Domestic Violence Call Reveals Treasure Trove

Recently, deputies working out of the Santa Clarita Sheriff Station responded to a domestic violence call in Valencia. When they arrived, they discovered money, narcotics, and paraphernalia, as well as mail and credit cards, addressed to people other than the suspects. After initially seeing these things, detectives were able to get a warrant to perform a more thorough search of the area. During the more in-depth search, deputies discovered firearms, cash, scales, drug packaging items, and hu...
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Vote NO on Prop 25

A few years ago, SB10 was passed in an attempt to replace cash bail with a different system that was designed to replace the bail industry. The bill would do so by incorporating the use of computer algorithms which would be used to determine an arrestee's candidacy for release. The algorithm would take into account a variety of information about the arrestee and tell the police whether or not the individual should be held in custody. Aside from the algorithm, the power of judges would be incr...
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Santa Clarita Bail Bonds During a Pandemic

Santa Clarita Bail Bonds During a Pandemic
We're all living in uncertain times right now. With the exception of a few relatively low-population counties, a lot of us are under orders to stay at home. Any errands or other activities that put you in contact with other people should be significantly limited. So where does that leave suspects and defendants when it comes to Santa Clarita bail bonds? A slew of prisoners was released from jail earlier in the year, as the current system has many prisoners in close contact with one another. I...
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