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  • Drayman's payments lowered

    Former Councilman John Drayman's monthly $1,000 restitution payments to the victims he embezzled from were reduced by more than half after financial evaluators showed he wasn't earning much income, though a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge told him this...
  • Teens suspects face various charges

    Two 16-year-old males were arrested on Monday for allegedly burglarizing a vehicle while breaking a curfew law, police said. At around 2:45 a.m., an officer patrolling near Orange Street and Wilson Avenue pulled up to the teens walking in the Sears...
  • Pair suspected of shoplifting at Vons

    Two people were arrested Wednesday after they were allegedly caught trying to shoplift cans of baby formula from a Vons supermarket, police said. At around 8:40 a.m., officers were called to the Vons at 311 W. Los Feliz Road regarding the theft, said...
  • Woman thwarts burglary attempt with help of neighbor

    Woman thwarts burglary attempt with help of neighbor
    A 63-year-old Glendale woman’s “quick actions” and bravery thwarted a 25-year-old man’s alleged attempt to break into her home and rob her on Thursday, authorities said. The woman returned to her apartment, located in the 1100...
  • Man pleads guilty in police car theft

    A 22-year-old Palm Springs man pleaded guilty on Friday to charges that he stole a Glendale police car from the Orange County Sheriff’s Academy in Tustin in January, authorities said. William Menser pleaded guilty to four counts of burglary, and...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Retired boxer arrested for allegedly stealing drill

    Retired boxer arrested for allegedly stealing drill
    A retired professional featherweight boxer was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing a drill from a parking lot attendant’s booth, police said. The 34-year-old boxer, Vilyam Abelyan — who also goes by William — was taken into custody...
  • 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...