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Attorney Pleads No Contest In Castaic Jail Drug Smuggling

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A Sherman Oaks attorney pleaded “no contest” to smuggling heroin to into the North County Correctional Facility in Castaic, officials said Wednesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. He reportedly smuggled $30,000 worth of heroin inside a greeting card he delivered to one his clients  in 2012. Stephen Beecher, 63, returns to court ...

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Saugus Man To Register As Sex Offender For Plea Deal

A Saugus man is expected to get eight weekends in jail and register as a sex offender after pleading no contest to arranging to meet a minor for lewd purposes.

A Saugus man is expected to get eight weekends in jail and register as a sex offender after pleading no contest to arranging to meet a minor for lewd purposes. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Steven Brown, 64, of Saugus, is also receiving five years of felony probation, attend counseling and forfeit ...

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Branden Higgs’ Case In Halloween Murder To Be Continued

A Saugus man is expected to get eight weekends in jail and register as a sex offender after pleading no contest to arranging to meet a minor for lewd purposes.

The retrial of Branden Higgs, a Santa Clarita Valley man accused of a 2011 Halloween murder in Canyon Country, was scheduled to be continued, District Attorney officials said Friday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Higgs is expected to appear back in court on Jan. 22 at the San Fernando Courthouse, said District Attorney ...

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Santa Clarita Man, Wells Fargo Ex-Employee To Be Sentenced

A man arrested on a kidnapping charge Wednesday was arrested the day before on a misdemeanor burglary charge, Sheriff’s Station officials said Thursday.

A Santa Clarita Valley Wells Fargo ex-employee who was accused of stealing from customers and pleaded no contest to four charges is scheduled to be sentenced next month, District Attorney officials said Thursday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Samuel Jose Godinez, 25, of Valencia, was arraigned on four counts — two counts ...

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Former Galpin Employee To Get 16 Months For Embezzlement

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 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. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Melissa Ann Werner, 43, of Canyon Country, pleaded no contest two counts felony counts ...

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Santa Clarita Man Charged With Rape Of Daughter

A Santa Clarita man was ordered to stand trial a preliminary hearing Thursday on charges he repeatedly raped his daughter over a 12-month period about five years ago.

A Santa Clarita man was ordered to stand trial Thursday on charges he repeatedly raped his daughter over a 12-month period about five years ago. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Daniel Bryant Wisehart, 47, of Santa Clarita, was charged with 30 counts in connection with an alleged sexual relationship with his daughter ...

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Santa Clarita Pain Clinic To Pay $1.2M To Settle Fraud Claim

A Chatsworth man was ordered to pay $1.2 million to settle allegations his Santa Clarita pain clinic fraudulently billed state and federal health insurance programs.

A Chatsworth man was ordered to pay $1.2 million to settle allegations his Santa Clarita pain clinic fraudulently billed state and federal health insurance programs. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Dr. Narinder S. Grewal, who operates the Santa Clarita Surgery Center for Advanced Pain Management on the 23800 block of McBean Parkway ...

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Santa Clarita Man Accused Of Sexual Relationship With Teen

A Santa Clarita Valley man is being charged with sex crimes for allegedly soliciting and engaging in sexual conduct with a 15-year-old girl he met online, officials said Wednesday.

A Santa Clarita Valley man is accused of sex crimes for allegedly soliciting and engaging in sexual conduct with a 15-year-old girl he met online, 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 Wednesday afternoon for five counts — meeting a minor for lewd behavior, ...

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Two Castaic Crimes Has Court Dates In San Fernando

A Chatsworth man was ordered to pay $1.2 million to settle allegations his Santa Clarita pain clinic fraudulently billed state and federal health insurance programs.

A man accused of animal cruelty was sentenced and a woman accused of killing her dad had a hearing in San Fernando on Tuesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Animal Cruelty Case In September, Mohamad Taghavi, a Murrieta truck driver, punched his 3-year-old dog multiple times and struck him with a metal ...

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Target Employee Arrested For Alleged Changing Room Photos

A Target employee was arrested Friday night at the Golden Valley store in Santa Clarita for allegedly taking photos of a woman in the changing room

A Target employee arrested Friday at the Golden Valley store in Santa Clarita is accused of taking photos of a woman in the store’s changing room, officials said. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Online court records indicate the suspect had a previous conviction for a similar offense. Ricky Alexander Torres, 21, was arrested ...

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