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HPD Arrest Man for Having Stolen Property And Heroin

Carlos Sanchez was arrested on multiple theft, drug and possession of stolen property charges

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Statewide crime initiative gains local support

A statewide initiative to change portions of three crime-related laws is picking up steam in the local region.

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Police Arrest Man on Drug and Gun charges

HPD arrest Cesar Montez Gonzalez after a brief vehicle pursuit and foot chase.

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Adult Male and female arrested for contributing to the delinquency of a minor

According to the SBC sheriff's dept. the four subjects planned to go to Fremont Peak State Park to drink, do drugs and “party.”

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Hollister Police Arrest Downtown Sexual Assault Suspect

The suspect was located and arraigned in Hollister.

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UPDATE: Hollister-Gilroy CHP turns to community for help

The CHP is seeking information for a car accident that left a 6-year-old child with fatal injuries and another child with major injuries. The accident was one of several that occurred last weekend.

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San Benito County Sheriff’s Office Issues Scam Alert Advisory

The SBC Sheriff’s Office received reports that a scam phone call has re-surfaced in which the caller identifies him/herself as a Deputy with the San Benito County Sheriff’s Office.

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Hollister Police Animal Care and Services Arrest Juvenile In Animal Cruelty Case

Sunnyvale Animal Control contacted Hollister Police Animal Care and Services regarding a Snapchat video depicting animal cruelty

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SBCo Probation Dept. Pre-Halloween sex offender operation results in arrest

Samuel Downs was arrested for failure to register as a sex offender and failure to report to the Probation Department.

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According to police, he was seen at the parking lot then arrested on Baler Alley

HPD arrests felon with handgun on SB High School campus

Officers arrest Steven Reyes Aguirre for various gun charges. Police report says he was first seen at the SB High School parking lot near Baler Alley

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HPD arrest juvenile for DUI and Marijuana Possession

Oct. 21, Hollister Police Department arrested a 17 year-old male for driving under the influence, possession of marijuana for sale and transportation of marijuana.

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San Benito County Amateur Radio Association members Tim Takeuchi and Dave Fears (BenitoLink file photo)

OPINION: Disaster communications

Are you prepared for alternate communications in a disaster? Ham radio operators can take over when cell towers and land lines fail.

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HPD Arrest Parolee for Vehicle Theft and DUI

On Oct. 8 officers arrested Jose Eduardo Garcia on charges of vehicle theft, receiving stolen property, driving under the influence, and a parole violation.

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Hollister Police Department vehicle was wrecked when it hit an ongoing vehicle during a high speed chase.

Officer Injured and three arrested after lengthy vehicle pursuit

Police Officer injured by another vehicle while pursuing three women accused of grand theft and stolen property.

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Two Arrested for Felony Mail Theft in Hollister

A man and a woman were arrested in San Benito County Sept. 14 for felony mail theft, identity theft, and the possession of drugs and firearms.

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Juvenile arrested for downtown burglaries

17-year-old was allegedly caught on the downtown video surveillance system after breaking in to Heavenly Bakery and breaking a window at Country Rose

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Police say be wary of strangers knocking on your door

Suspects allegedly knocked on the front door of a South Street house then came back and broke a window to gain access

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Report says Hollister crime down nearly 20 percent in 2016

Police Chief David Westrick credits his staff, community involvement for "remarkable drop"

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COMMENTARY: How to Prevent a Cyber Attack and Protect Our Privacy

Two recent Congressional bills would force private tech companies, like Apple, to allow a back-door for law enforcement to assist after a crime. This is a reactive policy rather than being proactive about our cyber security and our personal privacy.

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Violent crime down, property crime up locally

Hollister Police report details crimes over the past five years

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