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Press Release for April 20th, 2017

During the evening of Monday April 17, 2017, members of the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by members of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks executed 3 search warrants in the rural Manhattan area of Pottawatomie County. The search warrants were served on the residence of 6238 Canary Lane, Lot 52, 6240 Sparrow Lane […]

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Press Release for April 18th, 2017

On April 17th, 2017 a deceased male individual was recovered from the Kansas River approximately 1 mile East of the Belvue River Bridge. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office, conducted another search of the river on April 17th. The Sheriff’s Offices were aided by a local Wamego resident with […]

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Press Release for April 12th, 2017

The investigation into the whereabouts of an individual who jumped into the Kansas River on April 5th, 2017 continues. The Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office, Kansas Highway Patrol, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, and Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks continue efforts to locate a male who had been in a high speed chase, crashed into a […]

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Press Release for April 4th, 2017

On Monday, March 27, 2017, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Cheney Construction, 1125 Hayes Drive, Manhattan for a reported burglary and theft. The victim in the matter advised that over the weekend of March 24th, through the 27th, unknown person or persons had broke into the business and stole two pickup trucks. The stolen […]

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Press Release for February 22nd, 2017

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is working a reported burglary in which a log splitter was stolen. This crime was reported to have occurred in the 9000 block of Cozy Grove Road, rural Westmoreland KS. The victim reported the log splitter was stolen from a detached garage. The stolen log splitter is described as a […]

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Press Release for Feb 15, 2017

On 02-13-2017, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received multiple reports of stolen vehicle batteries in the area of Louisville,Pottawatomie County.  These thefts are believed to have occurred between 02-08-2017 and 02-12-2017. Detectives working these cases received tips and assistance from the public to help identify a suspect, William Joseph Eichem.  Eichem was taken into custody […]

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Press Release for January 19th, 2017

On Monday January 16, 2017 at about 3:53 p.m Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Deputies as well as Riley County Police Officers responded to Wal-Mart, 101 East Bluemont, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County. The victim in this matter reported that a male individual had made a transaction at the business using what was believed to be counterfeit 100 dollar […]

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Press Release for January 3rd, 2017

On the 22nd of December, 2016 the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to the business located at 101 E Bluemont Avenue, Manhattan KS. The business reported that on December 21st, a white male had used counterfeit 100 dollar bills to purchase a flat screen TV. Sometime after the transaction had occurred it was discovered the […]

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Press Release for December 22nd, 2016

On the 22nd of December 2016 the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to Walmart at 101 E Bluemont AVE, Manhattan KS. It was reported that on the 21st of December a white male purchased a flat screen TV using five fake $100 bills. The bills are marked “For Motion Picture Use Only”. We have been […]

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Found Cows – 10/2/16

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has taken up 4 cows with calves and 1 bull. Call to identify 785-457-3353.  Found in the Fostoria Area. Greg Riat Sheriff

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