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Officer fires gun to stop car

A Gilroy Police officer fired his service weapon at a suspect who drove a stolen vehicle through the Gilroy High School campus where hundreds...

Gilroy police report two meth arrests

Police on horseback arrest suspected meth dealer Gilroy police officers on horseback arrested a man with about three ounces of methamphetamine on him in the...

Police seize 100 grams of methamphetamine

Police seized 100 grams of methamphetamine and arrested two men on suspicion of multiple related charges in north Morgan Hill early in the morning July 16, according to a press release from the Morgan Hill Police Department.

Doctor charged with illegal drug sales

A top administrator of Santa Clara County’s health plan was charged with 18 felonies this week, accused of trading prescriptions for addictive drugs - including Oxycontin - in return for cash and methamphetamine, according to authorities from the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office.

Gilroy meth distributors given 12, 16 years

The three defendants in the 612 pound methamphetamine raid on Roop Road in 2010 were sentenced in federal court Wednesday, two of them getting 12-year prison sentences and one getting 16 years on account of a prior drug felony, according to Mike Beckwith, prosecuting attorney for the case.

Police briefs: Meth arrests

Drugs, particularly methamphetamine, appear to be taking up a large portion of recent Gilroy arrests. Here are a few events: 

Suspects in meth bust face 16 years

Crystal methamphetamine brimmed from every corner of the house. It filled dozens of gallon-sized buckets. It spilled from closets and cabinets. It covered the floor in plastic bags.

Police briefs: GPD arrests man for methamphetamine sales

This week, Gilroy Police worked extra shifts at the Garlic Festival as well as on the streets patrolling. They responded to incidents of methamphetamine sales,  drunk driving and theft, as well as several incidents of public intoxication at the Garlic Festival. Here are a few of those incidents:

GPD busts alleged meth dealer at Carmel Ave. home

On May 31 at 5:45 a.m., 45-year-old Adolfo Huerta was arrested for a myriad of charges related to methamphetamine sales in his home on the 7200 block of Carmel Avenue in Gilroy.

Man who ate bobcat pleads guilty

The west Morgan Hill man accused of killing and eating a bobcat pleaded guilty to the illegal possession of cockfighting tools and possession of methamphetamine, among other charges, according to authorities.