An earlier grisly murder conviction handed down more than two decades ago when he was only 13, has Juan Valdez, 37, now facing the death penalty if found guilty of shooting his long-time girlfriend to death last week in French Camp.
FRENCH CAMP - A 40-year-old French Camp woman was shot and killed in her home in the 10200 block of South Janet Road about 4:30 p.m. on Friday.
It was a cat and mouse chase at high speed that put a man in jail after reportedly ramming a resident's vehicle who gave chase on the heels of an alleged prowling incident Tuesday morning.
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A man that squared off with police in a propane company parking lot Wednesday night and forced a four-hour closure of Highway 99 in both directions has been arrested.
Manteca Police still don't quite know what happened Thursday night in an apparent shooting at a home on El Dorado Street that left a mother of three with serious injuries.
A Manteca female with life threatening injuries from a gunshot wound was airlifted out of Manteca at around 12:45 a.m. today and taken to a trauma center.
A handgun located at the scene where a man engaged police in a four-hour stand-off Wednesday night at a propane company on the southwest corner of the Highway 99 and South Austin Road intersection turned out to be an air soft gun that replicated an authentic semi-automatic handgun, according to a Manteca Police report.
• Man crashes into propane yard • Causes propane pump fire • Tries to steal propane tank truck • Man apparently was shot A four-hour stand-off between police and a gunman at a Manteca propane yard that closed Highway 99 creating massive traffic back-ups ended with the man being taken to a Modesto hospital. The incident started shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday when witnesses said a man rammed his truck through the fence of the ...
A man suspected of burglarizing a number of vehicles was taken out of a burgundy SUV at gunpoint and arrested by Manteca Police at about 8 a.m. Wednesday in a south central Manteca residential neighborhood.
California Highway Patrol officer James Smith displayed some of the proper techniques on making a high-risk felony arrest on Friday.
LINDEN (AP) - The abandoned well painstakingly excavated over the past six weeks in remote eastern San Joaquin County countryside turned up no human remains, and the death-row inmate isn't talking anymore. So the FBI announced Thursday it is no longer actively looking for long-lost missing persons thought to be victims of the notorious "Speed Freak Killers."
An illegal casino in the heart of downtown Manteca went bust Wednesday. Law enforcement raided a storefront masquerading as a legitimate business center in the 100 block of North Maple Avenue several doors down from the post office. Police reported finding a dozen adults involved in slot machine-style gambling on more than 30 computers when they served a search warrant about 11:30 a.m. to a lone clerk working in the Delta Business Center. The operation ...
A police pursuit from Escalon to the heart of Manteca in the predawn hours Sunday led to a crash on Yosemite Avenue near the UP Railroad tracks where a 24-year-old motorist was taken into custody by Manteca and Escalon officers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two law officers have reportedly been wounded in a gunfight in the mountains east of Los Angeles with a person believed to be a former Los Angeles police officer. State Fish and Wildlife Assistant Chief Dan Sforza tells KCAL-TV that two officers were wounded in the shootout. It's not clear which agency they belong to. <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt: auto; ...
A cash roll of $2,200 – money intended for a down payment on a mobile home – was dropped in the parking lot of a Manteca fast food restaurant.
FRENCH CAMP - A French Camp woman was shot Sunday morning while sitting behind the wheel of her car and then drove herself to a hospital with three bullet wounds in the upper part of her body.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Police stormed a New Jersey home early Sunday and fatally shot a registered sex offender who had held his girlfriend's three children hostage, ending their 37-hour ordeal and recovering the bodies of the captives' mother and another sibling, authorities said.
Dominic Aguilar, 37, is being held to answer a felony terrorist threat charge that he leveled threats against Manteca Police Officer John Moody on his Facebook page related to the officer involved shooting of Ernesto Duenas, Jr., nearly two years ago.
LATHROP - A 12-member Manteca-Ripon SWAT team and five undercover officers served a major arrest warrant at a home in the 400 block of Manila Road in Lathrop just minutes after 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Christina Duran, 41, had to wait to eat a late night snack until she got to county jail in the early hours of Wednesday morning after she allegedly rammed the Carl Junior's fast food restaurant in the 1400 block of West Yosemite Avenue with her vehicle.
A burglary in progress with a van backed into a driveway caught the attention of neighbors who called police.
A woman motorist detained at the front gate of the Sharpe Army Depot without identification set off what was quickly labeled a multi-casualty incident (MCI) when investigating officers developed immediate hand irritations when they searched her white Suburban SUV.
Thieves attempting to break into a Second Harvest Food Bank refrigerator truck trailer sometime over the weekend accomplished only one thing – the loss of $5,000 worth of perishable food stacked inside the trailer that arrived on Friday.
Vandals trashed part of East Union High School in the predawn hours Saturday morning, smashing out the windshield and four side windows of a pickup truck in the motor pool and spreading human feces on a door and window to a classroom.
A volley of gunfire directed at the Manteca Ambulance headquarters shortly before 11 p.m. Friday night shocked two ambulance medics as they were looking out the front window of the two-story building.
A federal law enforcement crackdown on career criminals is helping local police agencies fight growing crime.
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