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.
STOCKTON - A Manteca real estate agent accused of raping a dependent adult will have to wait two weeks to see whether there is enough evidence to bring the matter to trial.
An 18-year-old Manteca gang member has been arrested in the Friday afternoon shooting in the Martha and Sequoia avenues neighborhood that terrified neighbors who witnessed the scenario.
Neighbors in the 700 block of South Sequoia Avenue were traumatized Friday afternoon when they heard one gunshot and then saw three teens running by their homes – one with a black semi-automatic hand gun.
Picking up two small children from Walter Woodward Elementary School Thursday afternoon led to the arrest of one mother on two counts of child endangerment and for driving under the influence.
Two Manteca men charged with attempted robbery of the Chase Bank in Manteca went before San Joaquin County Superior Court Judge Phillip Urie Thursday in the Manteca court.
An auto theft suspect made a stop for surgery at county hospital before going to county jail Wednesday morning after a bout with a sheriff's police dog.
Natasha Marie Archuleta apparently picked the wrong convenience store to not pay at.
It was fast police work from Saturday to Tuesday noon in finding those responsible for the theft and arson of high profile commercial vehicles valued at over $400,000 and parked next to a Manteca hotel in an daring caper in the dark of night.
Three stolen Tillamook Cheese microbuses valued at $300,000 were located in Copperopolis Monday night by a county-wide law enforcement team led by Manteca Police Department officers.
The following is a summary of the significant events the Manteca Police handled during the past week:
LATHROP – All that the 25-year-old man remembered was talking on his cell phone as he went up to the coin dispenser at the Wash Pro Car Wash on Harlan Road.
Two men authorities believe were responsible shooting into a Moffat Boulevard motel on May 9 have been arrested.
Foul play was not believed to be a factor in the death of a man discovered by Manteca Police officers behind a cluster of Main Street businesses Tuesday evening.
Just after 7 p.m. on Tuesday a property owner conducting a search of his property found something that seemed out of place.
A man was shot in the face on Saturday after accompanying a woman back to her house to get belongings following a fight with her husband.
By GLENN KAHL
When Manteca Pastor Robert Cox was first interviewed by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police about a fight outside of a popular restaurant in June of last year, he told them he had punched the other man in the face.
An elderly Manteca gentleman wanted to hire someone to clean his house.
A Manteca youth pastor is facing manslaughter charges after an altercation outside of a Las Vegas restaurant left a man dead.
Manteca Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are searching for a man that walked into the Bank of the West on E. Yosemite Avenue Tuesday afternoon, produced a note demanding money, and walked away with an undisclosed amount of cash.
At one point, as the camera bobbles up and down the duty shirt of exhausted Manteca patrol officer Ben Cromwell, a single question illustrates the seriousness of the situation he just found himself in.