Local Crime and Police Blotter

| Police Blotter | August 18, 2017

A burglary was called in at 4 a.m. on August 9 on the 26900 block of Cape Cod Drive. And a theft was reported near the intersection of Chadsford Drive and Grandview on August 9 at 9 p.m. On August 12 at 1:15 a.m. a theft was called in from the 24200 block of Trevino Drive.

Canyon Country
A burglary was reported on the 20400 block of Soledad Canyon Road on August 12 at 12:01 a.m. And that night, at 10:15 p.m., a burglary was reported on the 20300 block of Rue Crevier.

Santa Clarita
A burglary was called in from the 19900 block of Golden Valley Road on August 13 at 3:20 a.m.

A theft was reported on August 10 at 5:30 a.m. from the 23600 block of Meadowridge Drive.

Stevenson Ranch
A theft was reported on August 12 at 7:07 a.m. on the 24300 block of The Old Road.


Car Window Allegedly Shattered by BB Gun
A Santa Clarita citizen turning east on Bouquet Canyon Road from Centurion Drive in Saugus reported that her car window shattered following a loud noise on Wed., August 9, 2017. The driver told the Gazette it was likely a BB gun, but she was unaware of its origin, just that it came from the left side of her Toyota Camry, shattering the driver’s side window.
“I sat there for 20 minutes in shock. I was afraid to get out of my car,” said the driver, who asked to remain anonymous. “I was just terribly scared.”
She reported the incident to the Santa Clarita Sheriff’s Dept. a few days later. Shirley Miller, spokesperson for the department, said that it was classified as vandalism, and the cause was inconclusive.

A “warrior of the Lord” and a “songwriter” from Canyon Country were arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, not a firearm, with great bodily injury, as was an unemployed 45-year-old Canyon Country man.

A 54-year-old dishwasher from Canyon Country was arrested for battery on a non-cohabitating former spouse. A 20-year-old driver from Sylmar was arrested for battery with great bodily injury. And a 42-year-old caretaker from Palmdale was arrested for assault likely to produce great bodily injury. An unemployed 30-year-old Canyon Country man and a 39-year-old falconer from Castaic were arrested for corporal injury on a spouse/cohabitant.

A 44-year-old pharmaceutical rep from Stevenson Ranch was arrested for battery against a former spouse.

A 20-year-old unemployed Canyon Country man was arrested for carrying a concealed dirk or dagger. And a 22-year-old field worker from Lancaster was brought up on charges of carrying a loaded firearm on his person/in his vehicle in a public place.

An unemployed 19-year-old Canyon Country woman was cited for refusing to leave a property upon the request of the owner. A 46-year-old general contractor from La Habra was charged with vandalism with loss valued at or greater than $400.
An unemployed 52-year-old Valencia woman was charged with grand theft of money/property greater than $400. An unemployed 53-year-old Valencia man was arrested for taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent.

A 38-year-old self-employed Saugus man was brought up on charges of obtaining a controlled substance/prescription by fraud. And a 36-year-old self-employed North Hollywood woman and a 23-year-old security guard from Los Angeles were charged with possession of a narcotic/drug/alcohol/drug paraphernalia in jail.

DUIs with prior arrests included:
37-year-old operations manager from Valencia
44-year-old machinist from Van Nuys
24-year-old Canyon Country student
30-year-old HVAC technician from Lancaster
42-year-old mover from North Hollywood
21-year-old laborer from San Fernando
25-year-old dental assistant from Reseda
31-year-old self-employed Castaic man

Charges of possession of a controlled substance went to:
20-year-old unemployed Santa Clarita man
24-year-old construction worker from Anaheim
24-year-old unemployed Culver City man
22-year-old lane attendant from Castaic
57-year-old unemployed Newhall man

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