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High speed chase starts in Manteca before ending with Modesto crash

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.

February 25, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Another burglary attempt by school

A burglary attempt on the west side of Veritas School in the early hours Friday morning prompted a 911 call to Manteca Police.

February 22, 2014 | | Crime


Body is that of missing 22-year-old

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.

February 21, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Possible abduction call ends with arrest

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.

February 20, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Man with fake gun walks down Main Street

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.

February 19, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Blame meth: Mail theft on upswing

Postal officials are warning residents to keep an eye out after a rash of recent mailbox break-ins across the Central Valley.

February 15, 2014 | | Crime


TEEN THWARTS HOME BURGLARY

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.

February 11, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Muslims seek dialogue in hate crime aftermath

The designation of the vandalism against the Manteca Islamic Center as a "hate crime" can bring severe penalties for whoever is responsible.

February 08, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Muslim group wants federal help in hate crime inquiry

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.

February 06, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Criminals won’t ‘like’ this

Not even criminals are able to stay away from social media.

February 05, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Authorities bust meth & pot ring

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.

January 31, 2014 | | Crime


‘Druggies’ may have ransacked St. Anthony’s school cafeteria

More details are coming out of the Friday, Jan. 25, cafeteria break-in at St. Anthony's School with thieves stealing about $500 in frozen and pantry foods representing practically all of the students' snacks.

January 30, 2014 | | Crime


MHS teachers arrested after fight breaks out at crab feed

Two Manteca High School teachers were arrested early Sunday morning after kicking off a fight at the 44th annual Nile Garden crab feed at the MRPS Hall.

January 28, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Manteca: Less crime in 2013

Violent crime has dropped significantly in Manteca in 2013.

January 23, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Ripon officer dating gang member resigns

A strange tale of a documented male gang member, a road rage incident and a female Ripon police officer came to a head Thursday when news that the man had turned himself in became public.

January 11, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


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Gunshot victim was 16-year-old

It was the second time in two weeks that somebody fired a gun into a park next to a Manteca elementary school.

September 03, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


MURDER IN DOXEY PARK

Two teens were gunned down in Doxey Park in the 1300 block of Northgate Drive shortly after 1 a.m. Monday – one died at the hospital and the other was treated at the scene by medics.

September 02, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Brazen home burglary prompts MPD warnings

One Manteca senior citizen got an unexpected surprise late Tuesday morning when he returned to his home on April Way behind Springtime Park.

August 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


5 arrests in Ripon robbery

A cops and robbers" drama played out shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Ripona Market where five individuals allegedly robbed the small mom and pop store of cash, alcohol and a loaded firearm.

August 07, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Guilty plea in $313,000 tax fraud

A 57-year-old Manteca woman pled guilty this week to charges of filing false claims for her federal income tax returns.

August 07, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Homeless taking over her homes

Karin T. Meyer is mad and is demanding city action about homeless individuals trashing several of her more than 100 rental units throughout Manteca.

August 06, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


‘Godzilla’ arrested 58 times

He might not be taking down Tokyo, but Scott Swafford has wandered his way through a few streets in his day.

August 05, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


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