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Police say suspect tried to kill man in Hollister robbery

Police arrested a Vallejo woman who fled through multiple cities after she allegedly stole from a victim in Hollister and tried to kill him as she drove away, according to authorities.  About 6:40pm March 18, Hollister Police responded to a report of a woman driving...

Scammers stole nearly $900K from PG&E customers in 2023

In 2023, PG&E received nearly 43,000 reports from customers who were targeted by scammers impersonating the company, and customers lost approximately $875,000 in fraudulent payments. The average customer lost $785, says a press release from PG&E.  This includes hundreds of customers on the Central Coast,...

Man charged with murder in overdose death of Morgan Hill woman

Authorities recently charged a man with murder in relation to the February 2023 drug overdose death of a Morgan Hill woman.  On March 1, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office charged Benjamin Nathan Williams, 34, of San Jose with one count of murder and...

Suspect in pharmacy robberies arrested in Morgan Hill

Police this week arrested a suspect who robbed multiple pharmacies in Morgan Hill, Gilroy and other communities by threatening violence against the drugstores’ employees, according to authorities.  One of the robberies occurred on Dec. 30, 2023, in Morgan Hill, when police responded to Rite-Aid, 16000...

Morgan Hill man charged with swindling $2.4M from victims

Prosecutors in Santa Clara County are charging a Morgan Hill man with multiple counts of fraud-related crimes after he allegedly befriended people only to swindle them.   Sayed Faquiryan, 45, is charged with grand theft, securities fraud, identity theft, passing bad checks and filing a false...

Lawsuit filed by MH resident challenges county’s ‘Domestic Violence Protocol’

It was a Valentine’s Day from hell. According to a complaint filed Feb. 9 in federal court, Tom Mosgrove spent Valentine’s Day in 2022 in Santa Clara County jail after his then-wife called the police and reported that he pushed her into a closet and...

Christopher High in Gilroy vandalized with hate-filled graffiti

Three people broke into a building at Christopher High School in Gilroy late Monday night and wrote “hate graffiti” on the walls, according to police.  The suspects also ransacked several classrooms in the incident that occurred about 11:40pm Feb. 5, says a press release from...

Suspect arrested in relation to South County shooting

A suspect wanted for allegedly shooting at a process server over the weekend in Santa Clara County was arrested on Feb. 1, authorities said. Christopher Croul, 64, was taken into custody without incident in Morgan Hill but no other details were released about how investigators...

15 sentenced in Santa Clara County for health insurance scam

Fifteen people accused of running a massive statewide insurance scam that cost their victims about $40 million were sentenced Jan. 30 in what is regarded as the largest medical fraud case ever prosecuted in Santa Clara County, prosecutors said. Seven of them were sentenced to...

Sheriff: Armed, dangerous suspect at large in South County

A man who allegedly tried to shoot a process server at his residence is at large as police attempt to locate him, the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office said Jan. 28.  At about 11:15am Jan. 27, deputies were sent to the 6000 block of Mount...

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