You wake up in the morning, get ready for work and walk out into your driveway to start your car.
A man that squared off with police in a propane company parking lot Wednesday night and forced a four-hour closure of Highway 99 in both directions has been arrested.
Manteca Police still don't quite know what happened Thursday night in an apparent shooting at a home on El Dorado Street that left a mother of three with serious injuries.
A Manteca female with life threatening injuries from a gunshot wound was airlifted out of Manteca at around 12:45 a.m. today and taken to a trauma center.
A handgun located at the scene where a man engaged police in a four-hour stand-off Wednesday night at a propane company on the southwest corner of the Highway 99 and South Austin Road intersection turned out to be an air soft gun that replicated an authentic semi-automatic handgun, according to a Manteca Police report.
• Man crashes into propane yard • Causes propane pump fire • Tries to steal propane tank truck • Man apparently was shot A four-hour stand-off between police and a gunman at a Manteca propane yard that closed Highway 99 creating massive traffic back-ups ended with the man being taken to a Modesto hospital. The incident started shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday when witnesses said a man rammed his truck through the fence of the ...
A man suspected of burglarizing a number of vehicles was taken out of a burgundy SUV at gunpoint and arrested by Manteca Police at about 8 a.m. Wednesday in a south central Manteca residential neighborhood.
California Highway Patrol officer James Smith displayed some of the proper techniques on making a high-risk felony arrest on Friday.
LINDEN (AP) - The abandoned well painstakingly excavated over the past six weeks in remote eastern San Joaquin County countryside turned up no human remains, and the death-row inmate isn't talking anymore. So the FBI announced Thursday it is no longer actively looking for long-lost missing persons thought to be victims of the notorious "Speed Freak Killers."
An illegal casino in the heart of downtown Manteca went bust Wednesday. Law enforcement raided a storefront masquerading as a legitimate business center in the 100 block of North Maple Avenue several doors down from the post office. Police reported finding a dozen adults involved in slot machine-style gambling on more than 30 computers when they served a search warrant about 11:30 a.m. to a lone clerk working in the Delta Business Center. The operation ...
A police pursuit from Escalon to the heart of Manteca in the predawn hours Sunday led to a crash on Yosemite Avenue near the UP Railroad tracks where a 24-year-old motorist was taken into custody by Manteca and Escalon officers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two law officers have reportedly been wounded in a gunfight in the mountains east of Los Angeles with a person believed to be a former Los Angeles police officer. State Fish and Wildlife Assistant Chief Dan Sforza tells KCAL-TV that two officers were wounded in the shootout. It's not clear which agency they belong to. <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt: auto; ...
LINDEN (AP) - After five weeks of digging, crews have found debris, but no human remains during an excavation of an abandoned well in eastern San Joaquin County in a search for possible victims of two men known as the "Speed Freak Killers," the FBI said.
A check of a suspicious vehicle on Wednesday at Pajaro Avenue and Range Court ended up with the Manteca Police Gang Suppression Unit seizing illegal drugs and weapons.
Burglaries dropped 7.63 percent in Manteca during 2012. That translated into $1,298,920 less in stolen property last year compared to 2011 when thieves took items from individuals and businesses valued collectively at $5,890,608. Of the $4,591,788 worth of property stolen in 2012, police recovered $1,526,769 or 33.25 percent of what was taken in terms of value. There were 3.02 burglaries on average each day in 2012 and 1,101 for the entire year. Aggravated assaults - ...
LATHROP – Another Lathrop Elementary School student has been victimized by an adult exposing their genitals while they walked home from school.
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; ...