Car thieves earlier this week didn't get far before they crashed in a vehicle parked in a drive way in the 800 block of Mt. Vernon Place at about 10 p.m. on Monday.
A woman returning videos to Blockbuster on North Main Street narrowly escaped injury as gang gunfire erupted setting off a police chase that left one Sureno gang member in critical condition with head injuries when he crashed while trying to escape law enforcement.
Crime continues to drop in Manteca with one huge caveat – gang-on-gang violence. Manteca, like the rest of California, is seeing drops in most felony categories. The only two significant exceptions statewide are gang-on-gang violence and homicides. January marked the 15th straight month that most serious crimes have declined significantly in Manteca despite the weak economy and the city growing by over 1,000 people during the past year. The crime rate has been dropping overall ...
Copper thieves struck at the Brown Sand, Inc. operation near Mossdale sometime over the weekend causing in excess of $10,000 in damage, according to San Joaquin County sheriff's deputies.
Five people were shot shortly after midnight Tuesday morning – miraculously no one was killed. A neighboring resident told the Bulletin she heard a burst of gunfire that sounded like an automatic weapon being discharged.
Jason Giles, 25, has been arrested a third time as he awaits a jail reporting date to serve out a 90-day sentence for auto burglaries and possession of stolen property - a total of six felonies, police said.
After being sentenced to 90 days in jail for auto burglaries, one 25-year-old Manteca man has been stopped twice by police while waiting to report for his county jail term. It is a commentary on today's judicial system in San Joaquin County allowing felons back on the street after their arrests.
Thieves raided the Manteca Towing storage yard in the 3700 block of West Yosemite Avenue sometime Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning creating some $10,000 in losses.
LATHROP – A 19-year-old employee at Target store in Lathrop was arrested Wednesday and booked into San Joaquin County Jail on charges of grand theft and embezzlement.
"Rusty" the Manteca Police Department's drug dog, was the star of a region wide parole sweep on St. Patrick's Day Wednesday hitting on the "green" – $20,000 in green cold hard cash.
Jeffrey Maurer, who teaches psychology, economics and government at Sierra High School, turned himself in to Manteca Police Tuesday night at 6:30 for alleged inappropriate sexual behavior with a student.
The kindness of a 93-year-old Manteca retiree turned on him with thefts of some $4,000 in cash, and other valuables from his bedroom closet lock boxes.
A 5-inch-long pipe bomb located on a Yosemite Park picnic table Monday afternoon by a man and his grandson playing ball was destroyed by Manteca Police bomb squad members at about 6:30 p.m. two hours after it was found.
A well-dressed motorist was stopped and arrested by police in the parking lot of a North Main Street drug store Wednesday morning after they learned he was in town. They searched him out on charges that included altering his pay checks from a Manteca business last October and a no bail warrant for a vandalism conviction.
It wasn't a banner year for criminals. Not only was serious crime down 16.82 percent in 2009 but the chances of criminals getting caught went up. Even though almost all categories of property crime dropped what declined even more was the value of property stolen. Thieves swiped property valued at $4,185,531 in 2009 compared to $6,399,845 in 2008 for a drop of 34.6 percent. And perhaps even more striking was December – the second full ...
LATHROP – Another Lathrop Elementary School student has been victimized by an adult exposing their genitals while they walked home from school.
A year-long narcotics investigation yielded more than 28 pounds of methamphetamine and 300 pounds of marijuana after local law enforcement officials executed a coordinated sweep across San Joaquin County Thursday morning.
The Manteca Police Department led a coordinated effort Thursday morning to take down a sophisticated drug manufacturing and distribution network in San Joaquin County that they had been investigating for more than a year. <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0px; color: #222222; font-family: arial; font-size: small; font-style: normal; ...