The police blotter this week is beginning with some non-violent, less serious infractions. A 30-year-old Pacoima man was charged with fishing without a license.
Also, a 48-year-old teacher from Canyon Country was charged with failure to appear for a traffic warrant. A 19-year-old unemployed Canyon Country man was picked up for driving with a license that was suspended/revoked for another reason.
There was still a fair amount of stealing going on following the holiday season, when it tends to be most rampant. A 27-year-old Castaic man who works in staging and an unemployed 26-year-old Santa Clarita man were both arrested for burglary, as well as an 18-year-old box boy from Castaic. A 49-year-old Torrance man was picked up for forgery/counterfeiting a public/corporate seal. A 23-year-old Newhall woman who works as a supervisor was picked up for taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent.
In arrests more connected to physical violence, a 19-year-old Santa Clarita man was brought in for manufacturing/selling/giving/lending/possession of metal knuckles. Also, a 23-year-old Newhall man who works as a stocker and a 30-year-old Pacoima man were arrested for corporal injury on a spouse/cohabitant. A 38-year-old housewife from Castaic was arrested for battery against a former spouse.
A 21-year-old Van Nuys man who works in food preparation and a 19-year-old Van Nuys woman who works in retail were brought up on charges of bringing drugs or drug paraphernalia to a jail/prison.
Those persons picked up this week for possession of marijuana or narcotics included:
21-year-old Acton man
20-year-old Saugus man
18-year-old Canyon Country man
20-year-old dishwasher from Newhall
24-year-old unemployed Canyon Country man
DUIs with prior arrests included:
19-year-old salesman from Newhall
30-year-old Lancaster man who works as a server
23-year-old clerk from Pacoima
21-year-old mechanic from Castaic
48-year-old Saugus photographer
42-year-old paraeducator from Lancaster
24-year-old laborer from Fillmore
20-year-old package handler from Canyon Country