Quick-thinking San Benito County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a 30-year-old Salinas man on drug charges and removed three teen girls from “a potentially dangerous life-altering situation.”Sheriff’s Capt. Erik Taylor reported that on Thursday, March 12, Sergeant Adam Lobdell spotted...
While Sang Ji and Jung Choi sit in San Benito County Jail awaiting trial on criminal charges that they murdered Yoon Ji in Hollister last year, a civil court judge has ordered the suspects to pay $40 million in...
San Benito County Sheriff’s deputies last week started using body-worn cameras both out in the field and in the county jail, according to authorities.The sheriff’s office is also in the process of installing a “new, comprehensive system for audio...
The San Benito County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of a prior scam that has resurfaced. In the scam phone call, the callers identify themselves as a deputy with the San Benito County Sheriff’s Office.The callers then claim the victim...
Hollister police are warning residents of a “virtual kidnapping scam” in which a caller or callers have attempted to extract ransom money from unsuspecting local victims in recent days.The Hollister Police Department detailed one attempt at this scam in...
The San Benito County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of a prior scam that has resurfaced.In the scam phone call, the caller identifies themselves as a deputy with the San Benito County Sheriff’s Office. The caller then claims the...
The latest annual crime tallies for the City of Hollister show that 2017 was less violent and slightly more larcenous than previous years, but the city’s acting police chief says the police department and its staff measure their success...
Police arrested an 18-year-old Hollister man on charges that he supplied another teen with a potent opioid that resulted in the victim’s overdose death.In December 2017, Hollister Police officers responded to a reported overdose death at an unspecified location...
A Hollister man and woman accused of killing the man’s wife in late 2017 will next appear in court Feb. 15 at the San Benito County Courthouse.Sang Ji, 49, the husband of murder victim Yoon Ji, and co-defendant Jung...
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...

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