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December 28, 2010
Glendale police are searching for an armed gunman who made off with a large amount of cash Sunday night after robbing a Glendale Avenue liquor store Sunday night, officials said. The gunman entered the Best Liquor Meat & Deli about 9:30 p.m. Sunday and demanded cash from the store's clerk, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. Police K-9 dogs and a helicopter were brought in to search the area around the store, but they didn't find him, he said. Lorenz said the gunman likely broke through the police perimeter.
NEWS
January 23, 2012
Police are asking the public's help in tracking down a knife-wielding man who robbed a woman Sunday night while parked outside a liquor store, officials said. The robbery occurred about 8:43 p.m. in the Verdugo Liquor parking lot at Honolulu Avenue and Verdugo Boulevard . The 30-year-old Montrose woman was sitting inside her car waiting for husband, who had run inside the liquor store to make a purchase, when a man wearing black clothing approached her, according to Glendale police reports.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | August 6, 2010
CITY HALL — A liquor store looking to construct a wine tasting room has added a security gate in response to police concerns over its potential expansion, officials said. Glendale police officials expressed concerns over Remedy Liquor's parking structure, which had loitering problems, and requested that security measures be implemented before the expansion took place, Lt. Bruce Fox said at city planning hearing on Wednesday. The store owner has since addressed those concerns by installing a large security gate, limiting access to the two-story shopping center, and alleviating police concerns, officials said.
NEWS
November 9, 2004
Several hundred dollars were stolen when a man allegedly held up 7 Days Liquor with a silver automatic gun, police said. About 1 a.m. Friday, a clerk reported the alleged robbery at the liquor store, 1700 Victory Blvd., according to Glendale Police reports. The clerk told officers that the suspected robber took wallets from the clerk and another patron, as well as cash from the store's two cash registers, and ran off, police said. The suspect was described as a white man; 5-foot-10; 160 to 180 pounds; 35 to 40 years old; with dark hair.
NEWS
November 27, 2001
Amber Willard NORTHEAST GLENDALE -- Glendale Police are searching for two men who robbed a local liquor store and might have hit one in Burbank hours before. The men entered Kent Liquor at 3500 Verdugo Road about 8:30 p.m. Friday and, after taking drinks from a wall cooler, one of them pointed a gun at the clerk, police said. The other robber took money from the cash register. The men stole the phones from the store, as well as magazines and cigarettes.
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | June 26, 2010
GLENDALE— An ex-convict was arraigned Friday after allegedly threatening a San Fernando Road liquor store employee while stealing beer and cigarettes, police said. Pedro Lopez, 26, of Glendale was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of robbery and resisting arrest when police tried to detain him for the June 17 robbery. If convicted, the robbery offense would be his second strike. The Roy's Liquor employee and owner said the incident was so traumatic that they only reported it a few days ago, according to police reports.
NEWS
February 24, 2005
A man who allegedly robbed a Montrose liquor store was arrested as he was met by a police officer when leaving the store. Robert Marcus, 34, described in a police report as a transient, was arrested at about 9:40 p.m. Feb. 17 as he exited Verdugo Liquor at 2143 Verdugo Blvd. Prior to the arrest, several businesses on Honolulu Avenue, across from the liquor store, had called police to report an apparently drunken man creating a disturbance, according to the police report.
NEWS
November 21, 2012
A La Crescenta man has one million more reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving holiday. Tigran Zargaryan won the $1-million top prize after buying a $10-Fortune Lotto ticket at Christie's Liquor at 3040 Foothill Blvd. in La Crescenta, officials announced Tuesday. A man in Modesto, Calif. also won the $1-million prize, also at a liquor store, according to California Lottery officials. Each store will receive a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning tickets. -- Jason Wells, Times Community News Follow Jason Wells on Facebook , Google+ and on Twitter: @JasonBretWells.
LOCAL
By Max Zimbert | February 1, 2010
DOWNTOWN — A man suspected of robbing a pregnant cashier at gunpoint managed to evade police in a getaway car and on foot for several hours Monday before he was finally caught hiding in a stairwell at the Americana at Brand. The man, whom police did not identify because they said it would compromise an ongoing investigation, and two accomplices led Burbank police on a high-speed car chase after he allegedly robbed a liquor store on North Glenoaks Boulevard at gunpoint. The pursuit ended when the car crashed on Colorado Street near a side entrance to the Americana.
NEWS
By: Tania Chatila | September 23, 2005
A Glendale couple was arrested Thursday morning on fraud charges after police raided their Myrtle Street home and Glenoaks Boulevard business, recovering thousands of dollars worth of stolen merchandise and hundreds of credit cards, police said. Karen and Tatevik Mkrtchian, both 35, were arrested on suspicion of identity theft, possession of altered credit cards and burglary at about 7 a.m. Thursday morning, after police served search warrants for the couple's home and business, Glendale Police Sgt. Brian Cohen said.
