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Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Special Assignment Team deputies arrested three people in Canyon Country last week on drug charges, with one arrestee also the subject of an outstanding no-bail arrest warrant, according to a post on the station’s official social media.

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We’ll do whatever it takes to keep SCV safe!

Our Special Assignment Team has been keeping busy with conducting directed patrol in Newhall and Canyon Country — especially in areas where residents have expressed concerns over possible gang activity.

They conducted several traffic stops and pedestrian stops over the last few days, making notes of who they encountered. Arrests were made for possession of narcotics paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine.

On Wednesday, while patrolling Canyon Country near Soledad Canyon Road and Crossglade Avenue, deputies made contact with a known gang member, an adult male Hispanic, 34, and arrested him on a $50,000 narcotic sales warrant.

On Friday, SAT team deputies located a parolee at large when they conducted a traffic stop and the driver, Jonathan Blankenship, age 34, had a No Bail Parole violation for car theft. He was also found to be in possession of heroin.

His passenger, a female white adult, age 31, was in possession of methamphetamine, a scale, baggies, and U.S. currency. They were both arrested, transported and booked at the SCV Sheriff’s Station.

This week, SAT team deputies will keep on conducting directed patrol in Newhall and Canyon Country, making their presence known.

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  1. Jeanne says:

    Good get drugs off streets and dealers too.

    Santa Clarita needs to stop chasing sober living homes out of the Valley. Families are losing loved ones every day and the city keeps chasing the out of the area. What, you think our kids don’t need them? You know that not true. Better to have 4 or 5 sober kids struggling to stay that way next door to you then the normal neighborhood kids who are still using! They are tested everyday and if found to be using are kicked out. I guess you could complain that the cigarette smoke (lots in rehab smoke) is bothering you. But really, SCV needs to support sobriety for the people struggling and stop making it harder for them to get help.

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