Murder Suspect Arrested in Newhall

The murder suspect arrested in Newhall was sought by SCV Sheriff Station deputies for the July 11 shooting death of 25-year-old Ivan Solis. The suspect, J. Arreola was detained and held in lieu of $2 million dollars bail. The alleged murder occurred in the early morning hours of July 11, 2017 when someone reported what sounded like gunfire to the SCV 911 operator. The gunfire took place near Abelia Road and Via Gardenia near Shadow Pines in Canyon Country. When police arrived at the scene, th...

Santa Clarita City Engineer Held on Embezzlement Charges

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A Santa Clarita City engineer held on embezzlement charges has plead not guilty in court. According to reports, David Rubira, a former city engineer is alleged to have embezzled more than $500,000 in public funds over a 3 year period. Prosecutors state that Rubira slowly diverted refunds to fake companies he owned. The refunds were supposed to go to construction contractors that had completed projects throughout the city. After pleading not guilty, a judge ordered Rubiro held in lieu of $675,000...