Santa Clarita Crime Report Highlights Warnings, Robbery, DUI Checkpoint
Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station officials have released the crime reports for the week of July 14 through 20.
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This week, deputies released warnings about a DUI checkpoint, pets and children left in hot cars and men accused for felony robbery took a plea deal.
When the weather heats up, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies handle multiple calls daily regarding pets and children left in cars unsupervised, which is a felony offense, officials said Tuesday.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials are hosting a DUI checkpoint Friday within Santa Clarita city limits, officials said.
Two Palmdale men accused of felony robbery took a plea deal recently, according to District Attorney's Office officials.
KHTS publishes crime reports in alphabetical order by community as they are made available.
Here are the crime reports for Canyon Country East, Canyon Country West, Castaic/ Val Verde, Gorman/ Neenach, Newhall, Saugus, Stevenson Ranch and Valencia.
Canyon Country East
A residential burglary was reported near the 26500 block of Cardinal Drive. In his incident the suspect broke several rear sliding glass doors and windows. He was later arrested for burglary by deputies.
There was a residential burglary reported near the 27600 block of Nugget Drive. In this incident the suspect broke in through the rear sliding glass window. The suspects stole several thousand dollars worth of electronics.
A "Hot Prowl" burglary occurred near the 29000 block of Marilyn Drive. The suspects entered the side garage door and stole skateboards. The suspects were seen by the victim who immediately called 911. Deputies searched the area and located the suspects. They were placed under arrest for burglary.
An Arson was reported on Placerita Canyon Road one mile east of Sierra Highway. A stolen car from Montebello was set on fire and totaled the vehicle.
Canyon Country West
A residential burglary occurred near the 18200 block of Sierra Highway. The suspect entered the victim's residence through the glass sliding door. While inside, the suspect stole property from the victim. This incident is currently under investigation by the Santa Clarita Valley Station detectives.
A petty theft occurred near the 18600 block of Via Princessa. The victim had his cell phone and wallet taken while showering at a local fitness center. This incident is currently under investigation by Santa Clarita Valley Station detectives.
Castaic/ Val Verde
A residential burglary occurred from the 30000 block of Arlington Road. A local resident was seen kicking in the back door and taking items from inside the house. The suspect was later positively identified and arrested by responding deputies.
A house on the 28000 block of Morningside Drive was burglarized. The owner received an alarm warning on his phone while away from home. He drove to the house and saw the front door had been pried open. The owner said the house was empty for renovations and nothing was taken.
A commercial burglary occurred from the 32000 block of Castaic Lake Road. A red and white Fuji Nevada mountain bike, Go-pro video camera and a bag of miscellaneous coins were stolen.
A petty theft was reported from the Days Inn off of Castaic Road. Two quilted blankets were taken from a room that was paid for in cash.
A report was taken for two brothers who got into a fight/ dispute, over property. This occurred on a remote section of Bouquet Cyn. Rd.
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On Monday the 14th, at 9:00 a.m., a bird cage and 2 parakeets were stolen from a business in the 23900 block of Calgrove Boulevard. The 40 year old female suspect fled the location in a white van.
On Friday the 18th, between 3:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m., a red and black "Specialized" mountain bike was stolen from a parking area in the 25000 block of Walnut Street.
Between Wednesday the 16th, and Thursday the 17th, a large copper water valve was cut off a pipe and stolen from a business in the 25000 block of Peachland Avenue.
A residential burglary occurred on Tuesday the 15th, between 7:00 a.m., and 5:00 p.m., in the 24300 block of Peppermint Lane. The suspect entered through a window and took property from inside the residence.
A cell phone was taken from a business in the 23400 block of Lyons Avenue. The phone was left unattended briefly while an employee was in the back room.
Sometime between Saturday the 19th, and Sunday the 20th, a 2008 Ford truck was stolen from the 24300 block of Cross Street. The truck has since been recovered in Palmdale.
On Monday the 14th, an 18-year-old male was arrested in the 24800 block of Walnut Street for burglary. The suspect had entered a garage that was being used for storage and loaded his backpack with construction materials.
There was an assault near the corner of Seco Canyon Road/Decoro Drive on July 15th. The victim was assaulted when he exited his vehicle and contacted a man standing on the corner filming him.Detectives are searching for the suspect.
A second assault was reported in the 27300 block of Catala Avenue on July 15th. The victim was assaulted by a relative during an argument. The victim received treatment at a local hospital. Deputies are searching for the suspect.
A vehicle was reported stolen in the 28900 block of Rock Canyon Drive between the late night of July 17th and early morning of July 18th. The victim's silver 04' Nissan was taken from in front of the victim's house overnight.
We had a theft from an unlocked vehicle reported in a local park located in the 28100 block of Bouquet Canyon Road on July 15th. The victim had miscellaneous items stolen out of his unlocked vehicle.
Three residential burglaries occurred near the 25300 block of Silver Aspen Way. All three incidents were the result of unlocked pedestrian doors leading into the garages. There was no direct access leading into the residences from the garages.
A residential burglary occurred near the 25400 block of Chisom Lane. An unknown suspect entered the residence through an open front window. The suspect took jewelry and personal property.
In light of the above burglaries, please remember to secure your doors and windows when leaving for the day. Many of these crimes of opportunity can be avoided with a little extra care.
A residential burglary occurred near the 24700 block of Laurel Crest Lane. Two male suspects attempted to break into the victim's residence through a rear window. The victim was able scare the suspects away and they fled in a newer four door black vehicle.
A grand theft occurred near the 26800 block of Marlowe Court. An unknown suspect took gardening tools from the rear open truck bed of the victim's vehicle.
Two shoplift burglaries occurred near the 25400 block of The Old Road resulting in four arrests.
A GTA occurred near the 28000 block of The Old Road. A 2012 Zieman carrier trailer was taken from the parking lot along with a jet ski.
A residential burglary occurred near the 25800 block of Nashua Way, An unknown suspect entered the location through an unlocked window and took miscellaneous electronics and valuables.
A residential burglary occurred near the 23400 block of Magic Mountain Parkway. An unknown suspect entered the location through an unlocked sliding door. The suspect stole a laptop. The case is currently under investigation by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Detective Bureau.
A vehicle burglary occurred near the 27600 block of Dickason Drive. An unknown suspect entered the victim's vehicle by smashing the passenger window and took several miscellaneous personal items.
A vehicle burglary occurred near the 26400 block of Rockwell Canyon Road. An unknown suspect punched the key hole to the victim's vehicle and stole a third row seat from the vehicle.
A grand theft occurred from the 26400 block of Bouquet Canyon Road. An unknown male adult stole a cell phone from a display.
Valencia had six shoplifting burglaries occur near the 26400 block of Town Center Drive. In all six cases the suspects were arrested by Santa Clarita Valley patrol deputies.
Article: Santa Clarita Crime Report Highlights Warnings, Robbery, DUI Checkpoint
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