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1900 - Automobile Club of Southern California founded; first car in SCV appeared 1902 [story]


BetsyShackelford_zone6Newhall Crime Prevention and Public Safety Information for the week of 01/18/16- 01/24/16
Last week the following crimes were reported in Newhall (Zone 6):

– An assault occurred near 14th St. / Walnut St. The victim knew the suspect(s).

– A suspect was arrested in connection with the death of a male adult near the 23700 block of Valle Del Oro.

– A grand theft occurred near the 23900 block of Newhall Ave. Suspect(s) unknown stole the victim’s unlocked vehicle. The vehicle was later recovered in Lancaster.

– A grand theft occurred near 22400 Market St. Suspect(s) unknown stole the victim’s locked vehicle.The vehicle was later recovered in Newhall.

– A commercial burglary occurred at a business near the 23500 block of Lyons Ave.The suspect was observed by responding deputies running out of the location and into a vehicle driven by a second suspect. After a vehicle pursuit, the suspects were arrested.

– A vehicle burglary occurred near the 24800 block of Railroad Ave. Suspect(s) unknown stole items after shattering the passenger side window of the victim’s work van and cutting padlocks off of the rear doors.

– A residential burglary occurred near the 21100 block of Oakriver Ln. Suspect(s) unknown stole items after forcing entry into the victim’s residence by shattering a sliding glass door.

– A petty theft occurred near the 22500 block of 8th St. The suspect stole a bicycle chained to a post by lifting the bicycle and slipping the chain over the top of the post.

-A petty theft occurred near the 22500 block of 8th St. The suspect reached over the wall and stole an item.

A petty theft occurred near the 25000 block of Peachland Ave. Suspect(s) unknown entered the victim’s unlocked vehicle and stole items.


Automated Teller Machine (ATM) Safety Tips

Reduce your risk of becoming an ATM crime victim! Walk purposefully and with confidence. Give the appearance that you are totally aware of your surroundings. Be aware of your total environment and what is going on around you. Criminals tend to avoid people who have this type of demeanor.

Select an ATM that is in a well-lighted location;
Maintain a small supply of deposit envelopes at home, in your car or office. Prepare all transaction paperwork prior to your arrival at the ATM site. This will minimize the amount of time spent at the ATM.
Maintain an awareness of your surroundings throughout the entire transaction. Do not become so involved with your transaction that you are not aware of changing conditions around you.
Do not wear expensive jewelry or take other valuables to the ATM. This is an added incentive to an assailant.
Be aware of anyone sitting in a parked car in close proximity to or at a distance from the ATM location.
When leaving an ATM location make sure you are not being followed. If you are being followed, drive immediately to a police, sheriff or fire station, crowded area, well-lighted location or open business. Flash your lights and sound your horn to bring attention to your situation if you are involved in a confrontation. And, if the attacker is armed with a weapon and demands your money or valuables, COMPLY.

Deputy Betsy Shackleford

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station
Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department
Station: (661) 255-1121 Email: bsshacke@lasd.org
Twitter @SCVSheriff
SCV Station Homepage – http://www.santaclarita.lasd.org
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  1. Alexis Amado Alexis Amado says:

    Alexa Southworth glad we don’t live there anymore 😁

  2. John Gilbert John Gilbert says:

    Is that in East Newhall?

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