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Drunk Driving

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  • Woman who allegedly struck 5-year-old with her car pleads not guilty

    A 28-year-old Lancaster woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that she struck a 5-year-old boy while driving drunk with her 2-year-old son in her car, and later attempted to flee the scene, authorities said. Meagan Booth was charged with two...
  • Online safety pledge takes root after deadly car crash

    After five of her best friends died in a car wreck, Vanessa Lanza made a pledge. She'd never allow herself, or others, to drink and drive. As of Tuesday, nearly 600 people had joined Lanza's online vow, in which she asked friends, classmates,...
  • DUI crashes down, arrests up in Burbank

    The number of alcohol and drug-related traffic collisions in Burbank has dropped 35% since last year, but police have logged 22% more DUI arrests, year-to-date statistics show. Officials attribute the trend to increased enforcement and public...
  • Burbank police get grant for more DUI checkpoints

    Burbank police get grant for more DUI checkpoints
    The Burbank Police Department has received a $31,500 grant to fund sobriety checkpoints citywide through next September. The funds will be used to conduct three sobriety checkpoints in Burbank streets in an effort to reduce the number of alcohol-related...
  • Burbank police to operate DUI checkpoint Saturday night

    Burbank police have announced plans to conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday at an undisclosed location. The checkpoint, which will operate between 7 p.m. and 3 a.m., will check for motorists who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs....
  • Man dies of seizure in parking garage

    A male motorist lost consciousness and collided with another vehicle on the basement level in the downtown parking structure on the 100 block of East Magnolia Boulevard. Los Angeles County coroner's officials would not release the identity of the 22-...
  • Corvette crashes into house

    Officials expect test results in three weeks to determine the blood-alcohol level of a Burbank man who crashed his vehicle into a home on Friday evening. Pat Leeper, 63, was cited and released on suspicion of drunk driving when he drove his Chevrolet...
  • Corvette crashes into 83-year-old's house

    Within days of his pet canary of seven years dying, a Corvette crashed through Rene Zendejas' home, forcing him to miss his birthday dinner. "Bad things always come in threes," said Zendejas, a puppeteer who has lived in Burbank for 59 years. Insurance...
  • Obituary: Richard Dale Cutler

    Richard Dale Cutler, a former Burbank police lieutenant, died July 18 after battling cancer. He was 79. Born on Nov. 29, 1931 in Salt Lake City, Utah, he was the eldest of four children. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1950 and served until 1954. He...
  • Crash sends 1 woman to hospital; man arrested on suspicion of DUI

    Crash sends 1 woman to hospital; man arrested on suspicion of DUI
    A man that was allegedly driving under the influence injured another driver in a crash early Saturday morning and was arrested. The crash occurred around 2:00 a.m. at the corner of West Victory Boulevard and North Parish Place. Burbank Police responded...
  • Parolee falls out of tree after hit-and-run crash

    A parolee who allegedly fled the scene of crash on the Golden State (5) Freeway overnight Monday was eventually captured after he fell out of a tree that he was hiding in. The man, Glendon Mullican of North Hollywood, was taken to Providence Saint Joseph...
  • DUI patrol leads to several arrests in Burbank

    DUI patrol leads to several arrests in Burbank
    A DUI roving patrol Saturday by Burbank police led to the arrest of four drivers for suspicion of driving under the influence after 96 vehicles were stopped and 22 drivers were detained for field sobriety tests, police said. Burbank Police Department...