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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...
  • Police suspect one-time Clipper LeRon Ellis of driving under the influence of drugs

    Police suspect one-time Clipper LeRon Ellis of driving under the influence of drugs
    A former NBA player who had a short stint with the Clippers was arrested this weekend on suspicion of being under the influence of drugs after he was pulled over by Glendale police for allegedly speeding. Police on Sunday stopped LeRon Ellis — who...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • With police watching, volunteers test their abilities after a few drinks...or 12

    With police watching, volunteers test their abilities after a few drinks...or 12
    It was just before 7 p.m. and Venice resident Ramon Kang had already consumed 10 Coors Lite beers inside the dimly lit bar at the Elks Lodge. After three hours of drinking, his blood alcohol level was at .12 and police officials were now ready to test...
  • 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...
  • 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...