A federal law enforcement crackdown on career criminals is helping local police agencies fight growing crime.
LATHROP – A man that asked for a "light" for his cigarette Thursday afternoon ended up taking a lot more.
COLTON (AP) - Authorities in San Bernardino County say a pit bull was shot and killed after it attacked and critically injured a 74-year-old woman then went after police officers who were trying to help her.
The Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) agency made multiple arrests shortly before noon Thursday after serving a search warrant in the 500 block of Mission Ridge Drive.
The number of residential burglaries continued to climb in Manteca during March. Year-to-date home burglaries in the first three months of this year compared to January, February and March in 2012 were up 41.79 percent. That reflects 95 burglaries committed this year compared to 67 for the same three months in 2012. There were 37 residential burglaries in Manteca during March compared to 23 in March 2012. That helped accelerate the upward increase that was ...
An alert off-duty Manteca Police officer on Saturday led to the arrest of four gang associates on weapons charges.
Three men were detained and two were arrested Friday morning in an attempt to extend a motel stay with credit cards that had been stolen in an auto burglary Thursday night in the 200 block of Primrose Avenue.
Two women, who allegedly conspired to burglarize Kohl's Department Store Monday night, didn't get far with over $2,000 worth of merchandise as they led officers on a pursuit, crashed into a pickup truck and jumped over fences between backyards where they were apprehended by a police dog.
LATHROP – A peaceful bike ride took a grisly turn for one Lathrop area resident Tuesday afternoon after discovering what may turn out to be human remains along the side of the road.
If you own one of nine vehicle models that are the most popular with thieves in San Joaquin County you can get some free help protecting your ride.
Three men met their match when they were allegedly prowling around a residence in the 200 block of Tannehill Drive Wednesday morning after they were spotted on the porch of a residence by a friend of the family driving down the street.
A Monday morning police pursuit went for nearly five miles on city surface streets shortly before 7 a.m. and ended on a Ripon frontage road following a crash at Yosemite Avenue and Austin Road.
A large city dumpster filled with approximately 250 concrete grave markers dated from 1959 to 1962 got the attention of neighbors in the 600 block of San Juan Street Friday morning.
FRENCH CAMP - A couple in their mid-20s had their day ruined when Manteca Police caught up with them Friday allegedly growing marijuana, selling methamphetamine and having a stash of drug asset money and guns in French Camp.
An early-morning search warrant served by the San Joaquin County Metro Narcotics Task Force produced an astonishing find in a rural area about midway between Manteca, Escalon and Oakdale.
A 27-year-old Manteca man was taken into custody at gunpoint late Monday morning and charged with four felonies including the attempted murder of his live-in girlfriend who had been running away from him while carrying their baby in her arms in the predawn hours.
A cash roll of $2,200 – money intended for a down payment on a mobile home – was dropped in the parking lot of a Manteca fast food restaurant.
FRENCH CAMP - A French Camp woman was shot Sunday morning while sitting behind the wheel of her car and then drove herself to a hospital with three bullet wounds in the upper part of her body.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Police stormed a New Jersey home early Sunday and fatally shot a registered sex offender who had held his girlfriend's three children hostage, ending their 37-hour ordeal and recovering the bodies of the captives' mother and another sibling, authorities said.
Dominic Aguilar, 37, is being held to answer a felony terrorist threat charge that he leveled threats against Manteca Police Officer John Moody on his Facebook page related to the officer involved shooting of Ernesto Duenas, Jr., nearly two years ago.
LATHROP - A 12-member Manteca-Ripon SWAT team and five undercover officers served a major arrest warrant at a home in the 400 block of Manila Road in Lathrop just minutes after 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Christina Duran, 41, had to wait to eat a late night snack until she got to county jail in the early hours of Wednesday morning after she allegedly rammed the Carl Junior's fast food restaurant in the 1400 block of West Yosemite Avenue with her vehicle.
A burglary in progress with a van backed into a driveway caught the attention of neighbors who called police.
A woman motorist detained at the front gate of the Sharpe Army Depot without identification set off what was quickly labeled a multi-casualty incident (MCI) when investigating officers developed immediate hand irritations when they searched her white Suburban SUV.
Thieves attempting to break into a Second Harvest Food Bank refrigerator truck trailer sometime over the weekend accomplished only one thing – the loss of $5,000 worth of perishable food stacked inside the trailer that arrived on Friday.
Vandals trashed part of East Union High School in the predawn hours Saturday morning, smashing out the windshield and four side windows of a pickup truck in the motor pool and spreading human feces on a door and window to a classroom.
A volley of gunfire directed at the Manteca Ambulance headquarters shortly before 11 p.m. Friday night shocked two ambulance medics as they were looking out the front window of the two-story building.
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