Community: Valencia, Zone 5
Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information
Snapshot for 01/21/2013 through 01/27/2013
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Crime Prevention Unit
Zone 5-Valencia reported twenty Part-1 Crimes during the past week. The criminal incidents included a grand theft auto, a residential burglary, vehicle burglaries, and petty theft/shoplifting from local businesses.
A grand theft auto occurred on the 24300 block of Town Center Drive between the hours of 12:00 am- 2:00 pm. The vehicle was a 1999 Acura Integra stolen from the parking garage area.
There was a residential burglary that occurred on the 22800 block Banyan Place between the hours of 12:00 am – 11:30 am. Items stolen were flashlights taken from inside the victim’s garage. Entry/exit was made through the unlocked side door of the garage. Please remember to lock and secure all doors and windows in your home, including the garage area.
Five vehicle burglaries occurred between the hours of 10:00 pm – 7:30 am on the holiday weekend. Areas of occurrence were the 27800 block of Smyth Drive, 25300 block of Via Calinda, 24400 block of Valencia Boulevard, and the 24200 block of Town Center Drive. Items stolen were golf clubs, a stereo system, a third row seat from a vehicle and women’s apparel. All items were visible from outside the vehicles. All entries/exits were made by smashing the rear passenger window of each vehicle. Do not become a victim! Please do 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. If possible, park in well-lit areas.
There were thirty four arrests made by proactive Santa Clarita Deputies assigned to the Valencia area last week. Arrests included, receiving stolen property, aggravated assault, driving under the influence of alcohol, possession of drugs, vandalism, warrants, and shoplifting from local businesses. For information on other arrests in the Santa Clarita Valley see Nixle messages sent by Zone Leader Deputies for Newhall, Saugus, and Canyon Country.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. It is my goal to keep the residents of Valencia informed and educated on current crime trends and concerns.
If you see any suspicious activity, please call the Sheriff’s Station immediately at 661-255-1121. 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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