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The good news: Drop in crime

Recessions usually mean an uptick in crime.

December 31, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Husband held in murder of his wife at Lathrop home

Baljit Singh, 36, is being held in San Joaquin County Jail without bail for the alleged premeditated murder of his wife Sherene Singh, 34, in their Lathrop home December 23.

December 31, 2009 | | Crime


34-year-old woman stabbed to death

LATHROP – A 34-year-old woman was a stabbed to death in the early morning on Wednesday at a home in the 500 block of Bramblewood Avenue.

December 26, 2009 | | Crime


DUI sweep picks up 20 in Manteca

A state Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) grant made it possible for some 20 Manteca officers – regulars and reserves – to sweep the city Wednesday for drunken driving offenders who had failed to report to court or to jail on their charges or convictions.

December 24, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Catch & release ground rules set

An orchestrated game of "catch and release" with ground rules laid down by police chiefs throughout San Joaquin County is keeping criminal suspects viewed as bigger threats to society behind bars longer.

December 22, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Drive-by shooting on quiet Pine Street

A suspected gang-related drive-by shooting rocked the normally quiet 700 block of Pine Street at about 2:45 p.m. on Friday.

December 19, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


2nd robbery in 12 days at Ripon bank; police catch suspects both times

RIPON - It was the second bank robbery this month for Ripon's Bank of Stockton in the 200 block of West Main Street occurring shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday – suspects were quickly captured in both cases.

December 17, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Thieves strike model homes

Thieves went shopping in Summit Collection at Union Ranch homes for kitchen appliances early Saturday morning and were interrupted by an alarm and by new residents who were about to move in, Manteca Police said.

December 15, 2009 | | Crime


Watchful neighbors tag burglars in jewelry thefts at Manteca home

It was a jewelry heist gone bad – all because of a perfect neighborhood watch effort.

December 13, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Teen trying to sell stolen guns back on the streets

A 17-year-old French Camp teen jailed in the theft of 12 hand guns and eight fur coats was released from juvenile hall before Manteca Police detectives could conclude serving the third consecutive search warrant in the case on Thursday.

December 12, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Pursuit ends with suspect tazed

A Manteca man, Geoffrey Allen, 50, who attempted to evade Manteca Police officer Dan Chestnut at 1:30 a.m. Friday was tazed by the officer following a police chase through city streets.

December 12, 2009 | | Crime


High speed chase yields marijuana

A large amount of marijuana and a short 93 mile per hour chase got two Bay Area men citations Wednesday night. They were later released.

December 12, 2009 | | Crime


Restoration efforts start on damaged murals

With toothbrushes in hand, Manteca Mural Society volunteers took the first step in the tedious restoration of three murals in the downtown area that were struck by a tagger sometime Tuesday night.

December 11, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Vandal defaces 3 downtown murals

Three of downtown Manteca's 10 original murals were defaced with 15-inch block letters from a white spray paint can Tuesday night causing an estimated $10,000 in damage.

December 10, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Ripon rape suspect arrested

RIPON - Daniel Brendun Wagner, 28, of Ripon was jailed on charges of rape and rape with a foreign object shortly after midnight Wednesday by Ripon officers.

December 10, 2009 | | Crime


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She’s been arrested 11 times in 18 months

Natasha Marie Archuleta apparently picked the wrong convenience store to not pay at.

July 16, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Sacramento cheese caper suspects arrested in Rocklin

It was fast police work from Saturday to Tuesday noon in finding those responsible for the theft and arson of high profile commercial vehicles valued at over $400,000 and parked next to a Manteca hotel in an daring caper in the dark of night.

July 15, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Now they’re looking for rats

Three stolen Tillamook Cheese microbuses valued at $300,000 were located in Copperopolis Monday night by a county-wide law enforcement team led by Manteca Police Department officers.

July 15, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Manteca Police crime briefs

The following is a summary of the significant events the Manteca Police handled during the past week:

July 04, 2014 | | Crime


Man is beaten for phone at car wash

LATHROP – All that the 25-year-old man remembered was talking on his cell phone as he went up to the coin dispenser at the Wash Pro Car Wash on Harlan Road.

July 02, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Two arrested in Moffat shooting

Two men authorities believe were responsible shooting into a Moffat Boulevard motel on May 9 have been arrested.

July 01, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Coroner rules out foul play in death

Foul play was not believed to be a factor in the death of a man discovered by Manteca Police officers behind a cluster of Main Street businesses Tuesday evening.

June 26, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Dead body found near N. Main Street

Just after 7 p.m. on Tuesday a property owner conducting a search of his property found something that seemed out of place.

June 25, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Man shot in face while he was helping woman

A man was shot in the face on Saturday after accompanying a woman back to her house to get belongings following a fight with her husband.

June 11, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Woman drives rental car into home; damages pegged at $20K

By GLENN KAHL

June 07, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Las Vegas police say fight caused death

When Manteca Pastor Robert Cox was first interviewed by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police about a fight outside of a popular restaurant in June of last year, he told them he had punched the other man in the face.

June 07, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Toter divers drive ID theft

An elderly Manteca gentleman wanted to hire someone to clean his house.

June 06, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Manteca man faces charges in Las Vegas fracas death

A Manteca youth pastor is facing manslaughter charges after an altercation outside of a Las Vegas restaurant left a man dead.

June 06, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Solo robber hits Manteca Bank of the West branch

Manteca Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are searching for a man that walked into the Bank of the West on E. Yosemite Avenue Tuesday afternoon, produced a note demanding money, and walked away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

June 05, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Officer thought he’d been stabbed

At one point, as the camera bobbles up and down the duty shirt of exhausted Manteca patrol officer Ben Cromwell, a single question illustrates the seriousness of the situation he just found himself in.

June 03, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Crime


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