It was an armed robbery like no other with the "karma-involved" theft of a Catholic rosary.
There were reports of "shots fired" at two different locations – in the northeast and in central Manteca – around 11 p.m. Saturday at the same time Manteca Police officers were answering calls of loud parties, a reckless driver, and a stolen car with a police pursuit.
An apparent appreciation for Ford Mustangs, bowling balls and run-about boats put 28-year-old Chad Michael Maria in jail Friday morning on fresh felony charges as well as for violation of his probation on a previous conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Teens shooting from a moving vehicle reportedly struck a motorist in the neck narrowly missing his four children as he turned southbound on Main Street from Mission Ridge Drive at about 7:40 Tuesday night.
The FBI has arrested a Manteca mother and daughter accused of defrauding lenders of about $5 million from home sales.
Three Manteca men were arrested early Saturday morning with some $6,200 in drugs after police followed up on a tip Police Chief Dave Bricker received Sept. 12 during the "Breakfast with the Chief" event at Perko's Restaurant.
Reports of a man attempting to kill a rooster at Library Park on Center Street Saturday afternoon drew the attention of Manteca Police officers who were focused on stopping the abuse.
Police tasers brought down a fleeing suspect and his attacking pit bull Thursday afternoon in the 1500 block of Parkview Avenue.
Two boys – ages 12 and 13 – believed to be Serrano gang members were reportedly lying in wait as a Shasta School eighth grader walked home from school Monday afternoon at about 3:30 p.m.
A lone gunman entered the Check 'n Go check cashing business in the 1100 block of South Main Street, next to Hertz car rental, about 5:30 p.m. Friday and left with an undetermined amount of cash.
RIPON - A noon-time robbery at Ripon's Bank of the West branch Friday netted an undisclosed amount of cash and locked down several near-by schools.
Two men in their early to mid twenties who allegedly robbed the Bank of America Friday morning at gunpoint were arrested after a 12-hour stand-off from their hiding place in a duplex in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue just a block from the scene of the robbery.
The Bank of America was not the only victim of Fridays' bank robbery.
Some 2,000 marijuana plants were confiscated from three different locations in Lathrop Friday morning leading to the arrest of two men.
If January is a precursor for how 2014 with turn out then major crime will drop significantly in Manteca.
It was a busy morning at Aki's Food To-Go and Grocery in Manteca. It was the crunch before the lunch hour, and owner Elda Paneda was busy attending to the customer traffic at the front counter.
A Manteca man was arrested early Thursday morning for attempted murder after allegedly trying to kill his father while he was sleeping.
Three men were taken into custody late Saturday in Modesto after leading multiple law enforcement agencies in a high-speed chase through two counties that started right next to Applebee's in Manteca.
A burglary attempt on the west side of Veritas School in the early hours Friday morning prompted a 911 call to Manteca Police.
LATHROP – The skeletal remains found by a bicyclist along Manthey Road last year have been determined to be those of a former trucking school student who has been missing since October of 2011.
A 23-year-old Manteca man surrendered himself Wednesday afternoon after allegedly taking his 24-year-old girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter from their apartment against their will.
A hand gun replica that looked too much like the real thing led to Manteca Police handcuffing a 24-year-old man on South Main Street shortly before noon on Tuesday.
Postal officials are warning residents to keep an eye out after a rash of recent mailbox break-ins across the Central Valley.
Three men in their 20s attempting a home burglary shortly before 10 a.m. today (Tuesday) were arrested thanks to the quick action of a 13-year-old boy who was home because of his school's in-service day.
The designation of the vandalism against the Manteca Islamic Center as a "hate crime" can bring severe penalties for whoever is responsible.
The nation's largest Muslim civil rights organization is now calling on state and federal law enforcement agencies to aid in the investigation of what they're calling a "possible hate crime" at a Manteca prayer center.
Not even criminals are able to stay away from social media.
MODESTO (AP) - State and federal authorities took down a large drug-trafficking operation in the Northern San JoaquinValley with links to Mexico, arresting 11 people and seizing drugs and weapons, officials said.