Burglaries dropped 7.63 percent in Manteca during 2012. That translated into $1,298,920 less in stolen property last year compared to 2011 when thieves took items from individuals and businesses valued collectively at $5,890,608. Of the $4,591,788 worth of property stolen in 2012, police recovered $1,526,769 or 33.25 percent of what was taken in terms of value. There were 3.02 burglaries on average each day in 2012 and 1,101 for the entire year. Aggravated assaults - ...
Warming up a vehicle in the morning has been responsible for nearly half of all vehicle thefts in Manteca this winter.
Scott Phillip Hamilton, 33, was arrested before dawn Friday by Manteca Police Officer Josh Sweeten and sent to county jail charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.
If you receive an e-mail informing you that your FedEx parcel has arrived at the post office, don't be fooled.
Two men and a woman were seen running through the Burlington Coat Factory parking lot loaded down with clothes shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday as a motorist suspected something was wrong and called 911.
Shots were fired into a southbound vehicle on Highway 99 at about 2:30 Sunday morning. The victim was returning to Hollister from Reno, where the driver and two male passengers in their 20s had been visiting a dying uncle.
Two people were stabbed two hours apart in apparently unrelated incidents Friday night, according to Manteca Police.
NEW YORK (AP) - Manhattan hospital clerk Marque Gumbs was doing so well moonlighting as a peddler of stolen property that he drove a BMW, shopped at designer stores like Burberry and vacationed in Las Vegas and Mexico.
ARCADIA (AP) - Authorities arrested a 21-year-old man who barricaded himself inside a home after driving off a winding Southern California mountain road in an apparent attempt to kill himself and his girlfriend.
Three armed robbers held up the M&S Market shortly before midnight Sunday threatening the owner at gunpoint, according to police reports.
The reinstatement of Manteca Police's four officer gang unit is paying off. Back in June, gang violence - which is reflected in most of the city's aggravated assaults - was up almost 40 percent. Aggravated assaults by the end of November were trending just 10 percent over the previous year with 99 for the first 11 months of 2012 compared to 90 for the same period in the previous year. Manteca law enforcement is also ...
Manteca escaped 2012 without recording a single homicide. That is a major turnaround from 2011 when five homicides were recorded within the city limits. Typically, Manteca records between one and three murders a year. Statistics for the three previous years show one homicide in 2008, two homicides in 2009, and one homicide in 2010. The vast majority of murder cases in Manteca are brought to a conclusion. That means someone is determined to be a ...
CHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago man has been charged with spitting on a Secret Service agent who was guarding President Barack Obama's home last month.
An alleged Hell's Angel accused of participating in the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old Daniel Martinez of Lathrop in a business park east of Manteca had his arraignment continued for two weeks during a San Joaquin County Superior Court appearance Friday.
The family of Dominic Aguilar says he was just venting his frustration. But when the Roseville man took to the Facebook page started by the family of Ernest Duenez – the 34-year-old Manteca man shot and killed in June in 2011 during an exchange with Manteca Police officer John Moody – and made what some considered an off-color comment, the police formed their own opinion about the strong rhetoric. They viewed it as a threat. ...
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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