Press Releases

Press Release for February 12th, 2020

ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY: On Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at approximately 2:45 PM a shoplifting occurred at the Academy Sports Store located at 401 East Poyntz Ave, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County Kansas. We would like to talk with the female pictured below as a person of interest. If you recognize the vehicle or person in the pictures, […]

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Press Release for February 4th, 2020

On Monday February 3, 2020, at 8:27 a.m., the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call, in reference to a deceased individual outside a residence in the 600 block of First Street Westmoreland. Upon Deputies arrival they located an individual outside, who was unresponsive. Pottawatomie County EMS was on-scene and pronounced the individual dead. […]

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Press Release for January 5th, 2019

On Sunday, January 5th, 2020, at 4:40 am, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call in reference to shots being fired into an occupied residence in the 200 block of Bidwell Street, Emmett, Kansas. Upon Officers arrival, they made contact with the residents and learned that the residence had several occupants inside at […]

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Found Firearm

On October 21, 2019 a citizen located a firearm in the area of Lake Elbo Road, rural Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. The citizen contacted the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office and turned the firearm over to a Deputy. If anyone has lost their firearm or knows a person that has in that area, please call the […]

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Press Release for October 28th, 2019

On October 25, 2019, Deputies with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 105 East Valley, lot #34 in Wamego Kansas. The warrant was a result of investigations into illegal  drug activity. Deputies serving the search warrant at this residence  discovered illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia. These items were  collected as evidence. […]

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Press Release for October 22nd, 2019

On Tuesday October 15, 2019 at about 11:15am, a White 2013 Dodge Ram 2500 work truck bearing a Kansas tag of 516KFG was stolen from the Dara’s gas station at 8811 East Highway 24, Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. The truck contained various tools and had a red “Ed Schram Dodge” front license plate. The vehicle […]

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Finger Printing

Update – 12/10/19 At this time we are now fully operational again. Our machine is working and ready for finger printing.      

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Press Release for August 1st, 2019

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in a recent damage to property case. Sometime between July 6, 2019 and July 8, 2019, unknown person or persons damaged several lighting fixtures in the area of the 10000 block of Walnut Street in the Walnut Grove Trailer Court, rural St. George, Pottawatomie […]

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Press Release for July 30th, 2019

On July 28, 2019 at approximately 4:42 am the Pottawatomie County Sheriff Office was notified of an injury accident involving a UTV. The accident was reported to have occurred in the area of Onaga Road and Crevecoeur Road, North of Onaga. Deputies, EMS and First Responders were notified and responded to the area. The UTV […]

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Press Release for July 30th, 2019

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for information in a recent felony theft and damage to property case. Sometime between June 13, 2019 and July 13, 2019, unknown person or persons removed a hydraulic pump from a swather. The make of the swather is Frontier, and it is a pull type swather. […]

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