December 23, 2006
BURBANK — The Board of Education selected a veteran Burbank Police officer as interim trustee on Thursday to occupy the vacant seat of outgoing board member Paul Krekorian. John Dilibert, a lieutenant with 19 years of service with the force, took his seat at the dais after being sworn in on Thursday. He will fill Krekorian's unexpired term, which ends in April. "The Police Department is in partnership with the school district and this is an opportunity for someone with the Police Department to have a connection with the schools," Dilibert, 42, said.
February 16, 2002
Ryan Carter AIRPORT DISTRICT -- A 62-year-old Agoura man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of grabbing an airport security screener as she patted him down. The 20-year-old screener, who was performing a routine screening, asked if he would consent to hand search. He did, Burbank Police Sgt. John Dilibert said. But as she patted him down from his backside, he lifted his arms behind him, grabbed her and pulled her toward his waist, Dilibert said.
August 17, 2002
Police arrested two men and a woman thought to have supplied Burbank teens with drugs. Donald Whitehall, 20, Antony Jones, 21, and Ginny Doddy, 39, were arrested Aug. 9 after members of the department's narcotics detail and special response team found marijuana, methamphetamine and cocaine in the home, where the trio lived in the 10600 block of Crockett Street in Sun Valley, police said. The three were suspected of selling drugs to teenagers from Burbank, Police Sgt. John Dilibert said.
April 24, 2002
Ryan Carter BURBANK -- Burbank Police completed the 120-mile Baker to Vegas Challenge Relay over the weekend. The team finished 15th in its category and 104th out of 214 teams competing in the annual run across Death Valley. "We survived," Burbank Police Sgt. John Dilibert said of the race in which 20 sworn and civilian personnel participated. Another 15 from the department provided support for the contingent. The Burbank participants ran in honor of Officer Danny Crawford, who died of Lou Gehrig's disease several years ago. Burbank Police have participated in the event 12 times.
October 26, 2002
Ryan Carter Woman cited for gun in luggage AIRPORT DISTRICT -- A Burbank woman was cited at Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena airport after a .22-caliber revolver in her luggage was illuminated when it passed through an X-ray screening machine, police said. The woman was in Terminal A at the airport Monday when the image showed up, Burbank Police Sgt. John Dilibert said. The handgun was not loaded. The woman told airport security personnel she placed the gun in her suitcase as a safety precaution to keep it away from her grandson, according to police reports.
November 2, 2002
A 42-year-old Burbank man was arrested Wednesday after he called police to report that his home had been robbed only to have police allegedly find a marijuana plant growing in his basement. Jeffrey Marc Selco called police to report that stereo equipment had been taken from the living room of his home in the 1000 block of East Palm Avenue by four men. During their investigation, police could smell an odor of marijuana, which led them to the basement of the man's home, where they found a potted marijuana plant and a system used to dry the leaves, Burbank Police Sgt. John Dilibert said.
October 23, 2002
Ryan Carter A 45-year-old Burbank man was arrested after assaulting his former wife and locking himself inside of a garage while threatening to kill himself, police said. The man got into an argument Oct. 12 with his wife about their children at his home in the 1700 block of Elliot Drive, Police Sgt. John Dilibert said. While inside the home, the man grabbed a knife and threatened to kill her, Dilibert said. She was not hurt. But in a rage, he locked himself inside the garage, threatening to kill himself with the knife and a paintball gun, Dilibert said.
February 20, 2002
Ryan Carter MAGNOLIA PARK -- A Valentine's Day night out turned into a heated argument with a flying engagement ring and smashed car lights for a Burbank couple, police said. A 32-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman returned to their home in the 3000 block of West Verdugo Avenue after dinner Thursday night and got into a heated argument. She became upset and threw her engagement ring at him, Burbank Police Sgt. John Dilibert said. Angered at her for throwing ring, the man knocked over her sewing machine, according to police reports.
April 10, 2002
Ryan Carter HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Police have arrested a 16-year-old Burbank boy who allegedly lied when he said another man shot him in the leg. The boy told police that a man approached him near the intersection of Glenoaks Boulevard and Santa Anita Avenue about 10:35 a.m. March 30 and started asking about an altercation the two had a month before, Burbank Sgt. Bill Taylor said. The boy told police the man pulled a revolver out of his waistband, shot him in the leg and ran away.
April 13, 2002
Ryan Carter BURBANK -- Three John Muir Middle School students were arrested on suspicion of bringing an explosive device to school after they threw an M-100 from a second-story building's bathroom, police said. The three girls, two 13-year-olds and a 14-year-old, were arrested Thursday, a day after they allegedly threw the lit device out of the bathroom, causing a loud explosion during the lunch hour. It landed on the top of a walkway near a building, Burbank Police Sgt. John Dilibert said.