Crime briefs


Man injured in accidental shooting

Riley County Police Department responded to an accidental shooting in the 1700 block of Cedar Crest on Jan. 25 around 9:30 p.m., where officers found a 38-year-old male who had been attempting to clean a handgun when he accidentally shot himself in the side.

The man was transported to Mercy Regional Health Center for medical treatment.

Man arrested on multiple allegations

RCPD reported the arrest of Ryan Routson, 33, Jan. 24 at approximately 3:35 p.m. Routson was arrested on a warrant for involuntary manslaughter, battery, possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or stimulants and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Routson’s warrant was served after an incident occurring in May 2014 that resulted in the death of an unborn child that was investigated by the Kansas Highway Patrol and RCPD.

Plea entered in Junction City hotel shooting ruling

Jerome Glaspie, 43, pled guilty to attempted robbery, aggravated battery and criminal possession of a firearm last Friday, according to KMAN. He will be sentenced on March 27.

The victim, Angel Gonzales-Cintron, said Glaspie shot him during a disturbance in Budget Host Motel’s parking lot in Junction City. Gonzales-Cintron declined treatment for a superficial wound inflicted upon him as a result of the shooting. Glaspie fled the scene but was later arrested on charges of attempted murder and attempted robbery.

Junction City home under investigation for explosives

Junction City police searched the home of Jacob Cameron, 22, for possible explosive devices Jan 26. Cameron was arrested Jan. 23 on charges of criminal use of explosives, aggravated assault, attempted aggravated arson, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated burglary, damage to property, battery, domestic battery, two counts of criminal threat and two counts of aggravated assault.

Police obtained a search warrant to search Cameron’s home Monday and noted suspicious devices. The Riley County Bomb Squad was called to determine if the devices posed a threat. Police blocked access to the area as the case remains under investigation. Cameron is being held on a $50,000 bond.