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Canyon Country Gang Member Gets 14 Years For Assault, Extortion

Canyon Country Gang Member Gets 14 Years For Assault, Extortion

A Canyon Country gang member with a violent past was sentenced to 14 years in state prison Wednesday for assaulting two officers and extorting an attorney. Tavaion Sowell, 26, of Canyon Country, pleaded guilty to five counts as his jury trial was about to begin, said Jon Hatami, a deputy district attorney and former Santa Clarita City Council candidate. Don’t ...

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Sheriff’s Station Deputies Seize Meth In Gang Crackdown

Sheriff's Station Deputies Seize Meth In Gang Crackdown

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station’s Special Enforcement Team, which is focused on eradicating gang-related activity in the Santa Clarita Valley, seized eight baggies of methamphetamine possibly packaged for resale, according to Sheriff’s Station officials. Deputies were conducting a patrol check in Newhall at the request of a property owner near the 24100 block of Pine Street in Newhall. Don’t ...

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