Press Releases

Finger Printing

Update: Our printer is back in service. We are willing and able to complete your NON-Criminal finger prints Mon – Fri from 8am to 4pm. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ At this time we are unable to process finger prints for NON-Criminal needs. Our printer is currently out of service and a replacement in on order. We hope to […]

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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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Press Release for June 28th, 2019

On June 14, 2019, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a damaged mailbox in the 11000 block of Eliza’s Road in rural Pottawatomie County. The incident occurred sometime between June 12th and June 14th and damage was under $100. The Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help in locating the […]

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Intermittent 911 Issues – Resolved

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center is currently experiencing intermittent 911 issues, which are effecting land line and cellular 911 calls. The areas that it seems to be effecting at this time is; St. George and Onaga. In some instances 911 calls have been re-directed, and answered in Jefferson County. Those calls are then […]

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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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