Crime Blotter: Canyon Country (West), Zone 7: June 5, 2017 – June 11, 2017

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Here is the Canyon Country West Crime Information and Public Safety Report for the Week of June 5, 2017 to June 11, 2017: 06/05/17 Grand Theft – 18500 block of Soledad Canyon Road Person(s) unknown stole the victim’s wallet containing her debit/credit card and $1,800.00 in U.S. currency. The wallet was left unattended in a shopping cart at the location. 06/06/17 Burglary – 18600 block of Via Princessa Person(s) unknown cut the lock to the victim’s storage unit and stole several pieces of furniture, electronics, and clothing items. 06/07/17 Grand Theft (Auto) – 27000 block of Hidaway Avenue Person(s) unknown stole the victim’s gray 1989 Toyota Camry which was parked in the carport of the location. 06/11/17 Grand Theft (Auto) – 27200 block of Luther Drive Person(s) unknown stole the victim’s blue1995 Saturn SL1 which was parked in the parking lot of the location. Tip of the Week: Vacation Time! Who is Watching Your House? Summer is here, and many of us will be taking long trips away from our homes. Unfortunately, thieves know this as well. So what do they look for? Basically, any indication that a home has been unattended for a few days, like numerous newspapers on the driveway, overgrown lawns, vehicles in the driveway or street that are dirty from lac of movement, and an overstuffed mailbox. So what can we do? The best thing you can do is have a neighbor or family member keep up on your home while you are away. Assure that the mail and newspapers are brought in daily. Consider hiring someone to take care of the landscaping needs around your home while you are gone. Use timers on the interior lights to make your home appeared occupied. These few things can make you home look active and deter a thief from targeting you home. Take care, and be safe. Dep Kevin Duxbury 661-799-5158 FW by: Shirley Miller, Public Information Officer Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Twitter @SCVSheriff SCV Station Homepage – Facebook – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station polices the City of Santa Clarita and the unincorporated communities and a portion of the Angeles National Forest, as well as Bouquet Canyon, Canyon County, Castaic, Gorman, Hasley Canyon, Newhall, Neenach, Sand Canyon, Santa Clarita, Saugus, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Sleepy Valley, Southern Oaks, Stevenson Ranch, Sunset Point, Tesoro del Valle, Valencia, Val Verde, West Hills and West Ranch. Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Hall of Justice – First floor 211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 213-229-1700 Website LASD HQ: Recruitment LASD: Follow LASD HQ via Text and Email:—los-angeles-county-sheriffs-dept-information-bureau-sib/ Twitter: @LASDHQ Twitter: @LASDtalk Twitter: @LASDvideos Twitter: @LASDespanol Facebook LASD HQ Instagram LASD Photos: Pinterest LASD Photos : YouTube LASD Videos: SNAP LA County: Specific Needs Disaster Voluntary Registry Alert LA County: Telephone emergency mass notification system Text & Email, Register for LASD Nixle messages: To receive more detailed, up-to-date information via E-MAIL and/or TEXT directly from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), sign up for “Nixle” alerts at and register for “LASD – Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept Information Bureau (SIB)” AND your local LASD station area. Or, to receive URGENT TEXT ALERTS ONLY, text your zip code to 888777. Standard text messaging rates may apply depending on your calling plan. Address/Location LASD – Santa Clarita Valley Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff 23740 Magic Mountain Parkway Santa Clarita, CA 91355 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 661-255-1121