Larry Leonardo was in the habit of leaving food out for the hungry but in the process lost a $53,000 truck and another $30,000 in tools from his South Manteca Road ranch early Monday morning.
LATHROP - A Lathrop Police Department K-9 officer was shot and killed Thursday afternoon during an incident involving a Multi Agency Task Force serving a fugitive arrest warrant in the 1200 block of Louise Avenue near Cambridge Drive.
Manteca's efforts to reduce auto theft may be undermined severely by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's plan to bridge a $26.1 billion state deficit.
A car crash morphed into a reported carjacking Tuesday but ended up being a case of domestic violence.
Residential and auto burglary took major drops in Manteca during May plunging 45 and 58 percent respectively over May of 2008.
Manteca Police detonated a pipe bomb Friday noon that was found in the alley of the 400 block of West Yosemite Avenue.
New York Diamonds jewelry store lost an undisclosed amount of loose diamonds and gold rings in an early morning robbery at their Wal Mart Shopping Center location Wednesday.
A Manteca woman was near the Marketplace Cinema 10 when she was taken out into the country and sexually assaulted before being brought back into downtown Manteca and ordered to withdraw funds from her bank's ATM.
Timothy Uecker, 28, of Manteca was identified by Manteca Police spokesman Rex Osborn as Wednesday night's shooting victim.
A Wednesday afternoon probation search in the 1500 block of Langum Way by Manteca narcotics officers and probation agents yielded two men who are now facing drug charges, Manteca Police said.
Manteca Police are investigating the explosion of a homemade explosive device on Tuesday at 10:15 p.m., in a Central Manteca neighborhood.
An 18-year-old former Manteca resident suspected in a knife attack on a JC Penney loss prevention agent during a shoplifting incident Wednesday was arrested before being able to flee San Joaquin County on a Greyhound bus.
A 17-year-old boy has been arrested by Manteca Police in connection with a carjacking last month.
A plea deal is sending illegal alien Jose Luis Ayala, 21, to prison for almost seven years for trying to run over a Manteca Police officer.
Multiple stab wounds proved fatal to a 35-year-old Manteca woman as she ran from her family apartment – chased by her husband – into a neighbor's front yard in the predawn hours Thursday.
The violent and deadly shootout following a North Stockton bank robbery last week drew hundreds of police officers from throughout San Joaquin County.
STOCKTON - The father of a slain bank robbery suspect said Friday that police in the Northern California city of Stockton acted appropriately when they engaged in a gunbattle with his son.
STOCKTON - Misty Holt-Singh had just popped into the bank, leaving her 12-year-old daughter in the car, when the horror began. An hour later, the mother of two lay dead after a bank robbery and planned hostage-taking spun into a chaotic police chase and furious gunbattle during which two holdup men were killed, authorities said.
Manteca Police Department and investigators from the Delta Regional Auto Theft Team are hoping to raise awareness and prevent auto theft by launching a county wide campaign.
STOCKTON (AP) - Cars and houses were riddled with bullets during a high-speed chase and hostages were thrown from a fleeing SUV after a bank robbery Wednesday that led to the deaths of a hostage and two robbers, police said.
A third suspect has been arrested in the Tillamook Cheese vehicle theft.
In less than 60 hours police solved what turned out to be the biggest vehicle theft ever in Manteca recovering three of five vehicles stolen and making two arrests.
Natasha Marie Archuleta apparently picked the wrong convenience store to not pay at.
It was fast police work from Saturday to Tuesday noon in finding those responsible for the theft and arson of high profile commercial vehicles valued at over $400,000 and parked next to a Manteca hotel in an daring caper in the dark of night.
Three stolen Tillamook Cheese microbuses valued at $300,000 were located in Copperopolis Monday night by a county-wide law enforcement team led by Manteca Police Department officers.
The following is a summary of the significant events the Manteca Police handled during the past week:
LATHROP – All that the 25-year-old man remembered was talking on his cell phone as he went up to the coin dispenser at the Wash Pro Car Wash on Harlan Road.
Two men authorities believe were responsible shooting into a Moffat Boulevard motel on May 9 have been arrested.
Foul play was not believed to be a factor in the death of a man discovered by Manteca Police officers behind a cluster of Main Street businesses Tuesday evening.
Just after 7 p.m. on Tuesday a property owner conducting a search of his property found something that seemed out of place.