| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:28 PM
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.
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:12 AM
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...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:43 PM
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,...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:24 PM
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...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 3:09 PM
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,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:04 PM
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...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:41 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2013
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,...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 7:07 PM
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,...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 6:04 PM
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...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:37 PM
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...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 3:07 PM
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...