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Press Release March 17, 2024

On March 17th, 2024 at 2:50 PM, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s took a report of stolen bicycle from the 4600 block of Sunflower Slope Dr., Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. The bicycle is a Trek Roscoe 24” bicycle valued at $569.00. The stock photo shown below is of the same paint design. Anyone with information is […]

Press Release March 12, 2024

On March 12, 2024, at 549 a.m., the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to Brooks Yamaha, 8070 E US Highway 24, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, for a past burglary that had occurred earlier that morning. The investigation revealed that individuals arrived in a 15ft Uhaul Truck and broke out the glass door on the front […]

Press Release February 22, 2023

February 22, 2023: On February 21st, 2023, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office took a report of graffiti painted on the Onaga Historical Society at 302 East 2nd Street in Onaga. It is believed to have occurred sometime between February 11th and February 21st ,2023. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Rowdy Gates at […]

Press Release February 7, 2023

February 9, 2023 On February 7th, 2023, at approximately 12:43pm, Pottawatomie County Dispatch took a 911 call of a structure fire located in the 400 block of East Plum Street, Louisville, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Emergency crews were dispatched and upon arrival discovered a mobile home with smoke coming from it. While firefighters investigated the fire, […]

Press Release July 11, 2022

July 11, 2022: On Friday, June 17th, 2022, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office filed a burglary report in the 6100 block of K-99 Hwy., rural Wamego, Kansas. A Taurus 9mm pistol valued at over $300.00 was removed from the residence. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Nalani Clark at the Sheriff’s Office at […]

One Pill Can Kill

  This morning the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a Public Safety Alert to warn the American public of the alarming increase in fake prescription pills containing fentanyl and meth. These counterfeit pills are easy to purchase, widely available, and often contain deadly doses of fentanyl. DEA warns that pills purchased outside of a licensed […]

Press Release for July 25th, 2021

On July 20, 2021, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 11000 block of Legion Drive, St. George, Pottawatomie County, Kansas for a past theft of a camper. The camper was stolen sometime between June 25, 2021 and July 20, 2021. The camper is described as a 2010 Salem 27-foot bumper pull camper, two […]

Press Release for July 23rd, 2021

On Thursday July 22, 2021, at 12:54pm, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a person reporting they had been stabbed and they were driving on Westmoreland Road near Cree Road heading to Westmoreland, Kansas. First responders located the injured individual in a truck at Westmoreland Road and Rock Creek Road. The […]

Press Release for July 7th, 2021

On Sunday, July 4, 2021, at 12:06am, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 phone call in reference to shots being fired into an occupied vehicle on Highway 24 near Bluebird Road, just west of Wamego. Deputies arrived on scene and determined that several individuals were in a silver Dodge Ram pick-up truck when […]

Press Release for August 30th, 2021

On Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at about 1:15pm, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a homeowner about a person being in one of their outbuildings in the 19000 block of Lincoln Road in rural Onaga, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Sheriff’s Deputies and other law enforcement officers responded to the area looking for the […]