First there was a call to police shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday night about a verbal confrontation between two rival gangs in front of the Boys and Girls Club – and then a second call of shots fired in the same area where children were participating in activities inside the building.
Robert Joe Aguilar Jr., 28, of Stockton will be spending the next 25 years to life in prison as a result of an investigation conducted by Manteca Police narcotics detective Sam Gallego.
A Manteca father and a grandfather have both been charged with felonious lewd acts upon a child under 14, according to Manteca Police.
It took a third grader to trip up three teen-age house burglars at about 8:30 a.m. Friday in the southwest section of Manteca.
Lastraza Williams was arrested at her Todd Avenue residence late Thursday afternoon on charges of burglary, grand theft of personal property and the passing of a fictitious check.
A swift police response was credited for the capture of one man and two women who allegedly attempted to burglarize a house in the Mayors' Park neighborhood in West Manteca near East Union Cemetery Wednesday afternoon.
STOCKTON - A Manteca real estate agent accused of raping a dependent adult will have to wait two weeks to see whether there is enough evidence to bring the matter to trial.
An 18-year-old Manteca gang member has been arrested in the Friday afternoon shooting in the Martha and Sequoia avenues neighborhood that terrified neighbors who witnessed the scenario.
Neighbors in the 700 block of South Sequoia Avenue were traumatized Friday afternoon when they heard one gunshot and then saw three teens running by their homes – one with a black semi-automatic hand gun.
Picking up two small children from Walter Woodward Elementary School Thursday afternoon led to the arrest of one mother on two counts of child endangerment and for driving under the influence.
Two Manteca men charged with attempted robbery of the Chase Bank in Manteca went before San Joaquin County Superior Court Judge Phillip Urie Thursday in the Manteca court.
An auto theft suspect made a stop for surgery at county hospital before going to county jail Wednesday morning after a bout with a sheriff's police dog.
A high speed chase Monday night that went from orchard to orchard lasted for more than an hour and a half beginning at Arch Road near the Stockton Airport and ending in Escalon at the Stanislaus River and Brennan Road.
A Manteca baby, who was violently shaken in September of 2007, died Monday at the home of foster parents in Ripon.
RIPON – Three men are in custody at San Joaquin County Jail on suspicion of burglary, attempted burglary, possession of burglary tools and conspiracy to commit crime, thanks to an alert police officer.
A cash roll of $2,200 – money intended for a down payment on a mobile home – was dropped in the parking lot of a Manteca fast food restaurant.
FRENCH CAMP - A French Camp woman was shot Sunday morning while sitting behind the wheel of her car and then drove herself to a hospital with three bullet wounds in the upper part of her body.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Police stormed a New Jersey home early Sunday and fatally shot a registered sex offender who had held his girlfriend's three children hostage, ending their 37-hour ordeal and recovering the bodies of the captives' mother and another sibling, authorities said.
Dominic Aguilar, 37, is being held to answer a felony terrorist threat charge that he leveled threats against Manteca Police Officer John Moody on his Facebook page related to the officer involved shooting of Ernesto Duenas, Jr., nearly two years ago.
LATHROP - A 12-member Manteca-Ripon SWAT team and five undercover officers served a major arrest warrant at a home in the 400 block of Manila Road in Lathrop just minutes after 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Christina Duran, 41, had to wait to eat a late night snack until she got to county jail in the early hours of Wednesday morning after she allegedly rammed the Carl Junior's fast food restaurant in the 1400 block of West Yosemite Avenue with her vehicle.
A burglary in progress with a van backed into a driveway caught the attention of neighbors who called police.
A woman motorist detained at the front gate of the Sharpe Army Depot without identification set off what was quickly labeled a multi-casualty incident (MCI) when investigating officers developed immediate hand irritations when they searched her white Suburban SUV.
Thieves attempting to break into a Second Harvest Food Bank refrigerator truck trailer sometime over the weekend accomplished only one thing – the loss of $5,000 worth of perishable food stacked inside the trailer that arrived on Friday.
Vandals trashed part of East Union High School in the predawn hours Saturday morning, smashing out the windshield and four side windows of a pickup truck in the motor pool and spreading human feces on a door and window to a classroom.
A volley of gunfire directed at the Manteca Ambulance headquarters shortly before 11 p.m. Friday night shocked two ambulance medics as they were looking out the front window of the two-story building.
A federal law enforcement crackdown on career criminals is helping local police agencies fight growing crime.
LATHROP – A man that asked for a "light" for his cigarette Thursday afternoon ended up taking a lot more.
COLTON (AP) - Authorities in San Bernardino County say a pit bull was shot and killed after it attacked and critically injured a 74-year-old woman then went after police officers who were trying to help her.
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