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.
A witness' description helped Manteca Police catch and capture three juveniles believed to have been responsible for robbing the CVS Pharmacy on North Main Street Monday afternoon.
Felonies in Manteca were at their lowest numerical level since at least 2002.
No charges have been filed to date in connection with the alleged $140,000 embezzlement involving the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society, known to many as simply the MRPS.
The "Grinch" was busy over Christmas week with a number of burglaries and stolen cars in addition to a 76-year-old bicyclist being struck on a darkened part of Yosemite Avenue at Raylow Avenue at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
It's the busiest time of the year - for criminals.
A $500,000 marijuana grow involving 1,000 plants was discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday afternoon along with the body of a man.
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.
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Auto theft is about to heat up in Manteca.
It is probably the most unusual weather story in Manteca's history.
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.
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