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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee acknowledged he didn’t follow the state law or his own department’s policy when he left his service handgun in his personal truck just before the vehicle was stolen in Modesto April 27. Shortly after the...
Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee, a 30-year-plus law enforcement veteran, found himself the victim of a crime when someone stole his personal vehicle April 27, according to police. The chief’s service firearm and badge, among other personal items, were inside...
The Gilroy Garlic Festival has selected its poster, and will crown a queen this weekend. The annual Gilroy Garlic Festival Art Poster Contest receives submissions every year from across the country, but this year’s first-prize winner is a hometown artist,...
Less than a month after some of her opponents said she should quit over decades-old ethical allegations, five-term incumbent Sheriff Laurie Smith has come out swinging. In a no-holds-barred interview with editors of the Gilroy Dispatch and Morgan Hill Times,...
Why did you decide to run for sheriff? I want to restore the integrity, fairness, transparency, community trust and balance to the elected position of sheriff. This is critically important to our community because the culture of the sheriff's office...
There's obviously a lot of growth in South County. Do you see any need for changes in manpower strategies for handling this increase? We always look at cost for service. And if we need additional staffing for calls for service,...
Federal and regional authorities last week arrested a suspect who has been on the run since he killed a victim in Gilroy in November 2017, according to police. On April 19, agents from the the Bay Area OCS-Fugitive Apprehension Team...
Gilroy Police are looking for a 33-year-old San Martin man who they say stabbed a victim in an east Gilroy neighborhood last week. About 6:45pm on Thursday, April 26, Gilroy police received a call reporting a male who was bleeding...
Gilroy police, following up on evidence obtained during a domestic violence call earlier this month, arrested a man Friday on suspicion of selling methamphetamine. On April 16, officers responded to a residence on the 7100 block of Eigleberry Street regarding...
Morgan Hill resident Jose Perez was simply hoping he could “help somebody out” when he stopped on the side of a busy highway in January 2017 to check on the victims of a fiery traffic accident that happened right...

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