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Knock, knock burglars on prowl

They come knocking typically on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

April 09, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Police warn of check fraud scam that asks recipients send $3,400 to pay tax

It was a business check for $4,450 that was opened by Jack Kelley of Manteca. It looked too good to be true and Manteca and Manteca Police spokesman Rex Osborn confirmed that it was fraudulent.

April 09, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


8 burglaries, 5 stolen cars in 5 days

The last five days in Manteca have been busy for Manteca Police officers with eight auto burglaries, eight residential burglaries, five stolen vehicles, and one case of arson.

April 08, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Ripon Police help capture car theft suspect

RIPON - A driver of a stolen car being pursued by the California Highway Patrol during the Tuesday noon hour on northbound Highway 99 made the mistake of cutting through Ripon.

April 07, 2010 | | Crime


Car drives thru restaurant

A Manteca couple eating a late lunch had the shock of their lives at 2:22 Friday afternoon when a car literally exploded through the rear door and adjoining glass windows at King's Vietnamese and Chinese Cuisine restaurant at the corner of West Yosemite and Watson avenues across from the Marketplace Cinema 10.

April 03, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Two vehicles stolen within 25 minutes of each other

Two vehicles were stolen in Manteca Friday morning within 25 minutes of each other, police reported.

April 03, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Teens snatch purse for cash, digital camera

A 60-year-old Manteca woman gave chase after three juveniles snatched her purse from the front seat of her car Tuesday afternoon in the 300 block of Cherry Lane near Union Road.

April 02, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Lathrop man found dead during eviction notice service

LATHROP - A Lathrop man was found dead in his home at about 8 a.m. Wednesday after deputies went to the front door at 204 Siltstone Avenue to serve an eviction notice. A neighbor was alerted to the fire and ambulance response when her young son saw the emergency vehicles in front of their home.

April 01, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Auto burglaries mar weekend

Thefts of auto parts along with auto and residential burglaries continued over the weekend, according to Manteca police.

March 31, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Gang friction heats up

Manteca Police do not know why skirmishes are increasing between the Lathrop Hispanic Pride and Manteca's gangs.

March 28, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Ripon officers conduct warrant sweep Saturday – no one home

RIPON - A half dozen Ripon police officers with arrest warrants in hand knocked on more than 20 front doors Saturday, but found that most of those dodging the law weren't home.

March 28, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


1 in 136 are gang members in Manteca

Municipal budget cutbacks triggered by The Great Recession may have forced the gutting of much of Manteca's gang unit but during the 18 months it was up and running at full force it provide police with an invaluable weapon - an expanded list of documented gang members.

March 27, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


City taxpayers save via policy to delay arrest of suspects with severe injuries

Manteca Police did not arrest the 21-year-old suspect who crashed his 1995 Ford Mustang after a chase that reached speeds of up to 110 miles per hour following a gang-related fight at a North Main Street convenience store.

March 26, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Carjacking ends test drive; Galt Police nab suspect

RIPON - A 2003 Mitsubishi being test driven by a potential buyer was carjacked at a Ripon truck stop Thursday evening with Galt police officers arresting the suspect on Highway 99 where he had parked on the side of the freeway some five hours later.

March 26, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Auto thieves crash stolen car into parked vehicle on Jason Street

Car thieves earlier this week didn't get far before they crashed in a vehicle parked in a drive way in the 800 block of Mt. Vernon Place at about 10 p.m. on Monday.

March 26, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


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Lathrop bust yields 2,000 pot plants

Some 2,000 marijuana plants were confiscated from three different locations in Lathrop Friday morning leading to the arrest of two men.

March 08, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Felony crime falls 17.43% in Manteca

If January is a precursor for how 2014 with turn out then major crime will drop significantly in Manteca.

March 05, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


$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


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