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Alcohol breath analyzers go green in Ripon

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.

February 25, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Ripon Police making headway into gang problem

RIPON – Before school started last fall, Ripon Police officers had their hands full chasing gang-members and graffiti artists all over town.

February 21, 2009 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Talking & driving on cell ends with Mercedes impounded, known gang member jailed

It is not good to be talking on a cell phone while driving, especially when a passenger in your car has a loaded weapon tucked into his waistband.

February 20, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Missing license plates leads to drug arrests

Manteca Police traffic officers pulled a car over last Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of Sapphire Way for missing license plates, only to find a sizeable amount of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

February 20, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Manteca Police order trio out of stolen car at gunpoint

Manteca Police patrolman John Moody has a knack for finding stolen cars in and around Manteca.

February 18, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Drive-by shooting by school

Numerous rounds were fired into a home near the intersection of Tannehill Drive and Lincasa Place across from Woodward School at 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

February 18, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Manteca man sought on embezzlement charges

Four elementary school secretaries are out to get their man – a Manteca area cook, Steven Garcia, 52, who they say took their money for six "discounted" Dell computers three months ago that he didn't deliver.

February 13, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Assessor: Don’t fall for $179 to lower your taxes

STOCKTON - The San Joaquin County Assessor's Office tissued a warning to area taxpayers to beware of a recent mailing offering homeowners tax relief.

February 07, 2009 | | Crime


Two sheriff’s deputies investigated in man’s death

STOCKTON – Two San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies are under investigation in connection with the death of a "combative" Stockton man who died while the officers were trying to arrest him.

February 04, 2009 | | Crime


Woman runs into burglars in kitchen

A Manteca woman met two burglars as she entered her kitchen close to noon on Wednesday.

January 29, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


MPD officer spots stolen Honda, arrests three

Manteca Police officer John Moody spotted a stolen 1992 Honda Civic near John McFall School on Hoyt Lane about 3 p.m. Wednesday. He and other officers arrested the driver and two passengers for auto theft, and possession of a stolen vehicle.

January 29, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Bust of roadside deal nets drugs & cash

Two Manteca Police detectives on their way to court in Stockton stumbled on a "roadside drug deal" that netted $10,000 worth of drugs and cash Tuesday morning.

January 28, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Gunman shoots man walking on sidewalk

A man was shot on the sidewalk of an East Manteca neighborhood just northeast of Doctors Hospital Monday prompting a citizen to pursue the gunman and two other subjects in his private car as they fled from the scene.

January 27, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Shots fired at Manteca man warming up car at home

Warming up his SUV before leaving for work Sunday morning almost cost a Manteca man his life.

January 26, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Food burglar caught in the act by camera

RIPON - After months of having food and other items stolen from his business numerous times, the frustrated owner of Olde Towne Bar in Ripon finally decided to install video surveillance cameras inside the facility to catch the culprit.

January 23, 2009 | | Crime


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Body found amid 1,000 pot plants

A $500,000 marijuana grow involving 1,000 plants was discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday afternoon along with the body of a man.

December 19, 2014 | | Crime


BODY FOUND IN LATHROP HOME

A half million dollar marijuana grow was discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday afternoon along with the body of a dead man, a Sheriff's spokesman reported Thursday morning.

December 18, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Apps catching burglars

Want to help police catch the bad guys? There's an app for that.

December 10, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Cold weather means more vehicle thefts

Auto theft is about to heat up in Manteca.

December 09, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Copper thieves, rain shut down Bank of America

It is probably the most unusual weather story in Manteca's history.

December 03, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Copper thieves shut down Bank of America

Copper thieves forced the closure of the Bank of America Tuesday morning in Manteca as the theft of 14-foot copper down spouts on the sides of the facility caused water from the roof to flow into the bank's interior.

December 02, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Felonies drop in Manteca thanks to voters

Manteca's felony crimes will drop in 2015.

November 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Crooks get $25 a bag for junk mail

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.

November 18, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Two arrests for buying alcohol for teenagers

Buying alcoholic drinks for minors resulted in citations for two adults this week.

November 12, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Indecent exposure suspect: Possible ties to four cases

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.

November 11, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Deputies: Man walking in, out of traffic arrested for cocaine

On the surface it seems strange – and dangerous – enough.

November 11, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Arrest costs: Fluid dynamics

Last year the Manteca Police Department made 2,779 arrests.

November 08, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


CHP makes arrest in theft of Manteca car

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.

November 08, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Police investigating alleged embezzlement

An alleged embezzlement at the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society (MRPS) Hall in Manteca involving $140,000 is under investigation by the Manteca Police Department.

October 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Crime


MPD makes $300K pot bust

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.

October 24, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


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