A state Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) grant made it possible for some 20 Manteca officers – regulars and reserves – to sweep the city Wednesday for drunken driving offenders who had failed to report to court or to jail on their charges or convictions.
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.
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.
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?