Crews of auto thieves hit Manteca Thursday night and Friday morning with citizens waking up to report 11 vehicles had been stolen.
A Manteca municipal street worker was clipped by a truck mirror while directing traffic at a paving project on the east Highway 99 Frontage Road Wednesday afternoon as he attempted to stop a motorist driving on the wrong side of the roadway.
Two Stockton men were caught in the act robbing a 7-Eleven clerk at gunpoint shortly before 4 a.m. Wednesday.
A retired Manteca couple returning home from church surprised a burglar rummaging through their valuables shortly after 9 a.m. Sunday morning in the 100 block of Mylnar Avenue, north of East Yosemite Avenue.
With the glaring exception of aggravated assault that is primarily gang-on-gang violence, Manteca's serious crime rate plunged 13.43 percent during 2010.
The theft of metal siding from a stack of building materials Wednesday afternoon led to the arrest of two men as they drove northward on Cottage Avenue with a load stashed in the rear of their pickup with a camper shell.
Three men from Stockton were found to be in possession of a hand gun when stopped by officers at 11:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of West Yosemite Avenue.
Vehicle burglaries in the Manteca community are drawing the ire of victims who found their car windows smashed and valuables missing.
RIPON - The Ripon Police department opened a dialog with the first of a series of community chat sessions with residents Wednesday night at their North Wilma Avenue headquarters.
Two Stockton men sauntered out of the Manteca courthouse Tuesday morning and walked diagonally across the street to where they had parked a car that allegedly had been stolen in Stockton on Dec. 23.
The theft of an Olympic Silver medal from the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing devastated a Manteca couple when they returned to their home after a holiday trip.
Scott Allen Williamson, 39, who was found to have explosives in his Jack Tone Road home, has been jailed on nine felony weapons and destructive device counts with bail set at $320,000.
FRENCH CAMP – A San Joaquin County Sheriffs' correctional officer who supervises prisoners at the county jail ended up being an inmate at the place where he worked following his arrest on Thursday.
A young Manteca couple invited an acquaintance to go on a road trip to San Francisco Thursday night.
Vandals broke into the Masonic Lodge in the 200 block of North Powers Avenue sometime over the past weekend trashing the interior of the building and causing an estimated $7,000 in damage.
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.
It's the busiest time of the year - for criminals.
A $500,000 marijuana grow involving 1,000 plants was discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday afternoon along with the body of a man.
A half million dollar marijuana grow was discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday afternoon along with the body of a dead man, a Sheriff's spokesman reported Thursday morning.
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Auto theft is about to heat up in Manteca.
It is probably the most unusual weather story in Manteca's history.
Copper thieves forced the closure of the Bank of America Tuesday morning in Manteca as the theft of 14-foot copper down spouts on the sides of the facility caused water from the roof to flow into the bank's interior.
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