Public Safety

Attack suspect was angry ex-boyfriend, victim's brother says

Attack suspect was angry ex-boyfriend, victim's brother says

[UPDATED 8:43 p.m.] Lance Jaquette got the call at 11:09 p.m. Tuesday.

Suspect in custody after allegedly attacking three women

Suspect in custody after allegedly attacking three women

[UPDATED 11:03 a.m.] A 29-year-old Santa Clarita man was arrested early Wednesday morning after allegedly attacking three women, two of whom were stabbed, at their Burbank home, police said.

Burbank Police name Sgt. Adam Cornils new PIO

Burbank Police name Sgt. Adam Cornils new PIO

Burbank residents will be seeing a new face on the news, as Burbank Police Sgt. Adam Cornils was recently named public information officer of the Burbank Police Department.

Pair accused of drug possession

A traffic stop Monday evening led police to seize 180 marijuana plants as well as ecstasy pills, police said.

Neighbor's call helps police catch home burglars

Neighbor's call helps police catch home burglars

Two suspected home burglars were caught allegedly breaking into a Burbank home Monday after a “good neighbor” reported the suspicious activity to authorities, police said.

Man arrested after allegedly hitting another man with a skateboard

A 22-year-old Burbank man was arrested Friday after allegedly bashing another man’s head with a skateboard, police said.

Firefighters knock down blaze at Burbank home

Firefighters knock down blaze at Burbank home

Firefighters knocked down a blaze Sunday evening that apparently crept into a Burbank attic through the outside vents, officials said.

Burbank police recognized at inaugural ceremony

Burbank police recognized at inaugural ceremony

When Jesus Espindola arrived on the doorstep of a Burbank home around 2 a.m. one February morning in 2013, a woman was crying for help, bleeding from her neck and body due to multiple stab wounds.

Disney subcontractor arrested for allegedly stealing laptops

Disney subcontractor arrested for allegedly stealing laptops

A 38-year-old Burbank resident and subcontractor for the Walt Disney Company was arrested in Glendale Thursday after allegedly stealing six laptops from the employer, police said.

Earthwalk Park to receive ADA-compliant upgrades

Earthwalk Park to receive ADA-compliant upgrades

"Antiquated" playground equipment will soon be replaced at Earthwalk Park with new equipment that will be compliant with new Consumer Product Safety Commission guidelines and Americans with Disabilities Act requirements, according to a staff report.

Reward offered for leads to suspects in home invasion

Reward offered for leads to suspects in home invasion

A $50,000 reward is being offered to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of one or both men who forced their way inside a Burbank home, claiming to have a mail delivery and made off with more than $500,000 in cash, police said Wednesday.

Sardo's owner begins picking up the pieces after kitchen fire

Sardo's owner begins picking up the pieces after kitchen fire

Seymour Satin was sleeping when he got the call around 7 a.m. on a Monday morning from a Burbank firefighter informing him that a fire had burned through the kitchen of his bar and restaurant.

In light of car burglaries, Burbank police offer residents safety tips

After a recent crime spree in which more than a dozen cars were burglarized in local neighborhoods, Burbank police hosted a community meeting to field concerns and questions,...

Police sergeant, on leave since June, fired

A Burbank police sergeant who had been placed on administrative leave last June has been terminated, officials said.

FBI investigates more suspicious envelopes mailed to government buildings

The FBI is investigating whether a series of envelopes containing a white powder that arrived this week at various government buildings, including the Burbank Courthouse, are linked.

Hazmat crews investigate suspicious envelopes

Hazmat crews investigate suspicious envelopes

Hazardous materials crews were investigating two envelopes containing a white substance that arrived at the Burbank Courthouse on Wednesday addressed to two judges, authorities said.

Suspect who barricaded himself in stolen car IDd

Suspect who barricaded himself in stolen car IDd

The man who barricaded himself in a stolen car for more than two hours in downtown Burbank Tuesday afternoon was identified as a 28-year-old from Burbank, police...

New ads decry violent crimes

A new advertising campaign was launched in Burbank this week to bring awareness to a state program that helps victims of violent crimes. The ads, which are appearing on Burbank Bus vehicles, feature stark, sometimes bloody, depictions of victims — women, children and the elderly.

Trio accused of conspiracy to commit burglary, ID theft and forgery

Two men and one woman were arrested Friday evening after police discovered phony credit cards, along with the tools to make them, in their Burbank hotel room, police said.

Pile-driving work near Buena Vista Street bridge in the 'home stretch'

Pile-driving work near Buena Vista Street bridge in the 'home stretch'

Pile-driving operations along the Golden State (5) Freeway near the intersection of Buena Vista Street and Winona Avenue are on schedule to wrap up later this month, an official with the California Department of Transportation said Tuesday.

Man barricaded in allegedly stolen car taken into custody

Man barricaded in allegedly stolen car taken into custody

A man who barricaded himself in a stolen car for more than two hours in downtown Burbank was taken into custody Tuesday evening.

Utilities have little love for Mylar

This Valentine’s Day, if love is in the air, sparks may fly and dinners might have to be enjoyed by candlelight, but not in a good way. That could be a scenario caused not by soaring hearts, but by soaring metallic balloons knocking out the power.

Man arrested after alleged knifepoint robbery at Burbank Office Depot

Man arrested after alleged knifepoint robbery at Burbank Office Depot

A 27-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly robbing an Office Depot in Burbank at knifepoint, police said.

Keeping a watchful eye from above

Keeping a watchful eye from above

Earplugs, in. Headsets, on. Seat belts, fastened. Safety briefing, done. Motion sickness bags, within reach.

Police: Bystanders restrain man arrested in alleged stabbing attempt at Burbank liquor store

Police: Bystanders restrain man arrested in alleged stabbing attempt at Burbank liquor store

A 52-year-old North Hollywood man was arrested Monday after allegedly attempting to stab a Burbank liquor store employee and store customers with broken glass, police said.

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