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Sheriff News

Santa Clarita Sheriff Department News

The Santa Clarita Sheriff Department leads the fight to prevent crime and injustice. Enforce the law fairly and defend the rights of all, including the incarcerated. Santa Clarita crime news including court news and updates about the Santa Clarita Sheriff Department.

    Santa Clarita Valley Detectives Seek Selfie-Takers After Burglary

    Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are seeking the public’s help with an investigation into a home burglary, after the victim reportedly found “selfies” online taken by unknown individuals.

    Coroner Says Dead Body In Valencia Yet To Be Identified, Investigated

    A backup in Coroner’s Office investigation left a possible murder victim at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital more than five days after the death, according to a coroner with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.

    SCV Sheriff’s Station Officials Warn Of Rental Scams

    Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials issued a warning to residents Wednesday about a rise in rental and real estate scams in Santa Clarita.

    Rental scammers commonly list ‘fake’ properties online at a low price, collect cash and personal information and disappear before the victim discovers they were given a fake listing on a property that doesn’t actually belong to them, according to a Sheriff’s Station Nixle news release. 

    Detectives Waiting On Positive ID Of Man Found With Throat Slit In Valencia

    The identity of the 41-year-old Hispanic male found with his throat slit in the Valencia Industrial Center on Thursday has still not been released, due to problems finding the next of kin, officials said.

    CHP Investigating Fatal Crash Involving Saugus High Student

    California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal crash that killed a 17-year-old female jogger on Golden Valley Road on Monday night, officials said. “A jogger heading westbound, near Golden Valley Road and Samantha Court, and she was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound in Golden Valley Road,” said Officer John Lutz of the California Highway Patrol. A boy was driving a 1989 Toyota Celica. The victim is reportedly a Saugus High student.

    Santa Clarita Deputies Investigate Alleged Online Threat From Canyon High Suspect

    Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials investigated a second social media threat over the weekend, following a high-profile case leading to more security at local schools.

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    Antonovich Calls For Look Into Sheriff's Crime Classification

    Officials with the Inspector General’s Office are reviewing a sampling of Sheriff’s Department arrests in response to a motion by Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich.

    Santa Clarita Jail Death Ruled Heroin Overdose By Coroner

    A Santa Clarita Valley woman found dead in a Sheriff’s Station jail cell was ruled an accidental death as a result of a heroin overdose, a coroner’s official said Monday.

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    Santa Clarita Valley Deputies Increase School Security After Gun Threats

    Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station beefed up school security as media outlets from across the country descended upon Valencia High School this morning.

    Man Found With Throat Slit ID'd, Waiting For Family To Be Notified

    Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau detectives are still investigating the death of a man found with his throat slit in Valencia on Thursday. Officials are withholding the victim’s identity until the his next of kin has been notified.