A "huge" seizure of heroin this week, and the arrest since Monday of four alleged heroin dealers, are making a dent in local marketing of the drug, a local narcotics officer said Wednesday. On Tuesday, deputies with the Narcotics Unit of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station seized two ounces of heroin during the arrest of a man charged with possessing heroin for the purpose of selling it. "This is a large amount of heroin," ...
A "huge" seizure of heroin this week, and the arrest since Monday of four alleged heroin dealers, are making a dent in local marketing of the drug, a local narcotics officer said Wednesday.
The suspect in a Chatsworth double killing who was shot and captured by police following a lengthy dragnet now faces multiple firearm charges, prosecutors announced today. On Wednesday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office charged Brent Darrin Zubek, 43, a former Santa Clarita Valley resident, with six counts of assault with a firearm on a police officer, possession of a firearm by a felon and carrying a loaded and stolen firearm. The charges stem ...
Crime investigators were testing material believed to be explosive Tuesday, which was discovered during the search of a Canyon Country home.
When temperatures soar near triple digits in the Santa Clarita Valley, you can't waste a single second with a baby left locked inside a car.
Three people were arrested on charges related to heroin dealing and drug paraphernalia was seized during a raid at a Valencia apartment complex, investigators said Tuesday.
For the second time in nine months, a Stevenson Ranch clothing store has been hit by thieves. Local sheriff's deputies are trying to find the thieves that stole $50,000 worth of jeans from a clothing store Monday night. Some time overnight, thieves broke into the Fifty-Six Boutique clothing store on The Old Road near McBean Parkway and stole 172 jeans, a spokesman with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said Tuesday. "This is the second ...
Crime investigators are testing material believed to be explosives today after the substances were found in a Canyon Country home. Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies assigned to the Crime Impact Squad, with the help of the SWAT team, executed a search warrant Monday at a home on Furnivall Avenue. Inside they found small amounts of methamphetamine, some scales, hypodermic needles and a 4-year-old girl, said Sgt. John Bomben. "The child was placed in protective custody ...
Thieves keep stealing metal vases from the grave of a local boy who died of leukemia five years ago, and the boy's frustrated father wants something done about it.
A Valencia receptionist and two transients are being held in custody today on felony charges of grand theft in connection with an ongoing sheriff's investigation. The three were arrested Saturday about 8:15 a.m. by deputies of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station following an incident on Avenue Hall, near Interstate 5, that involved theft valued at $400. Each of the three has bail posted at $20,000. The suspects are described as a 22-year-old woman who ...
Investigators with the county coroner's office looking into the suspected drowning death in Valencia of a 41-year-old man two weeks ago are waiting on the results of toxicology tests before they announce how he died. The victim, identified as Matthew Pedro Turner, was found shortly after 11 a.m. on Aug. 5 in the deep end of a swimming pool at the Santa Fe condominium complex on Del Monte Drive east of McBean Parkway. Craig Henry ...
California Highway Patrol officers have identified the motorcyclist killed Monday morning on Interstate 405. The victim has been identified as Danny Stafford, 43, of Reseda. At about 8:10 a.m., Stafford was traveling northbound Interstate 405 at a high rate of speed and was moving into the carpool lane just south of San Fernando Mission Boulevard when he lost control of his motorcycle and it struck the center divider, said CHP Officer John Lutz. The ...
For nine of the past 13 months, water in the Santa Clara River has crossed the Ventura County line below pollution limits set by water-quality officials, the latest water-quality numbers reveal.
Mountain bikers are at least temporarily banned from a popular Placerita Canyon Nature Center trail, even though they've been riding there for more than a decade.
AUG. 14: Stillmore Street, Canyon Country. About 8:50 p.m. Sunday, deputies of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station responded to reports of a family disturbance. When they arrived at Stillmore Street, they found two allegedly drunken men, who are brothers, fighting in the front yard of a home there, according the report deputies logged at the station later. One deputy said he smelled "a strong odor of alcohol" on one man's breath and that he ...
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies Sean Caples and Patrick Ince say they didn't have time to think about it - they knew they had to enter the burning condominium because neighbors said a woman was inside.
SANTA CLARITA - One of two men arrested more than a year ago for robbing a local AT&T store at gunpoint was found guilty by a jury of 26 felony counts, according to the man who prosecuted the pair.
SANTA CLARITA - A second suspect - a woman - has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in the stabbing of a Newhall man last month, the sergeant in charge of the investigation said Wednesday.
SANTA CLARITA - A man who spent more than a dozen years cleaning shirts for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has been arrested for putting more than starch in laundry destined for the jail.
SANTA CLARITA - A Canyon Country man charged in the alleged gang-related stabbing of a 20-year-old man four months ago has pleaded not guilty to felony attempted murder.
A Castaic man accused of spearing his pet dog and cat four months ago has yet to be arraigned on the felony charges against him, despite his failure to appear in court as promised and his recent arrest, according to court officials and court documents.
Four people, including two sheriff's deputies and a firefighter, were injured in a condominium complex fire in Canyon Country early Monday.
Commuter traffic was stopped briefly this morning when an SUV southbound on Highway 14 flipped in the fast lane in Canyon Country, according to emergency response officials.
It was cold sleeping overnight in a box as more than 400 participants in this year's Box City event found out early Sunday morning as they emerged from cardboard boxes in Bridgeport Park, event organizers said.
As they turned away from the wall Sunday, shaken and wet-eyed, some of the gray-haired serviceman who came to Santa Clarita and found the name of their friends engraved on the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall, also found solace in those who survived.
When they formed a conga line for the song 'We Are Family' it became strikingly clear that family is what it's all about at the annual LARC Ranch festivities.
There were 14 guests of honor at the opening ceremonies held for the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall on Thursday - but none of them were there.
SANTA CLARITA - Chibuzo Ikonte, a sophomore at Valencia High School and a promising member of its varsity basketball team, is doing well today after collapsing in the school's gymnasium Wednesday, prompting emergency heart defibrillation, school officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - A student at Valencia High School was treated by paramedics for cardiac arrest after apparently collapsing in the school gymnasium Wednesday afternoon, according to fire and law enforcement officials.
Of all the chores and challenges Chuck Morris has encountered bringing the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall to the Santa Clarita Valley, the most difficult task may be reining in emotions.