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NEWS
November 21, 2012
A La Crescenta man has one million more reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving holiday. Tigran Zargaryan won the $1-million top prize after buying a $10-Fortune Lotto ticket at Christie's Liquor at 3040 Foothill Blvd. in La Crescenta, officials announced Tuesday. A man in Modesto, Calif. also won the $1-million prize, also at a liquor store, according to California Lottery officials. Each store will receive a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning tickets. -- Jason Wells, Times Community News Follow Jason Wells on Facebook , Google+ and on Twitter: @JasonBretWells.
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January 23, 2012
Police are asking the public's help in tracking down a knife-wielding man who robbed a woman Sunday night while parked outside a liquor store, officials said. The robbery occurred about 8:43 p.m. in the Verdugo Liquor parking lot at Honolulu Avenue and Verdugo Boulevard . The 30-year-old Montrose woman was sitting inside her car waiting for husband, who had run inside the liquor store to make a purchase, when a man wearing black clothing approached her, according to Glendale police reports.
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By Laura Monteros, Altadenablog.com | August 11, 2011
Three hot topics were addressed at Tuesday's ACONA (Altadena Coalition of Neighborhood Associations) meeting at the Altadena Library Tuesday night: filming in Altadena, liquor stores, and coyotes. Filming: how to get them to film at your house ... and how to complain about it Geoffrey Smith  (pictured) , director of community relations for Film LA, which oversees location shoots for the city and county of Los Angeles, and Russ Fega, owner of Home Shoot Home which specializes in promoting locations in Altadena, Pasadena, and South Pasadena, shared their expertise.
NEWS
By Katherine Yamada | April 21, 2011
George Le Mesnager, who left a major imprint on the northern area of Glendale and La Crescenta, was inspired by stories of California’s Gold Rush to leave his native France. Born in the early 1840s, he immigrated to New York as a very young man and from there, consumed with a desire to go West, booked passage on a ship that took him as far south as the Isthmus of Panama, according to an undated Ledger article reprinted in “Sources of History, La Crescenta,” compiled by June Dougherty in 1993.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Kelly Corrigan | February 1, 2011
On any weekday morning, you’ll find Wanda Bergstrom at Montrose’s City Hall Coffee Shop, where she’s waited on customers for 41 years. It’s 5:30 a.m., and her regulars won’t arrive for another 15 minutes, so she has time to dish a few stories. She starts the three pots of coffee she keeps flowing at all times and brings up the mugs that customers keep on the wall. “I had this big huge guy that would come in every morning and gripe to me that these mugs were too small for his big hand,” she says of the shop’s white mugs.
NEWS
December 28, 2010
Glendale police are searching for an armed gunman who made off with a large amount of cash Sunday night after robbing a Glendale Avenue liquor store Sunday night, officials said. The gunman entered the Best Liquor Meat & Deli about 9:30 p.m. Sunday and demanded cash from the store's clerk, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. Police K-9 dogs and a helicopter were brought in to search the area around the store, but they didn't find him, he said. Lorenz said the gunman likely broke through the police perimeter.
NEWS
By Bill Kisliuk, bill.kisliuk@latimes.com | December 7, 2010
A dozen workers carted cases of beer, wine and liquor around as managers studied blueprints at a Brand Boulevard storefront recently as they prepared for the opening of a new BevMo. The store, at 200 S. Brand Blvd., is scheduled to open Friday, just in time for holiday celebrations and the busiest time of the year in the adult beverage business. "That was the idea," said Jeff Sealy, BevMo's vice president for real estate and construction. "We did the tenant improvements in a very short period of time.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | August 6, 2010
CITY HALL — A liquor store looking to construct a wine tasting room has added a security gate in response to police concerns over its potential expansion, officials said. Glendale police officials expressed concerns over Remedy Liquor's parking structure, which had loitering problems, and requested that security measures be implemented before the expansion took place, Lt. Bruce Fox said at city planning hearing on Wednesday. The store owner has since addressed those concerns by installing a large security gate, limiting access to the two-story shopping center, and alleviating police concerns, officials said.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | June 26, 2010
GLENDALE— An ex-convict was arraigned Friday after allegedly threatening a San Fernando Road liquor store employee while stealing beer and cigarettes, police said. Pedro Lopez, 26, of Glendale was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of robbery and resisting arrest when police tried to detain him for the June 17 robbery. If convicted, the robbery offense would be his second strike. The Roy's Liquor employee and owner said the incident was so traumatic that they only reported it a few days ago, according to police reports.
LOCAL
By Veronica Rocha | February 3, 2010
BURBANK — A man who led police on a chase Monday from North Glenoaks Boulevard to the Americana at Brand has been linked to three other convenience store robberies, police said. Alexander Moya, 19, of Los Angeles, was suspected of holding up three stores in Burbank in January before robbing a pregnant store clerk at gunpoint Monday at Glen-Mar Liquor — for a second time, Burbank Police Sgt. Robert Quesada said. “It’s possible that there are others in Los Angeles that he may be tied to,” Quesada said.
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