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Santa Clarita Valley Deputies Seek Owners Of Recovered Stolen Property

Santa Clarita Valley Deputies Seek Owners Of Recovered Stolen Property

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station detectives are hoping to find the rightful owners of property recovered as a result of a burglary investigation, officials said.


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Manuel Cortez, 33, of Val Verde, was arrested Tuesday for his alleged involvement in a residential “hot prowl” burglary on the 30300 block of Arlington Street in Val Verde, officials said.Santa Clarita Valley deputies are seeking the owner of these items, which were believed to be stolen in a burglary

Parks Bureau deputies with the Sheriff’s Department arrested Cortez on suspicion he forced his way into the residence that was occupied by an acquaintance of his.

Once inside the residence, Cortez allegedly stole power tools, two cellphones, a GPS unit and a Nintendo Gameboy, officials said.

As this investigation has progressed, detectives believe that some of the property recovered during the arrest of Cortez could have possibly been stolen, according to a Sheriff’s Station Nixle release.

Nixle is a service used by law enforcement agencies throughout the country, including the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, to put out crime alerts and community messages. (Click here to sign up.)

Detectives are asking the public’s help in identifying possible stolen property, and finding possible victims.

One piece of property in particular is a Nintendo Gameboy SP (silver with flames on it).

Inside the Gameboy was a game titled, “Super Mario World” with the name, “Haley” handwritten on the front, and, “Johnson” written on the back.

Detectives believe this video game system could possibly belong to a young child in the Santa Clarita Valley area.

If anyone can identify the items stolen recently, they’re asked to contact Detective Perry Tardif at PCTardif@lasd.org or Detective Adam Dorman at aldorman@lasd.org.

Anonymous tips can be reported to LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

Santa Clarita Valley deputies are seeking the owner of these items, which were believed to be stolen in a burglaryNo further information is available at this time.

This investigation remains active and ongoing and is being investigated by both Parks Bureau and Santa Clarita Valley Station deputies.

Cortez is being held in lieu of $160,000 bail at Men’s Central Jail. He’s due back in court Aug. 21.


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Perry Smith is a print and broadcast journalist who has won several awards for his focused, hyperlocal community coverage in several different regions of the country. In addition to five years of experience covering the Santa Clarita Valley, Smith, a San Fernando Valley native, has worked in newspapers and news websites in Los Angeles, the Northwest, the Central Valley and the South, before coming to KHTS in 2012. To contact Smith, email him at Perry@hometownstation.com.