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Illicit drugs ‘rampant’ in prisons

VACAVILLE  (AP) — California inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate and it’s unclear whether the tough steps state officials took this year to stop illicit drugs from getting into prisons are having any effect, though they are prompting criticism from civil rights advocates.

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Posted: jun. 22, 2015 12:16 a.m. | | Illicit drugs ‘rampant’ in prisons Comments 0 Comments

Manhunt for escaped killers shifts

FRIENDSHIP, N.Y. (AP) — Investigators tracking two murder convicts who escaped from a northern New York prison scoured a rural area near the Pennsylvania border Sunday, saying an unconfirmed but credible report of a sighting had shifted the search across the state.

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Posted: jun. 22, 2015 12:02 a.m. | | Manhunt for escaped killers shifts Comments 0 Comments

Cited for masturbating in parking lot

A Manteca man was arrested via a citizen’s arrest and cited by Manteca Police for allegedly performing a sex act in his truck at the Save-Mart parking lot in the 1100 block of North Main Street shortly after 9 a.m. Friday.

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Posted: jun. 20, 2015 1:15 a.m. | | Cited for masturbating in parking lot  Comments 0 Comments

Man shot on Moffat at Inn by the Station

The following are major incidents handled recently by Manteca Police:

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Posted: jun. 20, 2015 1:14 a.m. | | Man shot on Moffat at Inn by the Station Comments 0 Comments

Manteca Police seize $30K in illegal drugs

Manteca Police have taken $30,000 worth of illegal drugs off the street.

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Posted: jun. 13, 2015 1:17 a.m. | | Manteca Police seize $30K in illegal drugs Comments 0 Comments

Road rage suspect’s bail upped to $1.2M due to victim’s injuries

The suspect’s bail in Thursday’s road rage incident on Highway 99 has been increased to $1,205,375 due to hospital reports that the victim sustained brain injuries and possible paralysis.

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Posted: jun. 13, 2015 1:09 a.m. | | Road rage suspect’s bail upped to $1.2M due to victim’s injuries Comments 0 Comments

Highway 99 road rage

Witnesses say a man — who the CHP said has already been convicted of reckless driving — deliberately forced another driver off Highway 99 causing major injuries to the victim in what officers are calling a case of road rage.

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Posted: jun. 12, 2015 1:11 a.m. | | Highway 99 road rage Comments 0 Comments

Transient arrested for prowling at fire station

The following is a summary of the significant events  the Manteca Police Department handled during the past week:

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Posted: jun. 12, 2015 12:35 a.m. | | Transient arrested for prowling at fire station Comments 0 Comments

Felonies drop as Manteca adds residents

Serious crime continues to drop in Manteca.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 2:33 a.m. | | Felonies drop as Manteca adds residents Comments 1 Comment

Car used as weapon

Fence boards exploded in every direction in a Grant Avenue alley near Sutter Street at 5:20 a.m. Friday  when the driver of a late model Hyundai allegedly ran down a 20-year-old man on foot behind his home and crashed through rear fences in three back yards.

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Posted: may. 23, 2015 1:32 a.m. | | Car used as weapon Comments 0 Comments

Probation search yields $50K in pot

Some $50,000 in small to half-grown marijuana plants were discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday by police.

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Posted: may. 21, 2015 1:29 a.m. | | Probation search yields $50K in pot Comments 0 Comments

Six arrested for armed robbery

The following is a summary of the significant events handled by the Manteca Police Department during the past week: 

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Posted: may. 01, 2015 12:37 a.m. | | Six arrested for armed robbery Comments 0 Comments

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