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February 26, 2024

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Staring at murder; Garcia Torres officially charged

Antolin Garcia Torres, 21 of Morgan Hill, was charged Thursday with murdering Sierra LaMar, 15, who has been missing since March 16.

Landscape scammer still working, victims bewildered

Since the Dispatch wrote an April 24 story about a 77-year-old Gilroy man who claimed he was scammed by a crook under the guise of a friendly tree pruner, 10 others from Gilroy and Morgan Hill have come forward with similar stories of a man by the name of Michael Oliveira who collected money for work he never completed, prompting police to launch an investigation.

Hollister bishop admits to foreclosure fraud

A San Juan Bautista man and Hollister church bishop has pleaded guilty to felony foreclosure fraud in connection with his work as a foreclosure consultant in 2005 and 2006 and the cases of three families who lost their homes, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

MediLeaf co-founder arrested, charged with grand theft

Police have arrested MediLeaf co-founder Goyoko "Batzi" Kuburovich in connection with a multi-million dollar embezzlement “scandal” – however the charges are a separate can of worms from Kuburovich’s harried past concerning alleged illegal cannabis sales and money laundering.

Lonnberg plea hearing delayed, set for next month

For the second time in one month, the plea hearing for Gilroyan Stacy Lonnberg was delayed Thursday afternoon and continued to sometime in March.