With the assistance of a diligent victim who helped identify the man who burglarized his home, San Benito County Sheriff’s investigators on April 24 arrested a man who they said committed numerous burglaries in and around the City of...
Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith would like to eliminate the carotid control hold from the sheriff’s office use-of-force policy, because there is too much room for injury-resulting error.Local law enforcement agencies say the use of the carotid restraint...
San Benito County Sheriff’s deputies used a combination of modern technology and good old-fashioned detective work to identify and arrest a man accused of the armed robbery of a Tres Piños store.About 2pm April 19, a man entered the...
Law enforcement authorities have released a Hollister teen who had been accused earlier this year of supplying another young man with a potent opioid that resulted in an overdose death.San Benito County District Attorney Candice Hooper said the case...
While he was in Quanitco, Va. for the prestigious 10-week FBI National Academy, Hollister Police Chief David Westrick gained a wealth of knowledge and expertise that he is eager to put to good use at the local department.Westrick graduated...
Law enforcement authorities uncovered an illegal marijuana extraction lab in a decrepit, unsafe building in downtown Hollister, according to police.No arrests have been reported in relation to the raid of the property and seizure of a variety of marijuana...
A Los Banos man was arrested in Hollister Thursday with an illegal firearm, a stolen vehicle, burglary tools and other contraband, according to San Benito County Sheriff’s Office authorities.About 2:30pm March 22, Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Leist observed a Honda...
Law enforcement and school officials briefly locked down Calaveras Elementary School this afternoon while police searched for a suspect in the area.“Hollister Police Department School Resource Officers have ordered the Calaveras school on Buena Vista (Road) (locked down) as...
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...

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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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Police seek robbers who shot at clerk

Police are asking the public for help identifying two young men who held up a Hollister convenience store at gunpoint last week...

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