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Body found amid 1,000 pot plants

A $500,000 marijuana grow involving 1,000 plants was discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday afternoon along with the body of a man.

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Posted: dec. 19, 2014 1:26 a.m. | | Body found amid 1,000 pot plants Comments 0 Comments

BODY FOUND IN LATHROP HOME

A half million dollar marijuana grow was discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday afternoon along with the body of a dead man, a Sheriff’s spokesman reported Thursday morning.

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Posted: dec. 18, 2014 1:57 p.m. | | BODY FOUND IN LATHROP HOME  Comments 0 Comments

Apps catching burglars

Want to help police catch the bad guys? There’s an app for that.

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Posted: dec. 10, 2014 1:21 a.m. | | Apps catching burglars Comments 0 Comments

Cold weather means more vehicle thefts

Auto theft is about to heat up in Manteca.

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Posted: dec. 09, 2014 2:12 a.m. | | Cold weather means more vehicle thefts Comments 0 Comments

Copper thieves, rain shut down Bank of America

It is probably the most unusual weather story in Manteca’s history. 

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Posted: dec. 03, 2014 12:04 a.m. | | Copper thieves, rain shut down Bank of America Comments 0 Comments

Copper thieves shut down Bank of America

 

 

Copper thieves forced the closure of the Bank of America Tuesday morning in Manteca as the theft of 14-foot copper down spouts on the sides of the facility caused water from the roof to flow into the bank’s interior.

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Posted: dec. 02, 2014 12:50 p.m. | | Copper thieves shut down Bank of America Comments 0 Comments

Felonies drop in Manteca thanks to voters

Manteca’s felony crimes will drop in 2015.

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Posted: nov. 25, 2014 1:42 a.m. | | Felonies drop in Manteca thanks to voters Comments 1 Comment

Crooks get $25 a bag for junk mail

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.

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Posted: nov. 18, 2014 2:02 a.m. | | Crooks get $25 a bag for junk mail Comments 0 Comments

Two arrests for buying alcohol for teenagers

Buying alcoholic drinks for minors resulted in citations for two adults this week.

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Posted: nov. 12, 2014 1:31 a.m. | | Two arrests for buying alcohol for teenagers Comments 0 Comments

Indecent exposure suspect: Possible ties to four cases

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.

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Posted: nov. 11, 2014 2:17 a.m. | | Indecent exposure suspect: Possible ties to four cases Comments 0 Comments

Deputies: Man walking in, out of traffic arrested for cocaine

On the surface it seems strange – and dangerous – enough. 

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Posted: nov. 11, 2014 1:59 a.m. | | Deputies: Man walking in, out of traffic arrested for cocaine Comments 0 Comments

Arrest costs: Fluid dynamics

Last year the Manteca Police Department made 2,779 arrests. 

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Posted: nov. 08, 2014 1:21 a.m. | | Arrest costs: Fluid dynamics Comments 0 Comments

CHP makes arrest in theft of Manteca car

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.

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Posted: nov. 08, 2014 1:15 a.m. | | CHP makes arrest in theft of Manteca car Comments 0 Comments

Police investigating alleged embezzlement

An alleged embezzlement at the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society (MRPS) Hall in Manteca involving $140,000 is under investigation by the Manteca Police Department.

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 1:10 a.m. | | Police investigating alleged embezzlement Comments 0 Comments

MPD makes $300K pot bust

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.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 1:34 a.m. | | MPD makes $300K pot bust Comments 0 Comments

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