A stolen car taken from Elk Grove slammed into a home at the corner of Junction Drive and Daniels Street Friday morning.
Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker isn't dancing around the issue – he wants Club Leon's dance hall permit denied.
Eight cars were reported stolen late Tuesday and into Wednesday morning – one that was being warmed up while the owner went back into the residence to get a cup of coffee, police said.
One of the 12 defendants charged with conspiracy and other crimes in the federal racketeering case involving the Road Dog Cycle shop, has pleaded guilty.
A 19-year-old driver was shot while driving south on the East Highway 99 Frontage Road early Saturday morning north of Lathrop Road.
LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District fire marshal who was arrested last week on several drug-related charges while on duty and while driving a fire district utility vehicle has resigned.
LATHROP – A 15-year-old student at Lathrop High School was arrested Monday on campus by Sheriff's deputies on charges of possession of a controlled substance, suspected to be the drug ecstasy. The student, who was not identified because he is a minor, was released on a citation to his parents.
Lathrop-Manteca Fire Department inspector Jeffrey Scialabba, 29, was arrested while on duty Tuesday morning while driving a fire department utility vehicle and charged with possession of a small amount of methamphetamine, transportation of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Jeremiah James Behrbaum, 19, ended a self-described all night birthday celebration with a police pursuit – finally being tackled by Manteca Police detective sergeant Tony Souza on his way to work Tuesday morning.
An alert and patient Manteca Police patrolman's efforts yielded an auto theft suspect and three "slim jims" used to open car doors Tuesday morning.
A man was shot in the leg during a fight Thursday in the 500 block of Morgan Court off Garden Gate in north Central Manteca.
A gay remark - taken as an insult - set a chain of events in motion that brought the arrest of John Herman McFarland, 18, and sent a Sierra High School junior to county hospital.
STOCKTON – If accused rapist Sid Reams were to get the heart valve replacement his court-appointed public defender says he needs to save his life, it'll likely be paid for by taxpayers.
A Manteca woman who told police earlier this month that she needed money to pay her $2,500 rent and an assortment of other bills including her PG&E was arrested again for grand theft and the unauthorized use of a credit card.
Felony crimes dropped almost 11 percent in Manteca during March.
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.