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1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
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Wanted: Info on Suspect in Canyon Country Crimes
Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014

On Saturday, November 1, 2014, deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a parking lot located at 19200 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country regarding a robbery that had just occurred. A 35-year-old female (victim) reported that while she was loading her groceries...

Deputies On Lookout for Strong-arm Purse Snatchers
Monday, Dec 9, 2013

[KHTS] – Detectives with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station are looking for suspects in a series of purse snatchings that took place over the weekend. There were at least four incidents that have deputies seeking the public’s assistance, and asking residents to be careful while holiday...

Newhall Man Arrested for Purse Theft in Valencia
Monday, Jun 3, 2013

An alert citizen and quick-responding deputies teamed up to make a felony arrest after deputies tracked the suspect through the paseos in Valencia on Monday morning. Sherman Cox, 24, of Newhall, is being held on suspected burglary and drug charges. “(Cox) broke a window to a vehicle that was parked...

Update: Glendale Man Arrested for Newhall Purse Theft
Saturday, Dec 1, 2012

[LASD] – A proactive deputy from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station located and arrested the man believed to have stolen a women’s purse from a Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Newhall on Nov. 25. The arrest was made Saturday at 2:15 a.m. Deputies were able to obtain a partial license plate...

Help Wanted: To Identify Purse Snatcher
Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012

[LASD] – Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station are seeking the public assistance in identifying a male who allegedly stole a women’s purse. On November 25th, 2012 at approximately 8:10 p.m. the male pictured here allegedly stole the victim’s purse. The 49 year-old female...

Fugitive Sought in Sexual Assault, Purse Snatching
Friday, Mar 30, 2012

Click image to enlarge A suspect remains at large after a robbery and attempted rape Thursday morning in Canyon Country. The incident occurred in the 18000 block of Sundowner Way at 8:15 a.m. when a woman returned home to her condominium and parked her car in the garage. As she left the garage she encountered...

Monday, Feb 27, 2012

Three 18-year-old men and a 17-year-old were arrested Monday in connection with a purse snatching outside a Santa Clarita grocery store. According to a statement from Lt. Tom Bryski of the SCV Sheriff’s Station, the incident occurred about 2:13 p.m. in the parking lot of Trader Joe’s at the...

Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
Henry Newhall
1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]