The number of residential burglaries continued to climb in Manteca during March.
An alert off-duty Manteca Police officer on Saturday led to the arrest of four gang associates on weapons charges.
Three men were detained and two were arrested Friday morning in an attempt to extend a motel stay with credit cards that had been stolen in an auto burglary Thursday night in the 200 block of Primrose Avenue.
Two women, who allegedly conspired to burglarize Kohl's Department Store Monday night, didn't get far with over $2,000 worth of merchandise as they led officers on a pursuit, crashed into a pickup truck and jumped over fences between backyards where they were apprehended by a police dog.
LATHROP – A peaceful bike ride took a grisly turn for one Lathrop area resident Tuesday afternoon after discovering what may turn out to be human remains along the side of the road.
If you own one of nine vehicle models that are the most popular with thieves in San Joaquin County you can get some free help protecting your ride.
Three men met their match when they were allegedly prowling around a residence in the 200 block of Tannehill Drive Wednesday morning after they were spotted on the porch of a residence by a friend of the family driving down the street.
A Monday morning police pursuit went for nearly five miles on city surface streets shortly before 7 a.m. and ended on a Ripon frontage road following a crash at Yosemite Avenue and Austin Road.
A large city dumpster filled with approximately 250 concrete grave markers dated from 1959 to 1962 got the attention of neighbors in the 600 block of San Juan Street Friday morning.
FRENCH CAMP - A couple in their mid-20s had their day ruined when Manteca Police caught up with them Friday allegedly growing marijuana, selling methamphetamine and having a stash of drug asset money and guns in French Camp.
An early-morning search warrant served by the San Joaquin County Metro Narcotics Task Force produced an astonishing find in a rural area about midway between Manteca, Escalon and Oakdale.
Manteca is experiencing a surge in residential and auto burglaries while the value of what is being stolen has dropped.
An earlier grisly murder conviction handed down more than two decades ago when he was only 13, has Juan Valdez, 37, now facing the death penalty if found guilty of shooting his long-time girlfriend to death last week in French Camp.
FRENCH CAMP - A 40-year-old French Camp woman was shot and killed in her home in the 10200 block of South Janet Road about 4:30 p.m. on Friday.
It was a cat and mouse chase at high speed that put a man in jail after reportedly ramming a resident's vehicle who gave chase on the heels of an alleged prowling incident Tuesday morning.
Some 2,000 marijuana plants were confiscated from three different locations in Lathrop Friday morning leading to the arrest of two men.
If January is a precursor for how 2014 with turn out then major crime will drop significantly in Manteca.
It was a busy morning at Aki's Food To-Go and Grocery in Manteca. It was the crunch before the lunch hour, and owner Elda Paneda was busy attending to the customer traffic at the front counter.
A Manteca man was arrested early Thursday morning for attempted murder after allegedly trying to kill his father while he was sleeping.
Three men were taken into custody late Saturday in Modesto after leading multiple law enforcement agencies in a high-speed chase through two counties that started right next to Applebee's in Manteca.
A burglary attempt on the west side of Veritas School in the early hours Friday morning prompted a 911 call to Manteca Police.
LATHROP – The skeletal remains found by a bicyclist along Manthey Road last year have been determined to be those of a former trucking school student who has been missing since October of 2011.
A 23-year-old Manteca man surrendered himself Wednesday afternoon after allegedly taking his 24-year-old girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter from their apartment against their will.
A hand gun replica that looked too much like the real thing led to Manteca Police handcuffing a 24-year-old man on South Main Street shortly before noon on Tuesday.
Postal officials are warning residents to keep an eye out after a rash of recent mailbox break-ins across the Central Valley.
Three men in their 20s attempting a home burglary shortly before 10 a.m. today (Tuesday) were arrested thanks to the quick action of a 13-year-old boy who was home because of his school's in-service day.
The designation of the vandalism against the Manteca Islamic Center as a "hate crime" can bring severe penalties for whoever is responsible.
The nation's largest Muslim civil rights organization is now calling on state and federal law enforcement agencies to aid in the investigation of what they're calling a "possible hate crime" at a Manteca prayer center.
Not even criminals are able to stay away from social media.
MODESTO (AP) - State and federal authorities took down a large drug-trafficking operation in the Northern San JoaquinValley with links to Mexico, arresting 11 people and seizing drugs and weapons, officials said.