Press Releases

Press Release for October 10th, 2017

On Monday, October 2, 2017, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 9000 block of Roepke Road, rural Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, for the theft of a construction trailer. The trailer, a white 2000 Pace enclosed trailer, was stolen sometime between Saturday September 30, 2017 around Noon and Monday, October 2, 2017 around 8:30am. The trailer, […]

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Press Release for September 18th, 2017

On September 16th, at about 4:40 p.m, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an injury accident on Highway 24 East of Schoeman Rd near mile marker 340.8. Upon arrival Deputies learned that a 1997 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Daniel McDonald was driving east on Highway 24 when it was reported to have […]

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Press Release for September 7th, 2017

On 09-06-2017, Detectives from the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the Riley County Police Department recovered the missing 1997 Dodge Dakota,  Georgia Tag #RGH3041. The case remains under investigation at this time. On September 5, around 3:45 a.m. the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an injured male near the […]

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Press Release Aug 29th, 2017

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of 3 Hustler Zero Turn Riding Mowers from Brooks Yamaha located at 8070 E Highway 24, Manhattan.  The mowers are believed to have been stolen between August 26th, 2017, 3:00 P.M. and August 28th, 2017, 8:00 AM. The mowers had been parked at the front of […]

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Press Release Aug 23rd 2017

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged robbery that occurred at about 9:30 p.m. on Monday August 21, 2017. The victim was loading groceries into her vehicle at the Wal-Mart parking lot, 100 Bluemont when a white female with brown hair got out of a dark colored passenger car and grabbed the victims […]

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Press Release for July 17th, 2017

On Saturday July 15, 2017,at 9:26 a.m., the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a transferred “911” call from the Riley County Police Department in reference to a burglary in progress.  The caller was calling from 8400 block of Junietta Road Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Kansas.  The caller/victim reported that a black male suspect in his late […]

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Press Release for June 29th, 2017 – Stampede Stats

The following agencies combined in a joint law enforcement effort at the 2017 Country Stampede; Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism State of Kansas Alcohol Beverage Control Pottawatomie County Sheriff Riley County Police Department The following reports  / actions were reported or taken by the above agencies A total of 20 persons were booked […]

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Press Release for June 29th, 2017

During the morning of Tuesday, June 27, 2017, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by members of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, Wamego Police Department and Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in the rural Westmoreland area of Pottawatomie County. The search warrant was served on the residence of 11970 Pleasant […]

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Press Release for June 22nd, 2017

On June 19, 2017, at about 8:00 p.m. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Dispatch received a report of a Burglary in progress at a self storage facility located in the 10235 block of Military Trail Rd. rural Manhattan.  After arriving on scene, Deputies met with the victim who related to them that they (the victim) had found […]

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Torch Run – June 1st, 2017

  WAMEGO, KAN. – June 1st, 2017 marks the 36th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run, which benefits the Special Olympics of Kansas. Approximately 10 members of the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office are participating, in conjunction with over 1,175 officers from over 97 agencies throughout 52 counties in Kansas. The event is scheduled to commence at […]

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