Back in December, a victim’s car was burglarized, and on Monday, detectives arrested a suspect.
According to Natalie Arriaga, spokeswoman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, the suspect stole property from a car that was parked overnight in the 28100 block of Smyth Drive in Valencia. The victim reported the crime on Dec. 18.
Arriaga said detectives conducted a follow-up investigation and were able to identify a suspect. She added that deputies with the Crime Impact Team arrested the suspect on Monday at a residence in the 24800 block of Alderbrook Drive in Newhall.
The 26-year-old Newhall man was booked into the SCV Sheriff’s Station for burglary and remained in custody as of Tuesday with bail set at $20,000.