The preliminary hearing will determine whether enough evidence
exists against Price to bring the case to trial.
Arraignment postponed indefinitely for accused embezzler
GLENDALE -- The arraignment of a La Crescenta woman accused of
embezzling $30,000 from Lincoln Elementary School's Foundation fund
was postponed indefinitely Wednesday while detectives continue their
Kenya Duke-Owens, 35, allegedly siphoned the money from the fund
while she served as president and treasurer of the foundation for the
school, where her child was a student. She was arrested Dec. 5 and
released the same day on $20,000 bail. Duke-Owens could not be
reached Wednesday for comment.
Charges of embezzlement and grand theft have not been filed
against Duke-Owens because detectives are awaiting bank records,
Glendale Police financial crimes Sgt. Todd Stokes said.
Big rig accident shuts down lane on Foothill (210) Freeway
NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- The right lane of the east Foothill (210)
Freeway was closed Wednesday morning for nearly two hours after two
big rigs collided.
A tractor trailer hauling fertilizer rear-ended another tractor
trailer with an attached flat bed about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, west of
Dunsmore Avenue, California Highway Patrol Officer Vince Bell said.
No fertilizer leaked, so hazardous materials teams were not called to
the scene, Bell said. The driver of the flatbed complained of pain,
but no one else was hurt in the accident, he said. The lane was
reopened about 10:20 a.m.
Man allegedly throws knife at ex-girlfriend
SOUTHEAST GLENDALE -- A Baldwin Park man faces charges today of
assault with a deadly weapon after threatening to stab his
ex-girlfriend and her male friend.
Hien Duc Vo, 27, was arrested Tuesday after threatening to stab
his ex-girlfriend's male friend as they returned to her apartment
from dinner with her 14-year-old son, according to police reports. Vo
was being held Wednesday on $50,000 bail.
Vo reportedly yelled at his ex-girlfriend and called her names
before going into the kitchen for a knife. The woman's friend left to
call police, according to reports.