School Resource Officer Carlos Rodriguez stands by the 70 bikes given away for 2016 Wheels for Kids campaign.  BenitoLink file photo

Children and Youth

Hollister Police Teaming Up With Turning Wheels for Kids

Once again Hollister Police Department will team up with non-profit Turning Wheels for Kids to provide new bicycles & helmets to area children

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Police Arrest Suspect Three Times in 17 Days for Drug Sales

On Tuesday, March 10, 2014, Hollister Police Officers arrested Tyler James Gregory (22) of Hollister at the skate park for drug sales charges. This is his third arrest in 17 days.

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School Resource Officer Arrests Parolee At Large

School Resource Officer aids officers in pursuit by apprehending fleeing parole violator.

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Police / Fire

Police Identify Suspect in October Homicide

Hollister Police Investigators have Identified Heriberto Onate Ramirez (22) as the suspect in the October murder of Michael Cortez.

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Police / Fire

Three Men Arrested For Drugs And Weapons

Hollister Police Officers arrested three men at a local motel for possession of drugs and weapons.


Hollister Gives Back – Thanks to the Community

Chief Westrick thanks Hollister

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Police / Fire

Police Arrest Adult Male for Sexual Assault of a Minor

Salinas man arrested for sexual assault

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Police / Fire

Hollister Police and Animal Services Seek Public’s Help

Seeking information about abandoned pony

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Police / Fire

Two Injured in Gang Shooting

A twenty-four year-old man and a 12 year old girl injured.



Hollister Gives Back

Hollister Gives Back (HGB) is a community based group that recognizes the power of people to help bring peace and joy to our community members by giving


Hollister Community Watch Clean Up A Success

Hollister Community Watch group facilitates cleanup of 3 targeted areas.

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Hollister Police Arrest Theft Suspect Caught on Video

On June 14 500at about 9:15 pm, Hollister Police Officers arrested Daniel Silviano Cervantez (37) for theft and concealing evidence after Security at Johnny’s Bar observed the entire incident on video.

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Hollister Police Department Serves Warrant in Cockfighting Investigation

Hollister Police Department Serves Warrant in Cockfighting Investigation



Police Identify Victims in Shooting

Two Die in Violence, Police Seeking Suspects

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Armed Man Robs Hollister Super

Hollister police officers responded to 211 Third Street, Hollister Super Market for an armed robbery.