Manuel Martinez Vazquez said he understood when Judge Breen told him he had given up his right to remain silent. Photo by John Chadwell.

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Manuel Martinez Vazquez pleads guilty to second-degree murder

He was charged with the 2021 DUI-related death of Sarah Villar and will be sentenced Oct. 6.

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News Release

Hollister Police to conduct extra enforcement over holiday weekend

Police will be looking for drivers suspected of being under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

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Gravesites damaged at Hollister’s Calvary Cemetery

Police arrest a 19-year-old woman driver.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

News Release

Hollister Police Department planning DUI/driver’s license checkpoint this weekend

Checkpoint will be within city limits on July 24 from 6:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. on July 25.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

News Release

Hollister Police planning DUI/driver’s license checkpoint this weekend

Officers will look for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment and checking drivers for proper licensing.

Hollister Police vehicle. BenitoLink file photo.

News Release

Hollister Police planning sobriety checkpoint this weekend

Check will be at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.  

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News Release

Hollister Police planning DUI/driver’s license checkpoint this weekend

Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment, with officers checking drivers for proper licensing.

Hollister Police Department. File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

HPD plans DUI and license checkpoint this weekend

DUI arrests can include jail time, fines, DUI classes and other expenses that can exceed $10,000.

Hollister Police Department. File photo by Joshua Miller.

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Hollister police arrest man for possession of a firearm and DUI

Police say a loaded handgun and extra magazine found on suspect.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Man arrested for DUI, possession of weapons

Suspect is as gang member and convicted felon, according to press release.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Police arrest one at May 5 DUI checkpoint

With over 600 vehicles screened at Fourth Street and Filice Drive, HPD cited 25 people for driving without a license or with a suspended license.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

Police plan DUI checkpoint for Cinco de Mayo

Arrest for driving under the influence could result in jail time, fines, classes and other expenses.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

Health

Police plan DUI checkpoint for St. Patrick’s Day

Police encourage everyone to plan ahead and use a designated sober driver, ride-share or public transportation.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

Police / Fire

HPD to monitor roadways during holiday season

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

Photo provided by the Hollister Police Department.

Police / Fire

Inebriated driver crashes into residence

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