Felony narcotics suspect detained following pursuit, containment

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department seal. File Photo
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department seal. File Photo

A felony narcotics suspect led deputies on a brief foot pursuit in Canyon Country before being apprehended Tuesday.

The incident was first reported around 3 p.m. near the intersection of Rainbow Glen Drive and Golden Triangle Road, according to Deputy Natalie Arriaga of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

The suspect reportedly crashed his vehicle in a nearby neighborhood on Rue Crevier into the fence surrounding a community pool, and a containment was set up of the area, Sgt. Matt Bengtson later added.

Deputies were quickly able to locate the suspect, who was reportedly detained at gunpoint, according to sheriff’s officials.

The 20-year-old Castaic man was arrested on suspicion of possession of narcotics for sale before being cited and released later that night, according to Sheriff’s Department records.

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