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.
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.
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.
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.