Joshua Johnson, 23, reportedly pled guilty to one count of auto theft with a prior in the Manteca Branch of the San Joaquin County Superior Court Tuesday morning and will receive three years in prison -- not the maximum seven years.
RIPON - The loss of a wristwatch in November of 2007 put a Ripon armed robbery suspect back in jail this week.
William Stockton, 31, ran out of escape route options and took to the railroad tracks in Ripon Thursday night after Manteca Police officers Jason Massey and Tom Nunes chased him for more than 20 miles at speeds reaching 100 miles an hour.
An 18-year-old Lathrop man who was advertising for help in "marijuana research" along with a plea for sex , scrawled out on a cardboard sign, ran from a school resource officer in front of Sierra High School Thursday afternoon after he was repeatedly asked to leave.
A semi-automatic hand gun was pulled out of a 19-year-old gang member's waist band as detective Armando Garcia rounded a dumpster enclosure – with the Manteca Police officer's gun already out of its holster – in the 200 block of Northwoods Avenue Wednesday afternoon.
A 3-year-old Manteca child was reportedly burned in his bathtub shortly before 1 p.m. on Monday receiving first and second degree burns.
A 28-year-old Manteca man was charged with numerous felony charges after leading police on a stolen four-wheel quad through wrong-way traffic and over four fences Friday afternoon.
In a surprise twist "Spiderman" is in custody – a day after his human interest story of having his life turned around by a spider bite.
Jesus Estrada, 44, was arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly operating a chop shop near Union and Lovelace roads north of Manteca.
Larry Lenschmidt, 63, co-owner of German Glas Werks, witnessed the attack on a San Joaquin County Superior Court judge Wednesday afternoon suffering an attack himself while leaving the jury box.
Audrey Terrano, 43, of Manteca has pled guilty to numerous check fraud charges in San Joaquin County Superior Court.
LATHROP - A 14-year-old boy is facing charges of selling Ecstasy to fellow students on the Lathrop School campus.
Debra King, 51, was charged with animal cruelty after Manteca Police officers found her two dogs locked in her 1980s Honda Prelude.
RIPON - Ripon Police are going green – green with new biodegradable straws to be used with 18 new hand-held preliminary alcohol testing units – one for each patrol car.
RIPON – Before school started last fall, Ripon Police officers had their hands full chasing gang-members and graffiti artists all over town.
The junk mail containing personal information you throw out in your garbage with offers for everything from credit cards to insurance coverage is worth $25 a bag on the streets of Manteca.
Buying alcoholic drinks for minors resulted in citations for two adults this week.
The man that Lathrop Police believe is responsible for at least two incidents of indecent exposure to minors near an elementary school might also be responsible for at least two others.
On the surface it seems strange – and dangerous – enough.
Last year the Manteca Police Department made 2,779 arrests.
A faulty tail light on a stolen car triggered a high speed pursuit that started in Stockton shortly after midnight Friday that led Highway Patrol officers southward through Manteca with a 1997 red Honda being stopped on Highway 120 near South Main Street.
An alleged embezzlement at the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society (MRPS) Hall in Manteca involving $140,000 is under investigation by the Manteca Police Department.
Manteca Police scored their third major marijuana bust in less than 30 days when the SWAT team served a search warrant at 7 a.m. Thursday netting $300,000 worth of bagged marijuana buds.
The San Joaquin Metro Narcotics Task Force and a San Joaquin County Sheriff's SWAT Team served a search warrant Tuesday morning on a home that ended up yielding more than four pounds of processed marijuana, 7 grams of crystal meth and 6 mature marijuana plants.
It has been more than seven months since vagrants discovered the body of Kelly Marelich in a dumpster behind a dental suite on South. Main Street.
Manteca Police seized 180 pounds of marijuana and a small arsenal of 16 weapons that included three illegal assault rifles during a raid Thursday morning in the Raymus Village neighborhood.
A rooftop chase late Tuesday night didn't end well for a suspect that mistimed his jump and crashed through a pine tree and down onto the ground where police officers – and a canine – were waiting for him.
A 43-year-old Manteca man was arrested Tuesday after it was reported that he choked and sexually assaulted a masseuse at a day spa on Center Street.
Lathrop detectives arrested Esteban Diaz, at his Modesto home Thursday morning, for alleged indecent exposure to four young girls over the past year near two elementary schools.
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