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    Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Inmate Death Still Being Investigated

    Jenna Coleman, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station inmate found dead in her cell over the weekend, is still being investigated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, officials said Wednesday.

    Meth Use On The Rise In Santa Clarita, Liquid Meth Not A Local Issue

    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.

    Santa Clarita Deputies Arrest 5 On Drug-Related Charges

    Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies reported five drug-related arrests in a four-hour span Thursday night into Friday morning, as part of a continued effort to keep Santa Clarita’s residents safe, Sheriff’s Station officials said Friday. “Capt. (Roosevelt) Johnson has attended briefings on all shifts, many times staying past midnight to interact with deputies working patrol overnight,” said Deputy Josh Dubin of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. “He’s been looking to continue the low crime rate we’ve had in this community, which is based on a close partnership we’ve had with the residents that we serve.” Two of the arrests were the direct result of Santa Clarita Valley residents who noticed suspicious behavior and reported it to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, Dubin added.

    UPDATE: Newhall Heroin Overdose Victim Identified

    Deputies responded Tuesday morning to an apparent heroin overdose in Newhall, involving a 25-year-old male. Responding Fire Department personnel were unable to resuscitate him.

    Santa Clarita Deputies Arrest Valencia Man On Drug, Property Charges

    Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Valencia man on drug and ammunition possession charges Friday morning after the man tried to hide from deputies on the roof of his neighbor’s property.

    Chloride, Veteran Village, Other Events Leave Mark On SCV In 2013

    As part of a series on top events and news stories in 2013, KHTS looks back at those stories that didn't make the top 30 but still left their mark on the Santa Clarita Valley during the last 12 months.

    Drug Smuggling Conspiracy Alleged At Pitchess Jail In Castaic

    Sheriff's Department officials investigated 10 men and women on allegations that heroin and methamphetamine were being smuggled in Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic

    Newhall Man Arrested On Drug Possession, Weapons Charges

    A parole check conducted by Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a Newhall man Thursday on charges alleging drug possession and drug sales.


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    Second Action Drug Overdose Awareness Candlelight Vigil Lights Friday

    Event Provides Santa Clarita Valley Residents a Time to Share in Mourning the Loss of Loved Ones to Drug Overdoses

    By Stephen K. Peeples

    'Drugs Are Deadly' Workshop To Address Dangers To Teens And Families

    The City of Santa Clarita and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's J-team are partnering to present a "Drugs are Deadly" workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at the Canyon Country Community Center to help families address drug-related issues.