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What is a Bench Warrant?

Recently, a bench warrant was issued for a defendant who failed to appear in court to face allegations he shot and killed his dog. The defendant, C. R. Nard, 57, was supposed to have appeared in San Fernando Superior Court on Wednesday, October 30th, but failed to do so. The charges Nard is facing include [...]

Two Women Arrested for Theft at Magic Mountain

Recently, two women were arrested on suspicion of theft at Magic Mountain after allegedly stealing from other visitors. According to reports, deputies were called to the park by employees after they observed the alleged thefts occur. The employees observed the two suspects, both 19-year-old females, taking iPhones, wallets, and purses left near a rollercoaster. When [...]

SCV Sheriff Station Report – Narcotics Arrest Made

According to a post on the SCV Sheriff Station's Facebook page, deputies investigated reports about an unconscious man in a vehicle. Upon reaching out to the man, deputies discovered drugs and narcotics paraphernalia in plain sight. The full post reads: "On Saturday morning, concerned citizens contacted the station about ‘an unconscious man’ they saw in [...]

Santa Clarita Sheriff Station Report – Textbook Scam Warning

Email scams are nothing new. From Nigerian princes looking for a few thousand dollars to save their kingdom to fake police calling about fake warrants, it seems like nobody is safe from a scammer looking to put one over on them. Apparently, a new scam is making its rounds, this time targeting first-time college students. [...]

Pepper Spray – When Can You Carry it?

In the late afternoon of Saturday, July 27, deputies working out of the SCV Sheriff Station were patrolling parking lots when they discovered a man lounging on a couch near a dumpster. The deputies recognized the individual as a man that business owners had previously complained about trespassing. When the deputies approached the man, they [...]

Mandarin Wong Newhall Burglarized

Earlier this week, the Mandarin Wong Restaurant in Newhall was burglarized. The alleged crime was discovered Tuesday morning when the manager of the restaurant arrived at work and found that their glass was broken. The incident was caught on video surveillance and shows the suspect breaking through the glass door to gain entrance. Once inside, [...]

Canyon Country Woman Arrested on Petty Theft Charges

Several incidents of petty theft have been reported at a drug store in Canyon Country recently. Believing the thefts to be connected to one-another, deputies working out of the SCV Sheriff Station decided to set up a sting operation which ended with a Canyon Country woman arrested on petty theft charges. on June 4th, uniformed [...]

Santa Clarita Sheriff Station Report – Trespassers Arrested

Deputies made an interesting arrest this Tuesday. According to the Santa Clarita Sheriff Station Facebook page: "‘Time to get up.’ Deputies wake up sleeping suspects in vacant apartment. On Monday morning, deputies responded to an apartment on Sierra Highway, Canyon Country regarding a trespassing call. They found two adults asleep on a bedroom floor, next [...]

Suspect Arrested on Suspicion of Evading a Police Officer

Last Thursday, a police pursuit began at about 2:30 pm in Newhall. The suspect, in an allegedly stolen Honda, led deputies working out of the Santa Clarita Sheriff Station from Newhall to Soledad Canyon Road when the suspect t-boned another vehicle on the left side of the street. The suspect then exited the vehicle and [...]

Santa Clarita Sheriff Station Report – SCV Speeding Crackdown

The Santa Clarita Valley has had some issues with conduct on its roads the past few years. From a spate of hit-and-runs to pedestrians, eyes glued to their phones, wandering into traffic, the deputies at the Santa Clarita Sheriff Station have done what they can to change the public's behavior. According to their Facebook page, [...]