Canyon Country News

Home/Canyon Country News

Murder Charge for Newhall Suspect

In late February, the body of Maximiliano Bernal, 21, was discovered in a Sand Canyon ravine in Canyon Country and quickly deemed a homicide. The suspect, David Aladana, who is also 21, turned himself in to authorities at the US Borders and Customs Office in San Ysidro on February 24. One week later, after leading investigators [...]

Pot Farm Found in Canyon Country

On New Year's Day, firefighters in Santa Clarita received a call about a brush fire located in Placerita Canyon, near Sand Canyon Road in Canyon Country. When they arrived, firefighters didn't see any signs of a fire, but when they went to investigate, they discovered a large marijuana growing operation. Investigators reported that people were [...]

Canyon Country Teen Arraigned on Criminal Threats Charges

A 15-year-old Canyon Country boy was arrested for allegedly posting photographs of firearms, along with threats to shoot people, on Instagram. The threats were pointed at fellow Golden Valley high school students, though nobody specific was named. Shortly after the photos and threats were posted, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station received a number of [...]