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Pottawatomie County Opens Warming Stations

February 16, 2021 The Pottawatomie County Emergency Operations Center, along with other area partners, met this morning to discuss the continuing frigid temperatures, re-instated Phase III for the power grid causing rolling power outages of around 2 hours, and other details. At this time, we are preparing to open Warming Stations (SHORT-TERM, temporary areas to […]

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Press Release for February 8th, 2021

On Friday February 5, 2021, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to Kansas Hardwoods located in the 22000 block of Highway 24 Belvue, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, for a theft report.  Kansas Hardwoods reported that unknown person(s) stole numerous hardwood boards from the business between January 28 and February 3, 2021.  The stolen boards are described […]

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Press Release for February 2nd, 2021

On January 26, 2021, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Westmoreland CO-OP, 203 Highway 99, Westmoreland, Pottawatomie County, Kansas for a report of a burglary and theft. Deputies determined that an unknown person, or persons had forced entry into the business and removed money and other items. A short time later, Deputies were […]

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Planned Maintenance – Feb 2nd, 2021

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office 911 telephone system will be undergoing some maintenance on Tuesday February 2, 2021, between the hours of 11:00 am until 1:00 p.m. During this outage 911 calls will be automatically directed to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.   The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s administration telephone lines will be operational.  Therefore, if […]

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Press Release for December 28th, 2020

On Tuesday December 28, 2020, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office took two theft reports of catalytic convertors from different locations. The first report was taken from Frieling Auto Sales, 7846 E. Highway 24 Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Kansas for the theft of a catalytic convertor from a vehicle. The theft occurred between December 15, 2020 and […]

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Press Release for December 7th, 2020

On November 27, 2020, The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 9700 block of Lavender Lane, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Kansas for a vehicle burglary. Several items were removed from the vehicle to include the victim’s debit card. The stolen debit card was used at the Short Stop gas station, 8207 South Port Drive, Manhattan, […]

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Press Release for November 19th, 2020

On Thursday November 19, 2020, at 7:36 a.m., the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received information of a possible active shooter at a business in the 8200 block of Southport Drive, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Kansas.  The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, Riley County Police Department and Kansas Highway Patrol responded to the area.  Upon Officers arrival it […]

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Press Release for November 5th, 2020

On Thursday November 5, 2020, at 11:42 a.m., the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a individual that was working on the Belvue bridge, on Schoeman road, rural Belvue, Pottawatomie County, Kansas.  The individual reported that a black Honda had almost ran over construction workers.  Deputies in the area were alerted to […]

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Finger Printing and Vehicle Inspections

At this time we will NOT be accepting any Finger Prints or Vehicle Inspections (VIN Inspections) at our main office in Westmoreland until further notice. –Any VIN Inspections can be performed by one of our officers on the road. If you have any questions or need to have an officer come to a Pottawatomie County […]

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Press Release for October 1st, 2020

On Wednesday September 30, 2020, at 9:54 p.m., the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a single vehicle roll-over injury accident on Elm Slough Road, just East of Vineyard road, in rural St. George, Pottawatomie County, Kansas.  Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Deputies along with St. George Firefighters and Pottawatomie County EMS responded to […]

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