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  • 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...
  • 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 make 23 arrests during DUI checkpoint

    Five motorists were arrested Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs during a nearly seven-hour sobriety checkpoint in Glendale, police said. Officers stopped 790 vehicles during the checkpoint at Los Feliz Road and Gardena...
  • Sylmar man accused of stealing car

    A 41-year-old Sylmar man was arrested Saturday after he was spotted sitting inside a stolen 1997 Honda Accord, police said. Luis Carranza was taken into custody on suspicion of grand theft auto and possessing methamphetamine, which police allegedly found...
  • 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,...
  • Saturation patrol in Glendale nets 10 DUI arrests

    Ten motorists were arrested in Glendale Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, police said. Of the 10 motorists arrested during the multi-agency saturation patrol, three were for being under the influence of drugs,...
  • Glendale police arrest cyclist, discover alleged drug sales from motel

    A 47-year-old Glendale man was arrested Saturday after police found pills without a prescription, ecstasy and a cell phone with text messages indicating marijuana sales were occurring in his hotel room, officials said. The man, Jose Cerezo, was...
  • Glendale police seize marijuana, scale, other paraphernalia from parked motorist

    A 19-year-old Glendale man was arrested on suspicion of selling marijuana after police found a scale and several containers of the drug inside his car, officials said. Police were patrolling about 8:36 p.m. Saturday in a secluded area in the 3400 block...
  • Crescenta Valley stakeholders discuss preventing teen drug use

    Illegal drug and alcohol use among youth in the greater Glendale area — and the question of how to effectively combat it — drew dozens of local community leaders and health professionals to Verdugo Hills Hospital Friday where they exchanged...
  • 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....
  • Glendale police arrest three drivers during sobriety checkpoint

    Three motorists were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol Friday during a checkpoint in North Glendale, police said. Of the 588 vehicles processed through the grant-funded checkpoint at Pennsylvania Avenue and Montrose...