A HOLLISTER MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED AFTER LEADING POLICE OFFICERS ON A CHASE IN A STOLEN VEHICLE YESTERDAY (MON) AFTERNOON.   POLICE RECEIVED A REPORT OF A POSSIBLE WANTED SUSPECT DRIVING A STOLEN CAR ON THE 9-HUNDRED BLOCK OF MEMORIAL DRIVE.    RESPONDING OFFICERS APPROACHED 30-YEAR-OLD RUDY GONZALES IN THE CAR. GONZALES IGNORED POLICE ORDERS, COLLIDED WITH THE PATROL AND PROBATION VEHICLES, AND THEN SPED OFF. THE SUSPECT THEN CRASHED INTO A TREE AND FLED ON FOOT. GONZALES WAS DETAINED IN FRONT OF MARGUERITE MAZE SCHOOL.  HE WAS BOOKED INTO SAN BENITO COUNTY JAIL.

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A FORMER SALINASDRUG COUNSELOR APPEARED IN COURT TODAY.   36-YEAR-OLD GILBERT OLIVARES PLEADED NO CONTEST TO 56 COUNTS.   OLIVARES WAS ARRESTED IN MARCH 2012 AFTER ALLOWING SALINAS HIGH STUDENTS TO HAVE SEX IN HIS OFFICE.   OFFICIALS SAY HE GOT STUDENTS OUT OF CLASS AND SECRETLY VIDEOTAPED THEM INSIDE THE OFFICE.   OLIVARES WILL SERVE SIXTEEN YEARS IN STATE PRISON AND WILL REGISTER AS A CHILD SEX OFFENDER.    HE WILL BE SENTENCED BY A MONTEREY COUNTY JUDGE MAY 28TH.

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AN 18 YEAR-OLD WAS ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH SEVERAL RECENT INSTANCES OF FIREWORKS BEING EXPLODED IN SALINAS. GEORGE MENDOZA REPORTEDLY TOLD THE ARRESTING OFFICERS THAT HE AND HIS FRIENDS WERE THE ONES SETTING OFF THE FIREWORKS OVER THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS. AUTHORITIES HAD RECEIVED 36 SUCH CALLS IN JUST A FEW DAYS.

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