RIPON - The advent of the powered parachute "Air One" unit in Ripon is credited with helping cut residential burglaries in that community by 64 percent over 10 months compared to the same period last year.
RIPON (AP) - California law enforcement officials say a crime analyst under investigation in a state-run crime lab in Ripon has resigned.
A vehicle is stolen every 39.2 hours in Manteca so far in 2010.
LATHROP – An expired car registration landed four men in San Joaquin County Jail on various felony charges. San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies spotted the vehicle and pulled it over on South Airport Way at South Airport Court shortly before midnight on Monday.
Multiple counts of sexual abuse against children under the age of 14 has Mantecan Michael Albert Goldman in San Joaquin County Jail in lieu of a $1 million bond.
LATHROP – Lathrop Police deputies were on their way to investigate a reported car theft Wednesday afternoon when they observed the described stolen vehicle traveling westbound on Roth Road which then entered the southbound Interstate 5 freeway.
Thieves have stolen the 42-inch riding lawn mower from the HOPE Family Shelter's Raymus House on South Union Road.
RIPON - A single shotgun blast in a rural Ripon home Thursday noon brought more than a dozen officers to the scene – some with automatic weapons – locking down one elementary school for some two hours.
The employees at Precision 6 Hair Styling in Manteca are trying hard to understand why someone would swipe from their front counter a donation jar for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.
LATHROP – Three Lathrop residents were rushed to San Joaquin General Hospital in French Camp early Sunday morning for treatment of various injuries.
A 10-foot-long table – valued at $700 – was taken from in front of a home in broad daylight in the 1200 block of Higton Avenue April 19. It ended up landing a Manteca woman in jail for grand theft last week.
A Tuesday morning parole search at a farm in Ripon turned up a boxed methamphetamine lab, according to Police Sergeant Steve Merchant.
RIPON - A Stockton woman and a man from Lodi were arrested Tuesday morning in Ripon for possession of methamphetamine for sale with a value of over $1,600 as well as conspiracy after the driver failed to stop at a stop sign.
Mary Joan Furtado passed away Monday, April 19th, 2010 the day before her 80th birthday. She was born on April 20, 1930 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Frances and Inez McDonald. She joins her son in heaven David Paul Furtado.
RIPON - Drug convictions involving defendants in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop could be in jeopardy depending upon the outcome of a state Department of Justice investigation of how evidence was handled at the state crime lab in Ripon.
Manteca Police scored their third major marijuana bust in less than 30 days when the SWAT team served a search warrant at 7 a.m. Thursday netting $300,000 worth of bagged marijuana buds.
The San Joaquin Metro Narcotics Task Force and a San Joaquin County Sheriff's SWAT Team served a search warrant Tuesday morning on a home that ended up yielding more than four pounds of processed marijuana, 7 grams of crystal meth and 6 mature marijuana plants.
It has been more than seven months since vagrants discovered the body of Kelly Marelich in a dumpster behind a dental suite on South. Main Street.
Manteca Police seized 180 pounds of marijuana and a small arsenal of 16 weapons that included three illegal assault rifles during a raid Thursday morning in the Raymus Village neighborhood.
A rooftop chase late Tuesday night didn't end well for a suspect that mistimed his jump and crashed through a pine tree and down onto the ground where police officers – and a canine – were waiting for him.