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  • Woman killed crossing Central Avenue

    A  19-year-old motorist was arrested late Tuesday after he allegedly struck and killed an elderly Burbank woman in North Glendale while under the influence of marijuana, police said. The 81-year-old woman, Kenarik Thomassian Shamlian, was pronounced dead...
  • Glendale police: Packaged drugs found during body search of jailed man

    A 30-year-old Glendale man was arrested this week on suspicion of dealing narcotics in Glendale and smuggling several grams of drugs into the local jail in his rectum, police said. Narcotics detectives had taken Leyvi Dawson into custody on Monday for...
  • Not guilty plea made in child-neglect case

    A reputed gang member pleaded not guilty this week to charges that he reportedly failed to properly care for his ill 2-year-old son. Eric Lopez, 32, of El Monte appeared Thursday via video conferencing in Los Angeles County Superior Court in Glendale,...
  • Glendale police to conduct DUI checkpoint overnight Saturday

    Glendale police to conduct DUI checkpoint overnight Saturday
    Glendale police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint overnight Saturday at an undisclosed location in the city. The grant-funded checkpoint will operate from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. and is the second such operation this month in Glendale. Officers will be...
  • 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...
  • Man claims Glendale police assaulted him at park, files claim

    A 19-year-old Glendale man has filed a claim against multiple Glendale police officers who he alleged beat and choked him during an arrest at Palmer Park. Christian Geris is seeking $13,668 for medical expenses, which he claims were the result of...
  • Peter Murphy arrested for alleged DUI hit-and-run in Glendale

    Peter Murphy arrested for alleged DUI hit-and-run in Glendale
    Peter Murphy, lead singer of British Goth rock band Bauhaus, was arrested Saturday after he allegedly rear-ended a vehicle in Glendale, injured the driver and then fled to Los Angeles, where he was blocked by an eyewitness until police arrived,...
  • Glendale police: Man arrested for identity theft

    Glendale police: Man arrested for identity theft
    A 31-year-old Glendale man who was allegedly wanted on an outstanding warrant was arrested Monday after he hid from police in a home attic during a probation search, officials said. Police arrived at Ricardo Van Rossen's home in the 900 block of South...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Police to heavily patrol Glendale for DUI offenders Saturday night

    Glendale police will be patrolling the city Saturday in search of motorists who are driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The patrol is part of a larger, multiple-agency, anti-DUI crackdown known as the “Avoid the 100” with...
  • Mother of teen killed by school bus arrested

    Mother of teen killed by school bus arrested
    The mother of a 13-year-old boy who was struck and killed in May by a school bus was arrested early Tuesday after she allegedly stabbed her longtime partner in his stomach during a dispute over drugs. The boy’s 30-year-old mother, Karen Hernandez,...