Crime & Fire
The 20-year-old man was arrested at a house party in the 200 block of Sundance Drive Saturday, July 21.
Judge Steven Sanders set a preliminary hearing for Oct. 22 to determine if there is enough evidence to either move forward with a trial or dismiss the case. DNA evidence still not available.
On Saturday, July 28 the American Red Cross of the Central Coast will install free smoke alarms and provide in-home fire preparedness education as part of a number of home visits in Hollister.
After his capture in Mexico, Jose Barajas was extradited to San Benito County and is being charged with seven felonies, ranging from murder to multiple counts of kidnapping and assault with a firearm.
Ariana Zendejas was shot and killed on Aug. 1, 2014. Long suspected as her killer, Jose Antonio Barajas was arrested in Mexico and transported to San Benito County.
Suspects arrested for stolen pharmaceuticals worth over $3,300.
The suspect was arrested for burglary, possession of burglary tools, and possession of stolen property.
The civil case goes to trial in San Francisco beginning July 9.
In addition to traffic enforcement, police officers, firefighters, and code enforcement officers will be out enforcing the zero tolerance ordinances against illegal aerial fireworks.
Due to increase of illegal butane hash oil labs, along with explosions and deaths throughout the state, the Hollister City Council passed an urgency ordinance to control local sales and storage of butane.
The San Benito County Sheriff's Office issued an update regarding three deaths during the recent Panoche Fire.