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Newhall Crime Report: Deputies report an assault and property crimes

Posted: May 2, 2013 4:17 p.m.
Updated: May 2, 2013 4:17 p.m.

I would like to thank you once again for signing up for the Nixle service and reading my weekly crime prevention update. Connecting with local law enforcement via social media is extremely important. With the Nixle instant notification system, the Sheriff’s Department can communicate accurate, timely, and reliable information directly to the public via your cell phones or email. New e-Communication technologies allow us to send messages directly to the public and the news media. Now, whether our story is covered by the mainstream news outlets or not, we know our message will reach thousands of people. This is just one of the many ways we are utilizing social media in keeping our community safe. Click here for a story and video from the Whittier Daily News called entitled, Local cops increasingly turn to social media for preventive policing -

This week Newhall saw a slight increase in Part-1 crimes with 14 reported. Newhall saw 4 grand theft auto incidents, 1 assault, 2 vehicle burglaries, 1 commercial burglary, 4 incidents of grand theft, 1 shoplifting, and 1 petty theft.

On Monday, April 22, 2013 at approximately 1:45 a.m., a 1993 Honda Accord was reported stolen from the 25200 block of Fourl Road. Another Honda Accord was also stolen on Monday, April 22, 2013 from the 24100 block of Railroad Avenue. The victim left his vehicle unlocked with the ignition key inside. A 2003 BMW was stolen from the intersection of Sweet Shade Lane and Ficus Drive in the late night hours on Saturday, April 27, 2013. The victim reported he accidentally left his ignition key in the vehicle. A 2002 Toyota Tacoma was stolen over the weekend from the 23700 block of Valle Del Oro.

A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle that was parked on Newhall Avenue and the 14 Freeway (Park-n -Ride) (ref-05656).

A shoplifting incident was reported from the Radio Shack located on Lyons Avenue. Electronics were stolen (ref -05651).

A vehicle burglary was reported from the 24600 block of Walnut Street. The driver side window was smashed and a bag was stolen. Another vehicle burglary was reported from the area of Valle Del Oro and Grape Lily Street. The front passenger window was smashed and a black backpack was stolen.

Many arrests were made in Newhall (Zone 6) during the past week. On Monday, April 22, 2013 at approximately 12:45 a.m., deputies contacted a male who was looking inside a parked vehicle in the area of Walnut Street and Lyons Avenue. Deputies could smell the odor of marijuana emitting from his person. Deputies discovered the male was in possession of concentrated cannabis and marijuana. Jose Ceja, a 32 year-old male from Canyon Country was arrested and booked at Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station (ref- 05418). No further information is available at this time.

I hope you have a great week. Remember to interact with me on Twitter by following @jdLASD.

Deputy Joshua Dubin
661-255-1121 EXT. 4411


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