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.
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
June 6, 2012
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has filed three counts of first-degree residential robbery against the men who allegedly robbed a Burbank home by tying up its residents at gun point. At an arraignment Monday, the men pleaded not guilty and are due back in Los Angeles County Superior Court June 21 to set a date for a preliminary hearing. On May 31, Daryl Phillip Banks, a 45-year-old Compton resident, and Robert Anthony Grogan, 48, of Sun Valley, allegedly tied up the residents of a home in the 1600 block of Scott Road at around 9:20 a.m., Burbank police Sgt. Darin Ryburn said.
April 16, 2013
The Burbank Metrolink station and a train on which there was thought to be a bomb have been cleared by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's bomb squad, Burbank police announced on Twitter just before 2 p.m. All of the roughly 20 passengers were back on board, and the train was headed to Union Station, according to the Tweet. A train coming from Lancaster was evacuated soon after a call came in at 12:36 p.m. regarding a possible bomb on the train at the station, located at 201 N. Front St., said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn.
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 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.