Michelle Merkle has previous convictions for robbery and drugs, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections.
The following is a summary of arrests, citations by the Riley County Police Department. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
ANDREW CHRISTOPHER SIMONDS, 20, Ogden, Distribute or poss w/int to distribute drug paraph for illegal use Possession of stimulant Distribute marijuana; 25 - < 450 grams Use/possess w/intent to use drug paraphernalia into human body; Bond $10,000
FRANCIS JEAN RECINOS, 26, Manhattan, Domestic battery; Knowing rude physical contact w/ family member or dating relationship; Bond $3000
MICHELLE FLORENCE MERKLE, 39, Manhattan, Probation Violation (4x) Bond $2250
CARLOS ALBERTO RIOS JR, 17, Manhattan, Criminal use of weapons; Barrel of firearm < 12 in and person < 18 YOA Criminal trespass; Property as posted per KSA 32-1013; Juvenile