The number of residential burglaries continued to climb in Manteca during March. Year-to-date home burglaries in the first three months of this year compared to January, February and March in 2012 were up 41.79 percent. That reflects 95 burglaries committed this year compared to 67 for the same three months in 2012. There were 37 residential burglaries in Manteca during March compared to 23 in March 2012. That helped accelerate the upward increase that was ...
An alert off-duty Manteca Police officer on Saturday led to the arrest of four gang associates on weapons charges.
Three men were detained and two were arrested Friday morning in an attempt to extend a motel stay with credit cards that had been stolen in an auto burglary Thursday night in the 200 block of Primrose Avenue.
Two women, who allegedly conspired to burglarize Kohl's Department Store Monday night, didn't get far with over $2,000 worth of merchandise as they led officers on a pursuit, crashed into a pickup truck and jumped over fences between backyards where they were apprehended by a police dog.
LATHROP – A peaceful bike ride took a grisly turn for one Lathrop area resident Tuesday afternoon after discovering what may turn out to be human remains along the side of the road.
If you own one of nine vehicle models that are the most popular with thieves in San Joaquin County you can get some free help protecting your ride.
Three men met their match when they were allegedly prowling around a residence in the 200 block of Tannehill Drive Wednesday morning after they were spotted on the porch of a residence by a friend of the family driving down the street.
A Monday morning police pursuit went for nearly five miles on city surface streets shortly before 7 a.m. and ended on a Ripon frontage road following a crash at Yosemite Avenue and Austin Road.
A large city dumpster filled with approximately 250 concrete grave markers dated from 1959 to 1962 got the attention of neighbors in the 600 block of San Juan Street Friday morning.
FRENCH CAMP - A couple in their mid-20s had their day ruined when Manteca Police caught up with them Friday allegedly growing marijuana, selling methamphetamine and having a stash of drug asset money and guns in French Camp.
An early-morning search warrant served by the San Joaquin County Metro Narcotics Task Force produced an astonishing find in a rural area about midway between Manteca, Escalon and Oakdale.
Manteca is experiencing a surge in residential and auto burglaries while the value of what is being stolen has dropped.
An earlier grisly murder conviction handed down more than two decades ago when he was only 13, has Juan Valdez, 37, now facing the death penalty if found guilty of shooting his long-time girlfriend to death last week in French Camp.
FRENCH CAMP - A 40-year-old French Camp woman was shot and killed in her home in the 10200 block of South Janet Road about 4:30 p.m. on Friday.
It was a cat and mouse chase at high speed that put a man in jail after reportedly ramming a resident's vehicle who gave chase on the heels of an alleged prowling incident Tuesday morning.
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.