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LASD - Santa Clarita Valley Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Wednesday May 2nd, 2018 :: 10:59 a.m. PDT



#LASD Major Crimes Bureau Detectives Seeking Wanted Parolee at Large Stephen Houk 

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Major Crimes Bureau detectives are continuing their investigation into Stephen Merle Houk a Parolee at Large wanted for sex crimes out of the state of Oregon (WNO #14556869).  He is also wanted out of Santa Carita for assault with a deadly weapon, child abduction, terrorist threats, and evading.  He was last seen in the Bakersfield / Shafter area on foot and is considered ARMED AND DANGEROUS.
Suspect Houk is described as a male, White, 46 years-old, 5’11” tall, 190lbs., with brown hair, and hazel eyes.  He has a cow skull tattoo on his right forearm. 

There is no further information available at this time.
Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Suspect Stephen Merle Houk are asked to contact Detective Ty Berry (562) 522-1070 or Detective Mark Donnel (626) 926-4746.   If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website

LASD - Santa Clarita Valley Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
23740 Magic Mountain Pkwy
Santa Clarita, CA 91355

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