Manteca Police Department

Manteca Police Investigate Homicide
On November 15, 2015, at approximately 5:20 p.m., Manteca Police Officers responded to a residence in the 300 block Locust Ave for a report of a shooting. When Officers arrived on scene, they located an unresponsive 24-year-old male subject in the garage.

Manteca Police Find Large Scale Marijuana Cultivation Operation
On 11/11/2015 Manteca Detectives discovered a large scale Marijuana Cultivation Operation during a search warrant service. 584 plants and $130,000.00 cash were seized.

On Halloween, and Every Day, Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving
This Halloween, Manteca Police Department is reminding Halloween partiers that Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. If your Halloween party involves alcohol then you have to make a plan to get home without getting behind the wheel.

Manteca Police Department has been awarded a $113,695.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries.

Manteca Police Officers Invite Public to Red Robin on Oct. 22, 2015
Manteca police officers are inviting the public to the annual Red Robin Tip-a-Cop on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. Manteca Police Officers will be at the Manteca Red Robin, located at 873 Lifestyle Street; from 4-8 p.m.

Manteca Police Arrest Homicide Suspect
After a lengthy investigation, Manteca Police Detectives went to make an arrest in the September 1, 2014, homicide of Marcos Garcia.

Couple Arrested for Child Endangerment and Possession of Drugs and Guns
On October 13, 2015, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Manteca Police Street Crimes Unit (SCU) Detectives conducted a parole search at a residence in the 200 block Acacia Avenue.

Pedestrian Safety Tips
Walking is very cool – it’s free, it’s great exercise, and you can do it to get almost anywhere. What’s not cool is when young people are killed or injured while walking. So here are some important things to remember so you stay safe and healthy.

Safe Bicycle Riding Tips
Before riding, make sure you and your bike are ready to ride. You can be a “Roll Model” for your peers and younger kids.

2015 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
From August 21st through September 7th, law enforcement nationwide will be joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the high-visibility Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over crackdown campaign.

Manteca Police Arrest Teacher for Unlawful Sexual Intercourse with a Minor
On August 6, 2015, a Manteca School Resource Officer responded to a high school, located in the 1700 block of N. Union Road, regarding a report of an ongoing sexual relationship involving a teacher and a 16 year old female student.

Manteca's Most Wanted Suspect Arrested
On July 29, 2015, Manteca Police Department was notified by the U.S. Marshals Service; they had located and arrested William Lloyd Balser and Robin Robinson in West Valley City, Utah. Balser was one of Manteca’s Most Wanted Suspects from back in 1998.

Fatal Traffic Collision Being Investigated
On July 29, 2015, at approximately 7:10 p.m., Manteca Police Officers responded to the intersection of E. Woodward Avenue and Wellington Avenue regarding a vehicle versus pedestrian collision.

Manteca Police Request Help in Identifying Burglary Suspect
Below are photos of the suspect from the two burglaries. If anyone knows who this person is or has details about this crime, please contact the Manteca Police Department at (209)456-8101 or by calling Crime Stoppers at (209)823-4636.

Manteca Police Investigate Shooting
On July 15, 2015, at approximately 6;15 p.m., Manteca PD officers were dispatched to the intersection of W. Alameda Street and N. Walnut Avenue, in regard to a shooting that just occurred.

This Fourth of July, ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’
The Fourth of July is one of America’s favorite holidays. And why not? Families and friends gather to celebrate our country with food, parades, parties, picnics and fireworks. And yet there is a very dark side to this great holiday.

Traffic Enforcement Operations Planned for Manteca
The Manteca Police Department will be stepping up bicycle safety enforcement operations with focused enforcement on collision-causing factors involving motorists and bike riders.

Manteca Police Respond to Stabbing
On June 15, 2015, at approximately 10:03 pm, Manteca Police Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1100 block of Mountain Dew Avenue to investigate a report of a stabbing.

Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 18th
Once again, Manteca Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies around the country will be stepping up enforcement May 18-31.

Cinco de Mayo: Fiesta Time or Jail Time?
The Avoid the 10 DUI Task Force has planned special DUI Saturations Patrols to deploy in several cities within the county looking to identify and stop suspected drunk drivers.

As motorcycle fatalities and injuries have increased in California, the law enforcement and the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) have stepped up their efforts to promote safety and education, highlighted by Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May.

San Joaquin County Police Agencies Look to Combat Auto Theft
Manteca, CA- Investigators from the Delta Regional Auto Theft Team are hoping to raise awareness and prevent auto theft throughout the county by launching a county wide campaign.

Manteca Police Request Help in Identifying Another Robbery Suspect
On Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at about 11:05 p.m., a convenience store located in the 800 block of E. Yosemite Avenue was robbed for an undisclosed amount of money.

Manteca Police Request Help in Identifying Robbery Suspect
Manteca, CA - On Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at about 6:45 p.m., Manteca Police Officers responded to a convenience store located in the 800 block of E. Yosemite Avenue regarding an armed robbery that had just occurred.

Manteca Police Arrest Three Suspects for
Officers from the Manteca Police Department arrested three suspects on March 14, 2015 for furnishing alcoholic beverages to minors.

Manteca Police Department Conducts IMPACT Operation
On Friday, February 27, 2015, from 3 p.m. until 11 p.m., officers from the Manteca Police Department and the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) conducted over 10 inspections at ABC license establishments within the City of Manteca.

Murder Suspect in Custody
After several months of intense investigation into Kelly marelich's murder, Detectives identified the suspect as 49-year old Richard Howard Watkins.

Manteca Police Arrest Subject for Felony DUI Collision
On January 1, 2015, at approximately 0204 hours, Manteca Police Officers responded to the intersection of Airport Way and Woodward Avenue regarding a traffic collision.