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  • 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...
  • 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.,...
  • 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...
  • Family tied up, beaten in Toluca Lake home-invasion robbery

    A Toluca Lake couple and their teenage son were tied up and beaten at gunpoint early Wednesday when three men broke into their home and robbed them, police said. Authorities said the incident began about 1:30 a.m. on Toluca Estates Drive near Lankershim...
  • Men arrested for allegedly conspiring to steal kitchen grease from Burbank Carl's Jr.

    Two Compton men were arrested for allegedly conspiring to steal kitchen grease from Carl’s Jr. in Burbank on Monday, police said. At 12:40 a.m., officers observed the two men – Ronnie Bolton, 25, and Lionel Bowden, 23 – behind the...
  • Woman allegedly caught stealing $271 in costume jewelry, stickers from Burbank Michaels

    A 65-year-old North Hollywood woman was cited this week after she allegedly stole $271 worth of costume jewelry and stickers from Michaels arts and crafts store in Burbank, police said. The woman, Perlia Bernstein, was stopped by loss prevention...
  • 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&...
  • 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...
  • Judge denies Burbank's request to throw out former police officer's lawsuit

    A judge on Wednesday denied Burbank's request to throw out a lawsuit filed by a former police officer who claims he was fired in retaliation for exposing alleged misconduct by his colleagues. The attorney for former officer Pete Allen hailed the judge&...
  • Mother, son argument over missing $20 turns violent in Burbank

    $20. That’s how much a 33-year-old Burbank man allegedly stole from his mother’s wallet Wednesday, which prompted a physical confrontation between the pair that left him with a police citation for suspected battery. Haig Eskidjian...
  • 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 –...