Press Releases

Press Release for May 21st, 2019

On April 29th, 2019 the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office filed a report of theft from the 17000 block of Say Road in Wamego Kansas. The theft occurred between the evening hours of April 26, 2019 and morning hours of April 27, 2019. The victim reported the theft of an eight foot tall galvanized windmill from […]

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Press Release for April 18th, 2019

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit and run accident that occurred on the 14th of April 2019. A stop sign and road sign were knocked down at the intersection of Spillway Marina Road and Dead End Road near Tuttle Creek Lake in Manhattan Kansas. The vehicle that struck the stop sign is […]

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Press Release April 5th, 2019

On Friday April 5, 2019 at about 7:39am, The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s received a report of a two vehicle accident on Highway 13 near Michael’s Road, about 3 miles north of Tuttle Creek Dam in rural Pottawatomie County. Sheriff’s Deputies, EMS and Fire units responded to the scene and due to total road blockage of […]

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Press Release for March 8th, 2019

Detectives with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a suspect in the death of 19 year old Jacob Bouck. The body of Jacob Bouck was located West of Wamego on December 24th, 2018 near the bank of the Kansas River. An ongoing investigation that involved the assistance from our surrounding agencies and the Kansas […]

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Press Release for January 4th, 2019

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office continues the investigation into the death of 19 year old Jacob Bouck. Bouck’s body was found on December 24th, 2018 about 1 mile West of Wamego on the Kansas River. Bouck, a Wamego resident and 2017 graduate of Wamego High School was last seen in the Wamego area on December […]

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Lost Cow Found

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has taken up 1 black cow. Call to identify 785-457-3353 or email scline@ptsheriff.com.  Found near McIntyre Creek Road, Olsburg.

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Press Release for September 9th, 2018

On August 19th of 2018, Pottawatomie County Sheriff Deputies responded to an injury accident in the Genes Heartland Foods parking lot, 1003 U.S. 24 Hwy. in Wamego at about 5:10 PM. Deputies arrived and learned that an 11 year old female had been struck by a trailer when the trailer was pulling out of the […]

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Press Release for August 8th, 2018

On August 5th, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a 16 year old who had been the victim of a battery. The male victim from Onaga was reported to have suffered a burn during an altercation with a 34 year old male from Onaga. Sheriff Deputies along with the Onaga Police Department responded […]

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Press Release for July 9th, 2018

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in a couple of past thefts that have resulted in a significant loss. In the 4000 block of Jasmine Drive, rural Manhattan, around the date of June 6, 2018, T and M Construction was doing roadwork in the area. They report that a Trimble […]

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Press Release for 5th of July 2018

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in a past hit and run accident that occurred during the overnight hours of Wednesday June 27th and was discovered on June 28th. An unknown vehicle went off the roadway in the 4000 block of Timbercreek Parkway striking several landscaping rocks, bushes and a street […]

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