Package with “red and blue wires” sparks concern

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station can be reached by calling 661-260-4000.


A package deemed “suspicious” because of red and blue wires seen protruding from it caused momentary concern for local sheriff’s deputies Thursday afternoon.

About 4 p.m., deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to reports of a suspicious package left near some bushes at a house on Garza Drive in Saugus.

Within 10 minutes of having arrived at the scene, deputies determined the package was not a threat.

“It was nothing,” Sgt. Brian Hudson told The Signal shortly before 5 p.m.

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