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Crime

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  • Early morning high-speed chase ends in freeway crash

    Two burglars wound up in the hospital Wednesday morning after allegedly breaking into a car in Burbank and initiating a high-speed chase that ended with the stolen vehicle crashing on a freeway off-ramp. The Burbank Police Department responded to a...
  • Woman who allegedly struck 5-year-old with her car pleads not guilty

    A 28-year-old Lancaster woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that she struck a 5-year-old boy while driving drunk with her 2-year-old son in her car, and later attempted to flee the scene, authorities said. Meagan Booth was charged with two...
  • Video: Man arrested for allegedly spray-painting swastikas on vehicles, homes

    An 18-year-old Burbank man was arrested Monday after allegedly spray-painting swastikas and derogatory comments on 13 vehicles and homes in Burbank’s hillside area, police said. At 4:09 p.m., police responded to reports of a young man —...
  • Burbank man pleads not guilty in swastika vandalism case

    An 18-year-old Burbank man pleaded not guilty Thursday to 10 counts of vandalism that caused more than $400 in damage after he allegedly spray-painted swastikas and derogatory comments on homes and vehicles in Burbank earlier this week, according to the...
  • Charges filed in alleged Christmas day chase

    Two men who ended up in the hospital after initiating a high-speed police chase on Christmas Day in Burbank have been charged with one count each of auto burglary and receiving stolen property, police said. One of the men, Javier Hernandez, is awaiting...
  • Motorcyclist struck, seriously injured

    A 30-year-old motorcyclist was hospitalized with severe injuries after being struck by an alleged drunk driver in a truck Wednesday evening, police said. The driver, identified by police as Douglas Lamb, 66, was arrested on suspicion of driving under...
  • Woman arrested on suspicion of DUI, child endangerment

    A 47-year-old Reseda woman was arrested Wednesday after allegedly driving under the influence with a 9-year-old girl in the car, police said. A witness called police around 5 p.m. after seeing the woman, identified as Marianna Cregar, pull into a gas...
  • Driver who rear-ended Burbank police patrol car allegedly took prescription drugs

    A 51-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday when he reportedly rear-ended a Burbank police car while under the influence of prescription drugs, police said. Police stopped the man – identified as Michael Joanou – just after 1 a.m....
  • Best Buy employee arrested on suspicion of stealing $1,100 at Empire Center location

    Best Buy employee arrested on suspicion of stealing $1,100 at Empire Center location
    A 24-year-old Best Buy employee was arrested Wednesday after allegedly stealing $1,100 from the Empire Center store through fraudulent returns, police said. Since July, the Arleta woman – identified as Diana Tran – reportedly made nine...
  • Police arrest two teens for allegedly stealing a woman's cellphone

    Two teens were cited and released Monday after allegedly snatching a cellphone from a woman in downtown Burbank, police said. The 42-year-old woman was walking in the 200 block of East Palm Avenue at around 5 p.m. when the 16-year-old males ran up...
  • Former Burbank police detective case goes to top court

    Burbank city attorneys filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court this week arguing that a Burbank police detective who reported officer misconduct is not protected by the First Amendment and therefore cannot sue the city for retaliation because as a...
  • Man arrested after apparent hit-and-run

    A man was arrested Thursday afternoon after he allegedly fled the scene of a car crash in Burbank, police officials said. The man, whose identity was not immediately released, was driving around 5:40 p.m. in the area of Lake Street and Verdugo Boulevard...