Gomez was transported to San Benito County Jail and booked on suspicion of carrying a loaded firearm, carrying a loaded firearm while being a gang member, carrying a loaded firearm for which he was not the owner, altering the serial numbers on a firearm and possession of a high-capacity magazine.
Police arrested two Hollister men on suspicion of carrying an illegal weapon last week after the men refused to yield to an attempted traffic stop, according to authorities.About 10:43pm Jan. 17, Hollister Police...
Police are asking the public for help in the investigation of a Jan. 13 shooting near an elementary school in northwest Hollister.About 10:04pm Jan. 13, Hollister police received a call reporting gunshots fired...
Jose Antonio Barajas, who was arrested in Mexico last summer on suspicion of murdering a teenage girl in Hollister in 2014, will next appear in local court Feb. 6.Jose Antonio Barajas
San Benito County Sheriff’s deputies on Jan. 11 were looking for a Hollister man who had been released after a drug arrest. Several days after the man was released, deputies found weapons, drugs and bomb-making materials in...
Police arrested a suspected drunk driver who crashed into a house in Hollister the night of Dec. 10.About 6:24pm, Hollister police officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Hamilton Drive on a...
Detectives with the San Benito County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Saratoga man who stole a guitar worth $20,000 from a Hollister area resident, according to authorities.On Nov. 25, a male later identified as...
Hollister Police continue to investigate the Nov. 18 drive-by shooting that resulted in serious injuries to a 19-year-old man.Sgt. Don Pershall of the Hollister Police Department said Dec. 3 that investigating officers have...
Hollister Police are looking for a suspect or suspects involved in the drive-by shooting of a 19-year-old man on the southeast side of the city’s downtown.About 4:50pm Nov. 18, Hollister Police officers were...
Police arrested one suspect for robbing a Hollister liquor store at knifepoint, and are asking for the public’s help identifying a second robber, according to authorities.About 2am Nov. 11, two men entered the...

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Fire leaves three homeless in Hollister

An early-morning house fire Feb. 13 left three elderly Hollister residents homeless, and one in critical condition, according to authorities.