In separate stops in Castaic and Stevenson Ranch, deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station arrested two men and two women on drug charges and for outstanding warrants on Friday.
Here’s more from the station’s social media:
“On Friday, October 4, around 4 a.m., deputies were patrolling through a gas station parking lot on Castaic Road when they observed a vehicle that had its engine running and all of the windows covered with black trash bags.
“Deputies also noticed the vehicle’s registration was expired.
“Deputies exited their patrol car to make contact with the occupants of the vehicle. One of the occupants, a 47-year-old Sylmar woman, told deputies she didn’t have money for the registration and that she was ‘a heroin addict.’
“Deputies discovered narcotics paraphernalia and heroin in the vehicle. The woman was arrested for the possession of the narcotics paraphernalia.
“The other occupant of the vehicle, a 48-year-old male transient, was found to have two warrants in the system totaling $100,000. The man was arrested on the warrants and for possession of heroin.
“He was transported and booked at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.”
Probationer, Woman Arrested in Stevenson Ranch on Drug Charges, Warrants
“Around 5 p.m. on Friday, October 4, deputies were patrolling a business parking lot on the 25400 block of The Old Road when they made contact with a man and woman sitting in a vehicle.
“They found that the 33-year-old Acton man was on probation for narcotics-related charges and was in possession of narcotics paraphernalia.
“The 29-year-old female passenger was found to have two narcotics-related warrants in the system, one for $50,000 and the other for $26,000.
“Deputies will continue to conduct patrol checks of area business parking lots during all of their shifts. We will not tolerate parking lots being used for any sort of illegal activity.
“If you see any suspicious activity while you are out and about, give us a call at 661-255-1121 and we’ll check it out.
“If you or someone you know is fighting drug addiction, SAMHSA’s National Helpline – 1-800-662-HELP (4357) is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service for substance use disorders.”