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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Trio accused of conspiracy to commit burglary, ID theft and forgery

    Two men and one woman were arrested Friday evening after police discovered phony credit cards, along with the tools to make them, in their Burbank hotel room, police said. Officers approached Matthew Bradley, 29, and Medik Markarian, 25, in the Empire...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Crime rates trend downward in Burbank

    Crime rates trend downward in Burbank
    Violent crime rates are down in Burbank for the second year in a row, plunging 12% last year due to a drop in aggravated assaults, according to year-end statistics released by the Burbank Police Department. Violent crime, which includes murder, rape,...
  • Council - Will Rogers

    PUBLIC RECORDS - Candidate statement - Form 700: Conflict of Interest  -- CAMPAIGN FINANCE  - Form 460 - to Jan. 10, 2015 -- Criminal Case: People vs Will Rogers – Los Angeles Superior Court – Case number unavailable Filed: ...
  • Police search for two men involved in alleged robbery

    Burbank police are seeking leads about a robbery that occurred early Saturday morning in which two men stole cash and cigarettes from 7-Eleven after telling the store clerk they were armed with a gun, police said. The two men entered the store,...
  • 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...