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Riley County Police Release “Fake Patty’s Day” Weekend Statistics

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On the weekend of March 7, 2014 to March 9, 2014, the Riley County Police Department with assistance from the Junction City Police Department, Emporia Police Department, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Hays Police Department and the Kansas Highway Patrol responded to several calls for service in relation to the Fake Patty’s Day 2014 event. Other emergency ... Read More »

Bond Set For Travelodge Motel Standoff Suspect

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Bond was set at $900,000 for a man involved in a standoff with authorities in Beatrice at the Travelodge Motel early Thursday morning. Adam Wolken surrendered several hours after he forced entry into a room occupied by a woman he had been involved with. Earlier Wednesday evening, she had reported to police that Wolken threatened her with a gun at ... Read More »

ONGOING: “Act of Violence” Reported at Manhattan Quality Inn Hotel

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The morning quiet was broken this morning in Manhattan near the Quality Inn on Highway 24 in what Riley County Police are calling an “act of violence”. Details are scarce at this point, but reports indicate that police responded to the Quality Inn at 6:02 a.m. for a reported disturbance. A suspected is reported to be in custody, and nobody ... Read More »

Marysville City Council Notes – August 26

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The Marysville City Council met Monday. Among public comment, overgrowth of brush in the ditch along Jayhawk Road was noted, with concern for walkers and bikers along the route. Allie Argo with Marysville Main Street was present, and updated the council on several upcoming events and activities. She received approval to add a window to the office, in the former ... Read More »

Tennis Courts & Mill Levy In Marysville City Council Notes

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The Marysville City Council last Monday discussed the city budget, and approved a draft for publication. The mill levy would remain the same as last year, and is scheduled for a vote at the next meeting. A final budget will be determined after a public hearing August 12th at 7 pm. Councilmember Carla Grund is proposing an alternative that would ... Read More »

Law Enforcement Looking For Man Impersonating A Cop

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Law enforcement personnel are looking for a man impersonating a police officer. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office put out a notice today to be on the lookout for 45-year-old Robert Wayne Helms of Pittsburg, who could be connected to up to 25 cases of impersonating a police officer, and trying to cash fake checks. According to the release, Helms could be ... Read More »

Keep better track of your pets

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The Marysville Police Department is urging citizens to keep better track of their dogs and cats, as they have received many complaints in the past year about pets running loose around town.  According to Police Chief Todd Ackerman, when the police department picks up an animal, they are required to keep it for three days, then turn it over to ... Read More »

Odell Man arrested for stealing pickup

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An Odell Man stole a pickup in Beatrice Monday morning, but didn’t get very far before he was arrested.  Patrick Adkins, 19 of Odell, was arrested after a brief police chase in which he drove the pickup into Indian Creek.  Cole Ripprecht, owner of the Dodge pickup, heard it start up in his driveway on South 8th St. shortly after ... Read More »

Wymore Man Arrested for Domestic Assault.

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Trevor M. Hurley of Wymore was arrested for third degree domestic assault, terroristic threats and negligent child abuse following an alleged assault on a woman Tuesday morning. Beatrice Police were dispatched to Beatrice Community Hospital where a woman reported she had been assaulted by her husband. The woman told police that at approximately 11:30 a.m., Hurley, 22, arrived at a ... Read More »