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  • Tires, rims stolen from car dealership

    Tires, rims stolen from car dealership
    More than $5,000 worth of tires and rims were stolen from new cars parked at Community Chevrolet in Burbank, police said. Sometime between 10:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:40 a.m. Sunday, thieves cut through a fence to get into a car storage area in the...
  • New ordinance allows closer inspection of prospective pawnbrokers

    Pawnbrokers, junk peddlers and second-hand dealers will have to undergo more rigorous back checks by police before receiving a license, according to an ordinance change approved by Burbank City Council last week. The ordinance, which passed in a 4-0 vote...
  • Cash, jewelry and clothing stolen from Burbank apartment

    Police are investigating a home burglary in which several thousand dollars in cash, as well as jewelry and clothing, were stolen from a Burbank apartment on Thursday evening, police said. Sometime between 7:30 and 8:30 p.m., thieves entered the...
  • Burglary suspects arrested with parking-control officer's help

    Police tied three people to a residential burglary that occurred last month using records from a parking-control officer who had noted the suspect vehicle’s license plate while on parking duty, authorities said. On Oct. 14, thieves reportedly broke...
  • Police seeking suspects in home-invasion robbery

    Police are investigating a home-invasion robbery in which two men forced their way inside a Burbank home on Saturday claiming to have a mail delivery, police said. At around 4:15 p.m., two men reportedly knocked on the front door of the home, located in...
  • Two women arrested for allegedly stealing children's clothes, dishes

    Two 30-year-old women were arrested after allegedly, with two young children in tow, stuffing $1,071 worth of children’s clothes and dishes from Macy’s in Burbank Town Center into a stroller and leaving without paying, police said. On Sunday...
  • Man sentenced for stealing celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels' Bentley

    Man sentenced for stealing celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels' Bentley
    A man who stole a Bentley from the Malibu driveway of celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels and later caught in Burbank was sentenced Friday to 17 years in state prison. Gerjuan Deshon Harmon, 31, was convicted earlier this year of first-degree burglary...
  • Suspect arrested in string of burglaries in Burbank

    Suspect arrested in string of burglaries in Burbank
    An 18-year-old Sun Valley man was arrested on suspicion of committing a string of burglaries in the last week in which $1,000 worth of cash, cigarettes and alcohol were stolen from several businesses on Glenoaks Boulevard in Burbank, police said. Police...
  • Woman allegedly steals beer at Ralphs, injures store employee

    Woman allegedly steals beer at Ralphs, injures store employee
    A 26-year-old woman was arrested Friday evening after allegedly fighting with two Ralphs supermarket employees while trying to steal a 12-pack of Corona beer, police said. Lestee Singleton of Los Angeles allegedly attempted to leave Ralphs located at...
  • Police arrest woman for allegedly stealing dancewear

    A 30-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon after allegedly stealing dance clothes from a dancewear store and then threatening the store owner with a pair of scissors, police said. The woman, Ashlee Meleskie, allegedly entered Karabel Dancewear...
  • In Theory: On crime and punishment and Sharia law

    The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, known as PAS, a political party with a strong base in the Malaysian state of Kelantan, pushed through the Sharia Criminal Code Enactment (II) 1993, which calls for hudud, or extreme corporal punishment when there is strong...
  • Burbank woman wages fight against alleged identity thief

    Burbank woman wages fight against alleged identity thief
    Burbank resident Jennifer Smith works three jobs and, for the most part, tried to pinch pennies as much as she could. And for that, her credit was nearly flawless. At least that was the case until several weeks ago, when an alleged thief opened...