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  • Pair robbed by gunpoint of wallets and phones in Burbank

    Two men were robbed at gunpoint late Wednesday night in the rear parking lot of the Burbank Community YMCA, police said. A man — described as black, roughly 25 years old with a medium build — brandished a handgun and demanded the victims&...
  • Early morning high-speed chase ends in freeway crash

    Two burglars wound up in the hospital Wednesday morning after allegedly breaking into a car in Burbank and initiating a high-speed chase that ended with the stolen vehicle crashing on a freeway off-ramp. The Burbank Police Department responded to a...
  • Three arrested for alleged embezzlement

    A T.J. Maxx employee and two customers were arrested Tuesday after allegedly stealing more than $3,375 worth of items from the Burbank store over a three-month period, police said. On seven occasions since August, the 26-year-old employee, Hayk Avalyan,...
  • Couple allegedly sells car with bogus title, later steals vehicle from buyer's home

    A Vallejo man and woman were arrested this past weekend after allegedly swindling an 18-year-old woman into buying a car with a bogus title on Saturday — and then stealing the vehicle from her Palm Springs home later that night, police said. The...
  • Trio tries to steal $1,000 in clothing from Burbank Macy's, police say

    Three women were arrested Tuesday evening after allegedly stealing more than $1,000 worth of clothing from Macy's in Burbank, police said. Zaruhi and Veronika Danielyan, 19 and 22, respectively, and a 16-year-old who was not identified because she&...
  • Woman arrested in Burbank after trying to cash bogus check at bank

    A 44-year-old Arleta woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon after allegedly trying to cash a $900 forged check at Community Bank in Burbank, police said. After responding to the bank at 2800 North Hollywood Way, police discovered that the woman –...
  • Car thefts, assaults on the rise in Burbank

    Violent and property crimes dropped 5% in Burbank through June of this year when compared to the same period last year, reports show. Police attribute the trend for the first half of the year to "predictive policing," or deploying resources to areas...
  • Three arrested for allegedly stealing mail

    A man and two women were arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly stealing mail from a collection box, police said. A witness called police shortly before 5 a.m. after reportedly seeing the trio use a device to pull mail out of the U.S. Postal...
  • Put an end to recycling theft

    Another trash day, and yet another parade of pick-up trucks and shopping carts going up and down our block, emptying the recycling barrels. I notice the pick-up trucks are newer than the ones that used to come. I believe theft is a crime, and this should...
  • Glendale teen suspected of stealing jewelry in Burbank

    A 19-year-old Glendale man was arrested Saturday after allegedly stealing several pieces of jewelry from his aunt, authorities said.  Just before 8 p.m., police approached the man, identified as Angel Lesigues, while he was in a parked car on the 100...
  • Removing recyclables is not theft

    Mailbag contributor Steve Urbanovich grumbles about individuals taking recyclables out of refuse bins on his block, believing what these people are doing is theft (“Put an end to recycling theft,” Aug. 7). Sorry, Mr. Urbanovich, but it’s...
  • IMAX lawsuit claims former employee stole technology secrets and made copycat projectors in China

    Claiming a trail of corporate espionage from Canada to China and then to an office on West Magnolia Boulevard, IMAX Corp. has accused a Burbank company and its international affiliates of using stolen technology to distribute IMAX copycat giant-screen...