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GPD arrests three ‘Most Wanted’ suspects

The Gilroy Police Department arrested three of its "Most Wanted" suspects in a little more than a week, including one man who was subdued by a police baton in a grocery store parking lot, GPD Sgt. Chad Gallacinao said.

Gilroy Police crime report

Each week the Gilroy Police Department issues a report outlining arrests and incidents. Here's the latest report from Jan. 2 through Jan. 5.

Stabbing, car chases, ring in New Year

While Gilroy residents celebrated the holiday weekend popping Champagne and toasting to their New Year's resolutions, local law enforcement officers chased down suspects and responded to a bevy of crimes they hope will be aberrations as 2012 rolls forward.

Our stories, our town: 2011 in review

Just inside the Dispatch lobby on Monterey Street, a copy of every newspaper printed this year lies fanned in display atop a long shelf.

Hollister teens chewed out after stealing gumball machines

After brazenly swiping two coin-operated gumball machines from Gilroy businesses Friday afternoon, five Hollister teens rolling around town in a conspicuous black Hummer found themselves in a sticky situation: police custody.

Christmas crime: Man bites off another man’s ear

A Gilroy man was arrested early Christmas morning after police say he bit part of another man's ear off during a fight in a convenience store parking lot.

Suspect wanted on $1M warrant turns himself in

A suspected known gang member wanted by Gilroy police on a $1 million warrant turned himself in Wednesday afternoon.

Outlet store robbed at gunpoint

Two masked suspects armed with handguns held up employees at a Gilroy Premium Outlets store early Friday morning, making off with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to the Gilroy Police Department.

6-hour standoff ends in capture

A six-hour stalemate turned a Gilroy neighborhood into a scene of blaring megaphones and flashing police lights Wednesday night, as officers used a SWAT team, bomb squad robot and hostage negotiators to coax out an armed, wanted parolee holed up in the attic belonging to a family he barely knew.

Police briefs: Suspects beat up man with brick

Police are searching for as many as seven suspects who reportedly bashed one man in the face with a brick then tried to run over him and his companions with a car as the victims escaped into a nearby liquor store.