LATHROP – Instead of making a donation to cash-strapped Manteca-Lathrop Boys and Girls Club, two people in Lathrop ran away with some $80 that was intended to help the nonprofit provide programs for youth.
RIPON - A pickup truck that had been hijacked at gunpoint in Manteca Sunday afternoon was spotted by Ripon officers Tuesday on Jack Tone Road at Santos Avenue where the occupants were followed and taken out of the vehicle at gunpoint.
A Manteca parolee with a gun in his waistband was chased down by Manteca Police detectives Tuesday noon sending him back to prison for violation of his parole along with several fresh charges.
A pursuit of a stolen car Tuesday afternoon was called off after it reached the southern stretch of Airport Way.
Tina Dunn, 45, was arrested Wednesday morning on a no-bail warrant in a joint effort of Manteca Police detectives and the Street Crimes Unit.
When looking for a job, it's not wise to burglarize a business that has something to offer.
RIPON - Ripon Police Department's drug dog "Topper" scored one for the good guys Saturday night by finding a small bottle of marijuana buds in a car that was sidelined at a DUI checkpoint on Jack Tone Road near Highway 99.
Three San Jose burglars – including one taken down at gunpoint – were arrested Friday morning by Manteca Police officers who were called by an alert neighbor watching from a second story window.
By GLENN KAHL
A Manteca woman complains the Saturday night high speed pursuit by Manteca Police left her without car after it was rear ended while parked in front of her home in the 200 block of Frances Street.
It all started with an attempted traffic stop at 11:17 Saturday night that turned into a high speed pursuit ending in the 200 block of Frances Street where the suspect collided with a parked car, lost control, and careened into a driveway knocking a parked vehicle through the garage door.
A Saturday morning car thief apparently took his bicycle along just in case he needed a quick get-away – which he did when the owner caught up with him an hour later.
Two high school-aged teens allegedly made off with the tip box at Quickie-Kleen Car Wash in the 700 block of East Yosemite Avenue Thursday afternoon setting in motion a foot chase by owner Francine Escobar as well as four of her employees.
Ripping an American Flag from its curbside pole in the 300 block of West Yosemite Avenue Wednesday afternoon got Manteca transient Rich Soring, 47, arrested as he sat on a brick planter island.
Burglaries dropped 42 percent in Manteca during August as the city continued to benefit from a steady drop in the crime rate.
More details are coming out of the Friday, Jan. 25, cafeteria break-in at St. Anthony's School with thieves stealing about $500 in frozen and pantry foods representing practically all of the students' snacks.
Two Manteca High School teachers were arrested early Sunday morning after kicking off a fight at the 44th annual Nile Garden crab feed at the MRPS Hall.
Violent crime has dropped significantly in Manteca in 2013.
A strange tale of a documented male gang member, a road rage incident and a female Ripon police officer came to a head Thursday when news that the man had turned himself in became public.
FRENCH CAMP - A man was arrested and taken to San Joaquin County Jail for breaking into two vending machines at the San Joaquin County General Hospital.
FRENCH CAMP - A man was arrested and taken to San Joaquin County Jail Thursday for breaking into two vending machines at the San Joaquin County General Hospital.Daniel Lee Jordan, a 41-year-old black male is facing charges of felony vandalism in connection with the incident. Damage to the two vending machines was placed at approximately $560.
A man believed to have robbed at least three Manteca businesses – the most recent on Dec. 3 – has been arrested in Stanislaus County.
Two men couldn't wait for the Starbucks at Airport Way and the 120 Bypass to open early Wednesday morning.