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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Burbank police recover shotgun, $500K in meth from baby's crib

    Burbank police on Thursday discovered nearly $500,000 worth of methamphetamine and a shotgun inside a baby's crib while serving a search warrant at a home in Sun Valley, officials say. The gun and roughly 10 pounds of meth were found resting on top of...
  • Police report, May 19: Woman arrested on suspicion of burglary at Target

    200 block of East Olive Avenue A 37-year-old man was arrested May 7 on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance. 200 block of East Cypress Avenue Two women, ages 29 and 34, were arrested May 7 on suspicion of petty theft from Macy’s....
  • Police bust man allegedly selling marijuana to students

    A 19-year-old Burbank man was arrested Wednesday after he was observed selling marijuana to minors near Izay Park, police said. After authorities learned that two middle school students were in possession of the drug at school, they began an...
  • Police Report - Jan. 17, 2012

    The following reports were filed by officers at the Burbank Police Department: AREA 1 South Flower Street at West Verdugo Avenue Cynthia Glickman, 47, was arrested Jan. 14 on suspicion of possession of methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia. North...