December 13, 2003
Police continue to investigate shooting NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- Police continued Friday to investigate a shooting that resulted in the arrest of two men. A court date is pending for Vardan Mamikony Manoukyan, 44, and Suren Manoukyan, 22, of Glendale, who were being held Friday at Glendale City Jail on $50,000 bail. Police believe the two men shot at another man in the 1000 block of Elm Street about 1:10 p.m. Wednesday. The victim was not found when police were called to the scene but officers located him later in an adjacent apartment building, Glendale Police spokesman Sgt. Kirk Palmer said.
December 28, 2002
Tim Willert A Glendale man drove himself to the hospital after being shot in the back, and the men who shot him were arrested for attempted murder, police said. Hakob Gasparyan, 46, of Hollywood, and Gaspar Zatikian, 31, of Los Angeles each were charged with attempted murder, Glendale Police Sgt. Kirk Palmer said Friday. Police would not give the identity of the 25-year-old victim or a motive for the shooting, which occurred about 7:25 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of East Chevy Chase Drive.
June 23, 2009
Police captain to discuss division Glendale Police Capt. Kirk Palmer is scheduled to appear live on Vrej Agajanian?s TV show Wednesday on Channel 284. Palmer will discuss the purpose of the Administrative Services Division, which he oversees, and how it functions within the department. The show airs from 9 to 10 p.m. The viewer call-in phone number is (818) 662-9222. ? Paper, rangers topics of meeting Changes for the local newspaper and the city park ranger program are topics for the Crescenta Valley Community Assn.
November 11, 2002
Three masked men robbed Washington Mutual Bank on Friday morning, escaping with an undisclosed amount of cash. The men entered the bank at 500 N. Glendale Ave. at 11:37 a.m. wearing ski masks and brandishing guns. They told everyone to get down, then went from teller to teller taking cash, police said. They then drove off in a van, which was found abandoned a few blocks away on Doran Street. Police said LAPD confirmed the van was stolen. Officers searched the area but did not find the men. Glendale Police Sgt. Kirk Palmer said in similar robberies, the robbers will have an accomplice waiting nearby with another car. "It appears to have been very well planned and executed," Palmer said.
April 6, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman LA CRESCENTA -- A diplomat's daughter was found in Santa Monica Friday, two days after she ran away from her La Crescenta home, Glendale Police said. Hi-Jong Kim, 15, was discovered missing about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, police said. Her father, Byung Ho Kim, is the Korean deputy consul general of Los Angeles. Based on information on a flier distributed by Glendale Police, Santa Monica Police recognized the girl at the Santa Monica Pier at about 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Glendale Police Sgt. Kirk Palmer said.
January 30, 2002
A boy was taken to County-USC Medical Center after he lost control of his car during a street race on Glenoaks Boulevard Thursday afternoon, police said. Witnesses told police they saw two cars going about 65 or 70 mph at Highland Avenue and Glenoaks Boulevard, police said. One of the cars appeared to "lock up," hit a curb and slid along the sidewalk before hitting a tree in the 900 block of Glenoaks Boulevard. The boy, 17, was conscious when firefighters pulled him from his car, Sgt. Kirk Palmer said.
January 31, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman NORTHWEST GLENDALE -- Glendale Police are looking for two men who posed as Glendale Water and Power employees and stole a ring and cash from a 71-year-old woman's home. The incident, which occurred Monday in the 900 block of East Dryden Street, might be related to a similar burglary Jan. 18, Sgt. Kirk Palmer said. In both incidents, two men carrying ID badges told an elderly woman they needed to check for a broken pipe and that the water could be contaminated, according to police.
May 10, 2002
Gretchen Hoffman Three women were hospitalized Thursday with minor injuries after a produce truck broadsided a car, which lost control and careened through a front door and into a living room. Police and 26 firefighters responded to the home in the 1800 block of Glenwood Road at about 10:35 a.m. Thursday, Capt. Robert Doyle said. Witnesses told officials the produce truck was driving "extremely fast" when it crashed into the blue sedan, which spun out and went into the house, Doyle said.
September 2, 2002
Alex Smothers Two men were arrested on suspicion of assaulting two bouncers at The Mix -- the third incident to try the patience of local law enforcement this month. The bar draws a larger crowd, and is one of the more active businesses that sells alcohol in the area in terms of police responses, Police Sgt. Kirk Palmer said. The men, 22 and 31, were fighting with four other men when security officers tried to break it up, a police report said.
January 24, 2004
crashes Two Glendale Police officers were recovering Friday after separate accidents. Glendale Police motorcycle Officer Dan Hulden suffered a minor injury to his left arm Thursday when a tire came loose from a car and struck his motorcycle, Glendale Police spokesman Sgt. Kirk Palmer said. Hulden was released from Henry Mayo Hospital in Santa Clarita about two hours later and is expected to return to work soon, he said. Officer Candice Mudgett was also recuperating Friday after suffering several injuries in a Jan. 8. accident with two civilian cars.