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Crime down in Manteca except for gang violence

Felonies - the most violent and costly of all crimes - continued their three-year downslide in Manteca during April.

July 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


SWAT responds after suspect pulls gun on cop

A 22-year-old Manteca man, who was face-to-face with an officer in the dark following an early Saturday morning domestic dispute, allegedly pulled a gun from his backside waist band and narrowly escaped being shot when his girlfriend jumped in front of him, Manteca Police said.

July 11, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Substitute teacher pleads no contest to molesting, porn possession charges

Gregory Berry, 46, has entered a "no contest" plea to misdemeanor charges of annoying and molesting nine- and 10-year-old fourth grade girls when he was substitute teaching at Joshua Cowell School on Pestana Avenue in east Manteca in May of last year, according to Manteca detective Steven Beermann.

July 08, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Fireworks destroy back yard

The lush, green landscaping of a family's 41-year-old back yard in Raymus Village was torched by fireworks Sunday night with flames leaping more than 100 feet into the air.

July 07, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Gunmen fire into occupied vehicle

Two men wearing ski masks fired into an occupied vehicle parked at curbside Tuesday afternoon breaking out two rear side windows, police said.

July 07, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Shots fired into home

Manteca Police officers responded to a call at 10:42 p.m. Monday that multiple shots had been fired from a car into an occupied single family residence near Southside Park southwest of downtown

July 06, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Manteca Police boot squatters from trash-filled home

A "Poster House" in Manteca's code enforcement effort was discovered Thursday in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue – destroyed by squatters who, neighbors say, were continually in and out of the house and three rear apartments.

July 02, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


2nd suspect arrested in home invasion

A second suspect was arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with the 5 a.m. Saturday home invasion robbery that occurred in a northeast Manteca neighborhood near Joshua Cowell School.

June 30, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Quick police response nabs home invasion suspect who shot at victim

The quick response of two Manteca police officers was credited with the arrest of a home invasion robbery suspect who fired at least one shot at his pursuing victim as he fled on foot.

June 29, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Police nab suspect in armed robbery

Jabbing the point of a knife into an older man's ribs three times in front of a Manteca market and demanding his wallet evolved into a police pursuit mid-afternoon Wednesday that ended at the Airport Way off ramp of the Highway 120 Bypass.

June 24, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


South County sweep nets more than dozen offenders including 2 Mantecans

Manteca Police officers were joined by Sheriff's deputies, probation agents and Tracy police officers in a South County sweep that put more than a dozen offenders in the San Joaquin County Jail on Wednesday.

June 24, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Scam artist preying on city’s elderly

Darlene Archer has a message for seniors in Manteca. Beware of "a gentleman out there" calling and asking you for your Medicare number.

June 23, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Crime


Five auto burglaries; windows smashed out with baseball bats

Between 3:30 and 5 a.m. on Friday, Manteca Police received reports of five auto burglaries on Pestana Avenue, Vasconcellos Avenue and Brookside Drive.

June 22, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Arrests made in shooting of convenience store customer

Arrests have been made in the June 9 shooting at Quik Stop, 505 N. Main St. that left a 43-year-old customer with a gunshot wound in his left arm.

June 18, 2010 | | Crime


Utility theft leads police to legal indoor pot grow

The PG&E Theft Division alerted Manteca Police officers to a home that not only was allegedly stealing power, but that also had an indoor marijuana grow in need of that power source for temperature control.

June 07, 2010 | | Crime


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TWO BROTHERS SHOT 1 A.M. SUNDAY INSIDE HOME

A double shooting in a Manteca neighborhood Sunday morning left an 11-year-old boy in critical condition and his 17-year-old brother suffering from a flesh wound in his upper arm.

September 08, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Man, 59, charged with sex abuse of kids

A 59-year-old Manteca man has been jailed on child sexual abuse charges that investigators believe began when the youngest victim was only six years old.

September 05, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Homeless man poses as resident

A package was delivered to a home Wednesday morning in the 100 block of South Sherman Avenue across from Manteca High School while police were responding to a call about a transient having broken into the residence.

September 04, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Gunshot victim was 16-year-old

It was the second time in two weeks that somebody fired a gun into a park next to a Manteca elementary school.

September 03, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


MURDER IN DOXEY PARK

Two teens were gunned down in Doxey Park in the 1300 block of Northgate Drive shortly after 1 a.m. Monday – one died at the hospital and the other was treated at the scene by medics.

September 02, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Brazen home burglary prompts MPD warnings

One Manteca senior citizen got an unexpected surprise late Tuesday morning when he returned to his home on April Way behind Springtime Park.

August 27, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


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