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Valencia, Zone 5, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information snapshot for 12/24/2012-12/30/2012

Posted: January 3, 2013 10:49 a.m.
Updated: January 3, 2013 10:49 a.m.

Zone 5-Valencia reported seventeen Part-1 Crimes during the past week. Overall, Zone 5 finished this year with a 2.88% drop in crime from last year. The criminal incidents from this past week include residential/vehicle burglary, and numerous petty theft/shoplifting from local businesses.

The residential burglary occurred on the 24700 block of Magic Mountain Parkway. The victim, while moving to another apartment, left two high end guitars unsecured in the garage. Within fifteen minutes, they were stolen. No suspects or witnesses were located at the time of the incident. A couple of hours later, two suspects (a male and female adult) were arrested in Stevenson Ranch in connection with the stolen guitars. The investigation is being handled by the Santa Clarita-Burglary/Theft Detectives.

There were three vehicle burglaries that occurred on the same day between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The vehicles were parked in two different gym parking lots. Victims left their purses and wallets under the floor board or in the center console of the vehicles. Entry/exit was made by smashing a passenger rear window. Again, I cannot express enough to please not leave valuables unattended or visible in your vehicles. Secure items in locked trunks or take personal belongings with you when you exit your vehicle. Be cautious of your surroundings and if possible park your vehicles in well-lit and highly visible areas. If you see any suspicious activity, please call the Sheriff’s Station immediately at 661-255-1121.

There were twelve arrests made by proactive Santa Clarita Deputies assigned to the Valencia area last week. Some arrests included, warrants, domestic violence, possession of narcotics for sales, driving under the influence of alcohol, and shoplifting from local businesses. For information on other arrests in the Santa Clarita Valley see Nixle messages sent by Zone Leader Deputies for Stevenson Ranch, Saugus, Castaic, Canyon Country and Gorman.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding Valencia (Zone 5), please feel free to contact me at 661-799-5164 or email me at It is my goal to keep the residents of Valencia informed and educated on current crime trends and concerns.

Remember, by continuing to work together we will send a “Not in Santa Clarita” message.

Deputy Regina Yost
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
661-255-1121 ext. 5164




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