Smash-and-Grab Hits SCV

Smash-and-Grab Hits SCV
Recently, a spate of smash-and-grab robberies has been occurring across the country. Businesses in numerous areas have been hit, and now Santa Clarita is one of them. A high-end shoe store at Valencia Town Center was hit last weekend. According to reports, Undisputed Sole was hit at 3:30 am and several pairs of expensive shoes were stolen - some of which included only the left shoe. Glass was shattered near the entrance to the store where the four suspects gained entrance. The suspects remain...
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How Long Do You Stay in Jail if You Can’t Make Bail?

How Long Do You Stay in Jail if You Can't Make Bail?
Bail is set as a financial incentive to ensure a person charged with a crime attends all of their court dates if they're let out of custody. When someone pays bail to the court clerk, it's held until the defendant's case comes to a close - regardless of whether they're found guilty or not. After that, the money (minus any relevant court fees) is returned by the courts. In some cases, a person who is unable to afford bail might have to remain in custody until their court case is resolved. If b...
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Thinking About Skipping Bail?

Thinking About Skipping Bail
A common misconception about skipping bail is that a person has to willfully leave the area and go on the run. While this is certainly one way to skip bail, it isn't the only way. Once a bail bond is posted and you are released from custody, you must attend all of your scheduled court appearances. If you miss one, you've skipped bail. Below are a few things that can happen if you skip bail, whether on purpose or not. A Warrant Is Issued For Your Arrest  Once it has been determined that ...
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