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September 29, 2022

SB High student arrested for selling narcotics

Following an investigation, police arrested a San Benito High School student accused of selling narcotics to local juveniles, some of whom were hospitalized after ingesting the drugs.

Trial delayed for SJB councilmember

A jury trial scheduled last week for a San Juan Bautista councilmember accused of domestic violence was delayed.

Police ask for public’s help in shooting investigation

Hollister police are asking the public for help in an investigation of a Jan. 31 shooting that left one teenaged victim injured. Authorities are investigating the incident as an attempted homicide.

Man arrested in highway projectile investigation

Police say the roadways are safer now that a suspect has been arrested in connection with a number of projectiles shot at vehicles traveling on Highways 156 and 101 through San Benito County and Prunedale. The California Highway Patrol Monterey office announced at a Jan....

Police, DA investigating texts to council member as harassment, homophobic slurs

Hollister police are investigating what Mayor Ignacio Velazquez calls a “hate crime” against a council member by prominent local lobbyist and former mayor Victor Gomez. Velazquez announced the investigation in a written statement to the Free Lance before the Jan. 21 city council meeting and...

Man arrested for armed threat, illegal pot grow

Sheriff’s deputies responding to a reported assault uncovered an illegal marijuana garden and more than an ounce of methamphetamine at the suspect’s southeast San Benito County residence, according to authorities.

$15K reward offered in traffic projectile case

Authorities are offering a cash reward for information leading to the prosecution of the person or people who throughout 2019 have thrown objects at dozens of moving cars along Highways 156 and 101 through San Benito and Monterey counties.

San Jose man dies in collision with alleged drunk driver

A San Jose man was pronounced dead at the scene of a Jan. 2 traffic accident on Highway 25 near Bolsa Road, according to authorities. A Hollister man who was driving another vehicle involved in the accident was arrested on suspicion of DUI.

Pedestrian dies in Hillcrest Road collision

Police arrested a 31-year-old motorist who allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian in east Hollister, then fled the scene without reporting the accident.

Westrick promises to stay involved

Hollister Police Chief David Westrick anticipates certain aspects of his life won’t change much after he retires from a 30-year law enforcement career before the end of this month.