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Gang violence drops off

Just a few months ago Manteca seemed to be on the verge of turning into a daily shooting gallery for gang-on-gang violence.

October 08, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Someone is poisoning dogs in Park West

Two dogs have been poisoned with anti-freeze in their own back yards on Trailwood Avenue over the last two weeks – one died, one is recovering.

October 08, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Lathrop mayor’s husband arrested, in jail on child abuse charges

LATHROP – Thomas Xavier Sayles, the husband of Lathrop mayor Kristy Sayles, is appearing in the Manteca Branch of the San Joaquin County Superior Court today on charges of felony child abuse.

October 07, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Crime


Sayles worries about trauma on her family

LATHROP - It was the end of a long two days for Lathrop Mayor Kristy Sayles as she sat in her family room Wednesday night sorting out the trauma and its fall out after an altercation between her husband Tom, 57, and her 8-year-old son.

October 07, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Cops seek driver in hit-and-run of PG&E worker

A PG&E worker was seriously injured shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday when an eastbound motorist struck him as he worked on the side of West Ripon Road near Fredricks Road – to the west of Ripon.

October 01, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Flipping off cop leads to arrest on drug charges

RIPON - A Ripon police officer on patrol called for backup Thursday morning after his was "flipped off" by a man standing in a garage on Ridge Avenue who was known to be on searchable probation.

October 01, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Police drug bust nets 18 balloons of heroin

Police believe they arrested a major supplier of heroin to the Manteca area Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. during a traffic stop.

September 29, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Dispatchers use cell tech on open 911 call to find kidnap victim

A 30-year-old kidnap and rape victim can thank the professionalism of San Joaquin County Sheriff's dispatchers for finding her through an open 911 line in the predawn hours Saturday.

September 26, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Manteca Police snag 7 DUI offenders in warrant sweep

Eight Manteca Police officers set out Saturday morning to arrest 103 people who failed to otherwise respond to warrants connected with charges related to driving under the influence (DUI) charges.

September 26, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Robber steals ATM card, $600 outside of market

A 56-year-old Manteca man was robbed at knife point during the noon hour Thursday as he was leaving the Mexican Market in the 200 block of East Yosemite Avenue after he had paid a utility bill at the store.

September 24, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Second search yields gun used in shooting

The two Escalon police cases that evolved Friday night and early Saturday morning have had something of a surprise twist – involving a Glock semi-automatic hand gun.

September 14, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Manteca cops arrest suspect in beating of Escalon officer

The beating of an Escalon police officer shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday during a traffic stop brought mutual aid from Manteca and Ripon police departments as well as the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department.

September 12, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Police: Burglars fired up to 6 shots at theft victims

Two two suspects who were arrested for firing on their alleged car burglary victims Friday night as they fled from the Bass Pro Parking lot were jailed on multiple felony charges – one sent to county jail and the other to juvenile hall.

September 12, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Burglars shoot at victims

Units from five police agencies joined in a Friday night high speed chase of three car burglary suspects who reportedly fired two shots at their victims as they fled from the Bass Pro Shops parking lot located on the Highway 120 Bypass at about 9:30 p.m.

September 11, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Homeowner startles burglar who flees with shotguns, jewels shock each other

The burglarly of a Del Webb home in northwest Manteca Friday morning launched a series of events that eventually put one 26-year-old man behind bars.

September 11, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


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Gunshot victim was 16-year-old

It was the second time in two weeks that somebody fired a gun into a park next to a Manteca elementary school.

September 03, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


MURDER IN DOXEY PARK

Two teens were gunned down in Doxey Park in the 1300 block of Northgate Drive shortly after 1 a.m. Monday – one died at the hospital and the other was treated at the scene by medics.

September 02, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Brazen home burglary prompts MPD warnings

One Manteca senior citizen got an unexpected surprise late Tuesday morning when he returned to his home on April Way behind Springtime Park.

August 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


5 arrests in Ripon robbery

A cops and robbers" drama played out shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Ripona Market where five individuals allegedly robbed the small mom and pop store of cash, alcohol and a loaded firearm.

August 07, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Guilty plea in $313,000 tax fraud

A 57-year-old Manteca woman pled guilty this week to charges of filing false claims for her federal income tax returns.

August 07, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Homeless taking over her homes

Karin T. Meyer is mad and is demanding city action about homeless individuals trashing several of her more than 100 rental units throughout Manteca.

August 06, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


‘Godzilla’ arrested 58 times

He might not be taking down Tokyo, but Scott Swafford has wandered his way through a few streets in his day.

August 05, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


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