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Suspicious vehicles reported near schools

Suspicious vehicles were reportedly seen near Ripon and Manteca area schools on Tuesday.

October 01, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Yosemite rangers lead park system in busting pot users

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Karen Strand didn't think she'd get in trouble for having a small container of medical marijuana when she went hiking in Olympic National Park this summer.

September 17, 2013 | | Crime


Gunman was in Navy Reserves; Buddhism covert with record

WASHINTON (AP) - Aaron Alexis seems a study in contradictions: a former Navy reservist, a Defense Department contractor, a convert to Buddhism who was taking an online course in aeronautics. But he also had flashes of temper that led to run-ins with police over shootings in Fort Worth, Texas, and Seattle.

September 17, 2013 | | Crime


Navy Yard suspect arrested after 2004 Seattle shooting after 2004 Seattle shooting

SEATTLE (AP) - The man identified as the shooter in the Washington Navy Yard slayings had been arrested in Seattle in 2004 for shooting out the tires of a parked car in what he described as an anger-fueled "black out."

September 17, 2013 | | Crime


Navy Yard shooting shakes Fort Hood victims

HOUSTON (AP) - Kathy Platoni stood in a doctor's office trying to hide her shaking from the other patients in the waiting room as she watched the news unfold about a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

September 17, 2013 | | Crime


13 killed in Navy Yard rampage

WASHINGTON (AP) - A former Navy reservist went on a shooting rampage Monday inside a building at the heavily secured Washington Navy Yard, firing from a balcony onto office workers in the cafeteria below, authorities and witnesses said. Thirteen people were killed, including the gunman.

September 17, 2013 | | Crime


Did rocker hire a hitman?

VISTA (AP) - The frontman of the Grammy-nominated metal band As I Lay Dying will stand trial on a charge of trying to hire someone to kill his estranged wife, a judge in San Diego ruled Monday.

September 17, 2013 | | Crime


Three armed robbers hit Bob’s Pharmacy

Drugs and cash were taken in an armed robbery at Bob's Pharmacy near the corner of Fremont and Yosemite avenues shortly before 2 p.m. Monday.

September 17, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Auto burglars hit sports venues

It takes less than a minute for a criminal to smash a car window and take a purse, beloved gadgets or a stereo.

September 17, 2013 | James Burns | Crime


5-hour North Manteca search yields home invasion suspect

A Stockton man charged with eight felonies – including a home invasion robbery – was tracked down by Stockton Police, U.S. Marshals, and Manteca Police officers in a five-hour dragnet Wednesday that began at 10 a.m.

September 12, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Gunman kicks in front door, shoots 2 people

Two Manteca residents were shot in their home early Saturday morning, just blocks from the Manteca Police Department.

September 10, 2013 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Grand jury pushes regional crime effort

LATHROP – The San Joaquin County Grand Jury wants to get proactive in tackling the rising crime problem.

September 10, 2013 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Weston may get multi-use building

Plans at Ripon Unified will call for Weston Elementary School's remodeling to include a new multi-use building within a budget of $10.4 million.

September 07, 2013 | Vince Rembulat | Crime


2nd arrest in $11K theft of truck parts

RIPON - William Hendy, 27, of Ceres has been arrested by Ripon officers as a second suspect in a recent commercial burglary and booked into San Joaquin County Jail, according to First Sergeant Steve Merchant.

August 27, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


McD’s robbery an inside job

The truck was a different color, but Manteca Police detectives were reasonably sure they had the guy they thought was responsible for the bold midweek armed robbery of a northeastern Manteca McDonald's when they spotted him driving Friday morning.

August 24, 2013 | Jason Campbell | Crime


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Prosecutor: Bank robbers intended to take hostages

STOCKTON - Misty Holt-Singh had just popped into the bank, leaving her 12-year-old daughter in the car, when the horror began. An hour later, the mother of two lay dead after a bank robbery and planned hostage-taking spun into a chaotic police chase and furious gunbattle during which two holdup men were killed, authorities said.

July 18, 2014 | By SCOTT SMITH Associated Press | Crime


Giveaway of free anti-theft steering wheel locks for high theft vehicles

Manteca Police Department and investigators from the Delta Regional Auto Theft Team are hoping to raise awareness and prevent auto theft by launching a county wide campaign.

July 18, 2014 | | Crime


3 dead in Stockton bank robbery, gun battle

STOCKTON (AP) - Cars and houses were riddled with bullets during a high-speed chase and hostages were thrown from a fleeing SUV after a bank robbery Wednesday that led to the deaths of a hostage and two robbers, police said.

July 17, 2014 | | Crime


Third suspect arrested in theft of cheese buses

A third suspect has been arrested in the Tillamook Cheese vehicle theft.

July 17, 2014 | | Crime


Arrests made in biggest Manteca vehicle theft ever

In less than 60 hours police solved what turned out to be the biggest vehicle theft ever in Manteca recovering three of five vehicles stolen and making two arrests.

July 16, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


She’s been arrested 11 times in 18 months

Natasha Marie Archuleta apparently picked the wrong convenience store to not pay at.

July 16, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Sacramento cheese caper suspects arrested in Rocklin

It was fast police work from Saturday to Tuesday noon in finding those responsible for the theft and arson of high profile commercial vehicles valued at over $400,000 and parked next to a Manteca hotel in an daring caper in the dark of night.

July 15, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Now they’re looking for rats

Three stolen Tillamook Cheese microbuses valued at $300,000 were located in Copperopolis Monday night by a county-wide law enforcement team led by Manteca Police Department officers.

July 15, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Manteca Police crime briefs

The following is a summary of the significant events the Manteca Police handled during the past week:

July 04, 2014 | | Crime


Man is beaten for phone at car wash

LATHROP – All that the 25-year-old man remembered was talking on his cell phone as he went up to the coin dispenser at the Wash Pro Car Wash on Harlan Road.

July 02, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Two arrested in Moffat shooting

Two men authorities believe were responsible shooting into a Moffat Boulevard motel on May 9 have been arrested.

July 01, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


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