A police pursuit from Escalon to the heart of Manteca in the predawn hours Sunday led to a crash on Yosemite Avenue near the UP Railroad tracks where a 24-year-old motorist was taken into custody by Manteca and Escalon officers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two law officers have reportedly been wounded in a gunfight in the mountains east of Los Angeles with a person believed to be a former Los Angeles police officer. State Fish and Wildlife Assistant Chief Dan Sforza tells KCAL-TV that two officers were wounded in the shootout. It's not clear which agency they belong to. <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt: auto; ...
LINDEN (AP) - After five weeks of digging, crews have found debris, but no human remains during an excavation of an abandoned well in eastern San Joaquin County in a search for possible victims of two men known as the "Speed Freak Killers," the FBI said.
A check of a suspicious vehicle on Wednesday at Pajaro Avenue and Range Court ended up with the Manteca Police Gang Suppression Unit seizing illegal drugs and weapons.
Burglaries dropped 7.63 percent in Manteca during 2012. That translated into $1,298,920 less in stolen property last year compared to 2011 when thieves took items from individuals and businesses valued collectively at $5,890,608. Of the $4,591,788 worth of property stolen in 2012, police recovered $1,526,769 or 33.25 percent of what was taken in terms of value. There were 3.02 burglaries on average each day in 2012 and 1,101 for the entire year. Aggravated assaults - ...
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 ...
Was there a person buried 23 years ago in the side yard of a Manteca home?
A 27-year-old Manteca man was taken into custody at gunpoint late Monday morning and charged with four felonies including the attempted murder of his live-in girlfriend who had been running away from him while carrying their baby in her arms in the predawn hours.
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.
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