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  • Police suspect man of stealing motorcycle

    A 45-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested early Monday after he was allegedly caught with a stolen 1972 Honda motorcycle, police said. A witness saw Ronald Jackson pushing the motorcycle in the intersection at Kenilworth Avenue and Palm Street at 1:47...
  • Police suspect teen of stealing, forging check

    A 19-year-old Pacoima man was arrested for allegedly trying to cash a fraudulent check at a La Crescenta bank on Monday, police said. At 1:10 p.m., Evani Escobar entered the Wells Fargo Bank at 4000 Foothill Blvd. and reportedly headed to a teller window...
  • La Crescenta man tied up by gunmen while sleeping, home ransacked

    La Crescenta man tied up by gunmen while sleeping, home ransacked
    A La Crescenta man awoke Wednesday night to discover two thieves tying him up inside his home during a robbery, sheriff's officials said. The man was awaken about 10:30 p.m. by two men who took turns holding him at gunpoint as they ransacked his home of...
  • Three arrested in alleged vehicle-burglary attempt

    Three arrested in alleged vehicle-burglary attempt
    Three suspects were arrested early Monday for their roles in allegedly trying to break into a parked cargo van, police said. Felix Cedillo, 22, and a 17-year-old male, who was not identified because he is a minor, were suspected of using a screwdriver...
  • Alleged shoplifting pair sought by police

    Alleged shoplifting pair sought by police
    Police are looking for a man and woman who they said reportedly stole and concealed several hundreds of dollars in teeth-whitening and skin-care products in a reusable shopping bag. Photographs of the pair were released Tuesday and showed them browsing...
  • City to add free self-defense classes for boys, men only

    City to add free self-defense classes for boys, men only
    Rather than get rid of free self-defense classes offered by a city commission for women and girls that puts the city on shaky legal grounds, the City Council this week unanimously voted to offer similar classes for men and boys. Most of the council...
  • Man tries stealing child's bike, injures himself instead

    Man tries stealing child's bike, injures himself instead
    A Glendale man attempted to steal and ride off on a child’s bicycle this week, but didn’t get very far after falling and injuring himself, police said. Wesley Hogan, 32, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to burglary and drug charges stemming...
  • Couple sentenced for embezzlement

    A couple who owned three Glendale-based post-production film companies was sentenced Monday to 18 months in prison for embezzling their employees’ retirement funds and failing to pay income taxes. Ronald Burdett, 75, and Karen Burdett, 70, were...
  • Attempted murder suspect to stand trial

    Attempted murder suspect to stand trial
    A reputed gang member accused of trying to kill two Glendale men during a carjacking and subsequent freeway crash was ordered to stand trial Monday on attempted murder charges. Manuel Jesus Rodriguez, 28, of Tujunga is charged with carjacking, assault...
  • Judge rejects second plea deal for former Glendale mayor John Drayman

    Judge rejects second plea deal for former Glendale mayor John Drayman
    For the second time, a judge rejected a plea deal from former Glendale Councilman John Drayman, who allegedly embezzled at least $304,000 from a weekly farmer’s market. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stephen A. Marcus said in a downtown...
  • Man accused of bank fraud, stealing 99 Cents Only store customer identities

    Jurors have started deliberating in the case of a Glendale man accused of bank fraud and stealing the identities of hundreds of 99 Cents Only store customers. Glendale resident Rafael Parsadanyan is one of three men, including Mher Darbinyan and Arman...
  • Drayman serves eight days in jail

    Drayman serves eight days in jail
    Victims of former Councilman John Drayman’s embezzlement scheme said they were shocked on Wednesday to learn the convicted felon would serve the remainder of his time in custody — an expected total of six weeks — in home confinement,...