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  • Driver allegedly hits motorcyclist in Glendale

    A Glendale motorist was arrested Wednesday night after he allegedly ran a red light and struck a motorcyclist while under the influence of drugs, police said. The motorist, Ivan Ramirez, 30, was taken into custody about 6:30 p.m. on suspicion of DUI and...
  • Ex-con allegedly caught with guns, drugs during Glendale police stop

    A 27-year-old ex-convict was arrested in Glendale early Friday after police allegedly discovered guns, marijuana and ledgers inside his wife’s car. Alvaro Mejia, who’s on federal probation for drug sales, was taken into custody just after...
  • Two charged in Glendale drug bust

    Two charged in Glendale drug bust
    Two San Jose men pleaded not guilty Tuesday to transporting an estimated $2 million worth of methamphetamine that was sniffed out by a Glendale police dog during a routine patrol stop Friday, officials said. Carlos Gutierrez and Andres Perez, both 36,...
  • Police to host prescription drug drop-off events on Saturday

    Police in Burbank and Glendale will be taking part in a no-questions-asked prescription drug drop-off event Saturday as part of a national campaign to reduce household access to left over medications. Prescription drugs that remain at home are prone to...
  • Two men charged with identity theft

    Two men were charged with identity theft Tuesday after police discovered other people's mail and personal information inside a car belonging to one of them, officials said. One of the men — Jonathan Togiai, 36, of Los Angeles — was charged...
  • DUI checkpoint in Glendale yields arrests for drug, illegal gun possession

    Eight motorists were arrested Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol during a sobriety checkpoint in South Glendale, officials said. Of the eight motorists arrested for DUI at the grant-funded checkpoint on Los Feliz...
  • Crash, foot chase prompt police lockdown of Glendale neighborhood

    Police on Monday found a kilogram of cocaine inside a car and arrested one man after a foot pursuit prompted a roughly three-hour lockdown of a nearby neighborhood. The driver, Jabbar Lattimore, 30, was arrested after he and his passenger allegedly...
  • Alleged gang member caught with meth

    A reputed gang member was arrested Monday on suspicion of drug sales after police found several baggies of methamphetamine and digital scales inside his bedroom, officials said. Paul Escoto, 46, who claimed to belong to a Northeast Los Angeles gang,...
  • Man allegedly injected heroin before crashing vehicle in Glendale

    A 56-year-old man was arrested Sunday after he crashed his car into a fire hydrant, passed out and was discovered with a heroin needle laying on his lap, police said. Robert Meza told officers he was at Griffith Park in Los Angeles, where he allegedly...
  • Unpaid cab fare leads to arrests for drug possession, receiving stolen property

    An unpaid taxicab fare led police to a motel room where they arrested two men and recovered multiple stolen items, officials said this week. The men — Hmayak Kurazyan, 27, of Glendale, and 31-year-old transient Michael Medina — pleaded not...
  • La Cañada Crime: Teen asked to leave party, throws rocks

    La Cañada Flintridge June 17-18 Burglary: 2100 block of La Cañada Crest Drive, between 11:30 p.m. June 17 and 5 a.m. June 18. Purse containing cash, identification and credit cards stolen from locked vehicle. June 16 Drug possession/suspended...
  • Five arrested at DUI checkpoint over weekend

    Five motorists were arrested Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol during a sobriety checkpoint in the city, police said. Of the more than 1,100 vehicles that drove through the checkpoint at Brand Boulevard and...