Palm­dale man ac­cused of steal­ing from busi­ness

The Signal - - NEWS - By Jim Holt Sig­nal Se­nior Staff Writer

A Palm­dale man sus­pected of em­bez­zling was ar­rested this week for al­legedly steal­ing from the cash reg­is­ter of a lo­cal busi­ness.

Chris­tian Sanchez, 22, worked in cus­tomer ser­vice, ac­cord­ing to deputies of the Santa Clarita Val­ley Sher­iff’s Sta­tion, He was ar­rested Tues­day shortly be­fore 11 a.m.

“On Tues­day, deputies re­sponded to a busi­ness lo­cated on the 26400 block of Sierra (High­way), Canyon Coun­try re­gard­ing a theft re­port -- an em­ployee of the busi­ness has al­legedly been tak­ing money from the store’s cash reg­is­ter over the last few months, Shirley Miller, spokes­woman for the SCV Sher­iff’s Sta­tion said.

“Deputies ar­rested Chris­tian Sanchez, 22, of Canyon Coun­try, on a felony charge of em­bez­zle­ment,” she said.

“Sanchez was also found to be in pos­ses­sion of a glass pipe with metham­phetamine residue,” she added, cit­ing the re­port. “He was ad­di­tion­ally charged with pos­ses­sion of drug para­pher­na­lia.”

Sanchez is sched­uled to ap­pear in San Fer­nando Su­pe­rior Court on Jan. 30.

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