LATHROP - Eric L. McKinney, 24, of Lathrop was charged with five felonies by sheriff's deputies Tuesday in connection with a sale of drugs to a 12-year-old female student.
LATHROP - Some 3,000 pounds of dog food was stolen from Diamond Pet Food on Harlan Road in Lathrop sometime between April 3 and April 6, sheriff's deputies reported.
Danielle M. Smith, 24, of Manteca, was tracked from the Manteca Target Store near Highway 99 and Yosemite Avenue to the Ross store at Daniels Street and Airport Way Friday afternoon before she was arrested on charges of theft, possession of stolen property and possession of a stolen check.
A Manteca inmate in county jail awaiting formal sentencing for auto theft was given extra charges this week due to a diligent community service officer in Tracy who took extensive fingerprints inside a stolen car.
Parolee-at-large Eric Law Jr, 25, of Manteca was arrested at about 2:30 p.m. Monday after he was seen getting into a reported stolen vehicle parked in the 700 block of North Grant Street.
Manteca Police found a pot garden on the second floor of a Chadwick Square home in northwest Manteca Tuesday afternoon that yielded 229 mature plants and 75 younger seedlings.
A 74-year-old Lathrop man, reportedly seen driving erratically Tuesday morning, was followed onto Highway 99 by a delivery van driver and arrested by motorcycle officers for driving under the influence, police said.
Manteca Police detectives and members of the County Auto theft Unit called Delta Ratt using technology and old fashioned police work were able to locate and arrest Coy Lyn Mendoza, 26 of Manteca on a variety charges.
Four parolees were arrested for drug charges and violation of their parole during a Manteca Police sweep Thursday.
RIPON – Ripon Police officers arrested three auto burglary suspects on Wednesday.
TRACY – Bail was raised to $1 million on Wednesday for a 39-year-old Tracy substitute teacher accused of molesting his students.
A 42-year-old woman sustained head injuries after being struck Monday evening in the 100 block of Pestana Avenue in East Manteca by a hit-and-run driver.
Joshua Johnson, 23, reportedly pled guilty to one count of auto theft with a prior in the Manteca Branch of the San Joaquin County Superior Court Tuesday morning and will receive three years in prison -- not the maximum seven years.
RIPON - The loss of a wristwatch in November of 2007 put a Ripon armed robbery suspect back in jail this week.
William Stockton, 31, ran out of escape route options and took to the railroad tracks in Ripon Thursday night after Manteca Police officers Jason Massey and Tom Nunes chased him for more than 20 miles at speeds reaching 100 miles an hour.
A 57-year-old Manteca woman pled guilty this week to charges of filing false claims for her federal income tax returns.
Karin T. Meyer is mad and is demanding city action about homeless individuals trashing several of her more than 100 rental units throughout Manteca.
He might not be taking down Tokyo, but Scott Swafford has wandered his way through a few streets in his day.
One of the two suspected Hells Angels motorcycle club members believed to be responsible for the murder of 26-year-old Daniel Martinez of Lathrop in August of 2011 will be in court today.
It's been more than four months since vagrants crawling through a dumpster behind a Manteca dental office discovered the body of 22-year-old Kelly Marelich.
It seems so convenient.
A 47-year-old man awaiting trial on vehicle theft charges was captured by San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies on the 900 block of South Airport Road Sunday morning after fleeing from the county honor farm.
According to a Manteca Police Department investigation, the 58-year-old man arrested last week on a host of felony child sexual assault charges used threats of violence to manipulate his two juvenile victims.
TRACY – The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department has arrested a man that they believe murdered a man over the weekend and left his body in a South County field.
A 58-year-old Manteca man was arrested Wednesday morning on a host of child sexual abuse charges.
The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department is searching for any information the public may have about a drive-by shooting late Wednesday in Raymus Village.
The violent and deadly shootout following a North Stockton bank robbery last week drew hundreds of police officers from throughout San Joaquin County.
STOCKTON - The father of a slain bank robbery suspect said Friday that police in the Northern California city of Stockton acted appropriately when they engaged in a gunbattle with his son.
STOCKTON - Misty Holt-Singh had just popped into the bank, leaving her 12-year-old daughter in the car, when the horror began. An hour later, the mother of two lay dead after a bank robbery and planned hostage-taking spun into a chaotic police chase and furious gunbattle during which two holdup men were killed, authorities said.
Manteca Police Department and investigators from the Delta Regional Auto Theft Team are hoping to raise awareness and prevent auto theft by launching a county wide campaign.