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Valencia, Zone 5, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information

Snapshot for 05/19/2014 through 05/25/2014

Posted: May 30, 2014 8:01 p.m.
Updated: May 30, 2014 8:01 p.m.
 

During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included grand theft autos, vehicle burglaries, theft from an unlocked vehicle, and numerous shoplifting reports from local businesses.

A Honda Civic and Honda Accord were stolen between the hours of 3:00 pm to 7:00 am. One was stolen from 25000 block of River Chase Drive and the other one was stolen the 23700 block of Wiley Canyon Road. Both vehicles were also recovered in Santa Clarita within 24 hours of being reported stolen.

Again, there were three vehicle burglaries reported this past week. One occurred in the mall parking lot between the hours of 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. There was no forced entry to the vehicle and the item stolen was a box of floorboards which was left in the back seat of the vehicle. A second burglary occurred at a hotel parking lot between the hours of 11:00 pm to 4:00 am. There was also no forced entry made to this vehicle. Items stolen were a purse and suitcases which were left in the back seat of the vehicle. The third burglary occurred at the 23200 block of Red Bud Ridge between the hours of 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm. The passenger window was smashed by an unknown object. Item stolen was a wallet from the center console area of the vehicle.

A theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred on the 28100 block of Kelly Johnson Parkway between the hours of 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm. The victim left the driver’s side door unlocked and his wallet in the center console area.

Do not become a victim! Please use caution and be cognizant of your surroundings. Do not leave items visible in your vehicle. Take all personal belongings with you when you exit your vehicle or secure items in locked trunks. Do not leave items underneath vehicle seats or cover them with clothing apparel or blankets. Thieves know this technique.

Remember to roll up all windows and lock doors before walking away from your vehicle. Keep the serial numbers of electronic items, such as cell phones, lap tops, IPads, on file in the event that it is stolen to aid its recovery.

If you see any suspicious activity, please call the Sheriff’s Station immediately at 661-255-1121. If you have any questions or concerns regarding Valencia (Zone 5), please feel free to email me at rmyost@lasd.org. It is my goal to keep the residents of Valencia informed and educated on current crime trends and concerns.

Remember, by continuing to work together we will send a “Not in Santa Clarita” message.

Deputy Regina Yost rmyost@lasd.org 661-255-1121, EXT. 5164

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

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