Pizza, 20- and 60-year-old males, and a 39-year-old female as the victims when it was reported a known female suspect cashed a fraudulent check. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $870.
Officers filed a report for theft in the 400 block of E. Poyntz Ave. in Manhattan on December 1, 2021, around 3:50 p.m. Officers listed Morning Star Inc,. as the victim when it was reported an unknown suspect cut off and stole the catalytic converter from a Ford E-450 van. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $2,300. Anyone with information can contact RCPD or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. Using the Crime Stoppers service can allow you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.dailycitationmedia_12-02-2021