Brent Darrin Zubek
Editor’s note: Zubek was living in the Santa Clarita Valley when in 1993 he pleaded guilty to a string of bank robberies. He had lived in the Park Sierra Apartments and the Shadow Pines area of Santa Clarita and was employed at an auto repair service at Ruether and Soledad. Public...
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Former Canyon Country mechanic Brent Zubek charged in Chatsworth double murder; Two men arrested for assault on Good Samaritan who tried to break up domestic fight.
Also: New education and public safety laws take effect Jan. 1; Child seat required for kids under age 8; Local weather...
Brent Darrin Zubek
Prosecutors charged Brent Darrin Zubek with two counts of murder Wednesday for the deaths of a couple in Chatsworth.
Zubek, an auto mechanic who previously lived in Valencia and Canyon Country, was arrested Aug. 22 in Encino following a shoot-out with Los Angeles police officers.
A judge denied bail Thursday for the onetime Santa Clarita Valley resident who is the chief suspect in a high-profile Chatsworth murder investigation.
The suspect, 43-year-old Brent Darrin Zubek, was charged with eight felonies stemming from the firefight that led to his capture by LAPD SWAT team members...
Brent D. Zubek, the chief suspect in a gruesome double homicide in Chatsworth, was captured today at 4:30 a.m. in Encino, an LAPD spokesman confirmed.
Zubek, 43, is a former Valencia resident who worked as a mechanic on Ruether Avenue in Canyon Country.
Zubek had been on the run from police ever LAPD...
During the second day of testimony during the preliminary hearing for Noel Fisher, the Stevenson Ranch resident and Grammy-winning producer arrested on suspicion of 26 counts of sexual assault and/or rape, the second victim to testify alleged that he grabbed her arm and forced her face down into the cushion of a car seat.
After a state-appointed committee shared a controversial plan to realign the justice system, which would place all of L.A. County’s juvenile offenders in two local camps, local legislators shared their views on their votes for the bills that made the plan possible.
L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Santa Clarita City Council members were surprised this week by news of a state-appointed committee’s plan to move juvenile offenders to a pair of facilities in Saugus.
The city of Santa Clarita Human Relations Roundtable released a statement recognizing Juneteenth, which commemorates the freeing of enslaved African Americans in the Southern states of the United States of America.
College of the Canyons announced it will launch a first-of-its-kind Law Enforcement Technology program slated to begin in Fall 2021, that will focus on the emerging trends and potential applications for new technologies in criminal investigations and other law enforcement operations.
As part of the Old Town Newhall Specific Plan update, the city of Santa Clarita will host a walking tour and pop-up booth at the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market on Saturday, June 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
SCV Water’s quick and proactive response to removing per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in its groundwater supply received top honors as the Best Environmental Project from the American Public Works Association (APWA) – High Desert Branch.