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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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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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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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Juvenile Camp Therapist Due Back On Molestation Charge

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A therapist at a Santa Clarita Valley juvenile camp facing a child molestation charge is due back in court in March, officials said Thursday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Ana Patricia Moennich, 37, worked as a therapist at Camp Mendenhall, a probation camp in the Lake Hughes area, where the victim served a ...

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Trial Underway For Acton Man Accused Of 2013 Rape

The trial for a man accused of raping a Santa Clarita woman shortly after she left a rehabilitation facility in Acton is set to resume Tuesday, officials said.

Jury selection is underway for an Acton man accused of a rape that allegedly took place at his home in 2013. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Arthur Eugene Lindsey, 74, is accused of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman June 4, 2013, according to a felony complaint. The charges include rape by use of ...

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UPDATE: Saugus Man Charged With Newhall Kidnapping

Ethan Odom, 37, of Santa Clarita, was arrested at gunpoint for allegedly kidnapping a 3-year-old girl from her house on the 24200 block of Arch Street in Newhall.

Adds maximum possible sentence if suspect is convicted Prosecutors plan to arraign a Saugus man accused of kidnapping a 3-year-old from her Newhall home on three charges, officials said Monday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Ethan Odom, 37, of Santa Clarita, was arrested at gunpoint for allegedly kidnapping a 3-year-old girl from ...

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Santa Clarita Valley Wells Fargo Employee Sentenced For Stealing Money

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A Santa Clarita Valley man was sentenced Friday after he admitted stealing thousands of dollars from customers while he was an employee at Wells Fargo. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Deputy District Attorney Jeffrey Greenberg said Samuel José Godínez was remanded into custody after being sentenced to one year in county jail ...

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