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Canine officer bites man; police arrest suspect

A 37-year-old domestic-violence suspect, attempting to outrun police officers, was outpaced by canine officer "Hoss" who made the arrest with several bites, police said.

October 18, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Car jack victim shot in driveway on Maple, dropped off at hospital

A 25-year-old Manteca woman reportedly was shot and car jacked in her driveway in the 700 block of South Maple Avenue Thursday evening.

October 16, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Trailwood cat poisoned, tail partially stripped of fur

A young family living in the 1300 block of Trailwood Avenue has apparently had their third pet poisoned with anti-freeze – exhibiting the same toxic symptoms other animals have experienced recently in their northwest Manteca neighborhood.

October 15, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


2-year-old mastiff dies; anti-freeze poisoning is suspected

A two-year-old, 130-pound Mastiff breed canine is the latest family pet in the Park West neighborhood to die Monday morning after displaying symptoms of anti-freeze poisoning believed to have occurred in their back yards.

October 12, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Police say man was selling pot, meth while at downtown job

The Manteca Police Street Crimes Unit made an unusual drug arrest Monday morning of a Lathrop man allegedly selling drugs from a downtown Manteca business where he worked.

October 12, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Neighborhood Watch group forms to combat pet poisoning

Residents in a two-block section of Trailwood Avenue are forming an emergency "neighborhood watch" following the deaths of at least three of five pets who were believed to have been the victims of anti freeze poisoning.

October 09, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Cops recover cache of stolen equipment

A 48-year-old Lathrop man was arrested Friday morning for possession of stolen property allegedly found in his residence by members of the Manteca Police Street Crimes Unit.

October 09, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


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


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Illicit drugs ‘rampant’ in prisons

VACAVILLE (AP) - California inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate and it's unclear whether the tough steps state officials took this year to stop illicit drugs from getting into prisons are having any effect, though they are prompting criticism from civil rights advocates.

June 22, 2015 | | Crime


Manhunt for escaped killers shifts

FRIENDSHIP, N.Y. (AP) - Investigators tracking two murder convicts who escaped from a northern New York prison scoured a rural area near the Pennsylvania border Sunday, saying an unconfirmed but credible report of a sighting had shifted the search across the state.

June 22, 2015 | | Crime


Cited for masturbating in parking lot

A Manteca man was arrested via a citizen's arrest and cited by Manteca Police for allegedly performing a sex act in his truck at the Save-Mart parking lot in the 1100 block of North Main Street shortly after 9 a.m. Friday.

June 20, 2015 | | Crime


Man shot on Moffat at Inn by the Station

The following are major incidents handled recently by Manteca Police:

June 20, 2015 | | Crime


Manteca Police seize $30K in illegal drugs

Manteca Police have taken $30,000 worth of illegal drugs off the street.

June 13, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Road rage suspect’s bail upped to $1.2M due to victim’s injuries

The suspect's bail in Thursday's road rage incident on Highway 99 has been increased to $1,205,375 due to hospital reports that the victim sustained brain injuries and possible paralysis.

June 13, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Highway 99 road rage

Witnesses say a man - who the CHP said has already been convicted of reckless driving - deliberately forced another driver off Highway 99 causing major injuries to the victim in what officers are calling a case of road rage.

June 12, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Transient arrested for prowling at fire station

The following is a summary of the significant events the Manteca Police Department handled during the past week:

June 12, 2015 | | Crime


Felonies drop as Manteca adds residents

Serious crime continues to drop in Manteca.

May 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Car used as weapon

Fence boards exploded in every direction in a Grant Avenue alley near Sutter Street at 5:20 a.m. Friday when the driver of a late model Hyundai allegedly ran down a 20-year-old man on foot behind his home and crashed through rear fences in three back yards.

May 23, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Probation search yields $50K in pot

Some $50,000 in small to half-grown marijuana plants were discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday by police.

May 21, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


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