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A 25-year-old man is in custody after he allegedly vandalized several public areas with gang-related graffiti, Burbank police said. The man, Alexander “Gorilla Player” Birge, of Sun Valley, was charged this week with one count of vandalism...
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Six gang members were arrested for their alleged involvement in the stabbing of a 21-year-old Pacoima woman last month in Burbank, officials said. The group includes four Los Angeles men — Juan Carlos “Pirana” Reyes, 19, Paul “...
Tags: Murder, Police Arrests
Last summer, David Garcia was sentenced to life in prison for the 2003 murder of rookie Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka. Pavelka and another officer, Gregory Campbell, had approached two men sitting in a car without a license plate in an area...
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Good morning, readers! Today is Saturday, October 20. The Los Angeles City Council is looking for ways to deal with a multi-million-dollar deficit. Two proposals to increase taxes might appear on the March ballot, reports the Daily News. A clinic that...
San Fernando Valley roundup: Youth shot at anti-gang program, Burbank owes legal fees and Metro to create Valley tunnelGood morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, July 18, 2012. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's Summer Night Lights program, created to curb gang violence, was dealt a blow last week. Two employees working for Villaraigosa were shot in Sun Valley, and...
A 37-year-old gang member was sentenced to 85 years to life in prison Thursday for killing a 16-year-old Burbank boy and trying to kill his four friends 20 years ago in Van Nuys. Rodolfo Gallegos remained stoic as Los Angeles County Superior Court...
After 10 months on the force, Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka responded to a call for backup at the Ramada Inn parking lot. It would be the rookie’s last ride. The routine stop in November 2003 escalated into a hail of gunfire that left...
Tags: Punishment, Murder, Justice System, Death, Trials
The sentencing for a 36-year-old gang member convicted of killing a 16-year-old Burbank boy and trying to kill his four friends 20 years ago was postponed Thursday. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Bob Bowers rescheduled Rodolfo Gallegos’...
Tags: Justice System, Murder, Crimes, Judges, Assault
Burbank police union officials say commanders have acquiesced to many of the grievances they filed against the impacts of reassigning rank-and-file officers. The grievances, filed in late April, focused on the lack of police officers in key field...
I read with great disappointment Bill Kisliuk's article "Gatto and Ramani go into detail" in your Oct.13 edition, wherein he states that both Sander Ramani and Assemblyman Mike Gatto support the continuing financial and social foolishness of the law...
The following were taken from reports filed with the Burbank Police Department Area 1 1000 block of Victory Place At 1:35 p.m. on Nov. 3, Terrence Taylor, 24, of Inglewood, was arrested after allegedly stealing wooden pallets and attempting to run...
Police patrols at city parks and schools will be ramped up starting in January after the City Council this week authorized the new strategy. The park patrol program has tried several approaches in the past 20 years — including volunteers, park...
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