LATHROP – For the second time in a month a Lathrop Elementary School student has been subjected to indecent exposure by a male adult.
LATHROP – The crime happened more than four years ago. The dead victim was a child barely 13 months old named Jacob Leon. The suspect was Mario Martinez Pena, who was 25 at the time the alleged crime was committed in the 800 block of O Street in Lathrop.
A 22-year-old Lathrop man wanted for a murder that occurred in an almond orchard east of Manteca shortly after 2 a.m. July 2 was arrested Saturday morning following a highway patrol pursuit for speeding in Jefferson County, TN.
One Manteca man who is admittedly upset with what he contends is a lack of police presence in his neighborhood is planning to organize a Neighborhood Watch with others living in his subdivision south of the Highway 120 Bypass.
A 22.7-mile pursuit with speeds reaching up to 95 miles per Sunday ended on Guthmiller Road.
LATHROP - Robbers jumped over the counter of a Lathrop Chase Bank Wednesday noon and ordered employees to cooperate as they stashed an undisclosed amount of cash into a satchel.
LATHROP - Deputies arrested three men in Lathrop Monday evening after receiving reports of shots being fired around 6:15 p.m. near the intersection of Shilling and Cedar Valley Drive, according to Sheriff's spokesman Deputy Les Garcia.
SWAT officers surrounded a home on Hoyt Lane near Neil Hafley School Tuesday evening and evacuated about a dozen homes after a woman - fearing she would be shot by her husband - fled with her two small children
A burglary team of three Stockton women and two children were stopped in their tracks last week by Manteca Police officers Bob Anderson and Dave Brown.
RIPON - Internet con artists attempted to bilk Ripon insurance agent and City Councilman Dean Uecker's friends and clients for as much as $2,000 each using fictitious emails allegedly written by Uecker asking desperately for help from Barcelona, Spain.
Police chased a Manteca man believed to be under the influence of either alcohol or drugs who caused property damage in a resulting hit and run crash after midnight Monday morning.
Manteca Police officers transported two suspects for a variety of felony charges shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) - A man hurled acid in his daughter's face in a gruesome attack that sent her into a street screaming for help as her skin peeled and her clothes disintegrated, police and witnesses said.
OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland police have issued a warning to city residents following two more robberies over the weekend after responding to cars advertised for sale on Craigslist.
Manteca Police are continuing investigating a robbery that took place Thursday morning at the Wells Fargo Bank in downtown Manteca.
A cash roll of $2,200 – money intended for a down payment on a mobile home – was dropped in the parking lot of a Manteca fast food restaurant.
FRENCH CAMP - A French Camp woman was shot Sunday morning while sitting behind the wheel of her car and then drove herself to a hospital with three bullet wounds in the upper part of her body.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Police stormed a New Jersey home early Sunday and fatally shot a registered sex offender who had held his girlfriend's three children hostage, ending their 37-hour ordeal and recovering the bodies of the captives' mother and another sibling, authorities said.
Dominic Aguilar, 37, is being held to answer a felony terrorist threat charge that he leveled threats against Manteca Police Officer John Moody on his Facebook page related to the officer involved shooting of Ernesto Duenas, Jr., nearly two years ago.
LATHROP - A 12-member Manteca-Ripon SWAT team and five undercover officers served a major arrest warrant at a home in the 400 block of Manila Road in Lathrop just minutes after 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Christina Duran, 41, had to wait to eat a late night snack until she got to county jail in the early hours of Wednesday morning after she allegedly rammed the Carl Junior's fast food restaurant in the 1400 block of West Yosemite Avenue with her vehicle.
A burglary in progress with a van backed into a driveway caught the attention of neighbors who called police.
A woman motorist detained at the front gate of the Sharpe Army Depot without identification set off what was quickly labeled a multi-casualty incident (MCI) when investigating officers developed immediate hand irritations when they searched her white Suburban SUV.
Thieves attempting to break into a Second Harvest Food Bank refrigerator truck trailer sometime over the weekend accomplished only one thing – the loss of $5,000 worth of perishable food stacked inside the trailer that arrived on Friday.
Vandals trashed part of East Union High School in the predawn hours Saturday morning, smashing out the windshield and four side windows of a pickup truck in the motor pool and spreading human feces on a door and window to a classroom.
A volley of gunfire directed at the Manteca Ambulance headquarters shortly before 11 p.m. Friday night shocked two ambulance medics as they were looking out the front window of the two-story building.
A federal law enforcement crackdown on career criminals is helping local police agencies fight growing crime.
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