Felony crimes dropped almost 11 percent in Manteca during March.
First there was a call to police shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday night about a verbal confrontation between two rival gangs in front of the Boys and Girls Club – and then a second call of shots fired in the same area where children were participating in activities inside the building.
Robert Joe Aguilar Jr., 28, of Stockton will be spending the next 25 years to life in prison as a result of an investigation conducted by Manteca Police narcotics detective Sam Gallego.
A Manteca father and a grandfather have both been charged with felonious lewd acts upon a child under 14, according to Manteca Police.
It took a third grader to trip up three teen-age house burglars at about 8:30 a.m. Friday in the southwest section of Manteca.
Lastraza Williams was arrested at her Todd Avenue residence late Thursday afternoon on charges of burglary, grand theft of personal property and the passing of a fictitious check.
A swift police response was credited for the capture of one man and two women who allegedly attempted to burglarize a house in the Mayors' Park neighborhood in West Manteca near East Union Cemetery Wednesday afternoon.
STOCKTON - A Manteca real estate agent accused of raping a dependent adult will have to wait two weeks to see whether there is enough evidence to bring the matter to trial.
An 18-year-old Manteca gang member has been arrested in the Friday afternoon shooting in the Martha and Sequoia avenues neighborhood that terrified neighbors who witnessed the scenario.
Neighbors in the 700 block of South Sequoia Avenue were traumatized Friday afternoon when they heard one gunshot and then saw three teens running by their homes – one with a black semi-automatic hand gun.
Picking up two small children from Walter Woodward Elementary School Thursday afternoon led to the arrest of one mother on two counts of child endangerment and for driving under the influence.
Two Manteca men charged with attempted robbery of the Chase Bank in Manteca went before San Joaquin County Superior Court Judge Phillip Urie Thursday in the Manteca court.
An auto theft suspect made a stop for surgery at county hospital before going to county jail Wednesday morning after a bout with a sheriff's police dog.
A high speed chase Monday night that went from orchard to orchard lasted for more than an hour and a half beginning at Arch Road near the Stockton Airport and ending in Escalon at the Stanislaus River and Brennan Road.
A Manteca baby, who was violently shaken in September of 2007, died Monday at the home of foster parents in Ripon.
Shots were fired on a vehicle and a home about 9:30 Tuesday night in the 1100 block of Alameda Street just west of Cottage Avenue.
Setting fire to a gas station pump is a first in Manteca - even for an arsonist.
A 24-year-old man wielding a knife in front of a Lathrop coffee shop on Harlan Road prompted the evacuation of the entire center anchored by SaveMart shortly after the noon hour on Tuesday.
Ask Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion about the compliance with California's medical marijuana laws and he'll make a simple observation: "It's amazing how many 19-year-olds have back problems."
On the particularly bad nights Gloria Henderson still reaches for the ice cream.
It's been more than 10-months since the body of 22-year-old Kelly Marelich was discovered in a dumpster behind a Manteca dental clinic on South Main Street.
Both a former Hells Angels member and an associate responsible for the death of 26-year-old Danny Martinez in August of 2011 will spend at least the next decade in state prison.
Carlos Abraham Guiterrez, 19, was the murder victim from the Saturday night shooting outside the Straw Hat Pizza Parlor on North Main Street, according to the San Joaquin County Coroner's Office.
A witness' description helped Manteca Police catch and capture three juveniles believed to have been responsible for robbing the CVS Pharmacy on North Main Street Monday afternoon.
Felonies in Manteca were at their lowest numerical level since at least 2002.
No charges have been filed to date in connection with the alleged $140,000 embezzlement involving the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society, known to many as simply the MRPS.
The "Grinch" was busy over Christmas week with a number of burglaries and stolen cars in addition to a 76-year-old bicyclist being struck on a darkened part of Yosemite Avenue at Raylow Avenue at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
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