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Hollister police arrest man in stolen car after short pursuit

HOLLISTER, Calif. - A Hollister man was arrested for having drugs, a stolen car and illegal weapons.

On March 20, Hollister Police arrested Cesar Montez Gonzalez after a brief chase.

During the chase, police decided to end the pursuit due to Gonzalez's reckless actions.

The car he drove was found a short time later in the area of B Street.

More Officers arrived and surrounded the area where Gonzalez was spotted.

He attempted to run away but after a brief foot chase, Gonzalez was taken into custody.

During the investigation, police learned that Gonzalez drove a stolen car, carried a large amount of methamphetamine and had an illegal sawed off rifle in the car.

Gonzalez was booked for resisting arrest, possession of a controlled substance, evading officers, a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, possessing a short barreled rifle, possession of stolen property, a concealed weapon in a vehicle, possessing drug paraphernalia and two felony arrest warrants.

Anyone with information on this case should call Officer Rudolfs at the Hollister Police Department at 636-4330.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous can call the WeTip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME.

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