Stevenson Ranch, West Valencia: Zone 3
Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of 09/06/15 to 09/13/2015
A grand theft occurred on the 25300 block of The Old Rd. Person(s) unknown stole the victim’s laptop computer which was left overnight in his unlocked vehicle.
A petty theft occurred on the 25700 block of The Old Rd. The victim stated he lost his backpack. The victim stated he later found his backpack and noticed that his money clip containing $20.00 cash, driver’s license, debit card, and Riverside County Sheriff’s ID card were missing.
A petty theft occurred on the 25400 block of The Old Rd. A female adult entered the store and consumed numerous food items. She then took numerous clothing and costume jewelry items and exited the store without paying for the items. She was arrested for petty theft shoplifting.
A petty theft occurred on the 25200 block of The Old Rd. A male adult stole $354.00 from the unlocked cash drawer of the location.
A petty theft occurred on the 25300 block of Silver Aspen Wy. Person(s) unknown stole the front left wheel from the victim’s 1999 Honda Accord.
A possession of narcotics / petty theft / public intoxication incident occurred on the 25800 block of The Old Rd. A male adult took a can of beer from the location and exited the store without paying for the item. The subject was found sitting in his vehicle outside the location and was arrested for petty theft. Subject to his arrest he was found to be heavily intoxicated and was additionally charged with public intoxication. While identifying the other occupants of the vehicle a second male adult was found to have a $50,000.00 warrant for his arrest. While searching the suspect subject to arrest he was found to be in possession of Xanax which was not prescribed to him. He was additionally charged with possession of narcotics.
A mail theft incident occurred on the 26100 block of Salinger Ln. Person(s) unknown stole the victim’s mail, to include 2 Bibles she had ordered.
Tip of the week: Preventing Mail Theft
Stevenson Ranch has been experiencing several incidents regarding mail box tampering and mail theft. Here are some tips to help avoid being a victim:
1. Check your mail DAILY, and as close to the time of delivery as possible.
2. NEVER leave your mail in your mailbox overnight.
3. Invest in a secured mailbox which requires a key for access.
4. Avoid using your mailbox for outgoing mail. Drop off outgoing mail at the post office or use a secured street-side mailbox.
5. If you are going to be away, have a friend or family member collect your mail DAILY for you.
Deputy Kevin Duxbury
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
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