October 2, 2009
A Burbank government critic remains in Los Angeles County jail Saturday following his arrest earlier this week for illegally possessing a firearm, police said. Edward Guerrero, 51, was transported to Twin Towers Correctional Facility following his arrest by Burbank authorities Wednesday. He remains in the downtown Los Angeles facility in lieu of $35,000 bail. Guerrero is scheduled to appear in a Burbank courtroom Sept. 28, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies said Saturday.
March 1, 2014
A 50-year-old Burbank man was arrested Tuesday, four days after authorities reportedly discovered and destroyed two pipe bombs in his home. Gregory George was arrested on suspicion of possession of two explosive devices Tuesday shortly after he was released from a mental health facility, said Burbank Police Sgt. Thor Merich. Police responded to George's home - located on the 1900 block of North Rose Street - on Friday afternoon after neighbors reported his “erratic behavior” to police, Merich said.
February 27, 2010
‘Strapped’ man arrested outside hotel A 23-year-old man was booked on suspicion of possession of a concealed weapon following his arrest this week outside a hotel near the airport. Edward Anthony Gamino, of Los Angeles, was arrested Tuesday outside the Ramada Burbank in the 2900 block of North San Fernando Boulevard after officers suspected he had been drinking, Burbank Police Sgt. Robert Quesada said. Gamino allegedly told officers “I’m strapped” before officers recovered an unlicensed .357 revolver, authorities said.
February 23, 2012
Burbank police briefly evacuated homes in 2000 block of Riverside Drive this morning after a relative reported finding 11 hand grenades while cleaning out a family garage. A Los Angeles County Sheriff's bomb squad, which responded to the scene about 9:38 a.m., determined that the hand grenades and small artillery shells were inert and disposed of the items, according to Burbank police. Residents were allowed to return to their homes a short time later. ALSO: Impaired driver allegedly hit police cars Brother-sister duo accused of stabbing dog to death will stand trial -- Jason Wells, Times Community News Twitter: @JasonBretWells
December 5, 2013
A 44-year-old Glendale man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly attempting to steal $900 worth of items from Target in Burbank, police said. Albert Grigorian reportedly entered Target, located at 1800 Empire Ave., filled his shopping cart with roughly 30 items and attempted to walk out without paying, said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn. Among the items in his cart were a basketball hoop, Xbox gaming system, a compact refrigerator, personal hygiene items like toothpaste and deodorant, various DVDs and children's clothing, Ryburn added.
December 4, 2012
Detectives recovered Dr. Phil McGraw's stolen vintage car - a 1957 black Chevy Bel Air - Tuesday morning, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Since the TV host's car was stolen from a Burbank repair shop in August, the Taskforce for Regional Autotheft Prevention - supervised by the Los Angeles County Sheriff - has been targeting car-theft rings throughout the county. The investigation also led to the recovery of 13 other stolen vintage cars. In each case, the identifying number was changed to avoid being identified as stolen, officials said.
July 16, 2013
The 35-year-old missing Burbank man with Down syndrome was found in “good” condition after taking a bus to Alhambra, police said. Mark Aguilar had last been seen at 10 a.m. walking near the intersection of San Fernando Boulevard and Olive Avenue in Burbank, two miles from his home. A concerned passerby had seen Aguilar walking in the morning and called his mother, but when family members responded to the area, they were unable to locate him, said police Sgt. Darin Ryburn.
December 5, 2009
When Civil Service Board members Nathan Schlossman and Mary Lou Howard twice voted this fall to deny the advancement of a police lieutenant named in an FBI probe into excessive-use-of-force allegations, it was a welcome sign that the status quo had started to crack. In addition to the FBI inquiry, the Burbank Police Department was being investigated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and a city-hired outside investigator for a litany of misconduct allegations, the police union was riled, and the Police Commission was in disarray.