STOCKTON - Pre-trial hearings will be held on Jan. 21 and March 19 for embattled Manteca Unified School District teacher Michael Berchtold who is being charged with sexual molestation charges involving minors.
Two Manteca Police officers and a fugitive they were wrestling with in the attic of a two-story home all fell through the dry wall ceiling above the staircase landing Thursday afternoon.
Two idling cars being warmed up for a commute to work Wednesday morning on Chestnut Avenue drew the interest of auto thieves who made off with a '92 black Toyota shortly after 6 a.m. - leading to a police pursuit two hours later.
It was a dramatic "cops and robbers" episode over the Highway 120 Bypass Wednesday afternoon that landed four men in county jail with a half million dollars bail each over their heads.
A man claiming he was God and Jesus Christ had been reported at McDonalds Restaurant and at Doctors Hospital before 10 a.m. Tuesday with Manteca Police catching up with him at East Alameda and Alpine streets.
Teams of Manteca Police officers used a list of more than 100 alleged DUI offenders who had either failed to answer charges or who didn't show up for jail time following court convictions.
A large number of Manteca's cops in the future will work 24-hour shifts.
An alert citizen notified Manteca Police that a man was in the process of burglarizing a vehicle in the 700 block of Tannehill Drive on Thursday at 9:30 a.m.
FRENCH CAMP - Two inmates at the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office Honor Farm in French Camp were arrested and booked into the county jail in connection with the beating of another inmate at the Honor Farm.
The Grinch struck sometime early Thursday morning.
Residential burglaries in Manteca increased 36.22 percent in the first 10 months of 2008 compared to the same period last year.
A brazen gang of teens kicked in the front door of a Manteca home just north of the Sierra High campus Thursday morning while the owner was inside.
A Manteca couple found dead in their Gladiola Place home Monday morning died of gun shots according to autopsy results.
Manteca Police have reduced the number of documented gang members living inside the city limits by 203.
The warning "If ingested it may cause instant death" didn't stop an 18-year-old Manteca teen from squirting cans of dust spray into his mouth Wednesday in front of Wal-Mart.
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.