Two Manteca Police detectives on their way to court in Stockton stumbled on a "roadside drug deal" that netted $10,000 worth of drugs and cash Tuesday morning.
A man was shot on the sidewalk of an East Manteca neighborhood just northeast of Doctors Hospital Monday prompting a citizen to pursue the gunman and two other subjects in his private car as they fled from the scene.
Warming up his SUV before leaving for work Sunday morning almost cost a Manteca man his life.
RIPON - After months of having food and other items stolen from his business numerous times, the frustrated owner of Olde Towne Bar in Ripon finally decided to install video surveillance cameras inside the facility to catch the culprit.
A box of .32 caliber ammunition was stolen from the Bass Pro Shops during the noon hour on Thursday.
Manteca Police canine "Blade" put the bite on two of three residential burglars at 11:35 a.m. Tuesday following the burglary of a home in the 1200 block of Nana Place in the northwest part of the city.
The license plate left at the scene of a hit-and-run crash Tuesday morning led police to the home of the driver on East Edison Street.
Warming up a car for the drive to work once again attracted car thieves - this time in the 300 block of South Union Road.
RIPON - A cockfight in progress interrupted by San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies at a barn in northeast rural Ripon sent several individuals running and hiding in surrounding orchards and in a nearby trailer house.
LATHROP - Lathrop Police are investigating a carjacking incident involving a gun at the Peña's Market on East Louise Avenue just west of the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.
A suspected father and son auto burglary team were arrested by Manteca Police officers that were backed up by the SWAT team in the Mervyn's Department Store parking lot at 1 p.m. on Friday.
At least two of the people who allege to have been beaten up by an off-duty Manteca police officer along with his son and the son's friends at a house party over the weekend officially filed complaints Thursday with the Police Department.
A shuttered auto dealership - with customers' files left for the taking - has raised the concern of Manteca Police officers.
It may have seemed like the end of a bad dream when a transient "motorist" woke up in awe to see officers pointing their guns at him in a stolen car.
LATHROP - An employee at the Kentucky Fried Chicken in Lathrop foiled an armed robbery when he told the would-be robber he needed to get the manager before he could empty the two cash registers as demanded by the suspect.
MODESTO (AP) - State and federal authorities took down a large drug-trafficking operation in the Northern San JoaquinValley with links to Mexico, arresting 11 people and seizing drugs and weapons, officials said.
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.