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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,...
  • Man, 82, arrested in Burbank for allegedly selling cocaine

    An 82-year-old Valley Village man was arrested Tuesday morning on suspicion of selling cocaine in a parking lot on Riverside Drive, police said. The man, Jack Murphy, was released on $50,000 bail after he was arrested at 9:30 a.m. when Burbank police...
  • DUI operation yields six arrests in Glendale

    Six motorists were arrested Friday during a Glendale police operation targeting intoxicated drivers, officials said. The DUI operation throughout the city resulted in police stopping 61 vehicles. Four motorists were arrested on suspicion of drunk...
  • Slain man had criminal history

    Slain man had criminal history
    A 38-year-old Glendale man who was fatally wounded Thursday by Glendale police had a criminal history, including a drug sales conviction, according to Los Angeles County Superior court records. The man, identified by coroner’s officials on Monday...
  • 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...
  • Hundreds of pounds in unwanted prescriptions drugs dropped off on Saturday

    Police collected 585 pounds of prescription pills Saturday from residents in Glendale and foothill communities as part of a nationwide drug take-back day. Four locations in Glendale — Verdugo Road, Glendale Community College, Broadway and Chevy...
  • Super Bowl Sunday DUI patrol planned

    Super Bowl Sunday DUI patrol planned
    Super Bowl revelers beware: police will be out in force Sunday with eye for inebriated drivers. Glendale police on Sunday plan to crackdown on drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol as part of a roving citywide anti-DUI campaign....
  • 6 arrested at Glendale sobriety checkpoint

    Six drivers were arrested Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol during a sobriety checkpoint in Glendale, police said. Of the six drivers taken into custody, three people were arrested for drugs and the remaining were...
  • Police bust major marijuana operation allegedly run by Montrose business

    Police bust major marijuana operation allegedly run by Montrose business
    Three men with ties to a Montrose irrigation business were arrested Wednesday night after police seized 700 marijuana plants inside a warehouse in Van Nuys and another 200 at the home of one of the men. The men — Steve Nemenyi, 47, Glenn Poppler,...
  • Police arrest man after finding heroin in apartment

    A 23-year-old Glendale man was arrested Wednesday after officers found heroin during a probation search of his apartment, police said. Bradley Shaw, who is on felony probation for possessing drugs, was taken into custody about an hour after he fled his...