Crime & Fire

According to online descriptions, Dabo's financial services are geared to older, retired clients and those near retirement.

Dabo now target of criminal probe in trust fund rip-off

After a civil trial found him liable for more than $1.74 million, Hollister police have opened a probe into whether San Benito County Board of Education President Mitch Dabo committed a crime when he took funds left to a charity

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Jung Choi (left)  and Sang Ji were arrested and booked in the San Benito County Jail on suspicion of murder and conspiracy to commit murder

Pair Arrested on Suspicion of Murder and conspiracy to Commit Murder

San Benito County Sheriff's seek information on case.

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American Armory pistol on display.  Photo by Julie Finigan Morris

Hollister police seek former gun store owner

Gun store, American Armory was open in Hollister from January to August.

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Coffee with a Cop comes to Hollister

Hollister-Gilroy CHP invites community members to an open conversation about increased traffic on local roadways and other topics of interest.

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Sheriff's Dept. provides report on Purple Cross RX burglary

San Benito County Sheriff's Office sent out a news release with more detail on the recent burglary at Purple Cross RX in Hollister

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Hollister Police Department says this photo is from a surveillance camera and shows the suspect . HPD photo

Failed carjacking prompts request for information

Suspect was thwarted in his efforts to highjack a car because of his inability to use manual transmission.

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OPINION: Will San Benito County Lose Out in California’s Cannabis Market?

SBC Sheriff's department issued cultivation abatement notices to all 27 commercial cannabis amortization applicants to terminate grow operations in two weeks time. The Board of Supervisors will vote on banning commercial cannabis at its next meeting.

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Hollister tobacco sales to minors

In the first sting in 10 years, city cites three local stores for not seeking proof of age from underage "decoys"

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School Resource Officer Carlos Rodriguez stands by the 70 bikes given away for 2016 Wheels for Kids campaign.  BenitoLink file photo

Hollister Police Teaming Up With Turning Wheels for Kids

Once again Hollister Police Department will team up with non-profit Turning Wheels for Kids to provide new bicycles & helmets to area children

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Update: Pedestrian killed on Highway 25, Nov. 9 is identified

Updated Information: Hollister Police Department identify victim of possible hit and run as Kathy Haro, 56. HPD requests information on the incident which occurred approx. 9:30 p.m. Nov. 9 on Highway 25 at Meridian in Hollister

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10 Easy Things You Can Do to Keep Kids Safe on Halloween

Children are twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween

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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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Man arrested after road rage and gun brandishing

HPD report says Road Rage and Gun Brandishing lead to arrest of man with children and family members in car

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The Enterprise Academy of Martial Arts Hosts Napa Sonoma Donation Drive

From Oct. 16 – Oct. 21, people can to donate supplies to those affected by the Napa and Sonoma fires at The Enterprise Academy of Martial Arts from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m

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California Highway Patrol Vehicle

Police Seek Information on Car Crash Fatality

A 53 year-old Hollister Woman died in a car accident on Sunday.

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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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Hollister firefighters could be on the line for up to 21 days, all the while staying with their engine. Photos courtesy of Hollister Fire Department.

Hollister firefighters on front line battling Tubbs fire in Napa County

Hollister fire department part of California Office of Emergency Services task force may be fighting fires in Sonoma and Napa counties for up to 21 days.

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Hollister Police Department Squad Car

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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