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Santa Clarita Weekend Arrests See Increase In DUI Charges

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A majority of the Santa Clarita weekend arrests consisted of DUI charges as temperatures exceeded triple digits. Between Friday, June 24 and Sunday, June 26, deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station and officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Newhall Area Office arrested 25  people, a slight increase from last weekend’s 23, according to the Santa Clarita weekend ...

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Medical Emergency Call Results In Firearm Arrest

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A medical emergency call Friday in Castaic resulted in a man being arrested on charges of being an addict in possession of a firearm. On Friday, deputies responded to the 27000 Block of Henry Mayo Drive in the unincorporated area of Castaic concerning a medical emergency for an adult male who suffers seizures, said Deputy Liza Melgar, spokesperson for the ...

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Expired Tags Leads To Arrest Of Active Parolee, Woman In Newhall On Firearm Charges

An expired tag, and erratic driving in Newhall led to the arrest of an active parolee and woman on firearm charges Tuesday.  On Tuesday during a crime suppression operation led by the Special Assignment Team deputies noticed a vehicle driving erratically with expired tags on Apple Street and Lyons Avenue in Newhall which prompted deputies to conduct a traffic stop, ...

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Crime Impact Team Make Two Santa Clarita Arrests

Beginning as a patrol in Canyon Country, deputies with the Crime Impact Team arrested two on charges including resisting an officer, possession of a controlled substance while armed with a loaded firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and more.  Peter Garcia and his girlfriend Monica Cova were arrested Wednesday in Santa Clarita on multiple charges, according to ...

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SCV Water Vice President Resigns After Being Convicted Of Domestic Violence

Vice President of the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency, Dan Mortensen, resigned on Tuesday after being convicted with domestic assault earlier this month.  Prior to Tuesday’s regular meeting, Mortensen from SCV Water resigned from his position after having been convicted of one count misdemeanor domestic violence in the Santa Clarita courthouse on March 7. According to the agenda, the SCV ...

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Serial Burglary Suspect From Canyon Country Charged With Theft

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Prosecutors with the District Attorney’s Office charged a serial burglary suspect Tuesday, officials said. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. Antonio Alonso Diaz, 51, of Canyon Country, is being charged with felony residential burglary charges, according to officials. He’s being held in lieu of $1 million bail. Diaz is believed ...

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Acton Animal Cruelty Case Against Real Deal K9s Headed To Trial

Two Acton dog trainers ordered in July to stand trial for allegedly abusing 26 dogs under their care pleaded not guilty to the charges this week, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

Acton animal cruelty charges against two Acton dog trainers led to a not guilty plea this week, officials announced. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. Junior Barillas Morales, 27, and Natasha Elena Ahmad, 24, were arraigned today and are scheduled back for a pretrial hearing on Aug. 25 in Department A17 of ...

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Trial On Triple Murder Street Racing Charges Not Expected In Court Soon

Sheriff's detectives are questioning the son of a woman whom officials suspect was murdered in her own Plum Canyon home Monday.

An alleged street race that ended in three deaths, several murder charges and a specialized investigation by CHP experts is unlikely to have a trial date any time soon, officials said. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. Dealio Lockhart, 37, was charged with three counts of second-degree murder and four counts of ...

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Suspect Makes Bail For Canyon Country Gun On Bus Charges

A Newhall man arrested for six felonies and two misdemeanors associated with passing out on a Santa Clarita bus in Canyon Country is no longer in custody, officials said Wednesday evening. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. Rashad Hampton, 26, of Newhall, posted $35,000 bail a little more than 24 hours after ...

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Suspect Arrested On Highway 14 Charged With Misdemeanor

A Santa Clarita man is due at Los Angeles County Superior Court in Valencia next month on misdemeanor charges he violated a court order, after he was arrested on the side of Highway 14, with a woman who initially claimed she was being held against her will. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your ...

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