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  • Letter: Candidate is holding out on his past

    As a longtime voter in Burbank elections, I thought I had heard it all from candidates who can't or won't tell it like it is. Case in point, council candidate Will Rogers’ attempt to cover his tracks from being arrested and convicted of a serious...
  • Burglar seen running out front door of home, police say

    Burglar seen running out front door of home, police say
    Police are investigating a home burglary in which a resident came home Friday morning and saw a man running out of her home and into a get-away car, police said. Around 11:10 a.m., an 18-year-old woman arrived at her home, located on the 1100 block of...
  • Home invasion suspects who made off with more than $1 million in cash charged

    Two 30-year-old men were charged in the armed home-invasion robbery in which they allegedly forced their way inside a Burbank home claiming to have a mail delivery and made off with more than $1 million in cash, authorities said. Siavash Razaghi of...
  • Woman arrested for allegedly receiving lavish hair makeovers then sneaking out on salon tabs

    A citizen’s tip helped police catch a 28-year-old Sylmar woman accused of scamming two Burbank hair salons when she took off without paying after receiving expensive hair treatments, police said. One day last month, the woman, identified as Lavette...
  • Reward offered for leads to suspects in home invasion

    Reward offered for leads to suspects in home invasion
    A $50,000 reward is being offered to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of one or both men who forced their way inside a Burbank home, claiming to have a mail delivery and made off with more than $500,000 in cash, police said...
  • Leader Editorial: Forethought and crime prevention

    Given the fact that Burbank has a population north of 104,000, it’s hard to believe that only about two dozen people showed up this week to learn how they could protect their possessions in the wake of recent car burglaries. Did anyone other than...
  • Suspect who barricaded himself in stolen car IDd

    Suspect who barricaded himself in stolen car IDd
    The man who barricaded himself in a stolen car for more than two hours in downtown Burbank Tuesday afternoon was identified as a 28-year-old from Burbank, police said. Brandon Degourville was charged with one count each of burglary, grand theft auto,...
  • In light of car burglaries, Burbank police offer residents safety tips

    After a recent crime spree in which more than a dozen cars were burglarized in local neighborhoods, Burbank police hosted a community meeting to field concerns and questions, and disseminate safety tips. Chief among them was a call for residents to lock...
  • Burbank police report rash of car burglaries

    Burbank police report rash of car burglaries
    Burbank police are warning residents to lock their cars and keep valuables hidden after a rash of car burglaries was reported in two residential neighborhoods over the last week in Burbank. Overnight on Wednesday, seven cars were broken into on the 1300...
  • Airport honors employees

    Airport honors employees
    Bob Hope Airport police officer Jorge Martinez was presented with a Life Saving Medal this week for helping save the life of an employee of the concession operator at the airfield last year. “These things aren’t, fortunately, handed out very...
  • Second suspect arrested in weekend car-burglary spree

    Police on Tuesday arrested a second man believed to have been involved in a rash of nine car burglaries and one home break-in over a single weekend last month, police said. The Burbank man, identified as Matthias Price, 25, was arrested after...
  • Man barricaded in allegedly stolen car taken into custody

    Man barricaded in allegedly stolen car taken into custody
    A man who barricaded himself in a stolen car for more than two hours in downtown Burbank was taken into custody Tuesday evening. Police stopped the man, who has not been identified, at 2:38 p.m. near Third Street and Magnolia Boulevard just outside...