Press Releases

Press Release for May 16th, 2018

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in a recent break in that occurred in the 100 block of Leonard Street in Onaga, sometime between May 5th and May 9, 2018. The suspects broke into the building and took off with tools and equipment valued over $1000. It is believed a pick […]

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Press Release for April 5th, 2018

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce it will be hosting the 2018 Kansas Police Dog Association annual certification.  Approximately 40, K-9 teams from across Kansas will be coming to Pottawatomie County to train and certify their Police dogs.  This training will occur April 16 through April 20,  2018.  Wamego, Belvue, St.Marys. Emmett […]

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Press Release April 5th, 2018

This Sunday night, April 8th from 11:59 p.m. until Monday morning April 9th at 3:00 a.m. administrative lines at the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office will be out of service for maintenance by a local phone provider.  If you need to contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office during this time, please use 911.  The Wamego Police […]

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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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