The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station has released its Newhall (Zone 6) crime information and public safety report for the week of June 25-July 1, 2018.
Burglary – 23400 block Lyons Avenue
A family acquaintance entered the residence without permission, took items, and damaged the property.
Grand Theft – 23700 block Valle Del Oro
Person(s) unknown stole the victim’s 1998 Chevy Express van parked at the location.
Petty Theft – 9th St., / Main St., Newhall
Person(s) unknown entered the victim’s unlocked vehicle and stole a cell phone and tools.
Robbery – 22500 14th St., Newhall
The suspect approached the victim and asked the victim for a cigarette. The victim was assaulted and U.S. currency was stolen from the victim’s wallet.
Carjacking – 20500 block Newhall Avenue
An acquaintance took the victim’s car keys and drove the victim to another location without permission.
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, laptop 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