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  • Three on the loose after stealing 170 pairs of jeans

    BURBANK — Police detectives are searching for three thieves who stole 170 pairs of Levi jeans from a store on North Victory Boulevard two weeks ago. Thieves used a garbage can to smash the front glass of the Newstar Active Wear on the 600 block...
  • Burbank accountant accused of stealing from assemblyman's campaign fund

    A Burbank accountant who has worked as a campaign treasurer for many prominent California Democrats is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the election fund of Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Santa Ana), according to a criminal complaint...
  • Burbank-based Durkee may be 'Bernie Madoff of campaign treasurers,' Rep. Davis says

    The Democratic campaign operative arrested on suspicion of stealing campaign funds from her clients may be "the Bernie Madoff of campaign treasurers," Rep. Susan Davis (D-San Diego) told contributors in an email. Kinde Durkee, a Burbank accountant who...
  • Man accused of trying to steal a walking cane from pharmacy

    A 51-year-old El Monte man who allegedly attempted to steal a walking cane from a CVS Pharmacy in Burbank Sunday morning was arrested shortly after the incident, police said. Just before 9 a.m., Jim Riggins walked out of a CVS located at 101 E....
  • Thieves take guns, more from residence

    A handgun, two rifles and other items were stolen from a Burbank home Monday after thieves wriggled in through an unlocked kitchen window, police said. Between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m., an unknown number of suspects entered the home — located in the...
  • Man accused of stealing 'Biggest Loser' star's Bentley is charged

    The man accused of stealing a Bentley belonging to the former star of reality TV show “The Biggest Loser” before crashing it in Burbank the next day during a police pursuit was charged today with grand theft auto and evading police,...
  • Cost of Burbank police litigation hits $7.1 million

    Cost of Burbank police litigation hits $7.1 million
    The cost incurred by the city as it continues to defend itself against a slew of lawsuits filed by former and current police officers has hit $7.1 million and counting, officials announced recently. And most of the cases — which center on claims...
  • Burbank, former police lieutenant appear headed to court over alleged stolen documents

    This post has been updated, see below for details. A lawsuit filed by the city against a former police lieutenant accused of stealing department records appears headed for trial, even though he returned the documents. Former police lieutenant Omar...
  • Convicted pimp's lawsuit against Burbank PD is tossed out

    Convicted pimp's lawsuit against Burbank PD is tossed out
    Calling the complaint “frivolous and malicious,” a federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed against the Burbank Police Department in which a convicted pimp claimed false imprisonment and racial profiling stemming from charges filed against...
  • Group of 'heavy set' women steal thousands of dollars worth of perfume from Burbank store

    For the fourth time since January, up to three “heavy set” women have walked out of a Burbank store with bags of stolen perfume -- the latest theft totaling about $4,000, police said. “They walk in and walk out,” Sgt. Darin Ryburn...
  • Alleged bike thief caught in Burbank

    A transient was arrested Saturday morning after stealing an unlocked bike from a Burbank street, police said. A witness reported seeing two men take two bikes around 10:50 a.m. in the 200 block of West Tujunga Avenue and police found one of the...
  • Man, 60, arrested at Bob Hope Airport after allegedly trying to steal briefcases

    A 60-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested at Burbank Bob Hope Airport on suspicion of grand theft after allegedly taking two suitcases that he admitted didn’t belong to him, police said. A Southwest Airlines employee noticed the man, Gary Lee...