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THE818NOW
June 1, 2012
Burbank police this week announced that they will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint Saturday night. The location of the DUI checkpoint was not disclosed, but in the past, they have been set up at Glenoaks Boulevard and Providencia Avenue; San Fernando Boulevard and Delaware Road; Olive Avenue and Virginia Avenue;and Olive Avenue at Warner Boulevard. The operation is funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, via the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, police said.
NEWS
March 23, 2002
Ryan Carter HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- An 8-year-old Burbank girl was injured Friday when she was struck by a car as she ran into the street after school, police said. Shortly after 3 p.m., the girl -- a student at Miller Elementary School -- ran into the intersection of Providencia Avenue and 7th Street, just outside of the school, Burbank Det. Jeff Campbell said. The man driving the car that hit the girl was not at fault, Campbell said. The girl suffered cuts and bruises to her head.
NEWS
July 7, 2001
Lolita Harper HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Two Burbank residents were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of possessing illegal drugs with the intent to sell after police allegedly found 20 bags of a substance they believed to be cocaine in the suspects' apartment. Jose Cruz, 49, and Miralba Cruz, 38, were arrested after police were tipped off by an unnamed source that the couple allegedly were selling drugs, Burbank Police Sgt. Bill Taylor said. Taylor could not confirm if the two were husband and wife or brother and sister, but he said both lived in the same apartment in the 500 block of Providencia Avenue.
LOCAL
March 10, 2010
Prostitution crackdown nets three more arrests Three men were arrested at area hotels as part of the Police Department’s crackdown on prostitution-related crimes, authorities said. Deondre Johnson, 26, of San Ysidro, and Justin McMurray, 25, of Murrieta were arrested Saturday at the Ramada Burbank Airport Hotel after officers allegedly found two women and evidence of prostitution, including text messages and an unspecified amount of cash. The women allegedly admitted to being prostitutes and told officers that Johnson and McMurray were their pimps.
LOCAL
By Christopher Cadelago | September 16, 2009
CITY CENTER — Burbank Police arrested two residents after they led officers on high-speed car chase Tuesday evening and slammed into an unsuspecting motorist, authorities said. The driver, Suren Ginian, 20, was arrested and booked on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, hit and run, resisting arrest and evading police. He is being held without bail at the Burbank jail. Passenger Francisco Juarez, 23, was arrested and booked for resisting arrest. His bail was set at $10,000.
LOCAL
By Christopher Cadelago | October 2, 2009
CITY CENTER — Burbank police arrested two residents who led officers on a high-speed car chase Tuesday evening before slamming into a car and fleeing the scene, authorities said. The driver, Suren Ginian, 20, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, hit-and-run, resisting arrest and evading police. He is being held at the Burbank jail on $75,000 bail. Passenger Francisco Juarez, 23, was arrested and booked for allegedly resisting arrest. His bail was set at $10,000.
LOCAL
August 23, 2008
The following incidents were reported at the Burbank Police Department: ? ? 340 block of Providencia Avenue: A man reported that someone stole a catalytic converter from his vehicle on Thursday. ? 1200 block of Cordova Street: On Thursday, a Santa Monica woman reported that she lost her $40,000 engagement ring while visiting a friend in Burbank. ? 1800 block of Empire Avenue: A Vista man was arrested on suspicion of robbery after he stole a MP3 player from Target on Thursday.
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THE818NOW
October 12, 2012
Burbank Unified officials say students at Joaquin Miller Elementary School are “safe and secure” following the shooting death that occurred across the street from the campus Thursday night. Police investigators on Friday morning continued to investigate the scene of the shooting, which occurred shortly before 11 p.m. in the 700 block of Providencia Avenue outside an apartment complex. The shooting victim -- described as white and in his 40s -- was pronounced dead after being taken to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, making it was the first homicide in Burbank since 2009.
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THE818NOW
October 12, 2012
The 43-year-old Burbank man who was shot to death outside his apartment building Thursday on Providencia Avenue was described by a neighbor as a barber who enjoyed barbecues on his porch with his wife, two small children and large extended family. The victim, identified as Antwan “Tony” Haroun, was shot multiple times just before 11 p.m. as he returned home from work, authorities said. Burbank homicide detectives on Friday continued to investigate possible leads and a motive.
THE818NOW
October 12, 2012
Burbank police are trying to determine why a man - described by coroner's officials as white and in his 40s -- was shot to death outside of his apartment Thursday night in Burbank. The shooting took place at an apartment building in the 700 block of Providencia Avenue, across the street from Joaquin Miller Elementary School, shortly before 11 p.m., police said. Officers arrived on the scene after receiving reports of shots fired and found the man lying on a porch. He was taken to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
THE818NOW
June 1, 2012
Burbank police this week announced that they will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint Saturday night. The location of the DUI checkpoint was not disclosed, but in the past, they have been set up at Glenoaks Boulevard and Providencia Avenue; San Fernando Boulevard and Delaware Road; Olive Avenue and Virginia Avenue;and Olive Avenue at Warner Boulevard. The operation is funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, via the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, police said.
NEWS
January 22, 2011
Since the "tuckered friar" was intercepted on Glenoaks Boulevard instead of the more direct San Fernando Road route to San Fernando Mission, he had other obstacles to overcome ("Friar tuckered after historical walk," Jan. 12). Had not the compass trees on South Lake Street been needlessly chopped down in 1964, he might have had a well-deserved rest and certainly a more accurate idea of where he was going! What is Burbank's rightful place in mission history is fast forgotten.
NEWS
May 22, 2010
The following were taken from daily booking reports at the Burbank Police Department. AREA 1 900 block of West Burbank Boulevard Police on May 14 arrested a 31-year-old woman after she allegedly stole a wallet and money from an employee area at the local Planned Parenthood. Mayra Lopez, of Los Angeles, was arrested after police conducted a follow-up investigation and discovered that the victim's debit card and other credit cards were used four times in Los Angeles.
LOCAL
March 10, 2010
Prostitution crackdown nets three more arrests Three men were arrested at area hotels as part of the Police Department’s crackdown on prostitution-related crimes, authorities said. Deondre Johnson, 26, of San Ysidro, and Justin McMurray, 25, of Murrieta were arrested Saturday at the Ramada Burbank Airport Hotel after officers allegedly found two women and evidence of prostitution, including text messages and an unspecified amount of cash. The women allegedly admitted to being prostitutes and told officers that Johnson and McMurray were their pimps.
LOCAL
By Christopher Cadelago | October 2, 2009
CITY CENTER — Burbank police arrested two residents who led officers on a high-speed car chase Tuesday evening before slamming into a car and fleeing the scene, authorities said. The driver, Suren Ginian, 20, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, hit-and-run, resisting arrest and evading police. He is being held at the Burbank jail on $75,000 bail. Passenger Francisco Juarez, 23, was arrested and booked for allegedly resisting arrest. His bail was set at $10,000.
LOCAL
By Christopher Cadelago | September 16, 2009
CITY CENTER — Burbank Police arrested two residents after they led officers on high-speed car chase Tuesday evening and slammed into an unsuspecting motorist, authorities said. The driver, Suren Ginian, 20, was arrested and booked on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, hit and run, resisting arrest and evading police. He is being held without bail at the Burbank jail. Passenger Francisco Juarez, 23, was arrested and booked for resisting arrest. His bail was set at $10,000.
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