A police officer with a photographic memory is an asset to any department, and Manteca's is no different.
Crime in Manteca this year through the end of August experienced double digit drops in year-to-year comparisons in all but three of the 12 felonies that the FBI uses to determine the relative safety of communities.
A 48-year-old Manteca man was found guilty for the possession of a vicious dog within the city limits by a San Joaquin County Superior Court jury last Thursday in a Tracy courtroom.
Two masked robbers held up the AutoZone auto parts store in the 100 block of South Main Street Friday night at gunpoint and made off with an undetermined amount of cash.
A Manteca single family residence doubling as a marijuana nursery – a pot factory if you will – was raided by members of the Manteca Police Department's SWAT team in the predawn hours on Wednesday.
Seven patrons of the Starlite Room were ordered out of that Manteca bar Tuesday afternoon by a cadre of nearly a dozen Hayward Police and Department of Justice officers that had surrounded the West Yosemite Avenue lounge with automatic weapons trained on the doors of the Lincoln Center business.
Eight Canadian geese have been found in Manteca neighborhoods during the past week in and around Edison and Main streets,
A family growing marijuana in a rental house in the Powers Tract neighborhood sandwiched between Spreckels Park and Manteca High left the three-bedroom residence in shambles owing the landlord $3,300 for three months of back rent.
Five men were reportedly jumped by a car load of Hispanic teens at 2 a.m. Saturday as they were walking home from a West Yosemite Avenue bar.
A 23-year-old man who allegedly used his silver GMC pickup truck as a weapon and later assaulted a stranger working in his garage went to jail on assault charges Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Manteca Police Sgt. Mike Sexon vowed to catch a brazen auto theft suspect and he did just that Monday afternoon.
Rising temperatures means more opportunity for criminals.
Criminals stole $4.2 million worth of property in Manteca during 2014.
Gunmen robbed two convenience stores of cash within a block of each other on East Yosemite Avenue near Powers Avenue four hours apart on Tuesday – one about 7 p.m. and the other at 11 p.m.
A Manteca oncologist has agreed to pay the federal government $550,000 after an investigation concluded that he fraudulently billed public insurers for cancer treatment drugs that weren't approved for use in the United States and then dispensed them to his patients.
A 31-year-old man barricaded himself in his home for five hours Monday morning in the 700 block of Amy Way after his girlfriend and her children fled the residence for their safety.
Shots were fired on a vehicle and a home about 9:30 Tuesday night in the 1100 block of Alameda Street just west of Cottage Avenue.
Setting fire to a gas station pump is a first in Manteca - even for an arsonist.
A 24-year-old man wielding a knife in front of a Lathrop coffee shop on Harlan Road prompted the evacuation of the entire center anchored by SaveMart shortly after the noon hour on Tuesday.
Ask Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion about the compliance with California's medical marijuana laws and he'll make a simple observation: "It's amazing how many 19-year-olds have back problems."
On the particularly bad nights Gloria Henderson still reaches for the ice cream.
It's been more than 10-months since the body of 22-year-old Kelly Marelich was discovered in a dumpster behind a Manteca dental clinic on South Main Street.
Both a former Hells Angels member and an associate responsible for the death of 26-year-old Danny Martinez in August of 2011 will spend at least the next decade in state prison.
Carlos Abraham Guiterrez, 19, was the murder victim from the Saturday night shooting outside the Straw Hat Pizza Parlor on North Main Street, according to the San Joaquin County Coroner's Office.
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