Police briefs Mar. 2


Police arrest man after house burglary

Riley County Police Department officers responded to a call for aggravated burglary in the 3300 block of Kensington Court shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday, according to Little Apple Post. Responders found victim Suzanne Baker in her home where jewelry and other household items had been taken from. The estimated value of stolen property was $2,215.

RCPD officers arrested Daniel Dimond, 39, of Manhattan for burglary and criminal damage to property in relation to the crime. Dimond’s bond was posted at $10,000.

Plea deal made in kidnapping case

According to Little Apple Post, a high-profile case in Riley County Court led to a plea deal and confinement for Kenneth Mallet.

Mallet was the fourth suspect to be tried in the alleged kidnapping of Kelly Lee and Haley Heart, as well as the burglary on College Heights that followed, on Oct. 8, 2014.

Mallet made a plea bargain with Riley County Attorney Barry Wilkinson and was found guilty after pleading no contest to two counts of aggravated kidnapping and aggravated robbery. Mallet will be sentenced on April 13.