Press Releases

Press Release for July 21st, 2020

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three burglaries to new home construction sites in the Green Valley area, rural Manhattan. Several Dewalt cordless handheld tool were taken in these burglaries, an estimated total loss in these three burglaries is in excess of $4,000 dollars. The burglaries took place between July 17 and July 21, […]

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Press Release for July 2nd, 2020

On Wednesday July 1, 2020, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of the theft of a White 2010 Escape 15′ bumper type hitch Camper.  The camper was stolen from the storage yard of Blackjack Road Self Storage, located at 3755 Blackjack Rd., in St. George, Pottawatomie County, Kansas.  The theft occurred approximately […]

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Press Release for July 1st, 2020

On Monday June 22, 2020, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a stolen black 1999 Honda 4trex ATV , from a field entrance on Crystal Springs road just East of Highway 63, in rural Emmett, Ks.  The theft would have occurred sometime between the evening hours of June 21 and the […]

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Press Release for June 27th, 2020

On Friday June 26, 2020, at approximately 8:33pm, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reference to an injury accident in the area of Oak Grove Road and Bigelow Road in rural Olsburg Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Upon Deputies arrival at the scene, they found a single vehicle accident involving a UTV on Bigelow […]

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Press Release for June 16th, 2020

The Pottawatomie County Health Department will be conducting COVID-19 testing on June 17, 2020, for select inmates, jail staff and employees of the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office and the Health Department have been working directly with Kansas Department Health and Environment to ensure the safety of everyone. On Friday June 12, the […]

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Press Release for June 12th, 2020

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has had an employee test positive for COVID-19, and that employee is currently in isolation. We are working directly with the Health Department, and are following their recommendations. The Health Department is conducting contact tracing with anyone that the employee would have come in contact with. At this time we […]

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Press Release for June 8th, 2020

Here is some helpful information on avoiding scams related to the COVID-19 outbreak from the Department of Justice. If you are a victim, or think a friend or family member maybe the victim of a scam, please contact the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office at 785-457-3353 and ask to speak with a deputy.  

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Press Release for May 29th, 2020

On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Deputies were alerted to the theft of a 2004 Kawasaki KFX400 ATV, from the 300 Block of East Wilson Street in Louisville, Kansas. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office had received information of the possible whereabouts of the stolen ATV from the Riley County Police Department on Thursday […]

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Press Release for May 7th, 2020

On Thursday May 7, 2020, at 8:00 a.m., the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a construction accident at the Rock Creek campus, located in 9300 block of Flush Road, rural St. George, Kansas. Emergency personal were dispatched to the scene, and located a construction worker trapped in hole approximately 12 feet […]

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Press Release for April 17th, 2020

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of burglaries in the City of Westmoreland On April 3, 2020, it was reported that a burglary occurred at Rock House Antiques in the 300 block of Main Street. An individual was discovered in the basement by the business owner and the individual was in the […]

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