Crime & Fire

Victor Gomez at a Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event with a picture of Elizabeth Gomez, his sister.

Gomez to honor murdered sister at Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Former Hollister City Councilman Victor Gomez is raising money and spreading awareness about domestic violence in memory of his sister who was murdered 10 years ago

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Police arrest two on gun charges

Two males taken into custody after large fight on Monterey Street in Hollister

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Arrest of three males prompts message from SBHS principal

Trio arrested Friday are not SBHS students nor from the county, but school officials are monitoring the situation to see if there is a connection to anyone on campus

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Landfill worker struck and killed while directing traffic

Hollister resident was run over by a semi-truck hauling refuge, according to the CHP

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Sheriff's deputies receive lifesaving, exceptional duty medals

They were recognized at Board of Supervisors' meeting for efforts to help citizens in need

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Police make arrest in pharmacy robberies

36-year-old Hollister resident arrested on suspicion of four robberies over the past seven months

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Police seek leads in recent commercial burglaries

Police seek help identifying burglars who broke into two stores in Hollister

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Suspect arrested in armed robbery of Hillcrest Market

Sheriff says 16-year-old stole cash after displaying a handgun

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Potential police officers get a feel for the job

Approximately 30 participants asked questions and completed an obstacle course modeled after police training

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Police smartphone app adds street hazard, vandalism reporting feature

The goal is to facilitate more efficient reporting of hazards and allow for the uploading of photographs

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Hollister Police Department K-9 officer gets bulletproof vest

The Los Banos K-9 Association donated the $1,200 vest to the HPD

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BenitoLink Connects: Perspectives on local policing

Hollister resident Luis Burguillo and Police Chief David Westrick share their thoughts about police practices

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Annual Spay Day on Tuesday

Free spay and neuter certificates are available between noon and 5 p.m. in Hollister

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Missing hikers located in Clear Creek

Truck of couple from San Francisco had slid off a dirt road and was stuck in a sizable rut

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Police lieutenant completes leadership institute

Dan Winn, who was recently promoted to lieutenant at the HPD, completed a program focusing on management, leadership and discipline

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Police seek information about drive-by shooting

Witnesses report that a home on Farragot Drive was shot at on Wednesday night

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Jail expansion plans move forward

Supervisors discuss whether reducing the planned expansion would save money

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BenitoLink Connects: Upcoming video interview brings insight to perspectives on local policing

First in a video interview series will offer the perspectives of local resident Luis Burguillo and Hollister Police Chief David Westrick with a goal of offering insight, addressing issues and encouraging constructive dialogue

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Community Foundation accepting donations for flood victims

Hollister Firefighters Association establishes fund for residents of Lovers Lane area

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HPD to offer law enforcement information day

March 4 event at San Benito High School football field will give participants a taste of what it takes mentally and physically to be a police officer

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