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Manteca oncologist fined $550K

A Manteca oncologist has agreed to pay the federal government $550,000 after an investigation concluded that he fraudulently billed public insurers for cancer treatment drugs that weren’t approved for use in the United States and then dispensed them to his patients. 

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Posted: mar. 04, 2015 1:23 a.m. | | Manteca oncologist fined $550K Comments 0 Comments

Barricaded man cuts self with knife

A 31-year-old man barricaded himself in his home for five hours Monday morning in the 700 block of Amy Way after his girlfriend and her children fled the residence for their safety. 

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Posted: mar. 03, 2015 1:49 a.m. | | Barricaded man cuts  self with knife Comments 0 Comments

Shots fired on Manteca home

Shots were fired on a vehicle and a home about 9:30 Tuesday night in the 1100 block of Alameda Street just west of Cottage Avenue.

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Posted: feb. 27, 2015 12:43 a.m. | | Shots fired on Manteca home Comments 0 Comments

Did homeless torch gas pump?

Setting fire to a gas station pump is a first in Manteca — even for an arsonist.

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Posted: feb. 18, 2015 1:04 a.m. | | Did homeless torch gas pump? Comments 2 Comments

Man with knife shuts down shopping center

A 24-year-old man wielding a knife in front of a Lathrop coffee shop on Harlan Road prompted  the evacuation of the entire center anchored by SaveMart  shortly after the noon hour on Tuesday.

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Posted: feb. 11, 2015 1:10 a.m. | | Man with knife shuts down shopping center Comments 0 Comments

STILL GOING TO POT

Ask Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion about the compliance with California’s medical marijuana laws and he’ll make a simple observation: “It’s amazing how many 19-year-olds have back problems.”

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Posted: feb. 11, 2015 1:17 a.m. | | STILL GOING TO POT Comments 0 Comments

Arrest gives Marelich’s mom some comfort

On the particularly bad nights Gloria Henderson still reaches for the ice cream. 

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Posted: feb. 05, 2015 1:50 a.m. | | Arrest gives Marelich’s mom some comfort Comments 0 Comments

Police make arrest 10 months after body placed in dumpster

It’s been more than 10-months since the body of 22-year-old Kelly Marelich was discovered in a dumpster behind a Manteca dental clinic on South Main Street. 

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Posted: feb. 05, 2015 1:47 a.m. | | Police make arrest 10 months after body placed in dumpster Comments 1 Comment

Two take plea deal in murder

Both a former Hells Angels member and an associate responsible for the death of 26-year-old Danny Martinez in August of 2011 will spend at least the next decade in state prison.

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Posted: feb. 04, 2015 1:20 a.m. | | Two take plea deal in murder Comments 0 Comments

Carlos Guiterrez identified as murder victim

Carlos Abraham Guiterrez, 19, was the murder victim from the Saturday night shooting outside the Straw Hat Pizza Parlor on North Main Street, according to the San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office.

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Posted: feb. 03, 2015 1:41 a.m. | | Carlos Guiterrez identified as murder victim Comments 1 Comment

Three arrests in pharmacy robbery

A witness’ description helped Manteca Police catch and capture three juveniles believed to have been responsible for robbing the CVS Pharmacy on North Main Street Monday afternoon. 

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Posted: jan. 21, 2015 12:07 a.m. | | Three arrests in pharmacy robbery Comments 0 Comments

Manteca felonies at 2002 levels

Felonies in Manteca were at their lowest numerical level since at least 2002.

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Posted: jan. 16, 2015 1:35 a.m. | | Manteca felonies at 2002 levels Comments 1 Comment

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