Homicide Rate Drops in Los Angeles County

Officers with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's department have announced that last year, homicides were at the lowest rate since 1970, and that there were fewer violent crimes in general than in 2013. As a matter of fact, violent crime in Los Angeles County has decreased a total of 20.7% since 2009. Sheriff Jim McDonnell [...]

Santa Clarita to Receive Funding for Additional Patrols

Recently, the County Board of Supervisors agreed to allocate additional funding for law enforcement agencies to increase patrols in Los Angeles County's unincorporated areas. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will receive a funding increase in the amount of $7.3 million dollars, and will use the money to hire an additional 67 deputies. Of the [...]

Man Arrested with 84 Pounds of Marijuana in Castaic

Early in the morning last week, a man driving a white Chevrolet on the I-5 crashed into a guardrail just north of Templin Highway. After the collision, the man continued driving south on the 5, weaving in and out of traffic. A witness reported the collision to CHP officers who caught up with the man [...]