A middle-aged San Jose couple and a 17-year-old teen were taking a break in Manteca's Library Park during the noon hour Wednesday when they were confronted by a stranger who reportedly asked them for drugs and then stabbed the 48-year-old man in the back.
A 17-year-old youth believed to be the subject who wielded the knife in a Thursday evening gang attack at Shasta Park was arrested by officers about 5:30 p.m. Friday at his home.
A gang fight at Shasta Park ended with a knifing late Wednesday afternoon.
RIPON - Ripon Police officers interrupted a nude Manteca man as he was allegedly watching young females using binoculars from a position on the bank of the Stanislaus River as he was observed committing a lewd act upon himself.
A suspect in the April 26 robbery of the Manteca Bank of the West was arrested Friday afternoon by Manteca Police detectives after learning he was already in custody for the alleged robbery of a bank in Lodi.
Every eight days in the past year Manteca Police have responded to one particular residential address.
Manteca Police officers conducted a "courthouse sting" Monday afternoon arresting motorists who drove away from the Manteca courthouse after a judge ordered them not to drive their vehicles.
The third man police believe was involved in a June 26 home invasion robbery was arrested Tuesday afternoon by Manteca detectives as he was being released from the Santa Clara County Jail where he was being held for a parole violation.
The latest in a string of shoplifting apprehensions by a special team of undercover Manteca Police officers saw the arrest Friday afternoon of Fidel Lopez, Jr., 21, at the J.C. Penney store at the Highway 120 Bypass and Union Road.
America's Most Wanted TV dragnet is on the lookout for convicted Lathrop baby killer Mario Pena, 23, who violated his bail and disappeared.
If you think it's a crime to have some of the neighbors you have, you might just be right.
Manteca business owners received an education Thursday on gang awareness and prevention.
The prime suspect in last week's murder and attempted murder in the predawn hours on East Yosemite Avenue was captured in a multi-agency dragnet Tuesday afternoon in Ripon along with the discovery of a cache of firearms and ammunition.
A Manteca Police gang suppression unit stopped a van filled with gang members shortly after midnight Saturday and arrested a 20-year-old Manteca man with a semi-automatic hand gun in his possession that had one round in the chamber.
A young couple, familiar to Mantecans for panhandling together in shopping centers throughout the community, was cited by Manteca Police officers Sunday.
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.
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.
The following is a summary of the significant events the Manteca Police handled during the past week:
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.
Two men authorities believe were responsible shooting into a Moffat Boulevard motel on May 9 have been arrested.
Foul play was not believed to be a factor in the death of a man discovered by Manteca Police officers behind a cluster of Main Street businesses Tuesday evening.
Just after 7 p.m. on Tuesday a property owner conducting a search of his property found something that seemed out of place.
A man was shot in the face on Saturday after accompanying a woman back to her house to get belongings following a fight with her husband.
By GLENN KAHL
When Manteca Pastor Robert Cox was first interviewed by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police about a fight outside of a popular restaurant in June of last year, he told them he had punched the other man in the face.
An elderly Manteca gentleman wanted to hire someone to clean his house.
A Manteca youth pastor is facing manslaughter charges after an altercation outside of a Las Vegas restaurant left a man dead.
Manteca Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are searching for a man that walked into the Bank of the West on E. Yosemite Avenue Tuesday afternoon, produced a note demanding money, and walked away with an undisclosed amount of cash.
At one point, as the camera bobbles up and down the duty shirt of exhausted Manteca patrol officer Ben Cromwell, a single question illustrates the seriousness of the situation he just found himself in.
A transient claiming that Manteca Police used excessive force when they tried to roust him from his sleep alongside an East Manteca car wash last week put a Manteca patrol officer out of work for a month as a result of the melee.