his incident began shortly before 4 p.m. Christmas eve during the search for a stolen Tesla roaming around the area of McBean Parkway and Newhall Ranch Road when a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station sergeant located a different stolen vehicle in the same place.
The sergeant initiated a pre-stop coordination inside the Bridgeport community by radioing in the car’s location and requesting additional units to back him up.
The vehicle came to a stop on Spinnaker Court and the sergeant initiated a felony traffic stop with gunpoint detention.
Additional units arrived to support him and safely detain the occupants.
After about 30 seconds, a young woman began screaming from a balcony at a home in front of the car.
Audible callouts were made to the driver to exit the vehicle by reaching out the window to open the car door.
The driver complied and was taken into custody. However, before audible callouts could be made to the passenger, an older woman and the young woman exited the home and approached the car with a dog. Continue Reading