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  • 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....
  • 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 investigation leads to arrest of felon in Sun Valley

    A 23-year-old convicted felon was arrested Wednesday after police allegedly found cocaine, more than 900 Vicodin pills and a loaded gun in his Sun Valley home, Burbank police said. Police identified the man – Manuel Estrada – after an...
  • 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...
  • Burbank police arrest man suspected of selling marijuana

    A 24-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of selling marijuana after Burbank police reportedly found the drug, a large amount of cash and several cell phones with incriminating text messages in his car. Officers stopped the man,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • It's a no-brainer: Legalize marijuana

    I read with great disappointment Bill Kisliuk's article "Gatto and Ramani go into detail" in your Oct.13 edition, wherein he states that both Sander Ramani and Assemblyman Mike Gatto support the continuing financial and social foolishness of the law...
  • Burbank man tied to illegal firearms, drug trafficking bust

    Federal authorities today announced the arrests of five men – one of them in Burbank -- for alleged firearms and narcotics violations during an undercover investigation dubbed “Operation Hollywood Confidential.”  A total of eight...
  • Man arrested after scaling apartment wall in alleged burglary attempt

    A 28-year-old Tujunga man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of attempted burglary in Burbank after a witness saw the man hanging by his hands and shuffling across the wall of an apartment building, police said. A witness allegedly saw the man, Vage...
  • Police report, June 13: Man arrested on suspicion of making terrorist threats

    East Orange Grove Avenue A 22-year-old man was arrested June 6 on suspicion of battery. 1800 block of North Grismer Avenue A 56-year-old man was arrested June 6 on suspicion of making terrorist threats, assault with a deadly weapon and battery....