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September 18, 2003
The Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer injured in a car accident in Glendale was still recovering from his injuries Wednesday, officials said. Officer Carlos Sanchez, a 20-year LAPD veteran, was riding his motorcycle north on Adams Street when he collided with a Mitsubishi Mirage turning south onto Adams from Vincent Way. Sanchez suffered two broken wrists, a broken hip, pelvis and leg, Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Officer Asta Webster said.
NEWS
By Christopher Cadelago | October 10, 2009
A former Crescenta Valley town councilman who last month resigned as general manager of a major Los Angeles department will not face charges for allegedly raping a woman at his condominium, authorities said. Los Angeles County prosecutors declined to file charges against Andrew Adelman, the former general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety, sources told the Los Angeles Times. Adelman served as president of the Town Council in 2003. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa placed Adelman on leave in August amid revelations that the Los Angeles Police Department was investigating claims that he raped a woman July 10. He has not been charged with a crime or arrested.
NEWS
October 12, 2000
Buck Wargo GLENDALE -- Glendale Police were helping Los Angeles Police look for a gunman in connection with a freeway shooting. Police were searching a Glendale neighborhood near San Fernando Road and Irving Avenue near the border with Burbank. About 8:20 p.m., a Los Angeles Police Department officer reported seeing gunshots between two cars on the Golden State (5) Freeway near Los Feliz Road in Los Angeles, Burbank Police Department Sgt. Kevin Krafft said.
NEWS
July 28, 2004
Gary Moskowitz A man suspected of stabbing a Glendale cab driver, stealing the cab and fleeing to Hollywood earlier this week is still at large in Los Angeles, police said. Glendale Police have turned the investigation over to the Los Angeles Police Department, Glendale Police Agent Leticia Chang said Tuesday. About 3 p.m. Monday, a man got into a Los Angeles Checkered Cab taxi at Glendale Avenue and Raleigh Street in Glendale. After getting into the cab, the suspect immediately stabbed the driver in his right hand and demanded all of his money.
NEWS
April 22, 2004
Officers found a body Wednesday in a Glassell Park area home after a man walked into a Los Angeles Police Department station and confessed to shooting and killing someone in an apartment near Glendale, according to authorities. The suspect, whose name was not released, walked into the LAPD Northeast Station at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, Los Angeles Police Officer Esther Mya Pe said. The man allegedly told police he shot someone in the 3200 block of Chapman Street, which is in a neighborhood southeast of Glendale.
NEWS
September 5, 2001
Amber Willard LOS ANGELES -- Residents can learn self-defense techniques Thursday night at a seminar sponsored by Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Glendale). The seminar -- the first of a handful scheduled for this month at various locations -- is part of a sexual assault awareness campaign. The seminar starts at 6:30 p.m. at the LaSung World Evangelical Church at 2861 Los Feliz Blvd. Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department and California Highway Patrol will teach the class.
NEWS
June 2, 2001
Tim Willert GLENDALE -- A 31-year-old Van Nuys man apparently distraught over a medical condition threatened to kill himself Friday afternoon at Forest Lawn, Glendale, prompting Glendale Police to close the facility down, authorities said. Police, responding to a tip from family members that the man was armed and wanted to kill himself, searched the cemetery for about two hours but could not find the man, Sgt. Rick Young said. "After talking to him on his cell phone we determined that he was at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills," Young said.
LOCAL
November 15, 2005
Glendale Police Chief Randy Adams will speak on disaster preparedness at the Crescenta Valley Town Council meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the community room of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station. Adams will make a presentation on how the Glendale Police Department, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and local fire agencies came together during the Jan. 26 Metrolink train derailment, which killed 11 people and injured nearly 200 more. He will also speak on the importance of disaster preparedness in the event of any emergency.
NEWS
By Chris Wiebe | January 3, 2008
GLENDALE ? Police said gang violence is likely the cause of the first reported homicide of the year in Los Angeles County, a shooting death at Forest Lawn cemetery on the Los Angeles-Glendale border. Los Angeles resident Jason Grey, 29, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body at about noon Tuesday while he was at the cemetery on South Glendale Avenue, Los Angeles Police Officer Ana Aguirre said. ?It is being described as a gang-related motive, but that?s pretty much all we have,?
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | May 15, 2012
Authorities are looking for help with identifying an alleged carjacker who is responsible for more than a dozen thefts and robberies in Glendale, Burbank and the Los Angeles region. The man, who police have dubbed the “Opportunistic bandit,” allegedly started targeting lone women April 14, physically assaulting them before taking their purses and sometimes their vehicles, Los Angeles Police Department detectives said at a press conference on Tuesday. “Intimidation is a big part of this,” said Glendale Police Sgt. Jeff Newton, who is working on the robbery investigation.
