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Two Probation Suspects Arrested On Weapons, Narcotics Charges In Newhall

Two suspects on probation were arrested Wednesday evening by patrol deputies in Newhall on weapon and narcotics charges, officials said.  

On Wednesday around 7:30 p.m., deputies patrolling Newhall made contact with two adults near Lyons Avenue and Avenida Dorena, said Shirley Miller, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.   

“The male adult was on probation for robbery and had a concealed knife on his person,” Miller said.

The female adult was on probation for auto theft-related charges and was found to have methamphetamine and heroin on her person, according to Miller.  

The male suspect, William Munios, 29, from Valencia was arrested on felony charges of possession of dirk or dagger, and Melissa Rios, 26, from Granada Hills was arrested on misdemeanor charges of possession of a switchblade, possession of methamphetamine, possession of heroin and possession of narcotics paraphernalia, Miller said. 

Both suspects were arrested and transported to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station’s jail with bail set at $0, according to arrest records. 

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Two Probation Suspects Arrested On Weapons, Narcotics Charges In Newhall


  1. Newhall Arts District performers. Was the city council there for a photo-shoot?

  2. 2 Felons re-arrested for more Felonies with $ 0 bail. Wow, great justice reform!?!? Oh, I know, it was LEs fault. Great society we’re living in—-

  3. But that dealer over at Orchard condos keeps getting out, and stealing packages (federal offense) with video proof and can’t be kept in longer than a few hours with a felony offense and multiple charges even on probation.

  4. Thanks for your continued degeneration of all cities deceitful Liberals!!—-

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