UPDATE: The Riley County Police Department reports that all 3 suspects were identified and arrested overnight. Details later today.
MANHATTAN, KAN. – On March 8, 2016 at approximately 3:15 PM the Riley County Police Department conducted a joint investigation with the Geary County Sheriff’s Office and the Junction City Police Department which led to two arrests in the 1200 block of Bertrand Street (North Alley). Police say that three other men fled the area and could pose a danger to the community.
Acting on a tip from a neighboring law enforcement agency members of the Special Investigation Unit of the Riley County Police Department located over 1,000 pills of ecstasy and approximately 6.5 pounds of marijuana with a street level value of approximately $55,000.00.
Police are currently looking for the three subjects that fled the area.
Enrique Hinojosa, 20, of Stockton, California (pictured left) is a hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes. He weighs approximately 150 pounds and stands approximately 5 feet 7 inches. He was last seen wearing a grey shirt.
Victor Daniel Lara, 20, also of Stockton, California (pictured right) is a hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes. He weighs approximately 160 pounds and stands approximately 5 feet 7 inches. He was last seen wearing a grey shirt.
The third subject is unknown. He is a hispanic male last seen wearing jeans and possibly a grey hooded sweatshirt.
These men have no known ties to the local community and are to be considered dangerous and potentially desperate. Law enforcement officials ask the community not to attempt to apprehend these subjects. If you see these men call 911 immediately and remain at a safe distance.
More information regarding the drug arrests made earlier this afternoon are anticipated to be released on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at RileyCountyPolice.org.