The Santa Clarita Sheriff's Department won first and second place in two categories at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department annual Summer Showdown BBQ Competition. All the proceeds were donated to the "999 for kids" charity.
The event's proceeds to go towards the 999 For Kids program supporting children who are physically or mentally challenged. This is the third annual Summer Showdown Competition and is set to take place in Castaic.
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.
Newhall Constable Jack Pilcher was killed in the line of duty, 89 years ago this week. He had served as constable in Chatsworth and Calabasas before coming to Newhall. He was killed in 1925, during a shooting accident while investigating a burglary.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies joined hundreds of other deputies, family and friends for the 37th annual Memorial Torch Relay Run last weekend. And several different departments came together on Wednesday for the Memorial Ceremony.
Santa Clarita Valley crime statistics and trends between the first three months of 2013 and 2014 have been released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Five-year increases or decreases were also included.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies have released crime reports for Dec. 30 through Jan. 5. Know what's happening in Canyon Country, Saugus, Stevenson Ranch, Newhall, Valencia, Castaic and Gorman.