Warming up a vehicle in the morning has been responsible for nearly half of all vehicle thefts in Manteca this winter.
Scott Phillip Hamilton, 33, was arrested before dawn Friday by Manteca Police Officer Josh Sweeten and sent to county jail charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.
If you receive an e-mail informing you that your FedEx parcel has arrived at the post office, don't be fooled.
Two men and a woman were seen running through the Burlington Coat Factory parking lot loaded down with clothes shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday as a motorist suspected something was wrong and called 911.
Shots were fired into a southbound vehicle on Highway 99 at about 2:30 Sunday morning. The victim was returning to Hollister from Reno, where the driver and two male passengers in their 20s had been visiting a dying uncle.
Two people were stabbed two hours apart in apparently unrelated incidents Friday night, according to Manteca Police.
NEW YORK (AP) - Manhattan hospital clerk Marque Gumbs was doing so well moonlighting as a peddler of stolen property that he drove a BMW, shopped at designer stores like Burberry and vacationed in Las Vegas and Mexico.
ARCADIA (AP) - Authorities arrested a 21-year-old man who barricaded himself inside a home after driving off a winding Southern California mountain road in an apparent attempt to kill himself and his girlfriend.
Three armed robbers held up the M&S Market shortly before midnight Sunday threatening the owner at gunpoint, according to police reports.
The reinstatement of Manteca Police's four officer gang unit is paying off. Back in June, gang violence - which is reflected in most of the city's aggravated assaults - was up almost 40 percent. Aggravated assaults by the end of November were trending just 10 percent over the previous year with 99 for the first 11 months of 2012 compared to 90 for the same period in the previous year. Manteca law enforcement is also ...
Manteca escaped 2012 without recording a single homicide. That is a major turnaround from 2011 when five homicides were recorded within the city limits. Typically, Manteca records between one and three murders a year. Statistics for the three previous years show one homicide in 2008, two homicides in 2009, and one homicide in 2010. The vast majority of murder cases in Manteca are brought to a conclusion. That means someone is determined to be a ...
CHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago man has been charged with spitting on a Secret Service agent who was guarding President Barack Obama's home last month.
An alleged Hell's Angel accused of participating in the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old Daniel Martinez of Lathrop in a business park east of Manteca had his arraignment continued for two weeks during a San Joaquin County Superior Court appearance Friday.
The family of Dominic Aguilar says he was just venting his frustration. But when the Roseville man took to the Facebook page started by the family of Ernest Duenez – the 34-year-old Manteca man shot and killed in June in 2011 during an exchange with Manteca Police officer John Moody – and made what some considered an off-color comment, the police formed their own opinion about the strong rhetoric. They viewed it as a threat. ...
TAFT (AP) - A 16-year-old student armed with a shotgun walked into a rural San Joaquin Valley high school on Thursday, shot one student and fired at others and missed before a teacher and another staff member talked him into surrendering, officials said.
A debit card scam has hit residents in Manteca and Ripon and continues through residents of the Central Valley by hackers using automated recorded messages to steal from card holders.
Thomas Christopher Chase was in possession of some interesting things when Manteca Police officers stopped him Monday night on suspicion on breaking into cars in the parking lot of the In-Shape Sports Club on E. Yosemite Avenue.
A wanted auto theft suspect took a nap in the wrong spot shortly before 1:30 Tuesday afternoon in a stolen pickup truck and ended up behind bars with his female accomplice by late afternoon.
In two separate robberies Tuesday – one at noon and the other at midnight – robbers hit Chase Bank at 123 Spreckels Avenue as well as Wal-Mart on South Main Street.
WESTON RANCH - Khayree Lewis, 19, and a 16-year-old teen have been arrested by Stockton Police in Saturday's armed robbery of soccer team members at a Weston Ranch park.
The Bank of the West in Ripon's downtown was robbed Thursday afternoon 20 minutes before closing time.
A 2006 Chevy Silverado extended cab pickup truck that was carjacked on Nov.4 from in front of a donut shop in the 1100 block of Yosemite Avenue has been found in the 300 block of Cherry Lane north of the Manteca Police Department.
A stolen 2006 Silverado pickup truck was recovered by Manteca Police 10 minutes after it was stolen from in front of a home in the 300 block of Roosevelt Avenue at about 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
An armed suspect walked into the Quik-Stop at the corner of Union Road and Louise Avenue early Tuesday morning, pointed the gun at the store owner, and demanded both the cash in the till and cigarettes from behind the counter.
Ripon CA. – The Ripon Police Department is working hard to help our children have a safe and happy Halloween. The police department's uniformed patrol force along with our Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) will be increasing patrols of local neighborhoods tomorrow night, to help ensure the safety of our children. If you see any suspicious activity, or if you need assistance, call the police department, or flag down a passing officer or volunteer.
RIPON POLICE: MAIL THEFT REPORTS INCREASE
Another Lathrop Elementary School student has been victimized by an adult exposing their genitals while walking home from school.