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.
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.
First there was a call to police shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday night about a verbal confrontation between two rival gangs in front of the Boys and Girls Club – and then a second call of shots fired in the same area where children were participating in activities inside the building.
VACAVILLE (AP) - California inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate and it's unclear whether the tough steps state officials took this year to stop illicit drugs from getting into prisons are having any effect, though they are prompting criticism from civil rights advocates.
FRIENDSHIP, N.Y. (AP) - Investigators tracking two murder convicts who escaped from a northern New York prison scoured a rural area near the Pennsylvania border Sunday, saying an unconfirmed but credible report of a sighting had shifted the search across the state.
A Manteca man was arrested via a citizen's arrest and cited by Manteca Police for allegedly performing a sex act in his truck at the Save-Mart parking lot in the 1100 block of North Main Street shortly after 9 a.m. Friday.
Witnesses say a man - who the CHP said has already been convicted of reckless driving - deliberately forced another driver off Highway 99 causing major injuries to the victim in what officers are calling a case of road rage.
Fence boards exploded in every direction in a Grant Avenue alley near Sutter Street at 5:20 a.m. Friday when the driver of a late model Hyundai allegedly ran down a 20-year-old man on foot behind his home and crashed through rear fences in three back yards.