A Hollister Police officer is recovering from injuries suffered during an altercation with a fleeing, violent suspect just east of the city’s downtown Aug. 5, according to authorities. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of assaulting the...
Police on July 16 arrested a Hollister man who tried to flee from officers responding to a report of domestic violence, according to authorities.About 11:15am, Hollister Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Santa Ana Road on...
Police are asking the public for help investigating two shootings that occurred July 10 in a neighborhood northwest of downtown Hollister.About 3am, Hollister Police officers received a call of gunshots heard near the 300 block of Locust Avenue, according...
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...

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today, Dec. 13, that it has reached a settlement with Buckhorn Inc., ordering the Ohio company...