November 19, 2003
Police were searching Friday for a man who robbed a liquor store with a 6-inch knife and then escaped on foot. Nelson's Liquor Store, 4420 N. Victory Blvd., was held up Nov. 8 by a man who posed as a customer before sitting on the counter, threatening the clerk and removing cash from the register, Burbank Police Sgt. William Berry said. The suspect -- described as a 6-foot-tall black man with an Afro-style haircut pulled back into a ponytail -- was last seen running south on Clybourn Avenue, Berry said.
January 8, 2003
The following incidents were taken from police reports. MEDIA DISTRICT WEST 599 Hollywood Way: A 17-year-old Van Nuys boy was arrested Monday on suspicion of attempted carjacking after demanding a woman's car while she was pumping gas at a Shell station. The boy chased her around her car and demanded her keys as she yelled for help, police said. BURBANK VILLAGE 100 block of East Magnolia Boulevard: A 62-year-old Burbank man was arrested Sunday after driving his car into a median, police said.
November 24, 2001
The following incidents were taken from police reports. MAGNOLIA PARK Intersection of Chandler Boulevard and Pass Avenue: A 36-year-old Burbank man was arrested on suspicion of possessing cocaine at about 2 a.m. Nov. 17 after police allegedly found a substance in his pocket after they stopped him as he rode his bike. 500 block of South Buena Vista Street: Two men robbed a 35-year-old Burbank man as he walked down an alley toward a liquor store on Nov. 18, police said.
February 21, 2001
Tim Willert SAN FERNANDO DISTRICT -- A Burbank man who refused to take no for an answer was arrested after allegedly trying to kiss a woman who refused his advances, police said. Lionel Gomez, 22, was arrested Feb. 15 on suspicion of stalking after he allegedly followed the woman on foot from her home in the 500 block of Shelton Street to a nearby liquor store, Burbank Police Sgt. John Dilibert said. The woman told police she has encountered the man at least twice every week for the last month as she walked from her home to catch the bus, Dilibert said.