An off-duty Manteca Police officer reportedly spotted a 24-year-old Manteca woman driving in a small blue pickup truck Thursday morning and recognized her as being on searchable probation from a previous conviction.
Arrested again for very much the same thing she was jailed for previously, Lastarza Beatrice Williams, 27, was escorted to a Manteca Police transport van Thursday afternoon yelling at officers and kicking.
The driver of a motor home that took out mail boxes and a fire hydrant in the 100 block of Button Avenue at 5:15 Thursday before rear ending a car at Cottage and Button avenues told Manteca Police officers he had been hijacked.
Investigators from the Delta Regional Auto Theft Team are launching a county wide campaign aimed at reducing auto theft by distributing free anti-theft steering wheel locking devices to owners of the top nine most stolen cars in San Joaquin County.
The alleged theft of $100,000 in electricity used in separate homes in Lathrop and Tracy for growing marijuana led to an arrest by the San Joaquin County narcotics task force agents and sheriff's deputies.
A Manteca custom bike builder is offering a $5,000 no-questions-asked reward for the safe return of a one-of-a-kind custom motorcycle that was stolen Thursday afternoon from a RV Storage facility on Austin Road.
A Manteca oncologist has agreed to pay the federal government $550,000 after an investigation concluded that he fraudulently billed public insurers for cancer treatment drugs that weren't approved for use in the United States and then dispensed them to his patients.