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Wanted Assault Suspect Arrested During Sylmar Search Warrant

Deputies arrested a wanted assault suspect Tuesday during a search warrant with the assistance of the Los Angeles Police Department, (LAPD) after he allegedly brandished a firearm during an argument Monday evening in Canyon Country.

Around 10:20 p.m. Monday, deputies received reports of an assault with a deadly weapon on the 22900 block of Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country, said Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

“The suspect, who also had multiple outstanding warrants, displayed a firearm during a verbal argument at a local business in Canyon Country,” Arriaga said.

Through an investigation deputies learned who the suspect was and had information on where he may have been located, according to Sheriff’s officials.

Deputies with the Crime Impact Team led a special surveillance operation in Sun Valley Tuesday with the help of the LAPD in an attempt to locate the suspect.

“With the help of officers and air support division from the Los Angeles Police Department, their officers were able to set up containment, allowing our deputies to make an arrest,” Arriaga said. “The success of this arrest is just one of the many displays of ‘teamwork’ within different law enforcement agencies. Thank you to the Los Angeles Police Department for helping make our community safer.”

Omar Carpio, 31, from Sylmar was arrested on felony assault with a deadly weapon and for his warrants, Arriaga added.

Carpio was arrested and transported to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station jail with bail set at $185,000, according to arrest records.

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Wanted Assault Suspect Arrested During Sylmar Search Warrant


  1. That makes me scared that criminals are running loose. I hope they catch him. Do they have a warrant out for his arrest?

  2. Glad OMAR CAPRIO of lovely Sylmar was arrested again!

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Louie was born and raised in Santa Clarita. At the age of two Louie lost his vision due to a brain tumor. However, Louie doesn't let blindness stop him from doing what ever it is he wants to accomplish. Growing up some of his favorite hobbies were wood working, fishing and riding bikes. Louie graduated from College of the Canyon in December of 2017, with a Broadcast Journalism degree. Growing up Louie has always wanted to be a fire fighter or a police officer, but because of his blindness Louie knew that wouldn't work. Louie has always loved listening to police and fire radio traffic, using a scanner, and he figured if he was going to listen to the scanner so much, he should do something with it.