It was an armed robbery like no other with the "karma-involved" theft of a Catholic rosary.
There were reports of "shots fired" at two different locations – in the northeast and in central Manteca – around 11 p.m. Saturday at the same time Manteca Police officers were answering calls of loud parties, a reckless driver, and a stolen car with a police pursuit.
An apparent appreciation for Ford Mustangs, bowling balls and run-about boats put 28-year-old Chad Michael Maria in jail Friday morning on fresh felony charges as well as for violation of his probation on a previous conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Teens shooting from a moving vehicle reportedly struck a motorist in the neck narrowly missing his four children as he turned southbound on Main Street from Mission Ridge Drive at about 7:40 Tuesday night.
The FBI has arrested a Manteca mother and daughter accused of defrauding lenders of about $5 million from home sales.
Three Manteca men were arrested early Saturday morning with some $6,200 in drugs after police followed up on a tip Police Chief Dave Bricker received Sept. 12 during the "Breakfast with the Chief" event at Perko's Restaurant.
Reports of a man attempting to kill a rooster at Library Park on Center Street Saturday afternoon drew the attention of Manteca Police officers who were focused on stopping the abuse.
Police tasers brought down a fleeing suspect and his attacking pit bull Thursday afternoon in the 1500 block of Parkview Avenue.
Two boys – ages 12 and 13 – believed to be Serrano gang members were reportedly lying in wait as a Shasta School eighth grader walked home from school Monday afternoon at about 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 2 11:20 p.m., Suspicious person, male subject lying on sidewalk, possibly under the influence, Lorene Ave./Blanch Ct. 11:21 p.m., Suspicious circumstance, male subject in back garage throwing items & tearing up garage, 1400 block Stoker Wy. 11:22 p.m., Suspicious circumstance, subjects in vacant residence, 300 block Mission Ridge Dr. 11:47 p.m., Disturbing the peace, 700 block E. Yosemite Ave. Thursday, Sept. 3 12:18 a.m., Suspicious person, male subject under ...
Wednesday, Sept. 2 11:20 p.m., Suspicious person, male subject laying on sidewalk, possible under the influence, Lorene Ave./Blanch Ct. 11:21 p.m., Suspicious circumstance, male subject in back garage throwing items & tearing up garage, 1400 block Stoker Wy. 11:22 p.m., Suspicious circumstance, subjects in vacant residence, 300 block Mission Ridge Dr. 11:47 p.m., Disturbing the peace, 700 block E. Yosemite Ave. Thursday, Sept. 3 12:18 a.m., Suspicious person, male subject under the influence, ...
A lone gunman entered the Check 'n Go check cashing business in the 1100 block of South Main Street, next to Hertz car rental, about 5:30 p.m. Friday and left with an undetermined amount of cash.
RIPON - A noon-time robbery at Ripon's Bank of the West branch Friday netted an undisclosed amount of cash and locked down several near-by schools. A lone robber entered the bank about 11:30 and demanded cash from a teller. Ripon Police said it is unclear whether he simulated a gun when he walked up to the bank's counter. He was described as being a black adult, about 6-foot-tall, wearing a white baseball cap, a black ...
Two men in their early to mid twenties who allegedly robbed the Bank of America Friday morning at gunpoint were arrested after a 12-hour stand-off from their hiding place in a duplex in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue just a block from the scene of the robbery.
The Bank of America was not the only victim of Fridays' bank robbery. The Hair and Nails beauty salon owned by Edith Saberton lost half a day of business after the police ordered it closed while a SWAT team and law enforcement officers from Manteca, Ripon, and the California State Parks surrounded a house across the street where the two suspects were holed up. Hairdresser Sylvia Nolasco, who had a clear view through the window ...
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; ...