Mary Joan Furtado passed away Monday, April 19th, 2010 the day before her 80th birthday. She was born on April 20, 1930 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Frances and Inez McDonald. She joins her son in heaven David Paul Furtado.
RIPON - Drug convictions involving defendants in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop could be in jeopardy depending upon the outcome of a state Department of Justice investigation of how evidence was handled at the state crime lab in Ripon.
RIPON - An 18-year-old Ripon teen was reportedly jumped by a gang of five Sunday afternoon when he went to the Ripona School basketball area in the playground to have a game with a group of friends, police said.
It was a "check mate" move for Manteca officers just before noon Wednesday when they were called to two residential burglaries within six minutes of each other and corralled four out of six suspects – three of them teen girls.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Navy sailor has been charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl on Independence Day after offering her and her friends alcohol, and two others face related charges for their roles in the encounter, authorities said Wednesday.
The use of an aging MAC-11 semi-automatic machine pistol may have elevated Monday's drive-by shooting allegedly done by two illegal aliens that are also Sureno gang members to the level of a federal crime.
Two illegal aliens and Serrano gang members were captured by a police detective Monday afternoon after they scaled three backyard fences. He took them down at gun point following a shooting in the 400 block of Greenbrier Avenue.