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Drunk Driving

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  • 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...
  • Big-rig driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after fire

    Big-rig driver arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after fire
    The driver of a big-rig that caught fire on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway Monday afternoon — temporarily shutting down four freeway lanes and causing traffic delays — was arrested after the incident on suspicion of drunk driving,...
  • Man arrested on suspicion of DUI after crash

    A Thousand Oaks man was arrested early Monday after his vehicle struck a parked car and sheared a street light, causing a passenger to be ejected from his vehicle, police said. Roberto Martinez, 22, was taken into custody on suspicion of felony...
  • 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...
  • Police arrest five people during DUI saturation patrols in Burbank

    Five people were arrested on suspicion of DUI in Burbank at various locations during a saturation patrol Friday night and early Saturday morning, police said. Officers patrolled main roads, including Hollywood Way, Buena Vista and Magnolia Boulevard,...
  • Police arrest five men for alleged drunk driving over the weekend in Burbank

    Five people were arrested on suspicion of drunk driving over the weekend in Burbank, police said. Between Saturday and Sunday, officers booked the five drivers, all men ages 24 to 33, on suspicion of driving under the influence at different locations in...
  • Underage drunk driver crashes car into city building

    Underage drunk driver crashes car into city building
    An 18-year-old Burbank woman, who was allegedly driving drunk, crashed her car into a city building in Burbank early Saturday morning, according to police. At 4:13 a.m., Holly Smitheman reportedly drove her 2000 Volkswagen Jetta into a city building on...
  • Sobriety checkpoint nets five arrests

    Three drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving drunk during a sobriety checkpoint conducted overnight Saturday, police said. From 9 p.m. Saturday to 2:30 a.m. Sunday, Burbank police screened 1,278 drivers who passed through the checkpoint at the...
  • 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...
  • 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...