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Sheriff Villanueva Declares Gun Stores ‘Non-Essential’ In Face Of Surging Firearm Sales

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After gun sales skyrocketed in Southern California in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva declared on Monday that gun stores are non-essential businesses that will be forced to close. “We will be closing them; they are not an essential function,” said Villanueva. The decision comes as a part of an effort to get more Los ...

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Former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca Denied Supreme Court Appeal

Former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca Denied Supreme Court Appeal

The United States Supreme Court denied to hear the appeal of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca’s conviction on federal charges of obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI, according to court documents. Baca had previously been sentenced to three years in prison for obstructing a federal investigation into corruption and civil rights violations at the jail that ...

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Welcomes New Class Of Deputies

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva welcomed class 443 to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on Friday after the group swore in as peace officers. LASD Academy Class 443 Graduation Graduation ceremony for LASD Academy Class 443, live from College of the Canyons.On Friday January 10, 2020, a total of the 69 polished recruits lined up at the College ...

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Internal Revenue Service Warns Public Of “Ghost” Tax Return Scammers

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the Internal Revenue Service are warning the public of a tax season scam that may affect Santa Clarita residents. It’s tax season and the IRS is warning taxpayers to avoid the dangers of “ghost” tax return scammers These fraudster “Ghost” preparers advertise online or appear in public as legitimate tax preparers. Once they ...

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Alex Villanueva Sworn In As Los Angeles County Sheriff, Vows To ‘Rebuild’ Department

Alex Villanueva was sworn in Monday as Los Angeles County’s 33rd  sheriff after becoming the first person in 104 years to unseat an incumbent sheriff in Los Angeles, according to officials. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. “We were the underdogs in a campaign that was discounted by the establishment,” said Villanueva. ...

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Jim McDonnell Concedes To Alex Villanueva For LA County Sheriff

Incumbent Jim McDonnell conceded to Lt. Alex Villanueva for Los Angeles County Sheriff Monday, marking the first acting Sheriff to be unseated in 100 years. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. Villanueva increased his lead over McDonnell to over 120,000 votes Monday, as Los Angeles County completes the count of provisional and ...

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Challenger Alex Villanueva Widens Lead Over Jim McDonnell For LA County Sheriff

Challenger Lieutenant Alex Villanueva has widened his lead over incumbent Jim McDonnell in the race to become the next Los Angeles County Sheriff. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. The race has been one of the closest in the history of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department with Villanueva leading over 57,000 ...

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Advisory: #LASD Santa Clarita Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation

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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will step up Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. The department has mapped out locations over the past 3 years where pedestrian and bike collisions have occurred along with the violations that led to those crashes. Extra deputies ...

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Announces ‘Significant’ Crime Decrease in 2017 (VIDEO)

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell announced Thursday a drop in major crimes throughout the county in 2017. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. Sheriff McDonnell reported a decrease in homicides, burglaries and many other crimes considered “Part I Offences” by the law enforcement agency. “Today, I’m pleased to report significant decreases ...

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Coroner IDs Man Found Dead Near Saugus Residence

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Medical examiners with the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified a man found dead Friday morning near a Saugus home. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. Homicide detectives are investigating the death of Robert Lee Delvillar, 65, of Saugus, as a suspected suicide. The body was found near a home on the ...

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