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Drunk Driving

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  • Rapper 'Too Short' cited at Bob Hope Airport

    Rapper 'Too Short' cited at Bob Hope Airport
    Rapper “Too Short” was cited at the Bob Hope Airport on Thursday, a day after allegedly attempting to pass a loaded handgun through security and fleeing before he could be detained, police said. The rapper, born Todd Anthony Shaw, was passing...
  • At one-year mark, memorials planned for victims of fiery crash

    At one-year mark, memorials planned for victims of fiery crash
    Allie Hariri will never forget the last meal he had with his 19-year-old daughter. On the last Friday of last September, the pair went to Black Angus Steakhouse in Burbank, where they talked and laughed for two hours. That night, she passed him in the...
  • Report: Reckless, drunk driving, residential and home burglaries top safety concerns in Burbank

    Report: Reckless, drunk driving, residential and home burglaries top safety concerns in Burbank
    Reckless and drunk driving as well as home and car burglaries were identified by citizens as problematic issues in Burbank, according to the results of an online survey administered by the Burbank Police Department. More than 350 people completed the...
  • Letter: One alleged DUI isn't worth the cost

    Re: “DUI checkpoint in Burbank yields one arrest,” Sept. 3. Burbank Police Department had a sobriety checkpoint from 9 a.m.. to 2 a.m. That is 16 hours. They stopped 823 drivers for screening and netted one alleged drunk driver. After...
  • Man arrested for alleged drunk driving with 4-year-old son in car

    A 42-year-old Glendale man was arrested early Monday morning after allegedly driving drunk on the wrong side of the street with his 4-year-old son in the car, police said. Just before midnight on Sunday, Burbank police observed the man, identified as...
  • DUI checkpoint in Burbank yields one arrest

    A grant-funded sobriety checkpoint conducted in Burbank Saturday night yielded one drunk-driving arrest, though more than 800 motorists were screened, police said. From 9 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday, 823 drivers passed through and were screened for...
  • Motorist arrested after allegedly striking pedestrian

    A 35-year-old motorist was arrested Thursday after she allegedly struck a pedestrian while driving under the influence of drugs with her four-year-old daughter in the car, police said. Police responded to the area of Magnolia Boulevard and Avon Street...
  • Brother of woman killed in fiery car crash warns against drunk driving

    Brother of woman killed in fiery car crash warns against drunk driving
    After Mohamed Hariri lost his 19-year-old sister to a fiery, alcohol-related car crash in Burbank last year, he decided to join the campaign against drunk driving, something he feels is entirely preventable. In May, the 23-year-old secured an internship...
  • 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,...
  • Woman arrested on suspicion of DUI, child endangerment

    A 47-year-old Reseda woman was arrested Wednesday after allegedly driving under the influence with a 9-year-old girl in the car, police said. A witness called police around 5 p.m. after seeing the woman, identified as Marianna Cregar, pull into a gas...
  • Motorcyclist struck, seriously injured

    A 30-year-old motorcyclist was hospitalized with severe injuries after being struck by an alleged drunk driver in a truck Wednesday evening, police said. The driver, identified by police as Douglas Lamb, 66, was arrested on suspicion of driving under...
  • 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...