Authorities arrested a 15-year-old Hollister boy on suspicion of felony animal cruelty after observing a social media video in which he is seen throwing a small Maltese dog to the ground, according to police.On Jan. 30, officers from Sunnyvale...
Hollister Police Department officers arrested three suspects on January 30 related to being in possession of loaded firearms.Around 9 p.m., police received a report of several young men drinking alcoholic beverages and displaying handguns in the parking lot of...
The Hollister Police Department is proud to share the news of the graduation of Sergeant Rosie Betanio from the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute.The Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute is a program designed to stimulate personal growth, leadership, and...
The Hollister Police Department is requesting public assistance in locating a sexual assault suspect from an incident that occurred in October 2017.In late 2017, a victim checked themselves into Hazel Hawkins Hospital and reported that they were sexually assaulted...
San Benito County District Attorney Candice Hooper said this week she has assigned a forensic accountant to look at evidence of possible criminal wrongdoing in the handling of a charitable trust by county school board member Mitchell Dabo.“We have...
The Hollister Police Department is seeking information regarding the identity of an armed robbery suspect.On December 12, 2017 at approximately 12:36 a.m., police officers responded to a call at the Quikstop gas station located at 10 San Felipe Road...
The Hollister Police Department is requesting public assistance in identifying a sexual assault suspect from an incident that occurred in October 2017.In late 2017, a victim checked themselves in at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital and reported that they were...
Remains believed to be of missing Hollister woman, Yoon Ji, the proprietor of a local laundromat, have been found, according to the San Benito County Sheriff’s Office.“Through investigative leads we were able to locate who we think is the...
San Benito County Sheriff’s OfficeIncident reports from Dec. 2 to Dec. 15December 2, 2017Suspect on Comienzo Drive was contacted during a traffic enforcement stop. Upon conducting a driver license and warrant check of the suspect, county communications revealed that...
UPDATE 12/18/17: County law enforcement have said the body of Mrs. Ji is still unaccounted for and the department is continuing to pursue leads in the case. Mr. Ji and Ms. Choi are expected in San Benito County Superior...

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Police warn of ‘virtual kidnapping’ scams

Hollister police are warning residents of a “virtual kidnapping scam” in which a caller or callers have attempted to extract ransom money from unsuspecting...