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By Veronica Rocha | November 26, 2008
DOWNTOWN — A 32-year-old Burbank man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly fired a gun inside an apartment complex’s underground garage. No one was injured, and police don’t know why Rouben Davtian fired the shots at about 11:45 a.m. in the complex’s underground garage on the 300 block of South San Fernando Road, Burbank Police Sgt. Travis Irving said. Davtian was booked at the Burbank Police Department and is being held on $1-million bail, he said.
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November 24, 2001
Ryan Carter and Laura Sturza SOUTH SAN FERNANDO DISTRICT -- As helicopters hovered overhead, police searched a shallow wash and found the body of a 19-year-old Arleta man Wednesday night, police said. The victim, Carlos Chavez, was pronounced dead at the scene, in the 200 block of West Spazier Avenue, after receiving multiple gunshot wounds to his body, said Burbank Police Sgt. Jose Duran. Several witnesses surrounding the crime scene on the night before Thanksgiving, said that they had heard six to seven shots fired and then saw the victim and one other person running down to the wash, or storm drain, that runs parallel to Verdugo Boulevard.
NEWS
January 25, 2001
Jenna Bordelon BURBANK -- Three men, including a man shot through the chest, were released from custody Wednesday after being booked Friday on suspicion of attempted murder following an alleged shootout, police said. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials said Artur Margaryan, 27, of Glendale; Arthur Karagezyan, 24, of Burbank; and Artur Hartunyan, 34, of La Crescenta, were released Wednesday due to insufficient evidence. Deputy Dist.
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August 6, 2012
The FBI agent whose body was discovered in a hiking area behind a school in Burbank last week died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound to the head, officials said Monday. Los Angeles County Asst. Chief Coroner Ed Winters said the death of FBI Special Agent Stephen Ivens, who disappeared from his home in May, had been deemed a suicide. Ivens' service weapon had been located near his body after hikers made the grim discovery of his decomposed body July 30 not far from his home in the 1700 block of Scott Road, where the 36-year-old agent was last seen.
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February 14, 2001
Tim Willert NORTHWEST DISTRICT -- A 64-year-old Burbank man shot and killed himself this week while sitting in a parked car, authorities said. Dennis Arnold, who was parked in the 2700 block of West Burbank Boulevard, died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Burbank police Sgt. Bill Taylor said. Burbank officers investigating a tip discovered Arnold slumped over the wheel in the front seat of his car about 5:15 p.m. Sunday, Taylor said.
LOCAL
By Chris Wiebe | May 5, 2007
RANCHO DISTRICT — A man and woman were found shot to death in an apartment on Alameda Avenue on Friday in what police are calling an apparent murder-suicide. Police identified the victims as Roxanne Paul, 28, of Burbank, and Garret Miao, also 28, of Reseda. The Burbank Police Department began receiving calls at about 3 a.m. Friday morning from residents near the 1700 block of West Alameda Avenue, who reported hearing gunshots, Sgt. Matthew Ferguson said. Police officers combed the area for about 30 minutes to determine the origin of the shots, he said.
NEWS
February 23, 2002
Laura Sturza BURBANK -- In a triple-header day of film and video shoots, major stars hit Burbank neighborhoods Thursday. City Hall acted as a stand-in for the courthouse in "The United States of Leland," starring Kevin Spacey and Don Cheadle. Across town, the Clint Eastwood feature "Blood Work" was setting off simulated gunshots and staging car stunts near the 2500 block of Burbank Boulevard. Meanwhile, a 1970s-style house on Grinnell Drive played host to Elton John's newest music video.
NEWS
January 12, 2002
Ryan Carter BURBANK -- Police were investigating a report of shots being heard outside of a gas station at 201 W. Alameda Ave. A 44-year-old Burbank man was pumping gas into his car Monday at Arco when he heard four or five shots gunshots, Burbank Police Sgt. Bill Taylor said. The man and other witnesses took cover behind their cars, and the man told police he thought he saw a car stop in front of the station. He might have seen shots coming from that car before it drove away, Taylor said.
NEWS
December 29, 2001
Ryan Carter MAGNOLIA PARK -- Police are investigating a car-to-car shooting on a neighborhood street that was preceded by a high-speed chase, authorities said. Two cars, believed to be silver Hondas, were driving at speeds reaching 60 mph in a 25 mph zone Thursday night in the 400 block of North Griffith Park Drive, police said. Residents told officers they heard three to five gunshots and saw the driver of one of the cars wielding an automatic handgun, Burbank Police Lt. Janice Lowers said.
NEWS
June 19, 2009
Police said a man apparently shot himself in the head Friday while at the Firing Line Indoor Shooting Ranges on North Lake Street at about 12:50 p.m. The man, whom Burbank Police did not identify, was dead on arrival. Police officers have closed the site at 1060 N. Lake St. to the public as they investigate whether the shooting was an accident or suicide. Investigators did not release the man’s name, age or place of residence pending notification of his family. Police Sgt. Thor Merich said there has been a history of self-inflicted gunshots at the public indoor firing range.
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August 6, 2012
The FBI agent whose body was discovered in a hiking area behind a school in Burbank last week died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound to the head, officials said Monday. Los Angeles County Asst. Chief Coroner Ed Winters said the death of FBI Special Agent Stephen Ivens, who disappeared from his home in May, had been deemed a suicide. Ivens' service weapon had been located near his body after hikers made the grim discovery of his decomposed body July 30 not far from his home in the 1700 block of Scott Road, where the 36-year-old agent was last seen.
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By Veronica Rocha | November 26, 2008
DOWNTOWN — A 32-year-old Burbank man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after he allegedly fired a gun inside an apartment complex’s underground garage. No one was injured, and police don’t know why Rouben Davtian fired the shots at about 11:45 a.m. in the complex’s underground garage on the 300 block of South San Fernando Road, Burbank Police Sgt. Travis Irving said. Davtian was booked at the Burbank Police Department and is being held on $1-million bail, he said.
NEWS
November 24, 2001
Ryan Carter and Laura Sturza SOUTH SAN FERNANDO DISTRICT -- As helicopters hovered overhead, police searched a shallow wash and found the body of a 19-year-old Arleta man Wednesday night, police said. The victim, Carlos Chavez, was pronounced dead at the scene, in the 200 block of West Spazier Avenue, after receiving multiple gunshot wounds to his body, said Burbank Police Sgt. Jose Duran. Several witnesses surrounding the crime scene on the night before Thanksgiving, said that they had heard six to seven shots fired and then saw the victim and one other person running down to the wash, or storm drain, that runs parallel to Verdugo Boulevard.
NEWS
February 14, 2001
Tim Willert NORTHWEST DISTRICT -- A 64-year-old Burbank man shot and killed himself this week while sitting in a parked car, authorities said. Dennis Arnold, who was parked in the 2700 block of West Burbank Boulevard, died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, Burbank police Sgt. Bill Taylor said. Burbank officers investigating a tip discovered Arnold slumped over the wheel in the front seat of his car about 5:15 p.m. Sunday, Taylor said.
NEWS
January 25, 2001
Jenna Bordelon BURBANK -- Three men, including a man shot through the chest, were released from custody Wednesday after being booked Friday on suspicion of attempted murder following an alleged shootout, police said. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials said Artur Margaryan, 27, of Glendale; Arthur Karagezyan, 24, of Burbank; and Artur Hartunyan, 34, of La Crescenta, were released Wednesday due to insufficient evidence. Deputy Dist.
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