Suspects arrested in weekend assaults


A bar fight on Friday night led to two police arrests.

Police responded to a fight in progress at Rusty’s Last Chance at 10 p.m. and found a man unconscious on the dance floor, according to Riley County Police Department Lt. Kurt Moldrup. After investigation, the police officers arrested Benito Segurapaniagua, 25, and Joseph Rosado, 21, both of Fort Riley, and charged them with aggravated battery. The victim was allegedly struck in the head and face.

According to another RCPD report, police responded to an incident at 1314 Fremont St. Matthew Vernon, 20, was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with aggravated assault, aggravated battery, three counts of unlawful discharge of a firearm and minor in consumption. The suspect allegedly aimed and fired a shotgun above a party guest’s head three times.

Joseph Duff, 25, of Manhattan, was arrested Friday for five counts of sexual exploitation of a child. A police investigation resulting from a tip led to the discovery of child pornography on a computer and paper prints.