Hollister police on Friday, July 13 announced the arrest in Mexico of a suspect in the 2014 murder of Hollister teen Ariana Zendejas.Police Chief David Westrick said Jose Antonio Barajas, a 24-year-old U.S. citizen, was arrested by police in...
Using a store manager’s description to pull over a suspicious vehicle, Hollister police officers made a late-night arrest of two teenaged suspects in possession of thousands of dollars of over-the-counter pharmaceuticals from Safeway stores in Hollister, Prunedale and Half...
Hollister Police arrested a fugitive wanted for sexual assault charges who was sleeping in a local park July 4, according to authorities.About 11:45am, Hollister Police Sgt. Michael Paddy was patrolling the area of Vista Hill Park, off Locust Avenue...
Hollister Police and city code enforcement officers cited 34 people on suspicion of illegal fireworks violations July 4. The police department also received hundreds of reports from citizens through a smartphone application designed to alert authorities of nearby fireworks...
A tense standoff in a Hollister neighborhood ended peacefully Thursday, even after a suspect brandished a handgun at sheriff’s deputies and fired a round as he was chased through the residential area, according to the San Benito County Sheriff’s...
Hollister police arrested a local man who was reported by several residents to be driving dangerously and recklessly through town one evening last week, according to authorities.At 5:09pm June 13, several concerned residents reported a reckless white Dodge sedan...
In a recent undercover sting operation, Hollister Police cited three people for making marijuana deliveries in violation of state law and the city’s municipal code.Officers from the Hollister Police Department have learned that some companies have been operating cannabis...
Two Hollister residents accused of killing Yoon Ji in December will next appear on the murder charges against them at San Benito County Courthouse June 22. The hearing is scheduled to set the two defendants’ preliminary hearing.Suspects Sang Ji,...
The San Benito County District Attorney’s Office has charged Alfredo Zendejas, 24—accused by sheriff’s deputies in April of a series of burglaries and thefts—with two felony counts, plus enhancements that could lengthen his sentence if convicted, according to court...
Hollister Police last week arrested a man who allegedly broke into the city’s drop-off shelter to steal a dog he claimed was his own.On May 5, a concerned citizen noticed a dog running loose in the City of Hollister,...

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Color blast in Hollister

The streets of Hollister were alive with blooms of color Saturday, July 28, when more than 400 participants gathered for the first Hollister Wild...

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New multi-use facility opens

San Benito High School’s new physical education and athletic multi-use field was officially dedicated with a Sept. 10 ribbon-cutting ceremony prior to...

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