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December 6, 2023

Gilroy man sentenced to prison for DUI

A Gilroy man was sentenced to prison Aug. 20 for driving under the influence of alcohol in Monterey in June. According to Monterey County District Attorney Jeannine M. Pacioni, Matthew Christian Silva, 23, of Gilroy, was sentenced by Judge Mark E. Hood for two years...

Man arrested in Gilroy murder

A man was arrested Aug. 18 on suspicion of killing his girlfriend in Gilroy the day before. According to Gilroy Police, on Aug. 17 at 6am, officers responded to the 7700 block of Murray Avenue on the report of a woman screaming for help. When...

Suspect sought in Murray Avenue homicide

UPDATE AUG. 19: The suspect has been arrested. ORIGINAL STORY, AUG. 17: The Gilroy Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Monday morning on the 7700 block of Murray Avenue.  The suspect is currently outstanding.  The murder weapon is believed to have been recovered at the scene.  Few...

Gilroy man sentenced to prison for child molestation

A Gilroy man was sentenced to 11 years in prison for child molestation, Monterey County District Attorney Jeannine M. Pacioni announced Aug. 11. Monterey County Superior Court Judge Mark E. Hood sentenced Tobias Ruiz Jimenez, 37, to the upper term of 11 years in prison...

Police searching for suspect who shot kittens

Police are looking for an unknown suspect who reportedly shot two kittens and left them dead in the middle of the roadway. According to Gilroy Police, on July 30 at about 11pm, two deceased kittens were located in the roadway on Eigleberry Street, between Seventh...

Four charged in probe of sheriff’s office

Two local attorneys, an elite gun specialist and a senior member of Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith’s command staff will face charges in connection with an investigation into the issuance of concealed weapons permits.

SJPD officer accused of fraud, wage theft, tax evasion

A San Jose Police officer who lives in Morgan Hill has been charged with multiple felonies connected to his use of his private security company to commit fraud, cheat on his taxes, steal wages and launder about $18 million, according to authorities.

Gilroy Police on the lookout for groper

Police are looking for a suspect who reportedly groped a woman as she was walking her dog on July 30. According to Gilroy Police, at about 11:50am, a male riding a BMX-style bicycle approached an adult female who was walking in the area of Wayland...

Gilroy woman accused of bogus cancer fundraising scheme

A Gilroy woman has been charged with wire fraud after federal investigators determined she solicited more than $60,000 in donations by falsely claiming she was suffering from cancer and undergoing treatment, according to authorities.

Stubblefield found guilty of raping woman at Morgan Hill home

Former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Dana Stubblefield was found guilty today on charges that he raped a woman at his Morgan Hill home in 2015.