Assaults continued to drop in Manteca during May while most property crime increased.
Two black labs were found by a Manteca animal control officer with the double prongs of their shock collars growing into their necks.
Three men who allegedly scammed older residents at the El Rancho Mobile Home Park out of thousands of dollars in unneeded repairs have been arrested in Modesto.
RIPON - A teen vandalism spree that occurred during the late night and early morning hours last week in Ripon saw three teens being cited for felony vandalism and a mother charged as being an accessory to the destruction.
The San Joaquin County District Attorney's investigation team and Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker have both indicated it will be months before a final report will be completed into the officer involved shooting that claimed the life on a Manteca man who was allegedly rushing an officer with a weapon.
LATHROP - Mathew Gene Ballard, 32, of Manteca, driving a 2009 BMW 328 allegedly stolen from Budget Rental Car in Santa Monica, was arrested at gunpoint Tuesday evening in the 100 block of East Lathrop Road by Sheriff's deputies.
A single taser shot found its mark and dropped a home burglary suspect as he attempted to jump into a getaway car a little after 1 p.m. Wednesday after ignoring an officer's order to stop.
ESCALON - Struggling for his life with a suspected burglar, a 31-year-old Escalon Police officer was shot with his own gun shortly after 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Gang shootings, knifings, and burglaries occurring between 1:52 and 4:59 a.m. Saturday morning kept five Manteca Police officers busy responding to the 911 calls in addition to one Sheriff's unit being called in for mutual aid.
The latest in more than a dozen drive-by shootings this year in Manteca missed its mark, but left a series of six bullet holes in the side of an occupied car parked in the 400 block of Acacia Avenue.
A jewelry theft at the Manteca K-Mart store occurred about 2 a.m. Thursday when thieves broke through front windows by the main doorway and the alarm reportedly failed to function.
Two Hispanic men reportedly being chased by a knife-wielding pair burst into the Department of Motor Vehicles office on Davis Street mid-afternoon Monday in a possible gang-related incident.
Ernest Manuel Duenez Jr., 34, has been identified as the man who was fatally wounded Wednesday evening in a confrontation with a Manteca police officer following a traffic stop on the front lawn of a home in the 200 block of Flores Avenue.
Officer-involved shootings in Manteca as well as San Joaquin County are relatively non-existent compared to California's larger urban areas.
UPDATED: Manteca Police confirmed that the man shot and killed by an officer Wednesday in the 200 block of Flores Avenue had a weapon but it was not a gun as some witnesses contended.
A $500,000 marijuana grow involving 1,000 plants was discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday afternoon along with the body of a man.
A half million dollar marijuana grow was discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday afternoon along with the body of a dead man, a Sheriff's spokesman reported Thursday morning.
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Auto theft is about to heat up in Manteca.
It is probably the most unusual weather story in Manteca's history.
Copper thieves forced the closure of the Bank of America Tuesday morning in Manteca as the theft of 14-foot copper down spouts on the sides of the facility caused water from the roof to flow into the bank's interior.
Manteca's felony crimes will drop in 2015.
The junk mail containing personal information you throw out in your garbage with offers for everything from credit cards to insurance coverage is worth $25 a bag on the streets of Manteca.
Buying alcoholic drinks for minors resulted in citations for two adults this week.
The man that Lathrop Police believe is responsible for at least two incidents of indecent exposure to minors near an elementary school might also be responsible for at least two others.
On the surface it seems strange – and dangerous – enough.
Last year the Manteca Police Department made 2,779 arrests.
A faulty tail light on a stolen car triggered a high speed pursuit that started in Stockton shortly after midnight Friday that led Highway Patrol officers southward through Manteca with a 1997 red Honda being stopped on Highway 120 near South Main Street.
An alleged embezzlement at the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society (MRPS) Hall in Manteca involving $140,000 is under investigation by the Manteca Police Department.
Manteca Police scored their third major marijuana bust in less than 30 days when the SWAT team served a search warrant at 7 a.m. Thursday netting $300,000 worth of bagged marijuana buds.