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  • Police arrest two teens for allegedly stealing a woman's cellphone

    Two teens were cited and released Monday after allegedly snatching a cellphone from a woman in downtown Burbank, police said. The 42-year-old woman was walking in the 200 block of East Palm Avenue at around 5 p.m. when the 16-year-old males ran up...
  • Former Burbank police detective case goes to top court

    Burbank city attorneys filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court this week arguing that a Burbank police detective who reported officer misconduct is not protected by the First Amendment and therefore cannot sue the city for retaliation because as a...
  • Best Buy employee arrested on suspicion of stealing $1,100 at Empire Center location

    Best Buy employee arrested on suspicion of stealing $1,100 at Empire Center location
    A 24-year-old Best Buy employee was arrested Wednesday after allegedly stealing $1,100 from the Empire Center store through fraudulent returns, police said. Since July, the Arleta woman – identified as Diana Tran – reportedly made nine...
  • Burbank police officer's firing questioned

    The Burbank City Council was caught off guard Tuesday when a speaker broke the news to elected officials that an arbitrator in an advisory decision ruled that one of the 10 police officers fired in 2010 in the wake of the infamous Porto’s robbery...
  • Holiday shopping: Police work to prevent thefts at Burbank retailers

    Holiday shopping: Police work to prevent thefts at Burbank retailers
    Burbank police are beefing up patrols around retail stores this holiday season in preparation for a jump in thefts typically seen between Thanksgiving and Christmas in the city’s main shopping areas, officials said. Authorities are analyzing...
  • Police investigate residential burglary in Burbank

    Police are investigating a residential burglary in Burbank where $3,000 worth of items were reportedly stolen on Monday. Between 9:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m., unidentified thieves broke into the house – located in the 1700 block of North Maple Street...
  • Burbank will appeal ruling by U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

    The Burbank City Council authorized a petition Tuesday to appeal a ruling by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that a former Burbank police detective can sue the city for allegedly placing him on administrative leave for disclosing police misconduct....
  • Man who reportedly robbed a bank in Texas arrested in Burbank

    A suspected Texas bank robber was arrested in Burbank early Wednesday morning during a traffic stop, police said. Police stopped the 29-year-old man, identified as Andrew Rios, just after 1 a.m. after he reportedly made a left turn onto Olive Avenue...
  • Records identify fired Burbank police detective

    The former Burbank detective who an arbitrator ruled shouldn’t have been fired in the wake of a Porto’s Bakery robbery investigation was identified recently in arbitration records as Mike Reyes. Reyes, who joined the Burbank Police...
  • 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,...
  • Burbank police chief: Valento case called an 'isolated incident'

    Burbank Police Chief Scott LaChasse this week called the alleged misconduct of a Burbank police officer “an isolated incident” that didn’t involve any other police personnel. Anthony Valento, a 17-year veteran of the Burbank Police...
  • Burglars steal computers, jewelry and cash from Burbank home

    Burbank police are investigating a home burglary in which two computers, jewelry and cash were stolen late Saturday night, police said. Thieves reportedly entered the Burbank home – located on the 1900 block of North Parish Place – through...