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April 12, 2024

Driver sustains major injuries in solo crash on Fairview Road

A 20-year-old Hollister woman sustained major injuries in a solo crash Friday morning on Fairview Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Gilroy man dies in suspected DUI crash

A 25-year-old Gilroy man was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI when he crashed his car northeast of Gilroy, killing his passenger at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 7, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Police ramp up efforts in search for missing mother

Until Friday, two days after a 25-year-old mother’s disappearance, police “haven’t had a really good geographic area for searches” in the case of missing Hollister resident Heather Carroll, said interim Police Chief David Westrick. But Westrick indicated Friday that investigators – including a search and rescue unit brought in from the sheriff’s office – had begun narrowing their efforts to specific locations.

Criminal grand jury foreman investigated

The foreman of the county's criminal grand jury was investigated

Police: Drunken collision with pole causes power outage

A drunken driver crashed into a power pole on Sunnyslope Road, resulting in a power outage in the surrounding area Sept. 27, according to police. About 7:30pm, Hollister Police officers responded to a report of a vehicle collision at the 1700 block of Sunnyslope Road,...

Suspect faces felony charge for Elks Club brawl

Two of the men accused of battery against police in a Sept. 11 incident at the Hollister Elks Club—one of them faces a felony charge—are set to appear in court for continued arraignment hearings Tuesday.

Suspected thieves arrested in Hollister

The Hollister Police Department captured an out-of-town larcenist after a local resident called in to report someone who was attempting to open car doors in the middle of the night.  Mario Acostaperez, 35, of Watsonville was arrested and taken to San Benito County Jail on...

Fire still under investigation

A fire at 601 Churchill Road in San Benito County on Thursday

Police pass Dabo evidence to DA

San Benito County District Attorney Candice Hooper said this week she has assigned a forensic accountant to look at evidence of possible criminal wrongdoing in the handling of a charitable trust by county school board member Mitchell Dabo. “We have a forensic accountant looking at...