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Possession of Burglary Tools

Possession of burglary tools is covered under California Penal Code 466 PC and makes it illegal to possess burglary tools with criminal intent. For the most part, burglary tools are everyday items. They include: Screwdrivers Crowbars Vice grip pliers However, burglary tools are not limited to everyday items. They also include certain tools that make [...]

Illegal Marijuana Grows Busted

Recently, a large number of police arrested 23 people in connection to illegal marijuana grows in Antelope Valley. The investigation involving over 400 police began months ago when Antelope Valley residents complained that the illegal grows were impacting their lives. According to authorities, illegal pot growing is "an existential threat" to Los Angeles County. Alleged [...]

Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested

On December 20, 2020, four suspects carried out a violent robbery on the grounds of the gated La Quinta community in Riverside County. The suspects allegedly used an AK-47 to bash the heads of two victims until they were unconscious. The suspects then took the men's valuables and fled. Two other suspects have been previously [...]

GTA Suspect Arrested in Valencia Steals Another Vehicle Immediately After Release

On the afternoon of Monday, May 8th, a man allegedly stole a Camaro from the Auto Nation Valencia Dealership. After receiving the report of a stolen vehicle, Santa Clarita Sheriff Station deputies formed a containment area in Canyon Country which eventually led to the suspect's arrest. Since Los Angeles is still under strict orders to [...]

Teenage DUI Suspect Arrested

This weekend saw a teenage DUI suspect arrested after a traffic stop. According to reports, an officer spotted the vehicle near Avenue R-4 in Palmdale. After running a check on the license plate which indicated that the vehicle was stolen, the officer conducted a traffic stop. The driver failed to stop and instead led police [...]

Man Arrested for Looting During Wildfires

As firefighters battled the wildfires currently raging through Sonoma County, one man allegedly looted several items from local businesses as well as first responders. The suspect, M. Plumere, was spotted stealing sunglasses from a vehicle located in one of the evacuation areas. When police searched him, they found an emergency fire shelter on his person. [...]

Bribery Suspect Freed on Bail

Friday, February 17, saw John Wessman, a bribery suspect freed on bail. Wessman is being accused, along with Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet and developer Richard Meaney in a bribery scandal. According to reports, $375,000 was paid to Mayor Pougnet by Wessman and Meaney in order to gain votes on development projects. On Wednesday, February [...]

San Gabriel Coach Arrested for Statutory Rape

A San Gabriel Coach arrested for statutory rape was picked up after he fled to Henderson, Nevada with his 15-year-old student/girlfriend. Juan Ivan Barajas, a 36-year-old athletic director at the San Gabriel Mission High School is alleged to have developed a relationship that included sexual activity with one of his students. It's unclear how family [...]

Joyriding Charges in California

When an automobile is taken without the owner's permission, an individual will usually be charged with one of two crimes. The first, and likely the most well-known, is grand theft auto; the other is joyriding. Which charge someone is accused of will depend upon how long the suspect intended to keep the vehicle. Joyriding charges [...]

Santa Clarita Bail Bonds: California Penal Code 132 PC

Most of us are well-aware that using fake or false evidence in a California Court proceeding is a bad idea. Even if you know the person is guilty, but there just isn't the right type of evidence to prove it in a court of law, making or providing false evidence can not only lead to the [...]