RIPON - Auto burglaries are at a minimum in Ripon's Area 3 beat of mostly residential neighborhoods partly due to the fact the city's police officers use thermal imaging devices at night to seek out cars that have been recently driven into the area.
A 36-year-old man accused of attempting to kill his wife who hugged the hood of his car for some 45 minutes last Friday around midnight, told the court Thursday afternoon that he was guilty of all charges.
A major Mexican drug trafficking ring that touched Manteca, Stockton and Sacramento had 90 pounds of methamphetamines and more than 30 kilograms of cocaine along with $1.1 million in cash seized by federal agents earlier this month will face arraignment on Monday in U.S. Federal Court in Sacramento.
An early morning stabbing that grew out of a domestic disturbance in a residence in the 400 block of Jessie Avenue sent a 65-year-old woman to San Joaquin County Hospital with multiple stab wounds and her son to a Modesto hospital with chest pains, Manteca Police said.
The annexation on 1,037 acres along South Austin Road brought with it rural policing needs at a vast strawberry plant nursery where illegal dumping of pig manure has been compromising the quality of the land.
A late night shopper in the Spreckels Park shopping center on East Yosemite Avenue was reportedly car- jacked and then briefly kidnapped at knife-point about 8:30 Saturday night by two Hispanic teens believed to be about 19, police said.
A Stockton man, believed to be in his 30s, was violently stabbed on a downtown Manteca street about 1:30 a.m. Friday and remains in critical condition following emergency surgery in a Modesto hospital.
A Manteca municipal street worker was clipped by a truck mirror while directing traffic at a paving project on the east Highway 99 Frontage Road Wednesday afternoon as he attempted to stop a motorist driving on the wrong side of the roadway.