May 30, 2023

Suspect on stolen motorcycle ran from police

Posted May 30, 2023 3:00 PM

RILEY COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a motorcycle theft and continue to look for the suspect.

Officers recovered a 2003 Kawasaki ZX900F2 motorcycle on May 26, 2023, in the 2100 block of Casement Road in Manhattan.

The motorcycle had been reported stolen from the 500 block of N. 5th Street in Manhattan on May 23. 

A 38-year-old man was listed as the suspect when officers observed him riding the motorcycle in the area of Casement Road after officers engaged him, he abandoned the motorcycle and ran.

Officers were unable to locate him but found marijuana, cocaine, and drug paraphernalia in a box on the motorcycle.

Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers. Using Crime Stoppers allows you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.