Two men were shot in drive-by shootings Tuesday night with one of the victims being knifed Wednesday morning after being released from an area hospital – later arrested, when for a second time, he was back in the hospital emergency room.
A wrong-way freeway driver was jailed on two counts of murder Monday when she was released from San Joaquin County Hospital 11 days after the July 1 crash.
Felonies - the most violent and costly of all crimes - continued their three-year downslide in Manteca during April.
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.
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.
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.
Two men wearing ski masks fired into an occupied vehicle parked at curbside Tuesday afternoon breaking out two rear side windows, police said.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Darlene Archer has a message for seniors in Manteca. Beware of "a gentleman out there" calling and asking you for your Medicare number.
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.
VACAVILLE (AP) - California inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate and it's unclear whether the tough steps state officials took this year to stop illicit drugs from getting into prisons are having any effect, though they are prompting criticism from civil rights advocates.
FRIENDSHIP, N.Y. (AP) - Investigators tracking two murder convicts who escaped from a northern New York prison scoured a rural area near the Pennsylvania border Sunday, saying an unconfirmed but credible report of a sighting had shifted the search across the state.
A Manteca man was arrested via a citizen's arrest and cited by Manteca Police for allegedly performing a sex act in his truck at the Save-Mart parking lot in the 1100 block of North Main Street shortly after 9 a.m. Friday.
The following are major incidents handled recently by Manteca Police:
Manteca Police have taken $30,000 worth of illegal drugs off the street.
The suspect's bail in Thursday's road rage incident on Highway 99 has been increased to $1,205,375 due to hospital reports that the victim sustained brain injuries and possible paralysis.
Witnesses say a man - who the CHP said has already been convicted of reckless driving - deliberately forced another driver off Highway 99 causing major injuries to the victim in what officers are calling a case of road rage.
The following is a summary of the significant events the Manteca Police Department handled during the past week:
Serious crime continues to drop in Manteca.
Fence boards exploded in every direction in a Grant Avenue alley near Sutter Street at 5:20 a.m. Friday when the driver of a late model Hyundai allegedly ran down a 20-year-old man on foot behind his home and crashed through rear fences in three back yards.
Some $50,000 in small to half-grown marijuana plants were discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday by police.
The following is a summary of the significant events handled by the Manteca Police Department during the past week:
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