Police Reports


Daughter charged in murder case

A local woman was transported by Riley County Emergency Medical Services to Mercy Regional Health Center where she died, according to a Riley County Police Department news release.

June Smith, 88, of the 2800 block on Illinois Lane, suffered from severe lacerations, said Lt. Herb Crosby of the RCPD.

Her grandson, who is in his early 20s, called 911 last night reporting a stabbing, Crosby said.

Officers arrested Diane Washam, 45, who is Smith’s daughter, at 11:06 p.m. according to the release.

Washam was booked and charged with murder in the second degree. Bond was set at $100,000.

The    investigation    is    ongoing.

Woman dies from car wreck

A local woman died after driving into a tree, according to an RCPD report.

Rose Sharon, 64, of the 800 block on Pebblebrook Circle, was transported by Riley County Emergence Medical Ser- vices to Mercy Regional Health Center where she died, according to the RCPD report.

Sharon’s 2007 Ford Focus drifted from side to side and eventually went off the side of the road where she hit a tree near the 3700 block of Anderson Avenue, Crosby said.

Crosby said a medical problem could have caused the collision.

An autopsy is scheduled to confirm the cause of death.

Bond set at $6K

A local man was booked Tuesday for failure to appear, according to another RCPD report.

Jermaine Lamar Mosley, 28, of the 2500 block on Candle Crest Circle, had prior charges for driving under the in- fluence, driving on a suspended license and refusal to submit to a breath test, Crosby said.

Bond was set at $6,000.