RIPON - Ripon Police officers interrupted a nude Manteca man as he was allegedly watching young females using binoculars from a position on the bank of the Stanislaus River as he was observed committing a lewd act upon himself.
A suspect in the April 26 robbery of the Manteca Bank of the West was arrested Friday afternoon by Manteca Police detectives after learning he was already in custody for the alleged robbery of a bank in Lodi.
The third man police believe was involved in a June 26 home invasion robbery was arrested Tuesday afternoon by Manteca detectives as he was being released from the Santa Clara County Jail where he was being held for a parole violation.
The latest in a string of shoplifting apprehensions by a special team of undercover Manteca Police officers saw the arrest Friday afternoon of Fidel Lopez, Jr., 21, at the J.C. Penney store at the Highway 120 Bypass and Union Road.
The prime suspect in last week's murder and attempted murder in the predawn hours on East Yosemite Avenue was captured in a multi-agency dragnet Tuesday afternoon in Ripon along with the discovery of a cache of firearms and ammunition.
A Manteca Police gang suppression unit stopped a van filled with gang members shortly after midnight Saturday and arrested a 20-year-old Manteca man with a semi-automatic hand gun in his possession that had one round in the chamber.
Two men in their mid-30s narrowly escaped injury shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday when they ducked behind their car in an attempt to dodge gun fire near the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Alameda Street.
Two Manteca young men were gunned down shortly before 4 a.m. Tuesday in the 800 block of East Yosemite Avenue by an unknown assailant firing from near the front door of an insurance agency on the north side of the street.