Three parolees-at-large, one suspect wanted for a grand theft warrant and two who were cited on traffic warrants, were like falling dominoes coming out of a single call to officers around noon Tuesday.
A second trip to a building supply store was the undoing of a man charged with stealing credit cards, checks and a business briefcase from a Manteca man's work truck parked outside his residence on Creekside Place in Manteca.
LATHROP - The Arco gas station in the 400 block of Mossdale Road in Lathrop was robbed of an undetermined amount of cash and six packs of Marlboro cigarettes from the counter Thursday night shortly after 8 p.m.
Crime in Manteca this year through the end of August experienced double digit drops in year-to-year comparisons in all but three of the 12 felonies that the FBI uses to determine the relative safety of communities.
Seven patrons of the Starlite Room were ordered out of that Manteca bar Tuesday afternoon by a cadre of nearly a dozen Hayward Police and Department of Justice officers that had surrounded the West Yosemite Avenue lounge with automatic weapons trained on the doors of the Lincoln Center business.
A family growing marijuana in a rental house in the Powers Tract neighborhood sandwiched between Spreckels Park and Manteca High left the three-bedroom residence in shambles owing the landlord $3,300 for three months of back rent.
VACAVILLE (AP) - California inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate and it's unclear whether the tough steps state officials took this year to stop illicit drugs from getting into prisons are having any effect, though they are prompting criticism from civil rights advocates.
FRIENDSHIP, N.Y. (AP) - Investigators tracking two murder convicts who escaped from a northern New York prison scoured a rural area near the Pennsylvania border Sunday, saying an unconfirmed but credible report of a sighting had shifted the search across the state.
A Manteca man was arrested via a citizen's arrest and cited by Manteca Police for allegedly performing a sex act in his truck at the Save-Mart parking lot in the 1100 block of North Main Street shortly after 9 a.m. Friday.
Witnesses say a man - who the CHP said has already been convicted of reckless driving - deliberately forced another driver off Highway 99 causing major injuries to the victim in what officers are calling a case of road rage.
Fence boards exploded in every direction in a Grant Avenue alley near Sutter Street at 5:20 a.m. Friday when the driver of a late model Hyundai allegedly ran down a 20-year-old man on foot behind his home and crashed through rear fences in three back yards.