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Man Charged After Pointing Laser at Orange County Sheriff’s Helicopter

The helicopter that the Orange County Sheriff's Department uses to support officers on the ground goes by "Duke," and early Tuesday morning, Duke got an eye-full. While out in support of officers, deputies flying Duke in Santa Ana reported someone firing a laser at them from Thornton Park. The occurrence took place at about 8:35 [...]

LASD Deputies Rescue Human Trafficking Victim

A 20-year-old human trafficking victim was recently rescued by LASD deputies after her disappearance on Feb. 26. The rescue resulted in the subsequent arrests of Rico Clayton, Chad Miller and Monique Butler. According to reports, Butler invited the victim to her birthday party on February 26, in Palmdale. When the victim arrived, she was assaulted [...]

Arrests Made in ‘Coyote Scam’ Targeting Los Angeles Elderly

Every few months, one scam or another seems to pop up on law enforcement's radar. Most of them involve a phone call where a victim is either lied to or scared into paying the suspect via some sort of untraceable currency - usually a gift card. A few would-be scammers, though, are brazen enough to [...]

Santa Clarita Bail Bonds: San Bernardino Hikers Fear Stalker

Recently, several female hikers have reported being stalked by an unidentified male while traversing a popular San Bernardino County hiking trail. A woman who was hiking Blue Mountain Trail on Saturday, September 12th, reported that she was stalked by a man in his 40s with a dark complexion and medium build. The man was driving [...]

High School Coach Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

A coach at Trabuca High School in Orange County was arrested under suspicion of possessing child pornography and is currently being held in the Orange County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail. The arrest was made after an iPad was located inside a rental car after it was returned. After discovering the iPad, an informant notified the [...]

Robbery Reported in Valencia, CA Summit Neighborhood

Early in the morning on Friday, September 19th, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station deputies received a call about a man through the streets naked in Valencia's Summit neighborhood. Upon arriving on the scene, deputies encountered the suspect, clad only in a towel, and quickly made the arrest. The story gets a little stranger from here, [...]