There were reports of "shots fired" at two different locations – in the northeast and in central Manteca – around 11 p.m. Saturday at the same time Manteca Police officers were answering calls of loud parties, a reckless driver, and a stolen car with a police pursuit.
An apparent appreciation for Ford Mustangs, bowling balls and run-about boats put 28-year-old Chad Michael Maria in jail Friday morning on fresh felony charges as well as for violation of his probation on a previous conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.
Teens shooting from a moving vehicle reportedly struck a motorist in the neck narrowly missing his four children as he turned southbound on Main Street from Mission Ridge Drive at about 7:40 Tuesday night.
Three Manteca men were arrested early Saturday morning with some $6,200 in drugs after police followed up on a tip Police Chief Dave Bricker received Sept. 12 during the "Breakfast with the Chief" event at Perko's Restaurant.
Two men in their early to mid twenties who allegedly robbed the Bank of America Friday morning at gunpoint were arrested after a 12-hour stand-off from their hiding place in a duplex in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue just a block from the scene of the robbery.