FRENCH CAMP – The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office has set up a system to allow witnesses to text message them with anonymous tips. The tip is sent to a main server that is not associated with any law enforcement agency. The Internet-based systems route messages through a server that encrypts cell phone numbers before they get to law enforcement, making tips virtually impossible to track. With the server stripping the text of any identifying information before sending the tip to the Sheriff's Office for which it was intended.
One teen was shot and two others received knife wounds Friday night inside and outside of the Marketplace Theater on West Yosemite Avenue in what police described as a gang fight involving teens dressed in red and blue.
LATHROP – Criminals only need opportunity to make you a victim. It's up to you to deny them that opportunity.
Manteca's crime rate has dropped for the 21st consecutive month.
Pour patterns found following a Sunday morning house fire led Manteca firefighters to believe the blaze had been intentionally set throughout the residence.
FRENCH CAMP – Two San Joaquin County Correctional Officers suffered minor injuries while trying to physically subdue a combative inmate at San Joaquin County Jail Tuesday morning.
Six teenage taggers with red and black paint on their hands were detained by Manteca Police shortly before midnight Saturday after the officers spotted fresh paint on 100 yards of sound wall.
LATHROP – The victim of a drug transaction gone bad in an area just south of Lathrop City Hall was able to call the police which resulted in the suspect being arrested and booked into the San Joaquin County Jail.
Six shots rang out near South Main Street and Mission Ridge Drive in what was an otherwise quiet Super Bowl Sunday afternoon. Three shots hit their mark.
LATHROP - The Taco Bell fast food restaurant on Harlan Road was robbed at gunpoint at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday with two men making off with an undetermined amount of cash from a register.
Three teenagers – two from Stockton and one from Manteca – were arrested Tuesday night for impersonating police officers in traffic stops.
LATHROP – A $1,000 reward is being offered by the South County Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of the suspect in the two blatant robberies that occurred in December and January at the Metro PCS in Lathrop.
A 23-year-old Hispanic man, Alfred Tenorio, was left for dead on the sidewalk of Northgate Drive shortly before midnight Saturday after being shot at close range with a shotgun, Manteca Police said.
Three Manteca teenagers – two boys and a girl – were detained at gunpoint after citizens reported shots being fired around the community over a four-hour period from a white van the youths were driving.
A strong arm robbery early Saturday morning over two 30 packs of beer sent a clerk at the Arco service station convenience store to a Manteca hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Felony crimes continue to drop in Manteca.
A second suspect in a late March armed kidnapping and robbery that was set up online has been identified by Ripon Police detectives.
Zacharie Arteaga got an unexpected surprise when he walked out of a friend's house in Lathrop on Friday afternoon – a greeting by the Manteca Police street crimes unit and a pair of handcuffs.
An alleged knife attack in a Manteca home left two men bloodied Wednesday afternoon with one going to jail charged for alleged assault with a deadly weapon, battery and making terrorist threats upon a 20-year-old man living in the residence.
FRENCH CAMP – Edward Blake was facing the possibility of spending the rest of his life behind bars.
Last week a Manteca man walked outside to discover that his 2012 Massy Ferguson tractor had gone missing.
FRESNO (AP) - Fresno County supervisors fined two people $73,000- including a Manteca woman - for growing marijuana at homes under the county's new marijuana cultivation ban.
You could have hit the indoor marijuana growing operation on Crom Street with a dodgeball.
A driver toting a semi-automatic pistol and a ski mask led Manteca Police officers on a wild high-speed pursuit through East Manteca early Thursday morning.
More than 300 marijuana plants were seized Tuesday morning by the Manteca Police Street Crimes Unit.
Police might not yet have a suspect in the murder of 22-year-old Kelly Marelich, but they think they know where she was hanging out just before her death.
The body of the young female discovered late Saturday night by dumpster divers behind a South Main Street retail complex has been identified as 22-year-old Kelly Darlene Marelich.
The body that scroungers discovered in a dumpster on S. Main Street late Saturday night has been identified as that of 22-year-old Kelly Darlene Marelich.
The public is being asked to help identify a woman whose body was found Saturday night in an alley dumpster in the 1000 block of South Main Street behind the former Social Security office location and the Big 5 Sporting Goods store.
That guy trying to sell you the vacuum that just simply won't seem to take "no" for an answer?