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Embezzlement, McCray Street

At 3:14 p.m. on Thursday, police received a report that one of the employees at Big 5 Sporting Goods on the 200 block of McCray Street was embezzling money from the store. The 26-year-old employee had been taking money and other merchandise between May 2008 and April 2009. The suspect was served with a search warrant, arrested and booked into the county jail.

Evading police, Park Street and Sherwood Drive

At 1:11 a.m. on Saturday, two males suspects were observed driving recklessly near the intersection of Park Street and Sherwood Drive. Police attempted to pull the car over, and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The suspects stopped the car on the 1200 block of Park Street and fled on foot. Both parties – a 19-year-old Hollister male and a 20-year-old Los Banos male – were later captured and arrested on various charges including evading police, driving recklessly, possession of a dirk or dagger and resisting arrest. Both men were booked into the county jail.


Attempted burglary, Tres Pinos Road

At 11 p.m. on Thursday, police received a report that a chain link fence surrounding the nursery at Kmart on the 400 block of Tres Pinos Road had been cut. Police said that no entry was made into the building and nothing had been taken from the store.

Burglary, Meridian Street

At 1:05 p.m. on Saturday, a suspect entered Discount Cigarettes on the 100 block of Meridian Street, grabbed an 18 pack of beer and left without paying. The clerk chased the subject who got away in a car. Police said the suspect is a Hispanic male juvenile. The case is pending further investigation.

Vehicle theft, Westside Boulevard

At 4:10 p.m. on Saturday, three female suspects and friends took a parent’s car without permission from a residence on the 1300 block of Westside Boulevard. Later in the evening, the girls returned home without the vehicle. The vehicle was found on Sunday behind a residence on the 900 block of Del Rio Drive. The case is pending a follow-up investigation.

Contributing to the delinquency of a minor, Apollo Court

At 4 p.m. on Saturday, it was reported to police that an intoxicated female juvenile had been dropped off at a corner of Apollo Court by a friend’s parent. Police contacted the mother, who refused to pick the daughter up. Officers advised the mother that if her daughter was not picked up, she would be charged. Police attempted to contact the mother again and were forced to leave a message. The juvenile was placed under protective custody and the mother was cited and released for contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Prepared by Colin McConville

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