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NEWS
May 15, 2012
Authorities are looking for help with identifying an alleged carjacker who is responsible for more than a dozen thefts and robberies in Glendale, Burbank and the Los Angeles region. The man, who police have dubbed the “Opportunistic bandit,” allegedly started targeting lone women April 14, physically assaulting them before taking their purses and sometimes their vehicles, Los Angeles Police Department detectives said at a press conference on Tuesday. “Intimidation is a big part of this,” said Glendale Police Sgt. Jeff Newton, who is also working on the robbery investigation.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha | May 27, 2010
A Hoover High School student’s bogus text message about a shooting Thursday sparked a full on police response to the campus. The student borrowed a friend’s cell phone and sent a text message about a possible shooting at the school to texting-based company KGB USA, which answers questions from subscribers, police said. When the Los Angeles-based company got the text message, it notified the Los Angeles Police Department who tracked the cell phone to Glendale, police said.
LOCAL
By Christopher Cadelago | December 17, 2009
DOWNTOWN — Scott LaChasse, a 32-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department who went on to serve as vice president of security and emergency services at Paramount Pictures Corp., has been named interim police chief for Burbank. LaChasse, who is expected to take the reins of the Police Department on Jan. 7, last held the rank of deputy chief, where he commanded nearly 1,600 personnel in South Los Angeles. He comes into a department coping with external probes into police misconduct and several lawsuits filed against the city by current and former officers.
LOCAL
By Veronica Rocha | October 30, 2009
GLENDALE — A shooting outside a North Hollywood synagogue prompted local temples to be on high alert Thursday, fearing that the incident was a hate crime. Los Angeles Police Department alerted nearby synagogues of the shooting, which occurred just after 6 a.m. in the parking garage of the Adat Yeshurun Valley Sephardic Orthodox Synagogue in North Hollywood. A gunman reportedly approached two worshipers and shot them several times. Police said the injured men were being treated at a hospital and were in good condition.
NEWS
By Christopher Cadelago | October 10, 2009
A former Crescenta Valley town councilman who last month resigned as general manager of a major Los Angeles department will not face charges for allegedly raping a woman at his condominium, authorities said. Los Angeles County prosecutors declined to file charges against Andrew Adelman, the former general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety, sources told the Los Angeles Times. Adelman served as president of the Town Council in 2003. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa placed Adelman on leave in August amid revelations that the Los Angeles Police Department was investigating claims that he raped a woman July 10. He has not been charged with a crime or arrested.
NEWS
By Jason Wells | September 16, 2009
A former Crescenta Valley town councilman resigned as general manager of a major Los Angeles city department Tuesday amid allegations that he raped a woman in July. Andrew Adelman, who served as president of the Town Council in 2003, was replaced by Raymond Chan as interim general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Building Safety, according to a statement Tuesday from Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. The statement said only that Adelman ?resigned his post earlier today.?
LOCAL
By Mary O’Keefe | August 12, 2009
Andrew Adelman, a former Crescenta Valley Town Council member who was honored at the council’s July 16 meeting, is being investigated by the Los Angeles Police Department after being accused of raping a woman July 10. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has placed Adelman, general manager of the city’s Department of Building and Safety, on administrative leave. “Please be reminded that your employment is at will and may be terminated at any time,” the letter stated.
NEWS
By Mary O’Keefe | June 19, 2009
NORTH GLENDALE ? LAPD officers took a suspected gang member into custody Wednesday night after a six-hour search in the hillsides and residential areas near Verdugo Road. LAPD Detective Chris Vasquez said officers conducted a traffic stop on the southbound Glendale (2) Freeway just past the Foothill (210) Freeway interchange about 5 p.m. He said the woman driving complied with officers? request and pulled onto the freeway?s shoulder. A 1-year-old boy and the suspect, a man, were also in the vehicle.
LOCAL
By Veronica Rocha | February 11, 2009
LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles Police Department criminalist testified Tuesday that the genetic code of Tyreese Reed, a man accused of attacking and raping seven women in Beverly Hills, Glendale and Koreatown, matched DNA collected from two women. Criminalist Jennifer Butterworth explained to jurors that a person’s DNA is uniquely his or her own and that a saliva swab sample collected from the inside of Reed’s mouth matched hair, mouth and lip specimens taken from three women.
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