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  • 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,...
  • Alleged stolen car crashes into restaurant owned by Burbank councilman

    Alleged stolen car crashes into restaurant owned by Burbank councilman
    An alleged stolen car rammed into a restaurant owned by Burbank Councilman Gary Bric early Tuesday, according to police officials. Prior to the crash, police saw the alleged stolen car driving at a high rate of speed on the southbound Golden State (5)...
  • Computers, printers stolen from Burbank warehouse

    Roughly $13,000 worth of computers and printers were stolen from a commercial warehouse in Burbank this week, police said. Sometime between 1 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday, 12 computers, six printers and 19 toner cartridges were stolen from Diagnostic...
  • Arbitrator questions another Burbank police firing

    A second former Burbank police officer’s firing was questioned this week by an independent arbitrator, who ruled in an advisory decision that the officer fired for alleged misconduct during the Porto’s robbery investigation, which cost 10...
  • 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...
  • Police search for two men after home break-in

    Police are searching for two men who reportedly broke into a Burbank home Sunday and robbed an elderly couple after forcing them into a room and terrorizing them for more than an hour while ransacking the residence, authorities said. At 11:30 p.m.,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Charges filed in alleged Christmas day chase

    Two men who ended up in the hospital after initiating a high-speed police chase on Christmas Day in Burbank have been charged with one count each of auto burglary and receiving stolen property, police said. One of the men, Javier Hernandez, is awaiting...
  • 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...