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By: Mark R. Madler | August 31, 2005
Glendale resident Scott Schaffer is in a court-ordered drug treatment facility after posting $1-million bond to be released from federal custody on charges of selling handguns to a gang member. Schaffer's family put up the money that will assure that he will continue to make his court appearances, one of his attorney's, Steven L. Szocs, said on Monday. Schaffer was released Aug. 19 after more than a month in federal custody following his arrest at his Glendale home.
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LOCAL
By By Mark R. Madler | November 18, 2005
District attorney's office says that settlement is possible for former councilwoman.PASADENA -- Former Burbank City Councilwoman Stacey Murphy is preparing to settle the felony cocaine possession and misdemeanor child endangerment charges against her, a Los Angeles District Attorney said in court Thursday. Los Angeles County Deputy Dist. Atty. Thomas Krag said he his hopeful a deal will be ready in time for Murphy's Dec. 12 appearance in Pasadena Superior Court. "We are exploring a settlement," Krag told Superior Court Judge Janice Croft during a short appearance in court Thursday morning.
NEWS
July 29, 2005
Mark R. Madler A federal grand jury indicted Glendale resident Scott Schaffer Thursday on weapons and cocaine charges stemming from an investigation into a San Fernando Valley street gang. The four-count indictment charges Schaffer with selling two handguns to a known felon, possessing a handgun while selling cocaine and owning 10 firearms at a time when he was regularly using cocaine. Schaffer, 51, will plead not guilty to the charges at his arraignment on Monday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, his attorney Roger Rosen said.
NEWS
May 8, 2001
Amber Willard The following incidents were taken from police reports. 1300 block of Broadway: A 38-year-old Glendale man was arrested Sunday on suspicion pushing his wife and threatening to kill her. Glendale Galleria: A 55-year-old Glendale woman was arrested Sunday on suspicion of stealing clothes from Nordstrom. Glendale Galleria: Two Los Angeles men, 39 and 41, were arrested Sunday on suspicion of stealing shirts from Robinsons-May. 1100 block of North Maryland Avenue: A 17-year-old Glendale girl and 16-year-old Burbank boy were arrested Sunday on suspicion of possessing marijuana.
NEWS
July 1, 2003
The following information was taken from police reports: Ventura (134) Freeway and Glendale (2) Freeway: A 25-year-old Los Angeles woman was arrested Sunday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Brand Boulevard and Harvard Street: A 27-year-old Burbank man and a 25-year-old Valley Village woman were arrested Sunday on suspicion of possessing marijuana, cocaine, narcotic paraphernalia and methamphetamine for sale. Colorado Street and Glendale (2)
LOCAL
December 10, 2008
Wounded man appears in court A 35-year-old Glendale man, who had fought with inmates before his hearing, was ordered Tuesday to stand trial for stealing $12,400 from his roommates and forging checks, court officials said. Alen Manookian sat in court during his preliminary hearing with his mouth bloodied after two other inmates struck him in the Burbank Superior Court jail just minutes before his hearing was scheduled. Paramedics treated him and allowed him to go to his hearing.
NEWS
February 26, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman SOUTHEAST GLENDALE -- Glendale Police arrested a man on suspicion of shooting a shogun through his kitchen floor, coming within inches of hitting a man in the apartment below him. The 56-year-old Glendale man told police the gun accidentally discharged while he was cleaning it, police said. He said he smoked cocaine shortly before he began cleaning the shotgun, and police found a crack pipe near the gun, police said. The shotgun blast went through the floor and through the ceiling of another apartment and came within inches of hitting a man lying in bed watching TV, police said.
NEWS
By Jake Armstrong | June 18, 2004
Sixty pounds of methamphetamine and four pounds of cocaine were seized and four people were arrested last week in a raid on one of the San Fernando Valley's largest suspected methamphetamine rings, Glendale police said. Tips from a September 2003 drug investigation led police from Glendale and other agencies last Wednesday to homes in the 900 block of Lucas Street in San Fernando and the 1100 block of Blutcher Street in Granada Hills, where the drugs were found wrapped in materials intended to conceal odors and buried 3 feet underground in the backyards, police said.
LOCAL
By By Tania Chatila | January 20, 2006
Van Nuys men are suspected to be runners for a major supplier of heroin to city of Glendale. GLENDALE -- Police arrested two men on drug charges Wednesday, who they believe are runners for a major heroin supplier to Glendale. Van Nuys residents Pablo Lopez, 35, and Oscar Gonzalez, 41, will be arraigned today in Van Nuys Superior Court. They were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of possession of cocaine and heroin, and suspicion of possession of cocaine and heroin for sale, Glendale Police Sgt. Jack Meier said.
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