A strong arm robbery early Saturday morning over two 30 packs of beer sent a clerk at the Arco service station convenience store to a Manteca hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Mail stolen from a residential mailbox late Wednesday afternoon in the 13400 block of South Castle Road in rural North Manteca has prompted law enforcement officers with the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office to issue words of caution to all county residents about identity-theft protection.
Manteca Police officers investigate a driving under the influence hit and run accident Thursday around 11:30 p.m. that sent this Acura through a fence at a home on the corner of Lode and Poplar streets in the neighborhood west of Golden West School.
An attack with a baseball bat early Thursday evening left one man lying in the street with head injuries and officers searching for suspect in the assault with a deadly weapon.
Manteca's economy was on a roll in 2005 and so were criminals. The city had 61,809 residents, 711 auto burglaries, 161 commercial burglaries, 671 vehicle thefts, and 126 aggravated assaults. Fast forward to 2008 as The Great Recession accelerates Manteca's unemployment toward a record 15 percent. The city had 66,123 residents, 698 auto burglaries, 139 commercial burglaries, 311 vehicle thefts, and 745 aggravated assaults. There were 514 less Part I crimes – felonies ranging from ...
LATHROP – Anonymous calls from sharp and concerned residents helped Lathrop police nab four people suspected of shoplifting items at the Lathrop Target store.
There was a time – just two days ago actually – if a state prison parolee was picked up on suspicion of any non-violent crime such as check fraud, vehicle theft, identity theft, or residential burglary they'd automatically go back to the big house.
Six of the 11 felony crimes that the FBI uses to determine the safety of a community continue to sustain double digit drops in Manteca.
The last of a dead man's $350,000 collection of prized vehicles was recovered at about 10 p.m. Sunday in Patterson, according to Delta Regional Auto Theft Team detective Stephen Schluer.
LATHROP - Robert David Stockton, 23, was arrested outside the Save Mart store in the 15200 block of Harlan Road in Lathrop after allegedly stealing merchandise and repeatedly kicking a security officer in the head following a parking lot struggle.
The South County Crime Stoppers organization is offering up to a $1,000 reward leading to the arrest of two responsibles in a Monday night shooting in a Lathrop home in the 12000 block of Harlan Road.
The Thursday morning knifing of Manteca High School freshman girl left a shocked community in its wake.
Manteca Police school resource officer April Smith had her hands full detaining one girl and performing first aid on a bleeding victim at Manteca High School Thursday morning.
There's a direct correlation between park vandalism in Manteca and school vacation. Eight parks sustained damage over the Christmas break that could easily exceed $5,000. "We always get a spike in vandalism when school gets out for a period of time," said Mark Hall who oversees Manteca's park maintenance. He noted the worst periods are Thanksgiving, Christmas, and just right after school lets out for summer vacation. Park vandalism costs Manteca taxpayers $20,000 a year. ...
Their possession of methamphetamine and fake ID card sent two Modesto men to jail Thursday afternoon. They were also placed on a hold by the U.S. Probation Department.
LATHROP – Another Lathrop Elementary School student has been victimized by an adult exposing their genitals while they walked home from school.
A year-long narcotics investigation yielded more than 28 pounds of methamphetamine and 300 pounds of marijuana after local law enforcement officials executed a coordinated sweep across San Joaquin County Thursday morning.
The Manteca Police Department led a coordinated effort Thursday morning to take down a sophisticated drug manufacturing and distribution network in San Joaquin County that they had been investigating for more than a year. <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0px; color: #222222; font-family: arial; font-size: small; font-style: normal; ...