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Drunk driver arrested in Hollister, cases of butane found in car
"Butane, especially in this high quantity is often used to extract (THC) from marijuana plants," said Sgt. D. Pershall.
Big-rig flips on Hwy 101 in Aromas
A big rig ended up on its side on the northbound entrance to Highway 101 at Highway 129 Thursday in Aromas around 10:30 a.m. The crash forced officials to close down the freeway entrance for about two hours. California Highway Patrol officer Michael Sakamoto said a 58-year-old Royal Oaks man was tra
Bridge Street homicide victim ID'd
One person killed in Chinatown shootingSALINAS, Calif. - UPDATE: 7/19/18 1:46 p.m. A man shot and killed in Salinas last Friday has been identified.The Salinas Police Department said 61-year-old Armando Ortiz was shot on Bridge and E. Lake Street around 5 p.m. on July 13. When officers arrived they
Passenger dies in Gilroy car accident
GILROY, Calif. - The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal car accident in Gilroy.According to CHP, the solo car crash occurred on Bolsa Road near Bloomfield Avenue just before 3 p.m. Wednesday.The driver of a Chevrolet Cobalt lost control and hit a concrete fence pillar killing a passe
Stolen RV, Truck Found At Santa Cruz County Park
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA — Two people were arrested this week after deputies found a stolen motorhome and a stolen truck at a Santa Cruz County park. A deputy on patrol stumbled across the stolen motorhome and a red truck, which was also stolen, in Scott County Park.
California Rodeo Salinas enforcing new clear bag policy
Organizers expect over 50,000 people to get on down to the rodeo over the next four days. There are about 1,400 volunteers who help run the show.
Child rapist gets 34 years - Gilroy Dispatch
Anthony Duran’s victims, now adults, said in court that the abuse deeply impacted their mental and physical health as they grew up questioning their self-worth, intentionally hurting themselves and at times even contemplating suicide.
Police ID Chinatown homicide victim
Armando Ortiz, 61, was found with several gunshot wounds in the area of Bridge and East Lake streets at about 5:05 p.m. Friday, Salinas police said in a press release Thursday afternoon.
DA: Murderer released from prison, kidnaps woman in Salinas
A convicted murderer who was released from prison last year has allegedly struck again, this time, by kidnapping a woman in Salinas, the Monterey County District Attorney said Tuesday.
Hollister police investigate two shootings, including drive-by caught on camera
HOLLISTER, Calif. - The Hollister Police Department is investigating two shootings, including a drive-by caught on camera.
Salinas man faces seven years in prison for fatal DUI crash
A 20-year-old Salinas man who was drunk when he rolled his car, killing a passenger in 2016, faces seven years in prison.
Salinas man shot & killed near Dallas Avenue, second victim shot in face
"The victims live nearby and were at their car, preparing to go to work. At least one person approached and fired several rounds from a handgun. It doesn't appear any words were exchanged between the deceased victim, Israel Gallegos (age 35), and his assailant prior to the shooting. The second victi
Salinas Police investigate fatal shooting
SALINAS, Calif. - Salinas police are currently investigating a fatal shooting in the vicinity of Dallas Avenue and Cortez Street.It was first reported on social media around 6:20 Tuesday morning.KION has confirmed there were two victims, both men. One was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the
Teen's arraignment postponed in 'unusual and shocking' Salinas deadly stabbing case
Brayan Robles Parra, 19, allegedly attacked the couple Wednesday morning, killing Ramon Espinoza Ochoa, 48, authorities say.
Four teens arrested for Aptos hammer attack
The victims, ages 16, and 17 all suffered severe head injuries. The oldest victim was taken to a trauma center and is not yet fully recovered.
Details uncovered in Morgan Hill bar attack
The men were stabbed in various parts of their body, including the groin, back, arms, and shoulder.
New at Garlic Fest: The Garlic Festival Mule
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Hollister PD: Ariana Zendejas' killer caught after years on the run
Jose Barajas is an American citizen, so federal agents were able to immediately extradite him from Mexico back to the U.S. to face prosecution for homicide. After being on the run for four years, Barajas arrived in handcuffs at a San Francisco airport Friday.
Deputies: Six robbers take marijuana, guns southeast of Salinas
At least six suspects entered the location, bound the people inside with duct tape and went into the warehouse where they assaulted two others. The suspects took five guns, a large amount of cash and marijuana at the location.
California Rodeo Salinas: Parading into Big Week
Dave Sims wears a rodeo clown costume while pushing his son Thaddeus, 1, and daughter Gemma, 3, down Main Street in Salinas on a surfboard wagon celebrating the California Rodeo Salinas’ 2018 theme of “Surf Sand and Saddles” during the Kidde Kapers Parade on Saturday. Judith Sims waves behind. The e