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Drug Trafficking

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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, July 28: Man arrested on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine

    East Magnolia Boulevard and Third Street A 19-year-old man was arrested July 26 on suspicion of being drunk in public and for an outstanding warrant for destroying jail or prison property. 600 block of East Palm Avenue A 32-year-old woman was arrested...
  • 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....
  • Police report, July 4: Man arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon

    North Glenoaks Boulevard and Rosita Avenue A 24-year-old woman was arrested July 1 on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. 500 block of East Palm Avenue A 21-year-old Burbank man was arrested July 1 on suspicion of assault...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pot bust yields 56 pounds

    A 31-year-old man who police said tried to smuggle more than 50 pounds of marijuana in checked luggage pleaded not guilty to felony drug charges Friday. Following his plea in Burbank Superior Court, Clarence Williams, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was taken to a...