LATHROP – A 15-year-old student at Lathrop High School was arrested Monday on campus by Sheriff's deputies on charges of possession of a controlled substance, suspected to be the drug ecstasy. The student, who was not identified because he is a minor, was released on a citation to his parents.
Lathrop-Manteca Fire Department inspector Jeffrey Scialabba, 29, was arrested while on duty Tuesday morning while driving a fire department utility vehicle and charged with possession of a small amount of methamphetamine, transportation of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Jeremiah James Behrbaum, 19, ended a self-described all night birthday celebration with a police pursuit – finally being tackled by Manteca Police detective sergeant Tony Souza on his way to work Tuesday morning.
An alert and patient Manteca Police patrolman's efforts yielded an auto theft suspect and three "slim jims" used to open car doors Tuesday morning.
A man was shot in the leg during a fight Thursday in the 500 block of Morgan Court off Garden Gate in north Central Manteca.
A gay remark - taken as an insult - set a chain of events in motion that brought the arrest of John Herman McFarland, 18, and sent a Sierra High School junior to county hospital.
STOCKTON – If accused rapist Sid Reams were to get the heart valve replacement his court-appointed public defender says he needs to save his life, it'll likely be paid for by taxpayers.
A Manteca woman who told police earlier this month that she needed money to pay her $2,500 rent and an assortment of other bills including her PG&E was arrested again for grand theft and the unauthorized use of a credit card.
Felony crimes dropped almost 11 percent in Manteca during March.
First there was a call to police shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday night about a verbal confrontation between two rival gangs in front of the Boys and Girls Club – and then a second call of shots fired in the same area where children were participating in activities inside the building.
Robert Joe Aguilar Jr., 28, of Stockton will be spending the next 25 years to life in prison as a result of an investigation conducted by Manteca Police narcotics detective Sam Gallego.
A Manteca father and a grandfather have both been charged with felonious lewd acts upon a child under 14, according to Manteca Police.
It took a third grader to trip up three teen-age house burglars at about 8:30 a.m. Friday in the southwest section of Manteca.
Lastraza Williams was arrested at her Todd Avenue residence late Thursday afternoon on charges of burglary, grand theft of personal property and the passing of a fictitious check.
A swift police response was credited for the capture of one man and two women who allegedly attempted to burglarize a house in the Mayors' Park neighborhood in West Manteca near East Union Cemetery Wednesday afternoon.
Manteca's felony crimes will drop in 2015.
The junk mail containing personal information you throw out in your garbage with offers for everything from credit cards to insurance coverage is worth $25 a bag on the streets of Manteca.
Buying alcoholic drinks for minors resulted in citations for two adults this week.
The man that Lathrop Police believe is responsible for at least two incidents of indecent exposure to minors near an elementary school might also be responsible for at least two others.
On the surface it seems strange – and dangerous – enough.
Last year the Manteca Police Department made 2,779 arrests.
A faulty tail light on a stolen car triggered a high speed pursuit that started in Stockton shortly after midnight Friday that led Highway Patrol officers southward through Manteca with a 1997 red Honda being stopped on Highway 120 near South Main Street.
An alleged embezzlement at the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society (MRPS) Hall in Manteca involving $140,000 is under investigation by the Manteca Police Department.
Manteca Police scored their third major marijuana bust in less than 30 days when the SWAT team served a search warrant at 7 a.m. Thursday netting $300,000 worth of bagged marijuana buds.
The San Joaquin Metro Narcotics Task Force and a San Joaquin County Sheriff's SWAT Team served a search warrant Tuesday morning on a home that ended up yielding more than four pounds of processed marijuana, 7 grams of crystal meth and 6 mature marijuana plants.
It has been more than seven months since vagrants discovered the body of Kelly Marelich in a dumpster behind a dental suite on South. Main Street.
Manteca Police seized 180 pounds of marijuana and a small arsenal of 16 weapons that included three illegal assault rifles during a raid Thursday morning in the Raymus Village neighborhood.
A rooftop chase late Tuesday night didn't end well for a suspect that mistimed his jump and crashed through a pine tree and down onto the ground where police officers – and a canine – were waiting for him.
A 43-year-old Manteca man was arrested Tuesday after it was reported that he choked and sexually assaulted a masseuse at a day spa on Center Street.
Lathrop detectives arrested Esteban Diaz, at his Modesto home Thursday morning, for alleged indecent exposure to four young girls over the past year near two elementary schools.
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