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Drunk Driving

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  • Alleged drunk driver crashes into park fence

    Alleged drunk driver crashes into park fence
    A 39-year-old Oxnard man was arrested early Sunday morning after crashing a vehicle into a fence at Valley Skate Park while allegedly driving drunk, police said. Officers were dispatched to the park, located at 1600 N. Valley St., at 2:22 a.m., where a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Burbank police report DUI arrests up, crashes down

    The number of alcohol- and drug-related car crashes dropped in 2013 when compared to the previous year, while the number of arrests made for driving under the influence spiked, police reported this week. In 2013, there were 557 drunk or drugged driving...
  • Police will run DUI checkpoint this weekend

    Burbank police will hold a sobriety checkpoint Saturday night at an undisclosed location, authorities said. From 7 p.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Sunday, police will be screening motorists at a Burbank intersection looking for signs of intoxication. The effort...