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HollisterPolice Arrest Six In Late Night Traffic Stop

Hollister Police arrested six individuals on drug charges during a routine car stop.

HOLLISTER, CALIFORNIA – January 29, 2014- On Saturday January 25, 2014,

Hollister Police Officer Bill Hutchison was on routine patrol early Saturday morning at about 3:45 am. He noticed a motorhome being driven in the area of Park Street and made a traffic stop on the vehicle.

Officer Hutchison soon discovered several people hiding inside the vehicle. The initial investigation revealed several of the occupants were on probation for various reasons. A search of the vehicle revealed methamphetamine, heroin and prescription drugs within the vehicle and in personal belongings inside the vehicle.

All six occupants were eventually transported to the San Benito County Jail where they were booked for the following charges:

Mark Anthony Cockfield (51), Victoria Ann Aiello (20), Michelle Alyssa Lopez (25), Joshua Rene Martinez (28), Donald Gemette Jr. (50) and Donald Gemette III (22) were all charged with – Possession of a controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Additionally, Aiello was booked for an arrest warrant for possession of marijuana and Gemette III was also charged with probation violation.

If anyone has information related to this investigation you can contact the Hollister Police Department at 831-636-4330. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call WeTip at (800) 78-CRIME. Information provided to WeTip may qualify for a reward. 

BenitoLink Staff