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Gilroy, CA
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Gilroy Police revealed Thursday that 42-year-old Steven Juarez had suspected methamphetamine in his possession when he died in a struggle with officers on Feb. 25. Gilroy Police Sgt. Jason Smith also said the man had an active arrest warrant at...
Steven Abraham Juarez, a longtime Gilroy resident with deep ties to the area who died after a struggle with police on Feb. 25, will be remembered as a loyal friend and family member with a good sense of humor...
Family and friends identified the 42-year-old Gilroy man who died Feb. 25 after a struggle with Gilroy police as Steven Juarez, a longtime local resident who was well-known by friends and relatives in town. Just after 6pm Wednesday, Gilroy Police...
Four people—including a 6-year-old child and an adult bicyclist—were killed in separate traffic accidents in San Benito and Santa Clara counties in less than a week, according to the California Highway Patrol. Two of the accidents occurred Sunday, Feb. 25...
Police are warning citizens of a new “virtual kidnapping scam” in which a caller or callers have attempted to extract ransom money from unsuspecting local victims in recent days. The Hollister Police Department detailed one attempt at this scam in...
“Frosty” Allmond, charged in the Jan. 6 stabbing of Pinocchio’s pizza restaurant owner Sal Oliveri, has a long history of homelessness, drug abuse—and knife attacks, according to authorities in several states. “Frosty’s” full name is Marcus Anthony Allmond. In ancient...
When a graffiti tagger strikes—such as the two who tagged the Gilroy Dispatch office around 5 pm on Tuesday with a crude pink stamp—grime fighters with the Gilroy Wipe Out Watch Anti-Graffiti Program spring into action to erase what...
This year marks the 40th year in business in Gilroy for Sal Oliveri, owner of Pinnochio’s Pizza. It’s a year he will never forget. The year began with him nearly losing his life defending his family from a knife-wielding homeless man....
Dec. 2 11:30 pm: Jorge Munoz was arrested for assault when he choked and punched a victim on Monte Bello Drive. Dec. 14 12:00 pm: A victim on Broadway reported six unauthorized accounts on her credit report. 12:00 pm: A victim on...
The stabbing of a Gilroy pizza restaurant last week by a homeless man with a criminal record fueled a special public meeting Jan. 17 with city officials to discuss issues with the city’s homeless population. The hosted the special study...