Santa Clarita Sheriff Station Report: Suspected Identity Thief Arrested

Santa Clarita Sheriff Station Report: Suspected Identity Thief Arrested
On Friday, June 1st, Santa Clarita Sheriff Station deputies arrested an individual on suspicion of several felony charges who was on the run from Idaho. According to the SCV Sheriff Station Facebook page: "Around 2:30 a.m. on Friday, deputies were conducting patrol checks around businesses on The Old Road when they pulled behind one of the closed business and noticed a full-sized pickup truck parked in a secluded area of the parking lot. It was the only vehicle there. As they drove closer, th...
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SCV Sheriff Station Report – Safe and Secure Collection Event May 12

SCV Sheriff Station Report - Safe and Secure Collection Event May 12
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station is hosting a "safe and secure collection event" for Santa Clarita residents to safely dispose of sensitive items including documents, expired credit/ATM cards and electronic devices. According to a post on the SCV Sheriff Station Facebook Page: "The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is hosting a free “Safe and Secure Collection Event” on Saturday, May 12, 2018, from 7:00 am to 12:00 pm* for the residents we serve. The event will be held at the Wes...
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Santa Clarita Bail Bonds for Identity Theft Charges

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Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the US, and it tends to spike during the holiday season. It's covered under California Penal Code 530.5 PC and is broadly defined as the taking of another person's identifying information and using it in a fraudulent or unlawful manner. With such a broad definition, it's not difficult to find oneself charged with violating PC 530.5. If someone you know has been arrested and charged with identity theft, it's possible to quickly obtain Santa C...
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