Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department homicide detectives responded to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Saturday to investigate the death of a female adult inmate, according to a press release from the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department.
Drug smugglers are using liquid meth to hide the drug from border patrol agents, but the substance--at least in liquid form--has not shown up in Santa Clarita. Meth use is on the rise though, according to Cary Quashen of ACTION Family Counseling.
Sheriff's Department personnel with the Special Victims Bureau arrested three men between May 14 and June 4, during a sting to identify child predators using the Internet to engage children. One of the suspects is a Santa Clarita Valley resident.
The Santa Clarita community is asked to weigh in on the city's most recent proposal for a Justice Assistance Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice. It could mean more than $26,700 towards enforcement and crime prevention programs.
A Canyon Country home was barricaded due to illegal activity and health code violations, hash lab materials were uncovered in a routine traffic stop and 18 were arrested in two DUI checkpoints in Santa Clarita this past week.