CHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago man has been charged with spitting on a Secret Service agent who was guarding President Barack Obama's home last month.
An alleged Hell's Angel accused of participating in the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old Daniel Martinez of Lathrop in a business park east of Manteca had his arraignment continued for two weeks during a San Joaquin County Superior Court appearance Friday.
The family of Dominic Aguilar says he was just venting his frustration. But when the Roseville man took to the Facebook page started by the family of Ernest Duenez – the 34-year-old Manteca man shot and killed in June in 2011 during an exchange with Manteca Police officer John Moody – and made what some considered an off-color comment, the police formed their own opinion about the strong rhetoric. They viewed it as a threat. ...
TAFT (AP) - A 16-year-old student armed with a shotgun walked into a rural San Joaquin Valley high school on Thursday, shot one student and fired at others and missed before a teacher and another staff member talked him into surrendering, officials said.
LINDEN (AP) - The FBI on Monday began the excavation of an abandoned well in eastern San Joaquin County in a renewed search for possible victims of two men known as the "Speed Freak Killers."
An undercover "shoulder tap" police sting operation that focuses on adults buying alcohol for minors can create instant embarrassment and leave the suspects about $1,000 poorer upon conviction.
Two Hells Angels bikers have been arrested for the August 2011 murder of 26-year-old Daniel Martinez of Lathrop in an unincorporated area east of Manteca off East Highway 120 east of Austin Road.
ESCALON - San Joaquin County Sheriff's detectives have identified the New Year's morning homicide victim found along an embankment off River Road near the Stanislaus River as Lynette Lena Garza, 23, of Modesto.
ESCALON - San Joaquin County's first murder of 2013 may have taken place along River Road south of Escalon and midway between Ripon and Oakdale.
Police dispatchers received numerous reports of fireworks activity with the end of the old year Monday night in Manteca and Ripon.
A Manteca fugitive damaged three police vehicles during an hour-long chase during which he hit speeds up to 100 mph, and drove the wrong way on numerous roads including Highway 99.
A half dozen vehicle burglaries were reported in a 24-hour period covering Wednesday night and into Thursday, according to Manteca police reports.
An attempted ATM heist, stolen vehicles including at least four motorcycles, auto burglaries and residential burglaries plagued Manteca during the holidays.
LATHROP – Ask anybody on the street and they're likely to tell you that crime is on the rise.
RIPON - During a late Wednesday night police burglary patrol, a Ripon man was found slumped over his steering wheel in the 400 block of Helen Drive.
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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