August 13, 2010
BURBANK — A Los Angeles man shot and killed himself Thursday afternoon at the Firing-Line indoor shooting range, police said Friday. Officers responded to the range at 1060 N. Lake St. about 4:30 p.m. Thursday to find the man with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by Burbank Fire Department paramedics. He was identified as 42-year-old David Joseph Magarelli, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office.
July 23, 2008
Man is killed at shooting range Burbank police are investigating the death of a man who reportedly killed himself inside the Firing Line Indoor Shooting range at 1060 N. Lake St., officials said. The man was identified as a 25-year-old Glendale man, Fred Corral of the Los Angeles County coroner’s office said. The man shot himself in the head about 5:40 p.m. Monday at the shooting range, where he was pronounced dead, Corral said. The death was deemed a suicide, Corral said.
November 13, 2004
Mark R. Madler At the information booth on the first floor of Burbank Police headquarters, some of the more popular questions are the location of the city jail. Or where a bathroom or drinking fountain might be. But instead of police officers taking these queries, a small but dedicated staff of civilian volunteers will give out the answers. "This takes the pressure off the records bureau," said Judy Anderson, the volunteer coordinator. "With the booth, they come and ask us first."
August 13, 2003
Ben Godar The Planning Board has unanimously approved a conditional-use permit for a private security firm to open an indoor shooting range at 455 North Moss St. The facility, to be operated by Andrews International/ Advanced-Tech Security, Inc., will be open only to state- licensed security and law- enforcement personnel and not the general public. It will feature nine shooting lanes and a computerized Firearms Training Simulator, city officials said.
June 14, 2003
A Burbank Police reserve sergeant severely burned last month while disposing of road flares was released from the hospital this week. DeWayne Wolfer, a 19-year veteran of the department, returned to his Burbank home Tuesday after leaving the Grossman Burn Center in Sherman Oaks, according to a police spokesman. Wolfer received second- and third-degree burns to the left side of his body and face while disposing of defective road flares at the police shooting range May 16. Police said heat from the fire reached ground water, causing a steam bubble to explode at the surface.
April 21, 2014
Five handguns believed to have been stolen were recovered during a traffic stop in Burbank on Sunday, police said. A 36-year-old North Hollywood man, identified by police as Sunny Coban, was pulled over in the area of Empire Avenue and Valpreda Street at about 6:20 p.m. for reportedly not having a front license plate, said Burbank Police Lt. Eddie Ruiz. __ UPDATE (April 23, 2:05 p.m.) : The investigation revealed the guns were not stolen, said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn.
May 19, 2001
Lolita Harper HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Dak the Whack always gets his man. Dak, an 8-year-old German shepherd police dog, thoroughly searched through the training house at the Burbank Police Department's shooting range Wednesday to find his suspect. Behind a closed door in an upstairs room, Dak found his man -- wearing a protective padded "bite suit" -- and immediately took hold of his arm with a fierce bite. It wasn't until his trainer, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Officer Mike Horn, called him off that the dog let go. "That dog is a hunting machine," said trainer Linda Travis of the Los Angeles Police Department.
December 8, 2001
Ryan Carter BURBANK -- Hoping to cater to a larger pool of potential recruits to fill vacant positions, the Burbank Police Department will offer the opportunity for those wanting a career in policing to go through a traditionally lengthy testing process in one day. "Were trying something a little different," Burbank Police Sgt. Bill Taylor said. "We think this is unique, because a lot of people have to take off three different times for these kinds of tests.
April 25, 2001
Lolita Harper HILLSIDE DISTRICT -- Her screams echoed off the hillside. "Help me," the woman shouted. "Oh God, please someone help me." Burbank Police Officer Randy Lloyd moved his hand closer to his gun as he approached the rocking trailer. Inside, he found a man with a knife hovering over a half-naked woman. Before the attacker's arm could swing down again, Lloyd fired two shots into the midsection of the knife-wielding man. "Good work," Burbank Police Officer Brent Ambrose said as he cued up the tape of the screaming woman again.