February 3, 2014
Police are investigating a commercial break-in in which several bottles of prescription drugs were stolen from a Burbank pharmacy on Friday. Police responded to an alarm at 5:40 a.m. in the 200 block of South Buena Vista Street, where thieves had reportedly broken into a cardiology office, punched a large hole in the wall and crawled through to get to Burbank Compounding Pharmacy, said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn. The burglars made off with 10 bottles of pain medication from the pharmacy, Ryburn said.
December 31, 2013
Roughly $30,000 worth of paintings, jewelry and electronics were reportedly stolen from a Burbank home Monday afternoon, police said. Burglars broke in through the rear window and ransacked the home in the 900 block of Parish Place between 1:45 and 3:22 p.m., according to Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn. The thieves reportedly made off with eight paintings, a 52-inch television and jewelry, which the residents estimated had a total value of $30,000, Ryburn said. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call Burbank police at (818)
December 5, 2013
Police are investigating a residential burglary in which a Burbank home was reportedly ransacked while its residents were on vacation. Between Nov. 26 and Dec. 4, thieves broke into a home in the 1100 block of Parish Place and stole three paintings, alcohol, jewelry, cash and two watches, said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn. The burglars broke in by forcing open the front sliding window, and apparently left through the front door as the door was found unlocked, Ryburn added.
November 21, 2013
Thieves stole $1,500 worth of construction tools this week from an unoccupied Burbank home that's being remodeled, police said. Sometime between 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, unidentified burglars pried open the garage door of the home - located in the 1700 block of Rose Street - and took off with sandpaper, a drill, compressor and grinder, said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn. “Even though the house is under construction, you've got to secure everything - even those things locked in the garage,” Ryburn said.
April 1, 2013
Four home burglaries were reported in Burbank over the weekend, including one in which thieves gained access by crawling through a vent, police said. On Friday or Saturday, thieves crawled through the vent for a home in the 1900 block of North Kenneth Road and stole gaming equipment and guitars, said Burbank Police Lt. Eddie Ruiz. In the late morning or early afternoon Saturday, burglars smashed a back window of a home in the 2000 block of Jolley Drive and took off with jewelry and cash.
February 19, 2013
A handgun, two rifles and other items were stolen from a Burbank home Monday after thieves wriggled in through an unlocked kitchen window, police said. Between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m., an unknown number of suspects entered the home - located in the 300 block of Via Montana - and stole the weapons, an Apple laptop, Nikon camera and jewelry, said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn. Police encourage residents to secure their homes. “What burglars look for is open access,” Ryburn said.
January 17, 2013
Police are investigating a series of thefts in which a Cadillac Escalade and the third-row seat of a Chevy Tahoe were stolen in Burbank on Wednesday, police said. The 2003 white Escalade was stolen from the Burbank Town Center parking lot at 770 N. First St. between 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., said police Sgt. Darin Ryburn. Meanwhile, a third-row seat was stolen from a Chevy Tahoe at 240 E. Orange Grove Ave. sometime between 8:15 a.m. and 5:10 p.m. Anyone with information on the thefts is encouraged to call Burbank police at (818)
December 31, 2012
Burbank police are investigating the theft of roughly $1,000 worth of gasoline -- or more than 300 gallons -- from a gas station last week. Sometime between 11 p.m. on Thursday and 6 a.m. on Friday, police say the suspects pulled into the Universal Service Station at 2005 North Glenoaks Blvd. and pumped the gas into a “rigged vehicle” with a large container inside. “I don't know what these folks used, but it's a lot of gas,” Burbank Police Lt. Eddie Ruiz said. “I don't see that it was one car after another.” It's unknown how many suspects were involved.
December 12, 2012
Burbank police are seeking leads in a burglary this weekend at a restaurant supply store in which $100,000 worth of cooking equipment was stolen. The burglary occurred sometime between Friday at 8 p.m. and Monday at 9 a.m., when the suspects broke into Cook's Warehouse -- located at 2504 North Ontario St. -- and stole three large storage boxes containing pots, pans, knives, tables and chairs, said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn. Upon entering, the suspects taped over the security cameras.
April 27, 2012
Burbank police are seeking the public's help in identifying two people suspected of stealing a purse from a car in February and going on a spending spree with the victim's credit cards. The suspects are a white man in his 20s, about six tall and 175 pounds and a white woman in her 20s, about five foot five inches and 160 pounds. They are alleged to have entered an underground garage on the 200 block of Bethany Road after dark on February 28 or early February 29, smashed the passenger side window of a car and taken a purse.