RIPON - The investigation into a Ripon armed robbery that occurred in mid-April is continuing today, according to police First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
The Street Crimes Unit of the Manteca Police Department confiscated 113 marijuana plants Friday morning valued at $373,000 in addition to methamphetamine, a SKS 7.62 carbine with 300 rounds of ammunition, and over $1,600 in cash.
Manteca Police officers were instrumental in locating a Stockton armed robbery suspect Wednesday morning initiating a high speed pursuit that ended in the arrest of transient Alex Lomas, 43.
RIPON - Ripon Police Chief Ed Ormonde got his man at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon minutes after arriving on the scene of a residential manhunt.
A high speed pursuit of two murder suspects that began 90 minutes earlier in San Mateo County ended shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday when a spike strip was deployed on Interstate 5 near the San Joaquin River crossing.
Manteca Police Street Crimes Unit officers took two guns along with a supply of drugs off the streets during a 24-hour period Wednesday and Thursday while checking on the parole status of former inmates, according to police spokesman Jason Hensley.
Dwayne Harris, 29, of Manteca, has lost his leg as the result of being a victim of a shotgun blast at close range Sunday afternoon at a South Union Road apartment complex.
Cody Guy Starkey, 19, of Manteca was charged with attempted murder Sunday night some 11 hours after a shotgun assault in the garage of a triplex in the 700 block of South Union Road.
A Manteca man who was reportedly visiting residents in a triplex in the 700 block of South Union Road Sunday afternoon was shot by an unknown gunman, police said.
Manteca Police detective Steve Harris has been lauded for his investigation into an ID theft case that involved the fraudulent purchase of two vehicles from new car dealers in Manteca and Modesto.
Burglary suspects arrested by sheriff's deputies are believed to be responsible for a rash of thefts in Escalon, Ripon and the outlying county areas, according to police.
It's almost a given: Gang activity on Manteca's streets pick up when the temperature heats up.
The three-day holiday weekend in Manteca was marred by two shootings and eight stabbings.
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.
A witness' description helped Manteca Police catch and capture three juveniles believed to have been responsible for robbing the CVS Pharmacy on North Main Street Monday afternoon.
Felonies in Manteca were at their lowest numerical level since at least 2002.
No charges have been filed to date in connection with the alleged $140,000 embezzlement involving the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society, known to many as simply the MRPS.
The "Grinch" was busy over Christmas week with a number of burglaries and stolen cars in addition to a 76-year-old bicyclist being struck on a darkened part of Yosemite Avenue at Raylow Avenue at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
It's the busiest time of the year - for criminals.
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.
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