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Quick arrest in Manteca armed robbery

Zacharie Arteaga got an unexpected surprise when he walked out of a friend’s house in Lathrop on Friday afternoon – a greeting by the Manteca Police street crimes unit and a pair of handcuffs. 

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 12:36 a.m. | | Quick arrest in Manteca armed robbery Comments 0 Comments

Man faces charges in knife attack

An alleged knife attack in a Manteca home left two men bloodied Wednesday afternoon with one going to jail charged for alleged assault with a deadly weapon, battery and making terrorist threats upon a 20-year-old man living in the residence.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2014 12:46 a.m. | | Man faces charges in knife attack Comments 0 Comments

K-9 thwarts jail escape

FRENCH CAMP – Edward Blake was facing the possibility of spending the rest of his life behind bars.  

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Posted: apr. 09, 2014 1:41 a.m. | | K-9 thwarts jail escape Comments 0 Comments

Farm theft: Tough challenge

Last week a Manteca man walked outside to discover that his 2012 Massy Ferguson tractor had gone missing. 

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Posted: apr. 02, 2014 12:45 a.m. | | Farm theft: Tough challenge Comments 0 Comments

Manteca woman fined $43K under grow ban

FRESNO (AP) — Fresno County supervisors fined two people $73,000— including a Manteca woman — for growing marijuana at homes under the county’s new marijuana cultivation ban.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2014 1:20 a.m. | | Manteca woman fined $43K under grow ban Comments 0 Comments

Pot grow: $20,000 power theft

You could have hit the indoor marijuana growing operation on Crom Street with a dodgeball. 

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Posted: mar. 21, 2014 1:05 a.m. | | Pot grow: $20,000 power theft Comments 0 Comments

Wild chase tops 100 mph on city streets

A driver toting a semi-automatic pistol and a ski mask led Manteca Police officers on a wild high-speed pursuit through East Manteca early Thursday morning. 

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Posted: mar. 21, 2014 1:03 a.m. | | Wild chase tops 100 mph on city streets Comments 0 Comments

Manteca police shut down marijuana grow house

 

 

More than 300 marijuana plants were seized Tuesday morning by the Manteca Police Street Crimes Unit.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2014 12:03 p.m. | | Manteca police shut down marijuana grow house Comments 0 Comments

Police inspect motel room

Police might not yet have a suspect in the murder of 22-year-old Kelly Marelich, but they think they know where she was hanging out just before her death. 

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Posted: mar. 20, 2014 1:23 a.m. | | Police inspect motel room Comments 1 Comment

Murder victim is Sierra High grad

The body of the young female discovered late Saturday night by dumpster divers behind a South Main Street retail complex has been identified as 22-year-old Kelly Darlene Marelich. 

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Posted: mar. 19, 2014 1:03 a.m. | | Murder victim is Sierra High grad Comments 1 Comment

Dumped Body Identified

The body that scroungers discovered in a dumpster on S. Main Street late Saturday night has been identified as that of 22-year-old Kelly Darlene Marelich.

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Posted: mar. 18, 2014 5:13 p.m. | | Dumped Body Identified  Comments 0 Comments

Body dumped in dumpster

The public is being asked to help identify a woman whose body was found Saturday night in an alley dumpster in the 1000 block of South Main Street behind the former Social Security office location and the Big 5 Sporting Goods store.

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Posted: mar. 18, 2014 12:58 a.m. | | Body dumped in dumpster Comments 0 Comments

Aggressive solicitors on Lathrop radar

That guy trying to sell you the vacuum that just simply won’t seem to take “no” for an answer?

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Posted: mar. 12, 2014 1:25 a.m. | | Aggressive solicitors on Lathrop radar Comments 0 Comments

Lathrop bust yields 2,000 pot plants

Some 2,000 marijuana plants were confiscated from three different locations in Lathrop Friday morning leading to the arrest of two men.

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Posted: mar. 08, 2014 1:01 a.m. | | Lathrop bust yields 2,000  pot plants Comments 0 Comments

Felony crime falls 17.43% in Manteca

If January is a precursor for how 2014 with turn out then major crime will drop significantly in Manteca.

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Posted: mar. 05, 2014 1:32 a.m. | | Felony crime falls 17.43% in Manteca Comments 0 Comments

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