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  • 29 cited in crosswalk sting

    29 cited in crosswalk sting
    Officer Larry Ballesteros wasn’t wearing his typical blue uniform as he strolled along an unmarked crosswalk in a busy Glendale intersection on Thursday when suddenly the driver of a white van stopped, made hand gestures and yelled at him. This...
  • Police and community dogs put on show in park

    Police and community dogs put on show in park
    When Yudy, the Glendale Police Department's German shepherd, isn't chasing down criminals or sniffing out drugs, she is training to keep her skills sharp. The 9 1/2-year-old dog and her handler, Officer Maribel Feeley, have been working and training...
  • Charges filed in alleged meth bust

    Charges filed in alleged meth bust
    Charges have been filed against two women and a man who were arrested last week after Glendale police allegedly discovered more than $500,000 in methamphetamine and cocaine in a drug lab in Huntington Park. Laura Sanchez, 30, Sergio Sanchez Velazquez,...
  • Fire reveals marijuana growing operation in South Glendale

    Fire reveals marijuana growing operation in South Glendale
    Police are investigating the owner of an illegal marijuana growing site discovered by firefighters last weekend in a south Glendale apartment after heavy smoke was seen coming from a window, officials said. Detectives haven't arrested anyone in...
  • DUI checkpoint in Glendale nets six arrests

    Police arrested six motorists on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol during a checkpoint Saturday night. Of the six drivers arrested, police said two were driving drunk and four were under the influence of drugs. More than 1,...
  • 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,...
  • Armenians uneasy after gang arrests

    The local Armenian community braced against a public rush to judgment after authorities on Wednesday announced a major crackdown on Armenian organized crime that included 74 people arrested on fraud and racketeering charges. The federal indictments,...
  • Armenian Power crackdown continues

    Armenian Power crackdown continues
    Of the 70 people charged Wednesday in Los Angeles County with assisting an Armenian organized crime ring, 19 defendants lived in Glendale and six lived in Burbank, according to documents from the U.S. attorney’s office. Local and federal...
  • Glendale police arrest 8 people during DUI sting

    Glendale police arrest 8 people during DUI sting
    Eight people were arrested Friday during a police operation focused on looking for motorists driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, officials said. Glendale police officers arrested six motorists on suspicion of drunk driving, while the...
  • Glendale police: Alleged heroin addict drives into officer

    A 27-year-old Glendale man was arrested early Saturday for allegedly driving his car into a police officer who was investigating his vehicle. The officer was patrolling his area about 2:40 a.m. when he noticed Garegin Galstyan’s green Honda...