May 13, 2013
Two women suspected of loitering with the intent to commit prostitution were arrested at a Burbank hotel Thursday night after officers reportedly discovered incriminating text messages, condoms and oils in their possession, police said. At 10:10 p.m., police noticed a 35-year-old Sacramento woman, Shaneese Day, sitting in a parked car outside the Ramada Inn, located on the 2900 block of San Fernando Boulevard, said Burbank Police Lt. Eddie Ruiz. Upon approaching Day, police smelled - and later recovered - a small amount of what appeared to be marijuana, according to police reports.
December 4, 2012
A 19-year-old woman from Phoenix was arrested at a Burbank hotel Saturday on suspicion of prostitution, Burbank police said. After allegedly seeing a post online advertising her services, Burbank investigators found the woman, Lisa Geier, with a client in a room at the Extended Stay America hotel at 2200 Empire Ave., according to police. “These girls advertise pretty bluntly they're here in Burbank,” said Burbank Police Lt. Eddie Ruiz. Prostitution arrests can be common for cities with airports, he added.
October 5, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Friday, October 5. Police conducted a sting this week to curb prositution at a busy stretch of Lankershim Boulevard. The operation led to at least 17 arrests , according to the Contra Costa Times . Want to live in young Darth Vader's former home? "Star Wars" actor Hayden Christensen put his $2.65 million Studio City property up for sale. L.A. Times Burbank residents are peeved that a company is storing mobile ads in their city that advertise "Topless Maids," reports NBC Los Angeles . “Burbank is a very conservative city.
January 13, 2012
AREA 1: 1700 block of West Olive Avenue Khadijah Baseer, 31, was arrested Jan. 11 on suspicion of prostitution. AREA 2 200 block of North Third Street Chang Heo, 33, was arrested Jan. 11 on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale and cultivating marijuana. 200 block of North Third Street Kevin J.S. Lee, 29, was arrested Jan. 11 on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale and cultivating marijuana. 200 block of North Third Street Kevin Nie, 34, was arrested Jan. 11 on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale and cultivating marijuana.
January 8, 2011
Burbank made it through 2010 without a single homicide, according to year-end figures released this week by the Police Department. And despite a sharp increase in the reported incidents of prostitution, the overall crime rate fell 1%during Police Chief Scott LaChasse's first year in Burbank. The lack of homicides in 2010 came after a decline from two in 2008 to one in 2009, according to the Police Department's crime report to the FBI. The number of arrests for prostitution or vice-related offenses was more than eight times the number in 2009, a trend LaChasse attributed to an increased emphasis of enforcement by Burbank police.
August 18, 2010
Two women arrested on suspicion of prostitution at a Quality Inn earlier this month were the latest in what authorities say has become a troubling trend. located on North Buena Vista Boulevard on August 5 and 6. Prior to the arrests, Burbank police reported 29 prostitution or vice-related offenses this year, far more than the three offenses reported in those categories for the whole of 2009. "There has definitely been a rise in [prostitution]," said Burbank Police Sgt. Robert Quesada.
July 3, 2010
The following were taken from daily booking reports at the Burbank Police Department. AREA 1 2200 block of North Buena Vista Street Police on June 24 arrested a 25-year-old stockton woman on suspicion of soliciting with the intent to commit prostitution at the Quality Inn Motel. Tasha Said was arrested after matching a police description. 2200 block of North Buena Vista Street A tip led police to motel room on Saturday where they arrested Laquesha Gipson, 23, of Burbank, for soliciting with the intent to commit prostitution.
May 26, 2010
The following were taken from daily booking reports at the Burbank Police Department. AREA 1 2200 block of Empire Avenue As part of patrols targeting narcotics, gangs and prostitution, officers on May 19 arrested Stephen Espadron, 26, of Richmond, Timothy Harris, 28, of San Diego, Raynette Owens, 20, of Antioch, and Stephanie Barnett, 18, of Santa Fe Springs. Officers at the Extended Stay Hotel contacted three men sitting in a parked car and smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.