Press Release for March 4th, 2020

On February 25, 2020, at about 830am, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Deputies were alerted to a break-in in the 8000 block of East Highway 24, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Kansas at the Brooks Yamaha business. Investigation revealed that unknown person(s) made entry into the business and removed numerous STIHL tools including: chainsaws, leaf blower packs and a concrete saw.

Two vehicles were seen that might be associated with the break-in. One appears to be a Ford Escape possibly silver or charcoal in color and the second is  possibly an older model Mercury Sable. If anyone has any information regarding the Theft, or the possible location of these vehicles please contact Detective Hinkle at the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office at 785-457-3353 or leave a tip on our Crimestoppers link at

Shane E. Jager