A Fresno woman who was kidnapped by her husband on Tuesday was rescued by Manteca officer Dan Chestnut when he ordered her 33-year-old husband from his car on Northwoods Avenue at gunpoint.
Four gang members allegedly assaulted a Mantecan at Southside Park at about 7 p.m. Monday night chasing him onto Willow Avenue before officers arrived on the scene, according to Manteca Police public information officer Jason Hensley.
Two Manteca ambulances were compromised by thieves in the garage facility at 245 East Center Street late Friday night with one being forced to "stand down" for an emergency call of a man having trouble breathing at the Western Trailer Park in the 1000 block of West Yosemite Avenue.
Amiee Pena, 18, was arrested Thursday for possession of stolen property and for a no bail warrant as Manteca Police's Street Crimes Unit was investigating the manufacturing of fraudulent checks and other types of fraud in the 200 block of North Walnut Avenue.
Aggravated assault - primarily gang-related shootings - surged 57.14 percent in Manteca during June going from seven to 11 incidents.
Two separate fleeing motorists led patrol officers on pursuits in Manteca early Monday morning with police canine "Hoss" literally taking a bite out of crime in the second chase.
Two men were arrested Saturday night after they allegedly impersonated law enforcement officers to break up a party in rural south Manteca.
LATHROP - An 18-year old man sustained life threatening injuries in a shooting early Saturday morning outside the Two Guys Store in the 100 block of East Harlan Road.
Five separate incidents of gunfire in the predawn hours Friday morning rattled sleeping neighborhoods throughout the Manteca community with only one house and one vehicle hit by bullets, police said.
Manteca Police officers Sgt. Mike Sexon and patrolman John Moody arrested a suspected strong arm robbery suspect in an alley north of Yosemite Avenue Friday morning between Maple and Sycamore Avenues.
Manteca Police are looking for the person or persons responsible in the fiery destruction of four of the East Union High School's seven transport vans at midnight Friday. The incident is being investigated as an arson crime.
A drive-by shooter awakened neighbors in the 1900 block of Sparrowhawk Street with the discharge of five to six rounds from what was believed to have been a semi-automatic hand gun into a parked vehicle about 2:30 Thursday morning.
A 23-year-old Manteca man was shot in the pelvis multiple times at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of El Portal Avenue, according to Manteca Police public information officer Jason Hensley.
Four East Union High School sports vans were torched in the Agricultural Department compound shortly after midnight Thursday morning with flames leaping some 20 feet into the night sky.
BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin man who had been accused of domestic violence and slashing his wife's tires took a gun into the spa where she worked Sunday and shot seven women, three fatally, before killing himself, a police chief said.
A 27-year-old Manteca man was taken into custody at gunpoint late Monday morning and charged with four felonies including the attempted murder of his live-in girlfriend who had been running away from him while carrying their baby in her arms in the predawn hours.
A cash roll of $2,200 – money intended for a down payment on a mobile home – was dropped in the parking lot of a Manteca fast food restaurant.
FRENCH CAMP - A French Camp woman was shot Sunday morning while sitting behind the wheel of her car and then drove herself to a hospital with three bullet wounds in the upper part of her body.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Police stormed a New Jersey home early Sunday and fatally shot a registered sex offender who had held his girlfriend's three children hostage, ending their 37-hour ordeal and recovering the bodies of the captives' mother and another sibling, authorities said.
Dominic Aguilar, 37, is being held to answer a felony terrorist threat charge that he leveled threats against Manteca Police Officer John Moody on his Facebook page related to the officer involved shooting of Ernesto Duenas, Jr., nearly two years ago.
LATHROP - A 12-member Manteca-Ripon SWAT team and five undercover officers served a major arrest warrant at a home in the 400 block of Manila Road in Lathrop just minutes after 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Christina Duran, 41, had to wait to eat a late night snack until she got to county jail in the early hours of Wednesday morning after she allegedly rammed the Carl Junior's fast food restaurant in the 1400 block of West Yosemite Avenue with her vehicle.
A burglary in progress with a van backed into a driveway caught the attention of neighbors who called police.
A woman motorist detained at the front gate of the Sharpe Army Depot without identification set off what was quickly labeled a multi-casualty incident (MCI) when investigating officers developed immediate hand irritations when they searched her white Suburban SUV.
Thieves attempting to break into a Second Harvest Food Bank refrigerator truck trailer sometime over the weekend accomplished only one thing – the loss of $5,000 worth of perishable food stacked inside the trailer that arrived on Friday.
Vandals trashed part of East Union High School in the predawn hours Saturday morning, smashing out the windshield and four side windows of a pickup truck in the motor pool and spreading human feces on a door and window to a classroom.
A volley of gunfire directed at the Manteca Ambulance headquarters shortly before 11 p.m. Friday night shocked two ambulance medics as they were looking out the front window of the two-story building.
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