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  • Man arrested outside Burbank cafe on suspicion of illegally possessing drugs

    A 36-year-old Los Angeles man who police say appeared to be high on methamphetamine was arrested Sunday on suspicion of identity theft and possession of Norco and Vicodin without a prescription. Officers approached the man, Richard Hathaway, just before...
  • In Burbank, 234 pounds of prescription drugs collected at Saturday event

    In Burbank, 234 pounds of prescription drugs collected at Saturday event
    Burbank police collected 234 pounds of prescription drugs Saturday at a take-back event that was held in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration in an effort to curb pill abuse and drug theft, police said. The haul is 76 more pounds than...
  • Burbank police collect 158 pounds of prescription drugs on Saturday

    Burbank police collect 158 pounds of prescription drugs on Saturday
    Burbank police collected 158 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs as part of a national drug drop off event on Saturday, officials reported. The amoutn of drugs was enough to fill 10 large boxes, according to police Officer Joshua Kendrick. Police also...
  • Burbank police say bank robbery foiled by response to taxi cab call

    Two men were arrested Tuesday by police who say the pair was about to rob a bank in Burbank. The men -- Spencer Wygle, 26, of Burbank, and Evan Kent, 27, of Glendale -- reportedly took a cab to Chase Bank in the Pavilions parking lot on West Alameda...
  • Pregnant woman with 3-year-old child arrested after police find ecstasy in hotel room

    A 25-year-old pregnant woman with a 3-year-old son was arrested Saturday after police allegedly found suspected ecstasy and marijuana in her Burbank hotel room, police said. Just after 7 a.m., police approached a man – identified as Ronald...
  • Burbank Police to host drug take-back

    Burbank police want your old prescription drugs, no questions asked. In an effort to curb pill abuse and drug theft, Burbank police, in partnership with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, are asking residents to drop off expired, unused,...
  • Two Burroughs High students cited for marijuana possession

    Two Burroughs High School students were cited Tuesday morning on suspicion of possessing marijuana, police said. School authorities caught one of the students, a 14-year-old male, smoking marijuana in the boys bathroom before noon, said Burbank Police...
  • Heavy metal bassist arrested in Burbank on suspicion of DUI

    The bassist of the heavy metal band Dio was arrested in Burbank Tuesday night on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs after crashing into another vehicle, police said. Bassist Jimmy Bain was making a left out of the Fry’s Home...
  • Musician arrested following crash

    The former bassist of the heavy metal band Dio was arrested in Burbank Tuesday night on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs after crashing into another vehicle, police said. Bassist Jimmy Bain was making a left turn out of the Fry’s...
  • Man breaks ankle while allegedly fleeing from Burbank police

    A 61-year-old man allegedly under the influence sustained a broken ankle Monday morning after fleeing from Burbank police and getting stuck in a wrought iron fence. Police had attempted to pull over the man, Bernard Bartkiewicz, at about 3:15 a.m....
  • Olive Avenue Confidential

    Olive Avenue Confidential
    This is the second in a two-part series. In last week's Olive Avenue Confidential, former Burbank mover and shaker Scott Schaffer spoke out publicly for the first time since his 2005 arrest and 13-month prison sentence for mixing drugs and guns with bad...
  • Federal officials begin major crackdown on marijuana operations

    Federal officials begin major crackdown on marijuana operations
    Federal prosecutors on Friday launched a significant crackdown on commercial marijuana operations, announcing legal action against several marijuana operations as part of a new statewide enforcement effort. According to a statement, the action focused...