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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


Man breaks into 2 hospital vending machines

FRENCH CAMP - A man was arrested and taken to San Joaquin County Jail for breaking into two vending machines at the San Joaquin County General Hospital.

January 11, 2014 | | Crime


Man destroys 2 vending machines at county hospital

FRENCH CAMP - A man was arrested and taken to San Joaquin County Jail Thursday for breaking into two vending machines at the San Joaquin County General Hospital.Daniel Lee Jordan, a 41-year-old black male is facing charges of felony vandalism in connection with the incident. Damage to the two vending machines was placed at approximately $560.

January 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Crime


Manteca robbery suspect arrested

A man believed to have robbed at least three Manteca businesses – the most recent on Dec. 3 – has been arrested in Stanislaus County.

January 10, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Perk-etrators: They wanted bucks but got busted

Two men couldn't wait for the Starbucks at Airport Way and the 120 Bypass to open early Wednesday morning.

January 09, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Is homeless man dognapper of Yorkshire terrier?

All Alfie Galan wants is his wife's dog back.

January 04, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Phone caller asks for bank routing info

A caller described as being aggressive by a 69-year-old senior citizen demanded the man's bank routing number or he might not receive his Social Security check this month.

January 04, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


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$3,000 lesson for victim of purse theft

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.

March 04, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Crime


20-year-old charged with trying to kill dad

A Manteca man was arrested early Thursday morning for attempted murder after allegedly trying to kill his father while he was sleeping.

February 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


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


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