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  • Motorcyclist arrested after leading Glendale police on pursuit

    A Glendale man was arrested Saturday night after he led police on a high-speed pursuit in a stolen motorcycle and then crashed, police said. Romik Kazaryan, 29, was taken into custody about 9:42 p.m. after engaging police in a 3.6-mile pursuit with...
  • Glendale police stop 70 vehicles, conduct 21 sobriety tests during DUI crackdown on Friday

    Nine motorists were arrested in Glendale Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol during a saturation patrol, police said. The Police Department had originally scheduled a sobriety checkpoint, but canceled the operation due...
  • Man allegedly sold cocaine near elementary school in Glendale

    Man allegedly sold cocaine near elementary school in Glendale
    An alleged drug dealer was charged Thursday with selling cocaine to a Glendale man in front of Mark Keppel Elementary School, officials said. Franklin Vasquez Marquez, 34, of Los Angeles faces one felony count of possessing cocaine for sale and...
  • Glendale cops bust Santa Ana dealer

    Glendale police arrested a 40-year-old man after they seized roughly $2 million in methamphetamine and cocaine from a Santa Ana home after developing information about a large-scale sales operation, officials said Monday. Rigoberto Gil, 40, pleaded not...
  • 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...
  • Lost in Glendale, man arrested after police discover meth, cash and pot in his car

    A 30-year-old San Gabriel man was arrested this week after police discovered a half-pound of methamphetamine inside a cardboard box and more than $5,000 in cash inside his car, officials said. Binh Ly, a reputed gang member on probation for narcotics,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Glendale police seize cache of drugs, guns during bust

    Glendale police seize cache of drugs, guns during bust
    Police arrested three men on Monday after allegedly finding more than $400,000 worth of drugs, including opium, heroin and methamphetamine, inside their Los Angeles apartment. Brian Garcia, 25, Erick Gastelum, 28, and Jose Garcia, 50, were taken into...
  • From the Back Pew: Let's end the abuse

    From the Back Pew: Let's end the abuse
    This week, I was privileged to attend the second meeting of the Saving Lives Glendale Coalition, of which I am a member. The coalition is working at a time when drug and alcohol abuse is at the forefront of community attention, not just in Glendale, but...