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Update: Father Arrested In Missing Newhall Baby Case

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Homicide detectives are investigating a father in connection with a missing Newhall baby who was found dead Saturday morning, officials said Saturday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Matthew Warner, 30, of Newhall, is in custody, according to Lt. Holly Francisco of the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau. Sheriff’s officials reported there are multiple scenes ...

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Sheriff Releases Crime Reports For Jan. 12-18

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies have released the crime reports for the week of Jan. 12-18.

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies have released the crime reports for the week of Jan. 12-18. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The rape trial for an Acton man accused of sexually assaulting a Santa Clarita woman shortly after she left a rehabilitation facility in Acton resumed Tuesday, officials said. Arthur Lindsey, ...

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Purse Thief Gets 1 Year After Dropped Wallet

A Los Angeles man charged with stealing a woman’s purse after he left his wallet at the scene of the crime pleaded no contest Thursday, officials said.

A Los Angeles man charged with stealing a woman’s purse after he left his wallet at the scene of the crime pleaded no contest Thursday, officials said. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Ismael Soto, 36, is due back for sentencing Feb. 4 on two counts of misdemeanor battery and second degree robbery. ...

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Murder Trial Continued For Wrong Way Highway 14 Crash

The murder trial for a man accused of driving the wrong way on Highway 14 and killing two people is due back in court next month, officials said. Photo courtesy of KCAL

The murder trial for a man accused of driving the wrong way on Highway 14 and killing two people is due back in court next month, officials said. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. A pretrial hearing for Bradford Pate, 39, of Burbank, is set to resume Feb. 26, when lawyers are expected ...

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Rowher Flats Driver Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

Image of Ian James Pike in his hospital bed; Pike posted the photo to his Facebook page and called it the “gnarliest bruise I’ve ever had.”

A Granada Hills man who was the lone survivor of a fatal Rowher Flats crash has been charged with one count of involuntary manslaughter while intoxicated on top of his previous DUI charge, District Attorney officials said Thursday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Ian Pike, 26, appeared was scheduled to appear in ...

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Man Who Led Sheriff’s Deputies On Pursuit Pleads No Contest To DUI

A former Galpin Motors employee is expected to receive 16 months in jail when she is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 5 for grand theft, an officials with the District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday.

A Saugus man who led Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies on a 10-minute pursuit in September has pleaded no contest to DUI charges, District Attorney officials said Wednesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Paul Martinez, 40, of Saugus, appeared in court Jan. 9 and was sentenced to 180 days in county jail, ...

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One Arrested For Alleged DUI Crash In Rowher Flats

CHP officers arrested a Granada Hills man Sunday after a fatal Rowher Flats crash killed a passenger on Jan. 10. Photo courtesy of CHP.

CHP officers arrested a Granada Hills man Sunday after a fatal Rowher Flats crash killed a passenger on Jan. 10. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Ian Pike, 28, was due in court Wednesday, according to arrest records, but he was unable to make his court date for the alleged DUI crash due to ...

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Canyon Country Man Due Back In Court For Sex Crimes Charges

A Santa Clarita Valley man was sentenced to probation and must register as a sex offender for life after engaging in sexual conduct with a 15-year-old Santa Clarita girl he met online, officials said Wednesday.

A Santa Clarita Valley man accused of a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old Santa Clarita girl he met online is due back in court in February, officials said Wednesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Michael Anthony Byrne, 23, of Canyon Country, was arraigned in November on for five counts — meeting a minor for ...

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Santa Clarita Man’s Sting Nets 2 Gas Theft Suspects

A Santa Clarita man tired of having gasoline stolen from cars in his office’s parking lot set up a sting and helped SCV Sheriff’s Station deputies arrest a suspect.

A Santa Clarita man tired of having gasoline stolen from cars in a Valencia Industrial Center parking lot helped SCV Sheriff’s Station deputies arrest a suspect, officials said Tuesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Scott Allen Bird, 41, of Saugus, and Katherine Roberta Seegar, 34, of Canyon Country, were arrested Jan. 7 at 1:45 ...

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UPDATE: Newhall Man Pleads To Child Molestation Charge

The murder trial for a man accused of driving the wrong way on Highway 14 and killing two people is due back in court next month, officials said.

Adds sentence for defendant A Newhall man arrested for an attempted kidnapping in a Newhall home pleaded no contest to a child molestation charge, officials said Tuesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. (Yensi Aguilar, 22, of Newhall) pleaded no contest to attempted lewd acts with a child under 14,” said Ricardo Santiago, spokesman for ...

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