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  • 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...
  • Source of local match to fund school resource officers unclear

    School board members refuted a recent suggestion by city officials to have Burbank Unified help cover the cost of three school resource officers who would work in Burbank schools. Last fall, Burbank won a grant to partially fund the officers for the...
  • Police: Bones possibly found near Burbank hiking trail

    Police on Tuesday were investigating reports of possible bones discovered near a Stough Canyon hiking trail in Burbank, authorities said. Witnesses called police in the late afternoon after discovering what appeared to be bones while hiking in the area,...
  • 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...
  • Pair arrested in Burbank on suspicion of I.D. theft, other offenses

    A man and woman in a stolen truck were arrested Saturday morning after police discovered burglary tools, drugs, birth certificates and Social Security cards in the car, police said. Police spoke with Pamela Toftee, 28, and Kevin Aide, 21, both of...
  • Burbank city manager declines reinstatement of fired officer

    Burbank’s top executive declined to reinstate a former Burbank police officer despite an independent arbitrator’s advisory ruling that the former officer should get his job back, records show. Mike Reyes, who joined the Burbank Police...
  • Burbank police union president put on leave

    The president of the Burbank police officers union was placed on administrative leave this week, multiple sources confirmed Friday. The sources, which include people both inside and outside the department, declined to be identified, citing the sensitive...
  • Burglars target more than a dozen cars in Burbank

    More than a dozen vehicles were burglarized early Saturday morning in downtown Burbank, police said, with victims collectively losing nearly $10,000 in cash and property. No suspects have been identified, but police believe the same individual or team of...
  • Burbank to charge more for police response to false alarms

    Burbank to charge more for police response to false alarms
    A spike in the number of false-alarm calls made to Burbank police in recent years prompted harsher penalties to recover response costs this week after officials said the trend is tying up resources needed for true emergencies. According to a new fee...
  • Teenagers arrested in Burbank after allegedly stealing UPS deliveries from front porches

    Two teenagers were arrested Thursday on suspicion of trailing UPS delivery trucks and stealing packages from the front porches of homes in Burbank, police said. Police were called to Kenneth and Delaware roads at about 2:45 p.m. after a caller noticed...
  • Nearly $17,000 in property lost in series of Burbank car burglaries

    Burbank police are investigating a series of burglaries in which nearly $17,000 worth of property and cash were stolen from four parked cars between Thursday and Sunday. Thieves broke into a Honda in the 200 block of East Palm Avenue between 10:40 and...
  • Man allegedly tries to steal 1-pound of sliced ham from Burbank store

    A 46-year-old Whittier man was arrested Monday after allegedly stealing a pound of sliced ham from Vallarta Supermarket in Burbank, despite having “plenty of money” in his wallet to pay for the item, police said. At 1:45 p.m., Ruben...