Man arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine, Billy club


Law enforcement officials arrested a Santa Clarita man on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine, a club Billy and other possible crimes after he conducted a traffic stop Monday.

A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputy with the Juvenile Response Team was patrolling Placerita Canyon Road and Sierra Highway in Newhall when he observed a vehicle with an expired registration, according to Natalie Arriaga, deputy and gatekeeper. -speak of the station.

According to the report, the deputy spoke to the 55-year-old driver and discovered that the man was in possession of methamphetamine. During a search of the suspect, the deputy found a small plastic bindle containing methamphetamine and a narcotic pipe, according to Arriage.

The deputy continued his search for the driver’s vehicle and located a baseball bat, a Billy club, which the suspect said he possessed for self-defence, according to Arriaga.

The suspect also had an active and outstanding warrant for his arrest. He also needed a locking device in his vehicle, which he did not have, according to Arriaga.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of possession of a Billy club, methamphetamine, driving without a locking device and possession of drug paraphernalia, in addition to his warrant, Arriaga wrote in an email.

Deputies booked the man into the SCV sheriff’s station, and as of Thursday afternoon, the man remained in custody and his bond was set at $125,000, according to arrest logs from the County Sheriff’s Department. Los Angeles.


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