Press Releases

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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Press Release for April 20th, 2017

During the evening of Monday April 17, 2017, members of the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by members of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks executed 3 search warrants in the rural Manhattan area of Pottawatomie County. The search warrants were served on the residence of 6238 Canary Lane, Lot 52, 6240 Sparrow Lane […]

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Press Release for April 18th, 2017

On April 17th, 2017 a deceased male individual was recovered from the Kansas River approximately 1 mile East of the Belvue River Bridge. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office, conducted another search of the river on April 17th. The Sheriff’s Offices were aided by a local Wamego resident with […]

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Press Release for April 12th, 2017

The investigation into the whereabouts of an individual who jumped into the Kansas River on April 5th, 2017 continues. The Wabaunsee County Sheriff’s Office, Kansas Highway Patrol, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office, and Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks continue efforts to locate a male who had been in a high speed chase, crashed into a […]

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Press Release for April 4th, 2017

On Monday, March 27, 2017, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Cheney Construction, 1125 Hayes Drive, Manhattan for a reported burglary and theft. The victim in the matter advised that over the weekend of March 24th, through the 27th, unknown person or persons had broke into the business and stole two pickup trucks. The stolen […]

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Press Release for February 22nd, 2017

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is working a reported burglary in which a log splitter was stolen. This crime was reported to have occurred in the 9000 block of Cozy Grove Road, rural Westmoreland KS. The victim reported the log splitter was stolen from a detached garage. The stolen log splitter is described as a […]

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