HOLLISTER, CALIFORNIA – July 25, 2014- On July 14, 2014 at about 10:15 PM, Daniel Manuel Cadenas (31) of Hollister, was shot and killed on Prospect Avenue. The Hollister Police Department has identified Francisco “Frankie” Cardenas (18) of Hollister as a suspect in the killing and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.
On the morning of July 25, 2014, the Hollister Police Department served a search warrant at Francisco Cardenas’ residence in Hollister. He was not located at the home.
Hollister Police Detectives discovered information his mother assisted him in fleeing from Hollister shortly after the incident.
His mother, Margaret Nieto (37), was arrested and transported to the San Benito County Jail. She was booked for aiding Francisco Cardenas to conceal his involvement in the crime and escape from arrest.
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