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  • Drayman may not serve full year sentence

    Drayman may not serve full year sentence
    Former Councilman John Drayman, who has been convicted of embezzlement, is expected to be released from Los Angeles County jail on Sept. 26, which would cut the one-year sentence he received on Monday roughly in half.
  • 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,...

    News-Press Editorial: Drayman's punishment not appropriate

    Less than two weeks ago, locals who felt betrayed by the actions of John Drayman, the disgraced former Glendale councilman convicted of embezzlement, were able to take a small amount of satisfaction when a judge labeled him a crook and sentenced him to...

    Antonovich calls for reducing early releases from jails

    Antonovich calls for reducing early releases from jails
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich asked sheriff's officials to look into ways to stem early releases of county jail inmates serving time for violence and sex crimes, after a report by the Los Angeles Times on the increasing number of...

    Glendale police to hold DUI checkpoint

    Glendale police will be cracking down on drunk drivers this weekend by holding a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location in the city between 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 a.m. Sunday. Officers will also be checking to ensure drivers are licensed,...