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Suspicious vehicles reported near schools

Suspicious vehicles were reportedly seen near Ripon and Manteca area schools on Tuesday.

October 01, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Yosemite rangers lead park system in busting pot users

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Karen Strand didn't think she'd get in trouble for having a small container of medical marijuana when she went hiking in Olympic National Park this summer.

September 17, 2013 | | Crime


Gunman was in Navy Reserves; Buddhism covert with record

WASHINTON (AP) - Aaron Alexis seems a study in contradictions: a former Navy reservist, a Defense Department contractor, a convert to Buddhism who was taking an online course in aeronautics. But he also had flashes of temper that led to run-ins with police over shootings in Fort Worth, Texas, and Seattle.

September 17, 2013 | | Crime


Navy Yard suspect arrested after 2004 Seattle shooting after 2004 Seattle shooting

SEATTLE (AP) - The man identified as the shooter in the Washington Navy Yard slayings had been arrested in Seattle in 2004 for shooting out the tires of a parked car in what he described as an anger-fueled "black out."

September 17, 2013 | | Crime


Navy Yard shooting shakes Fort Hood victims

HOUSTON (AP) - Kathy Platoni stood in a doctor's office trying to hide her shaking from the other patients in the waiting room as she watched the news unfold about a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

September 17, 2013 | | Crime


13 killed in Navy Yard rampage

WASHINGTON (AP) - A former Navy reservist went on a shooting rampage Monday inside a building at the heavily secured Washington Navy Yard, firing from a balcony onto office workers in the cafeteria below, authorities and witnesses said. Thirteen people were killed, including the gunman.

September 17, 2013 | | Crime


Did rocker hire a hitman?

VISTA (AP) - The frontman of the Grammy-nominated metal band As I Lay Dying will stand trial on a charge of trying to hire someone to kill his estranged wife, a judge in San Diego ruled Monday.

September 17, 2013 | | Crime


Three armed robbers hit Bob’s Pharmacy

Drugs and cash were taken in an armed robbery at Bob's Pharmacy near the corner of Fremont and Yosemite avenues shortly before 2 p.m. Monday.

September 17, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Auto burglars hit sports venues

It takes less than a minute for a criminal to smash a car window and take a purse, beloved gadgets or a stereo.

September 17, 2013 | James Burns | Crime


5-hour North Manteca search yields home invasion suspect

A Stockton man charged with eight felonies – including a home invasion robbery – was tracked down by Stockton Police, U.S. Marshals, and Manteca Police officers in a five-hour dragnet Wednesday that began at 10 a.m.

September 12, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Gunman kicks in front door, shoots 2 people

Two Manteca residents were shot in their home early Saturday morning, just blocks from the Manteca Police Department.

September 10, 2013 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Grand jury pushes regional crime effort

LATHROP – The San Joaquin County Grand Jury wants to get proactive in tackling the rising crime problem.

September 10, 2013 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Weston may get multi-use building

Plans at Ripon Unified will call for Weston Elementary School's remodeling to include a new multi-use building within a budget of $10.4 million.

September 07, 2013 | Vince Rembulat | Crime


2nd arrest in $11K theft of truck parts

RIPON - William Hendy, 27, of Ceres has been arrested by Ripon officers as a second suspect in a recent commercial burglary and booked into San Joaquin County Jail, according to First Sergeant Steve Merchant.

August 27, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


McD’s robbery an inside job

The truck was a different color, but Manteca Police detectives were reasonably sure they had the guy they thought was responsible for the bold midweek armed robbery of a northeastern Manteca McDonald's when they spotted him driving Friday morning.

August 24, 2013 | Jason Campbell | Crime


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$3,000 lesson for victim of purse theft

It was a busy morning at Aki's Food To-Go and Grocery in Manteca. It was the crunch before the lunch hour, and owner Elda Paneda was busy attending to the customer traffic at the front counter.

March 04, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Crime


20-year-old charged with trying to kill dad

A Manteca man was arrested early Thursday morning for attempted murder after allegedly trying to kill his father while he was sleeping.

February 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


High speed chase starts in Manteca before ending with Modesto crash

Three men were taken into custody late Saturday in Modesto after leading multiple law enforcement agencies in a high-speed chase through two counties that started right next to Applebee's in Manteca.

February 25, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Another burglary attempt by school

A burglary attempt on the west side of Veritas School in the early hours Friday morning prompted a 911 call to Manteca Police.

February 22, 2014 | | Crime


Body is that of missing 22-year-old

LATHROP – The skeletal remains found by a bicyclist along Manthey Road last year have been determined to be those of a former trucking school student who has been missing since October of 2011.

February 21, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Possible abduction call ends with arrest

A 23-year-old Manteca man surrendered himself Wednesday afternoon after allegedly taking his 24-year-old girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter from their apartment against their will.

February 20, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Man with fake gun walks down Main Street

A hand gun replica that looked too much like the real thing led to Manteca Police handcuffing a 24-year-old man on South Main Street shortly before noon on Tuesday.

February 19, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Blame meth: Mail theft on upswing

Postal officials are warning residents to keep an eye out after a rash of recent mailbox break-ins across the Central Valley.

February 15, 2014 | | Crime


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