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September 15, 2010
The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. AREA 1: West Chevy Chase Drive and San Fernando Road Jose Ajis, 26, was arrested Sept. 11 on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. West Chevy Chase Drive and San Fernando Road Jonathon Garcia, 19, was arrested Sept. 11 on a warrant for vandalism. South Chevy Chase Drive and East Colorado Street Juan Haro, 32, was arrested Sept. 12 on suspicion of robbery.
November 24, 2011
Ken Howard, facing battery charges for allegedly slamming a teenager against a row of lockers, is receiving a show of support from John Muir High alumni, who are selling t-shirts in support of the embattled football coach. The Pasadena Star-News reported the sales are being led by Adam Conover, from the class of 2002, and Dennis Robinson, from the class of 2004. The shirts read: "#Team Coach Howard We Got Your Back. "  Howard has been on indefinite leave from his football duties following the Sept.
April 15, 2000
Alecia Foster GLENDALE -- A civilian Glendale police spokesman's trial on domestic abuse charges was delayed Friday because his lawyer was not available. The delay is the fourth for Chahe Keuroghelian, whose lawyer Mark Geragos said he was busy with another trial in downtown Los Angeles. Keuroghelian had returned on Friday to San Bernardino County Court in Rancho Cucamonga for a pretrial conference, which has been rescheduled for May 12. His trial has also been rescheduled for May 15. The judge told a lawyer filling in for Geragos at Friday's conference that she would not grant any more continuances, said San Bernardino Deputy District Attorney Kristen Campbell.
May 20, 2000
Alecia Foster GLENDALE -- The trial of a civilian Glendale police spokesman on domestic abuse charges has been put on hold while the prosecutor gathers more information. San Bernardino Deputy District Attorney Simon Umsheid said he has requested "internal documents" from the police department as part of his case against Chahe Keuroghelian. Umsheid would not be specific as to what documents he was hoping to obtain. He said it would be apparent why it was being requested once the trial began.
March 2, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman GLENDALE -- The number of battery incidents in Glendale Unified School districts jumped by 43 in 2000-2001 from the previous year's 29 incidents -- a 148% increase, according to data recently released by the California Department of Education. But in all but two categories, Glendale Unified schools have safer campuses than state averages, according to the California Safe Schools Assessment for the 2000-2001 school year. La Canada Unified schools had less incidents than the state average in all categories.
October 5, 2000
From time to time I scan the front page of the News-Press and notice, on numerous occasions, the name Chahe Keuroghelian, a of spokesman for the Glendale Police Department. I noticed the name again in connection with his being charged with brandishing a firearm, making terrorist threats, battery on a spouse and simple battery against one of his children. Further, I see he was placed on administrative leave last month following a search warrant on his Glendale business.
January 17, 2003
Janine Marnien Taylor Ebert loves solar-powered cars, so much so that he voluntarily participated in a science fair at Lincoln Elementary School just so he could build one. Taylor built his car so it could draw power from the sun, from a bright light or from a battery. For Thursday's science fair, he attached wires to a battery and then clamped it on his car to make it run. "My grandpa works at JPL and I like space a lot," Taylor said. "And I like the way these cars work."
June 25, 2004
CHARLES J. UNGER Sometimes the silliest set of circumstances leads to a lawsuit. This set of circumstances took place at the 2001 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. Travis Le Blanc was a baritone player for Rancho Bernardo High School. The leader of the band was Tom Kohl. The Rancho Bernardo High School Band was ready to march, appear on television and do their thing. Mr. Kohl decided to inspect his "troops" and saw that Mr. Le Blanc was wearing colorful orange socks.
February 6, 2009
Clarifying a crime blotter entry An incident was reported in the Crescenta Valley Sun Crime Blotter on Jan. 2 on El Caminito Street in La Crescenta about an AAA member who called for roadside service and was distraught over the treatment of the AAA unit/technician who was sent to her location. To clear up a bit of confusion for our community, my family has owned and operated Crescenta Valley Tow in La Crescenta for the past (almost) 48 years; we are the AAA provider in our area and have been recognized as being an excellent service provider.
By Veronica Rocha, | November 5, 2013
Three men were sentenced Monday to serve jail time and probation after being arrested last week for allegedly stealing more than a dozen car batteries from Honda vehicles in Glendale and Los Angeles, officials said. The Los Angeles residents - Jordan Astudillo, 20, Jonathan Piche, 19, and David Osorio, 18 - pleaded no contest to two misdemeanor counts of petty theft, according Shiara Dávila-Morales, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office. Astudillo and Piche were each sentenced to serve 60 days in jail, while Osorio was ordered to 30 days in custody, she added.
By Veronica Rocha, | June 6, 2013
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who allegedly forced a woman to touch his genitals Monday outside a Ralphs supermarket in Glendale. The man reportedly approached the woman at 6 a.m. as she was entering her parked car at Ralphs in the 1200 block of North Central Avenue, according to Glendale police. While she was still seated in the driver's seat, the man reportedly grabbed her left wrist and told her, "Don't be scared. I haven't seen you in weeks.
December 12, 2012
The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. North Kenilworth Avenue and Patterson Avenue A 33-year-old man was arrested Dec. 5 on suspicion of grand theft of access cards, possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. East Chevy Chase Drive and Mariposa Street A 33-year-old woman was arrested Dec. 5 on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and hit-and-run. 200 block of Irving Avenue A 37-year-old man was arrested Dec. 5 on suspicion of making threats.
August 22, 2012
The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. 400 block of West Windsor Road A 25-year-old man was arrested Aug. 18 on an outstanding warrant for possessing a switchblade in plain view inside a vehicle. East Colorado Street and Lafayette Street A 40-year-old man was arrested Aug. 18 on an outstanding warrant for disturbing the peace. 400 block of West Dryden Street A 25-year-old man was arrested Aug. 18 on suspicion of battery with serious bodily injury, evading a peace officer and driving without a valid license.
By Veronica Rocha, | May 18, 2012
A Glendale High School student who was arrested this week after he allegedly grabbed a 42-year-old woman's crotch told police he was accused of the same crime at another school campus, according to police. The student, Ryan Navarrete, 18, of Los Angeles was arrested Monday on suspicion of sexual battery after he allegedly assaulted the Santa Clarita woman as she walked on Brand Boulevard in downtown Glendale. Navarrete denied grabbing the woman, but told officers he was accused of “doing the same thing at Crescenta Valley High School and has had to transfer to Glendale High due to the allegations,” according to police reports.
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