Neatly boxed, but bogus, Sony laptop computers were being offered to Manteca shoppers at about 3:30 Sunday in the Food 4 Less shopping center parking lot – for only $100.
It was an armed robbery like no other with the "karma-involved" theft of a Catholic rosary.
There were reports of "shots fired" at two different locations – in the northeast and in central Manteca – around 11 p.m. Saturday at the same time Manteca Police officers were answering calls of loud parties, a reckless driver, and a stolen car with a police pursuit.
An apparent appreciation for Ford Mustangs, bowling balls and run-about boats put 28-year-old Chad Michael Maria in jail Friday morning on fresh felony charges as well as for violation of his probation on a previous conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Teens shooting from a moving vehicle reportedly struck a motorist in the neck narrowly missing his four children as he turned southbound on Main Street from Mission Ridge Drive at about 7:40 Tuesday night.
The FBI has arrested a Manteca mother and daughter accused of defrauding lenders of about $5 million from home sales.
Three Manteca men were arrested early Saturday morning with some $6,200 in drugs after police followed up on a tip Police Chief Dave Bricker received Sept. 12 during the "Breakfast with the Chief" event at Perko's Restaurant.
Reports of a man attempting to kill a rooster at Library Park on Center Street Saturday afternoon drew the attention of Manteca Police officers who were focused on stopping the abuse.
Police tasers brought down a fleeing suspect and his attacking pit bull Thursday afternoon in the 1500 block of Parkview Avenue.
Two boys – ages 12 and 13 – believed to be Serrano gang members were reportedly lying in wait as a Shasta School eighth grader walked home from school Monday afternoon at about 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 2 11:20 p.m., Suspicious person, male subject lying on sidewalk, possibly under the influence, Lorene Ave./Blanch Ct. 11:21 p.m., Suspicious circumstance, male subject in back garage throwing items & tearing up garage, 1400 block Stoker Wy. 11:22 p.m., Suspicious circumstance, subjects in vacant residence, 300 block Mission Ridge Dr. 11:47 p.m., Disturbing the peace, 700 block E. Yosemite Ave. Thursday, Sept. 3 12:18 a.m., Suspicious person, male subject under ...
Wednesday, Sept. 2 11:20 p.m., Suspicious person, male subject laying on sidewalk, possible under the influence, Lorene Ave./Blanch Ct. 11:21 p.m., Suspicious circumstance, male subject in back garage throwing items & tearing up garage, 1400 block Stoker Wy. 11:22 p.m., Suspicious circumstance, subjects in vacant residence, 300 block Mission Ridge Dr. 11:47 p.m., Disturbing the peace, 700 block E. Yosemite Ave. Thursday, Sept. 3 12:18 a.m., Suspicious person, male subject under the influence, ...
A lone gunman entered the Check 'n Go check cashing business in the 1100 block of South Main Street, next to Hertz car rental, about 5:30 p.m. Friday and left with an undetermined amount of cash.
RIPON - A noon-time robbery at Ripon's Bank of the West branch Friday netted an undisclosed amount of cash and locked down several near-by schools. A lone robber entered the bank about 11:30 and demanded cash from a teller. Ripon Police said it is unclear whether he simulated a gun when he walked up to the bank's counter. He was described as being a black adult, about 6-foot-tall, wearing a white baseball cap, a black ...
Two men in their early to mid twenties who allegedly robbed the Bank of America Friday morning at gunpoint were arrested after a 12-hour stand-off from their hiding place in a duplex in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue just a block from the scene of the robbery.
A 20-year-old Manteca man is in San Joaquin County Jail facing seven felony and one misdemeanor charges with total bail set at nearly $1 million.
A black Labrador retriever was shot by a Manteca Police officer Wednesday afternoon as the dog punctured the patrolman's leg in the Save Mart Shopping Center parking lot in the 1100 block of North Main Street.
Skeletal remains unearthed in the back yard of a south central Manteca home May 28 have been confirmed to be those of missing 36-year-old Stockton woman, Karen Michelle Sterzel. She has been missing for some 23 years.
A narcotics probe that began in Manteca led Street Crimes Unit detectives to Stockton on Thursday where they located nearly three pounds of heroin with the assistance of the MPD Gang Unit.
Prison realignment - given how San Joaquin County is implementing it - may end up reducing crime.
Two City of Manteca workers had a sigh of relief when their white Sierra GMC pickup truck was located by police officers at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the 300 block of East Alameda Street.
Stockton police investigators have turned over the evidence they recovered last Thursday in a Manteca residential dig to the San Joaquin County Coroner's Office to determine if it is actually human remains.
Agents of the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) along with Manteca
Was there a person buried 23 years ago in the side yard of a Manteca home?
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