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Hollister Police Department
Friday April 19th, 2024 :: 06:30 p.m. PDT



HOLLISTER, CALIFORNIA – April 19, 2024 – Hollister Police officers and San Benito Sheriff’s deputies arrested a subject who stole a vehicle from the 300 block of Nash and was apprehended after a vehicle pursuit that ended in San Benito County. The subject who was apprehended also had items that were stolen from the victim’s residence earlier in the week.  

On 04/16/2024, at about 2:25 PM, a residential burglary occurred in the 300 block of Nash Road. The suspect(s) forced entry into the victim’s home through a window and stole approximately $2,500 worth of items from the victim’s residence. During the burglary the suspect also stole the victim’s wallet and vehicle keys.

On 04/19/2024, at about 1:42 AM, the victim of the residential burglary called 9-1-1 to report someone was stealing his vehicle. Hollister Police officers and San Benito Sheriff’s deputies responded to the area. The victim’s vehicle was located, and a vehicle pursuit ensued. Hollister Police and San Benito Sheriff’s pursued the vehicle to the 2000 block of Salinas Road. The suspect fled the vehicle on foot and was apprehended a short distance later. In the suspect’s pocket was the victim’s wallet and identification that was stolen earlier in the week. The victim’s vehicle and recovered property was turned back over to the victim.

The suspect was lodged at the San Benito County jail on charges including residential burglary, vehicle theft, evading a peace officer in a reckless manner, conspiracy, and possession of stolen property.

We would like to thank the San Benito Sheriff’s Office for their assistance with the pursuit of the vehicle and apprehension of the suspect. This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding these investigations is requested to contact The Hollister Police Department at 831-636-4331. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call WeTip at (800) 78-CRIME. Information provided to WeTip may qualify for a reward.
Prepared by:M.Paddy,Sergeant                                                                                                    
Approved by: R. Betanio, Captain
Case #24-1080 and 24-1107

Hollister Police Department
395 Apollo Way
Hollister, CA 95023

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