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.
An alert citizen may have been a hero without knowing it at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday morning as Manteca Police exhausted efforts to thwart a possible tragedy.
Manteca Police are still piecing together the events that happened at a party over the weekend in which an off-duty officer and his son were reportedly involved in a fight that sent two people to area hospitals.
Some 2,000 marijuana plants were confiscated from three different locations in Lathrop Friday morning leading to the arrest of two men.
If January is a precursor for how 2014 with turn out then major crime will drop significantly in Manteca.
It was a busy morning at Aki's Food To-Go and Grocery in Manteca. It was the crunch before the lunch hour, and owner Elda Paneda was busy attending to the customer traffic at the front counter.
A Manteca man was arrested early Thursday morning for attempted murder after allegedly trying to kill his father while he was sleeping.
Three men were taken into custody late Saturday in Modesto after leading multiple law enforcement agencies in a high-speed chase through two counties that started right next to Applebee's in Manteca.
A burglary attempt on the west side of Veritas School in the early hours Friday morning prompted a 911 call to Manteca Police.
LATHROP – The skeletal remains found by a bicyclist along Manthey Road last year have been determined to be those of a former trucking school student who has been missing since October of 2011.
A 23-year-old Manteca man surrendered himself Wednesday afternoon after allegedly taking his 24-year-old girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter from their apartment against their will.
A hand gun replica that looked too much like the real thing led to Manteca Police handcuffing a 24-year-old man on South Main Street shortly before noon on Tuesday.