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  • Man outwits would-be thief in a scuffle over Craigslist iPad sale

    A Glendale man clung to the trunk of a getaway car Friday after refusing to give up his friend’s iPad to a man who tried to use counterfeit money to buy it, police said. The 25-year-old man advertised the sale of his friend’s iPad for $500 on...
  • Glendale police: See a crime, go online

    Starting Tuesday, residents will be able to report crimes and file police reports online from their computers or smartphones. The Glendale Police Department is launching its new Citizens Online Reporting system. It provides residents another avenue to...
  • Alleged fraud ring involving local residents busted

    Six Glendale and Burbank residents were arrested Thursday in an alleged massive tax and bank fraud ring that resulted in the Internal Revenue Service paying more than $7 million in refunds for bogus claims — some of which were issued for deceased...
  • Relatives want family member's stolen ashes returned

    Relatives want family member's stolen ashes returned
    A Glendale family is pleading for the public's help in finding their deceased family member's ashes, which were stolen Sunday from their minivan. The family's matriarch was 87-year-old Burbank resident Lois LaRocco, who died Aug. 28 due to...
  • Off-duty investigator stops alleged bike theft

    A 35-year-old man was arrested Sunday after an off-duty private investigator allegedly saw him stealing a bicycle and held him at gunpoint until police arrived at the scene, officials said. David Plutae, who was once a Glendale resident, was taken into...
  • Eight plead guilty to involvement with Armenian crime ring

    Eight plead guilty to involvement with Armenian crime ring
    Eight people, including four who live in Burbank, Glendale and Montrose, pleaded guilty Monday to various charges, including racketeering conspiracy, bank fraud and identity theft, centered around the activities of an Armenian organized crime ring,...
  • Man steals cosmetics worth $1,300 from CVS Pharmacy

    Man steals cosmetics worth $1,300 from CVS Pharmacy
    Police are looking for a man who allegedly stole roughly $1,300 worth of cosmetics from a Glendale store. The man entered the CVS Pharmacy in the 1100 block of East Broadway around 7:40 p.m. on Aug. 6, picked up several L’Oreal products and put...
  • Suspect robs downtown Glendale cell phone store at gunpoint

    A thief got away with several hundreds of dollars Monday after robbing a cell phone store in downtown Glendale at gunpoint, police said. No one was hurt during the robbery, which occurred about 1:21 p.m. at Metro PCS in the 1100 block of East Broadway,...
  • Police: Masked man robs San Fernando Road gas station

    A partially-masked man robbed a gas station on San Fernando Road in Glendale at gunpoint Tuesday night, police said. Officers arrived about 9:47 p.m. to Arco gas in the 5800 block of San Fernando Road after receiving calls about a man, seen wearing a...
  • Thieves snatch grave markers at Grand View Memorial Park

    Thieves snatch grave markers at Grand View Memorial Park
    Three bronze grave markers were stolen and two others were uprooted this week from the cemetery grounds at the Grand View Memorial Park. A volunteer reported on Wednesday morning that someone had cut open a padlock on the cemetery’s main gate in...
  • Local man accused in gold scam

    A Glendale man accused of stealing about $141,000 from the bank account of a Sacramento man so he could buy 96 gold coins pleaded not guilty Friday to federal fraud charges. Karapet Damaryan, 63, and his co-defendant, Garik Voskanyan, 30, of Rancho...
  • Thieves knock woman, 64, to ground to steal cash, jewelry

    Glendale police are seeking help in identifying thieves who stole a fanny pack and ripped a necklace off a 64-year-old Glendale woman's neck this week after knocking her to the ground. The woman was walking about 9:30 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of...