Newhall Crime Information and Public Safety Report for April 3, 2017 to April 9, 2017
Newhall: Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information for the week of 04/03/17 to 04/09/17
– A Grand Theft occurred near the 23600 block of Newhall Ave., Newhall. Person(s) unknown stole the victim’s vehicle (1996 Honda Accord four door, gold in color) while parked at the location.
– Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide detectives are investigating the murder of a male that was pronounced dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the chest near the 21300 block of Bottletree Ln., Newhall.
-A Petty Theft occurred near the 22400 block of 3rd St., Newhall. Person(s) unknown stole the victim’s suitcase (“Samsonite” black in color) containing clothing items from his front porch.
– A Grand theft occurred near the 23700 block of Newhall Ave., Newhall Person(s) unknown stole the victim’s vehicle (2003 BMW 325i, four door, black in color) while parked at the location.
– An Assault with a Deadly Weapon occurred near the 24600 block of Apple St., Newhall. The victim got into an altercation with a family member and struck him in the leg with a baseball bat. The suspect was arrested for the indicated charge.
-A Petty Theft occurred near the 24300 block of Main St., Newhall. The suspect entered the location and selected a can of beer. He then walked to the counter and asked customers to pay for the beer he selected. When the customers refused, the suspect became angry, opened the can of beer and began drinking from it as he walked out of the location. The suspect was located and arrested for the indicated charge.
It can take seconds for a thief to steal something from your car, so never leave valuables inside. Most vehicle crime is preventable. Don’t make your car a target for thieves by leaving such sought after items such as purses, wallets, lap top computers and cell phones in plain view. Always check you have closed all your windows and locked the doors before leaving your car unattended. While there’s no surefire way to totally prevent your car from being broken into keeping these tips in mind can make your car less of a target.
Deputy Betsy Shackelford
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station
Crime Prevention Unit- Newhall (Zone 6)
Station: (661) 255-1121 Ext. 4283
Fax: (661) 253-0124 Twitter @SCVSheriff http://www.twitter.com/scvsheriff
SCV Station Homepage – http://www.santaclarita.lasd.org