The annexation on 1,037 acres along South Austin Road brought with it rural policing needs at a vast strawberry plant nursery where illegal dumping of pig manure has been compromising the quality of the land.
A late night shopper in the Spreckels Park shopping center on East Yosemite Avenue was reportedly car- jacked and then briefly kidnapped at knife-point about 8:30 Saturday night by two Hispanic teens believed to be about 19, police said.
A Stockton man, believed to be in his 30s, was violently stabbed on a downtown Manteca street about 1:30 a.m. Friday and remains in critical condition following emergency surgery in a Modesto hospital.
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.
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.
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.