Witnesses called the police after observing an incident where a male suspect allegedly threw a cell phone at a female victim’s chest and pushed her to the ground twice at 1:04 a.m. on Aug. 21. The man was arrested, and his bail was set at $20,000.
Police arrested a man after they contacted him for acting suspicious near Ikea Way and Verdugo Avenue at about 3 a.m. on Aug. 15. They observed the man wearing dark clothing, a facial covering and carrying a bag while loitering near closed businesses. He was detained pending a burglary investigation, initially refusing to stop for officers. Further investigation revealed that the man was allegedly in possession of a loaded handgun. The man was arrested on firearms charges and for resisting arrest. He was placed on $35,000 bail.
A man was arrested near Orange Grove Avenue and San Fernando Boulevard after he threatened to fight a victim who allegedly refused to give him drugs at 7 p.m. on Aug. 19. He was charged with destruction of property and possession of narcotics. His bail was set at $500.
Information was gathered from incident reports and press releases prepared by the Burbank Police Department. The Burbank Leader is not responsible for incompleteness or inaccuracies in the original reports.
First published in the August 26 print issue of the Burbank Leader.