Crime & Fire

Provided by the Hollister Police Department.

Hollister police investigating armed robbery

Police say Quick Stop on San Felipe Road robbed at gunpoint.

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The aftermath of a house fire on the 900 block of Prune Street in Hollister. Photo provided by the Hollister Police Department.

Three Hollister residents displaced after early morning house fire

San Benito County Fire Investigation Team looking into cause of fire on Prune Street.

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File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police arrest two registered sex offenders

Police press release states the two men attempted to conceal their registration status by purposely neglecting to report their registration address.

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Hollister police officers stand in front entrance of Hollister School District during lockdown.

Hollister School District meeting goes on lockdown following hoax calls

Attendees remain calm as law enforcement conducts building search and evacuation.

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Hollister physician Ashokan out on bail

Butte County DA’s Office anticipates filing one count of sexual battery on a patient.

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Mug shot of Annamalai Ashokan after being arrested Jan. 30 for felony sexual assault. Photo courtesy of Chico Police Department website.

Physician has a history of sexual misconduct

Annamalai Ashokan was disciplined by the Medical Board of California in 2000.

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Members of the public holds signs in favor of a flavored tobacco ban during the Feb. 4 Hollister City Council meeting. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Hollister City Council aims to restrict flavored tobacco sales

Opponents say retailers and parents ought to be held responsible.

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Mug shot of Annamalai Ashokan after being arrested for felony sexual assault. Photo courtesy of Chico Police Department website.

Hollister doctor arrested in Chico on sexual assault charges

Annamalai Ashokan faced similar accusations in 2000.

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Police arrest Hollister man on gun charges

Arrest followed investigation of physical altercation in front of Hollister House Bar and Grill, police say.

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Police arrest two for possession of firearm during traffic stop

The other two occupants of the car were released at the scene, police say.

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Police ask for public assistance with shooting investigation

Hollister Police Department advisory states that multiple gunshots fired into Gonzalez Drive residence.

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Sheriff releases more details on explosive device incident

San Benito County Sheriff's Office states that deputies located two firearms, ammunition, narcotics and suspected explosive devices during search of Nash Road residence.

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San Benito County Sheriff Captain Eric Taylor at a 2018 meeting of the Board of Supervisors. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Sheriff’s Office issues statement on detonated explosive device

Law enforcement says two homemade explosive devices found in the area of the 700 block of Nash Road.

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Jung Choi (left) and Sang Ji (right) have appeared in court together for over a year. A Korean interpreter sits between them at a 2018 hearing. Photo by John Chadwell.

Ji and Choi murder case gets January hearing

Prosecution expected to present its evidence against the accused.

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File photo by Joshua Miller.

Felon and two others arrested in possession of loaded gun

Three arrested in Hollister after traffic stop.

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HPD to monitor roadways during holiday season

"Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" runs through Jan. 1.

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Hollister police take part in bike giveaway

Over 80 bikes contributed to community.

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Inebriated driver crashes into residence

According to police, field sobriety test revealed "high level intoxication" and drugs also located inside vehicle.

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File photo by Lisa Robinson-Ward.

Hollister approves fire services for San Juan Bautista

SJB council still needs to OK contract.

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