Saugus High teacher arrested on suspicion of domestic assault  

San Fernando Superior Courthouse. Courtesy
San Fernando Superior Courthouse. Courtesy

Updated: The suspect in this story was identified by name in the original version. The name has been removed because, according to the L.A. County District Attorney’s Office, the case was declined due to insufficient evidence on May 24, 2023.

A 41-year-old Saugus High School teacher was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence Monday, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials.  

The suspect is a teacher at Saugus, according to the school’s staff page on its website. Collyn Nielsen, assistant superintendent of the William S. Hart Union School District, confirmed the person arrested is a Hart district employee.  

At approximately 11:30 p.m. on the 27600 block of Ron Ridge Drive, deputies reported that during a verbal argument between the woman and her husband, she physically assaulted him, according to Deputy Natalie Arriaga, a spokeswoman for the SCV Sheriff’s Station.  

The victim, her husband, sustained a minor injury, according to Arriaga.  

The woman was arrested at the home on suspicion of a felony charge of domestic assault, according to the SCV Sheriff’s Station’s booking logs. 

She was later released on bond in lieu of $50,000 bail, according to Sheriff’s Department records available online, which indicated she was due back in court in San Fernando on June 12. 

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