Public Safety

Sheriff invites public to try safety on for size in La Cañada

Sheriff invites public to try safety on for size in La Cañada

To increase public safety by better acquainting the public with local law enforcement agencies and other community resources, the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station hosts the 34th annual National Night Out Tuesday evening at La Cañada’s Ross Dress for Less.

Man arrested in connection with string of drone thefts

Man arrested in connection with string of drone thefts

A 28-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested this week after detectives reportedly tied him to four drone thefts since January in three different cities, including Glendale, police said.

UPDATE: Missing elderly Glendale man is found

UPDATE: Missing elderly Glendale man is found

[UPDATE 7/31 5:30 p.m.] Police have found an 85-year-old Glendale man who had been reported missing Wednesday, according to authorities.

Glendale police release footage of phone theft suspect

Glendale police release footage of phone theft suspect

Police on Wednesday released security footage of a man stealing two display phones from the AT&T store in the Glendale Galleria.

Bomb threat leads to evacuation of area CHP dispatch center

Bomb threat leads to evacuation of area CHP dispatch center

About 60 employees were evacuated from the California Highway Patrol’s dispatch center on the Glendale-Eagle Rock border Tuesday afternoon after the facility received a bomb threat, but no explosives were found, officials said.

Glendale man pleads guilty to laundering $1.1 million in Medicare fraud scheme

A 47-year-old Glendale man pleaded guilty on Monday to charges that he helped launder $1.1 million in proceeds from a healthcare fraud scheme, officials said.

Four motorists arrested at Glendale DUI checkpoint

Four motorists arrested at Glendale DUI checkpoint

Four people were arrested for driving under the influence during a grant-funded sobriety checkpoint conducted on Saturday evening, police said.

Elderly man found dead in La Crescenta home identified

Elderly man found dead in La Crescenta home identified

A man found dead in his La Crescenta residence Friday has been identified, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Detectives investigate elderly man's death in La Crescenta

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s homicide detectives are investigating the suspicious death of a man on Friday in the 3000 block of Frances Avenue in La Crescenta, according to authorities.

Glendale Unified renews online monitoring policy

Glendale Unified renews online monitoring policy

Glendale school officials will continue monitoring students’ public posts to social-media sites to intervene when students express intent to harm themselves or others under a new $40,500 agreement the school board approved last week.

Glendale police release video of woman pickpocketing shopper

Glendale police release video of woman pickpocketing shopper

Police on Wednesday released surveillance video of a woman who pickpocketed a shopper at the Americana at Brand.

Glendale man enters plea after alleged sexual assault of teen girl

Glendale man enters plea after alleged sexual assault of teen girl

A 33-year-old Glendale man was charged this week after allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl he met online, police said.

Former coach pleads not guilty to sexual relations with former student, soliciting nude photos

Former coach pleads not guilty to sexual relations with former student, soliciting nude photos

A former Burbank High School varsity girls volleyball coach pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he had a sexual relationship with a former student five years ago and solicited nude photos from players this year, officials said.

Southern California faces dramatic climate year with El Niño, drought

Southern California faces dramatic climate year with El Niño, drought

A swath of eastern California offered a dramatic view in recent days of the powerful climate forces buffeting the state.

Man gets 15 years in Glendale medical billing scheme

A Tujunga man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Monday for his role in a $20-million fraud scheme that used a sham medical clinic in Glendale to defraud Medicare and Medi-Cal with phony prescriptions.

Stats show a jump in crime in Glendale

Violent and property crimes increased in Glendale through June of this year when compared to the same period last year, according to midyear crime statistics released this week by the Glendale Police Department.

Woman hospitalized after being hit by car in Glendale crosswalk

Woman hospitalized after being hit by car in Glendale crosswalk

A 40-year-old pedestrian was transported to the hospital on Tuesday with minor injuries after she was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in Glendale, police said.

Seven drivers arrested during saturation patrol in Glendale

Seven drivers arrested during saturation patrol in Glendale

Seven motorists were arrested this weekend as Glendale police officers conducted a saturation patrol in search of drivers under the influence, officials said.

Glendale police meet with residents during community meeting

Glendale police met with a group of residents Thursday at a community meeting organized to field questions and concerns after a double homicide last month.

Burbank High girls volleyball coach charged with sexual relations with former student, soliciting nude photos from players

Burbank High girls volleyball coach charged with sexual relations with former student, soliciting nude photos from players

A Burbank High School varsity girls volleyball coach accused of having a sexual relationship with a former student and soliciting nude photos from players was charged on Friday, officials said.

Glendale Police Department offers community academy to residents

Glendale Police Department offers community academy to residents

Glendale residents interested in getting a behind-the-scenes peek at the inner workings of the Glendale police force can now sign up for a 10-week community academy.

Local youngsters get a close up look at police work

Local youngsters get a close up look at police work

A group of local students quietly followed a SWAT team deputy as he gave a tour of the detail’s offices and training facilities.

Driver in fatal car crash identified

Driver in fatal car crash identified

The driver in the fatal crash in a Glendale parking lot Thursday afternoon was identified as an 87-year-old Glendale woman, Los Angeles County coroner’s officials said.

Four arrested at DUI checkpoint in Glendale

Four arrested at DUI checkpoint in Glendale

A sobriety checkpoint conducted Friday night yielded four impaired driving arrests, police said.

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