An orchestrated game of "catch and release" with ground rules laid down by police chiefs throughout San Joaquin County is keeping criminal suspects viewed as bigger threats to society behind bars longer.
A suspected gang-related drive-by shooting rocked the normally quiet 700 block of Pine Street at about 2:45 p.m. on Friday.
RIPON - It was the second bank robbery this month for Ripon's Bank of Stockton in the 200 block of West Main Street occurring shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday – suspects were quickly captured in both cases.
Thieves went shopping in Summit Collection at Union Ranch homes for kitchen appliances early Saturday morning and were interrupted by an alarm and by new residents who were about to move in, Manteca Police said.
It was a jewelry heist gone bad – all because of a perfect neighborhood watch effort. Jewelry thieves were no match for two watchful neighbors in the 700 block of Emerald Place Saturday afternoon after they allegedly made off with several thousand dollars worth of valuables. Neighbors spotted a gold Saturn pull up in front of a home at about 12:30 p.m. where they knew residents were away for the day. Police said the residents ...
A 17-year-old French Camp teen jailed in the theft of 12 hand guns and eight fur coats was released from juvenile hall before Manteca Police detectives could conclude serving the third consecutive search warrant in the case on Thursday.
A Manteca man, Geoffrey Allen, 50, who attempted to evade Manteca Police officer Dan Chestnut at 1:30 a.m. Friday was tazed by the officer following a police chase through city streets.
A large amount of marijuana and a short 93 mile per hour chase got two Bay Area men citations Wednesday night. They were later released.
With toothbrushes in hand, Manteca Mural Society volunteers took the first step in the tedious restoration of three murals in the downtown area that were struck by a tagger sometime Tuesday night.
Three of downtown Manteca's 10 original murals were defaced with 15-inch block letters from a white spray paint can Tuesday night causing an estimated $10,000 in damage.
RIPON - Daniel Brendun Wagner, 28, of Ripon was jailed on charges of rape and rape with a foreign object shortly after midnight Wednesday by Ripon officers.
RIPON - Ripon Police officers were too fast for a Merced man accused of taking a large amount of money from the Bank of Stockton branch in the 400 block of West Main Street Friday morning.
LATHROP – Rhonda Rallios went before the Lathrop City Council this week to ask the public's help in bringing justice to the pre-Thanksgiving brutal murder of her father in Tracy.
LATHROP – A Lathrop family coming home the weekend after Thanksgiving discovered all the gifts under the Christmas tree and other irreplaceable mementoes gone.
Steven Garcia, 53, has been successfully eluding Manteca Police for nearly a year for allegedly selling non-existent laptops and pitching machines to school secretaries and youth baseball coaches.
A debit card scam has hit residents in Manteca and Ripon and continues through residents of the Central Valley by hackers using automated recorded messages to steal from card holders.
Thomas Christopher Chase was in possession of some interesting things when Manteca Police officers stopped him Monday night on suspicion on breaking into cars in the parking lot of the In-Shape Sports Club on E. Yosemite Avenue.
A wanted auto theft suspect took a nap in the wrong spot shortly before 1:30 Tuesday afternoon in a stolen pickup truck and ended up behind bars with his female accomplice by late afternoon.
In two separate robberies Tuesday – one at noon and the other at midnight – robbers hit Chase Bank at 123 Spreckels Avenue as well as Wal-Mart on South Main Street.
WESTON RANCH - Khayree Lewis, 19, and a 16-year-old teen have been arrested by Stockton Police in Saturday's armed robbery of soccer team members at a Weston Ranch park.
The Bank of the West in Ripon's downtown was robbed Thursday afternoon 20 minutes before closing time.
A 2006 Chevy Silverado extended cab pickup truck that was carjacked on Nov.4 from in front of a donut shop in the 1100 block of Yosemite Avenue has been found in the 300 block of Cherry Lane north of the Manteca Police Department.
A stolen 2006 Silverado pickup truck was recovered by Manteca Police 10 minutes after it was stolen from in front of a home in the 300 block of Roosevelt Avenue at about 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
An armed suspect walked into the Quik-Stop at the corner of Union Road and Louise Avenue early Tuesday morning, pointed the gun at the store owner, and demanded both the cash in the till and cigarettes from behind the counter.
Ripon CA. – The Ripon Police Department is working hard to help our children have a safe and happy Halloween. The police department's uniformed patrol force along with our Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) will be increasing patrols of local neighborhoods tomorrow night, to help ensure the safety of our children. If you see any suspicious activity, or if you need assistance, call the police department, or flag down a passing officer or volunteer.
RIPON POLICE: MAIL THEFT REPORTS INCREASE
Another Lathrop Elementary School student has been victimized by an adult exposing their genitals while walking home from school.