Arrest made in theft from builders association

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) – Authorities have arrested an executive of the Flint Hills Area Builders Association after the association discovered more than $25,000 missing.

The Riley County Police Department announced Friday that the builders association contacted police Tuesday after discovering the missing money.

A 44-year-old man from Wamego was arrested on Wednesday and his home was searched. The Riley County Attorney’s office said Friday no charges have been filed yet in the case. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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