2021-22 Foreman Roxy Montana held a public meeting for the civil grand jury on Feb. 12, 2022. Photo by Katie Moorer.

News

San Benito County Civil Grand Jury releases the 2021-2022 report

An extreme need for increased staffing and services is seen in most areas of the report.

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News Release

Hollister police arrest man in attempted murder case

The suspect was booked into the San Benito County Jail on the charges of attempted murder, felon in possession of a loaded firearm, criminal street gang member in possession of a loaded firearm, felon in possession of ammunition and parole violation.

San Benito County Sheriff Captain Eric Taylor. Photo provided.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Captain’s Log—Victims of gangsters or gangsters as victims? Chapter 2

In this second installment, Captain Eric Taylor with the SBC Sheriff's Office writes about how and why Hispanic criminal street gangs have proliferated in the region.

San Benito County Sheriff Captain Eric Taylor. Photo provided.

Community Opinions

COLUMN: Captain’s Log—Victim of gangsters or gangsters as victims?

Captain Eric Taylor with the SBC Sheriff's Office writes the first in a series of columns about the evolution of Hispanic criminal street gangs in California. Taylor has spent the majority of his career in gang enforcement, disruption and intervention.

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Government / Politics

Gang activity update presented to Supervisors

Al DeVos said anti-gang activities can include literacy programs and Gang Resistance and Training Program in elementary schools

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Children and Youth

High school limits where students can congregate

Concern about student safety cited for the policy change

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Police / Fire

Two Injured in Gang Shooting

A twenty-four year-old man and a 12 year old girl injured.