Woman taken into custody following reports of stolen vehicle in Newhall

SCV Sheriff's Station deputies search a suspected stolen vehicle in Newhall Wednesday evening. January 06, 2021. Bobby Block / The Signal.
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A woman was taken into custody Wednesday evening after law enforcement recovered a reported stolen vehicle in Newhall. 

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies conducted a felony traffic stop after learning that a silver Toyota sedan was confirmed stolen, according to Sgt. David Van Gorder. 

“The car came back as a stolen vehicle and (deputies) conducted a traffic stop and a female was the sole occupant in the vehicle and she was taken into custody,” he said. 

The incident took place near Newhall Avenue and Sierra Highway just after 5 p.m. Wednesday, where deputies detained the suspect at gunpoint. 

“The suspect yielded and was taken into custody with no further incident,” added Van Gorder. 

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