Five area juveniles and two adults were arrested Wednesday as part of a coordinated probation sweep conducted by the police departments of Manteca, Stockton, and Escalon as well as the San Joaquin County Probation Department. A parole agent with the California Department of Corrections was also part of the sweep.
Three parolees-at-large, one suspect wanted for a grand theft warrant and two who were cited on traffic warrants, were like falling dominoes coming out of a single call to officers around noon Tuesday.
A Manteca couple that had charges dismissed involving an alleged $8 million real estate fraud involving home mortgages are back in jail.
A Manteca woman and a neighbor living in the 400 block of East Sutter Street both told of cats with similar symptoms this week that a doctor confirmed to be caused by anti-freeze ingestion.
A second trip to a building supply store was the undoing of a man charged with stealing credit cards, checks and a business briefcase from a Manteca man's work truck parked outside his residence on Creekside Place in Manteca.
LATHROP - The Arco gas station in the 400 block of Mossdale Road in Lathrop was robbed of an undetermined amount of cash and six packs of Marlboro cigarettes from the counter Thursday night shortly after 8 p.m.
A police officer with a photographic memory is an asset to any department, and Manteca's is no different.
Crime in Manteca this year through the end of August experienced double digit drops in year-to-year comparisons in all but three of the 12 felonies that the FBI uses to determine the relative safety of communities.
A 48-year-old Manteca man was found guilty for the possession of a vicious dog within the city limits by a San Joaquin County Superior Court jury last Thursday in a Tracy courtroom.
Two masked robbers held up the AutoZone auto parts store in the 100 block of South Main Street Friday night at gunpoint and made off with an undetermined amount of cash.
A Manteca single family residence doubling as a marijuana nursery – a pot factory if you will – was raided by members of the Manteca Police Department's SWAT team in the predawn hours on Wednesday.
Seven patrons of the Starlite Room were ordered out of that Manteca bar Tuesday afternoon by a cadre of nearly a dozen Hayward Police and Department of Justice officers that had surrounded the West Yosemite Avenue lounge with automatic weapons trained on the doors of the Lincoln Center business.
Eight Canadian geese have been found in Manteca neighborhoods during the past week in and around Edison and Main streets,
A family growing marijuana in a rental house in the Powers Tract neighborhood sandwiched between Spreckels Park and Manteca High left the three-bedroom residence in shambles owing the landlord $3,300 for three months of back rent.
Five men were reportedly jumped by a car load of Hispanic teens at 2 a.m. Saturday as they were walking home from a West Yosemite Avenue bar.
Two men led Manteca Police on a high speed pursuit out of the Burlington Coat Factory about 9 p.m. Saturday with clothing they had allegedly taken from the department store on South Main Street.
Vigilant neighbors spotted a man and a woman cutting up copper wire and tubing in the 900 block of Yolo shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday and called 911.
Investigators from the Delta Regional Auto Theft Team are launching a county wide campaign aimed at reducing auto theft by distributing free anti-theft steering wheel locking devices to owners of the top nine most stolen cars in San Joaquin County.
The alleged theft of $100,000 in electricity used in separate homes in Lathrop and Tracy for growing marijuana led to an arrest by the San Joaquin County narcotics task force agents and sheriff's deputies.
A Manteca custom bike builder is offering a $5,000 no-questions-asked reward for the safe return of a one-of-a-kind custom motorcycle that was stolen Thursday afternoon from a RV Storage facility on Austin Road.
Manteca Police Sgt. Mike Sexon vowed to catch a brazen auto theft suspect and he did just that Monday afternoon.
Rising temperatures means more opportunity for criminals.
Criminals stole $4.2 million worth of property in Manteca during 2014.
Gunmen robbed two convenience stores of cash within a block of each other on East Yosemite Avenue near Powers Avenue four hours apart on Tuesday – one about 7 p.m. and the other at 11 p.m.
A Manteca oncologist has agreed to pay the federal government $550,000 after an investigation concluded that he fraudulently billed public insurers for cancer treatment drugs that weren't approved for use in the United States and then dispensed them to his patients.
A 31-year-old man barricaded himself in his home for five hours Monday morning in the 700 block of Amy Way after his girlfriend and her children fled the residence for their safety.
Shots were fired on a vehicle and a home about 9:30 Tuesday night in the 1100 block of Alameda Street just west of Cottage Avenue.
Setting fire to a gas station pump is a first in Manteca - even for an arsonist.
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