Burbank crime report recap

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A 41-year-old Burbank man on Wednesday was assaulted with a knife after being involved in a road-rage incident. The man was cut off by the suspect’s vehicle as it traveled southbound on Glenoaks Boulevard at Naomi Street. Both vehicles pulled into a parking lot where the man and suspect were arguing. The suspect pulled out a knife and held it against the back of the man’s head. The suspect then drove off. The suspect is described as a Latino man, 25 to 35 years old, about 5-feet, 7-inches tall, 160 pounds with a medium build and mustache. His vehicle is described as a white Ford Explorer.

A 46-year-old Burbank man was the victim of a knife brandishing after being involved in a parking dispute in front of Burroughs High School. The suspect got out of his vehicle while holding a knife and approached the man, who backed away and got into his vehicle. The suspect returned to his vehicle and drove away. He is described as possibly Middle Eastern, in his 30s, about 5-feet 9-inches tall, wearing a light green shirt and dark pants. His vehicle is described as a silver Honda sedan.

Officers on Friday arrested a 36-year-old Burbank man for annoying three girls at Jefferson Elementary. Yourik Yashoobian began talking to the girls in a flirtatious and unwanted manner. After an investigation, Yashoobian was arrested for annoying children.

Police on Sunday arrested two suspects for assaulting a man with a metal flashlight in the 900 block of North Fairview St. One of the suspects returned home and discovered his wife in bed with another man. The suspect, and a friend who was with him, both attacked the male victim. The victim was punched and hit numerous times with the flashlight. Police arrived on the scene and detained all parties. After an investigation, both suspects were arrested for assault with a deadly weapon. The suspects were transported and booked at the police station.

A 41-year-old Burbank woman on Sunday attempted to take her own life by hanging herself from a tree. A neighbor was walking his dog along the bike path in the 4200 block of Chandler when he saw something hanging from a tree. He thought the object was a Halloween decoration but then realized it was a person. The man ran over to the victim and held her up while he removed the rope. Paramedics and police were notified. The paramedics transported the female to a local hospital. She is being held pending a physiological evaluation.

A 60-year-old Burbank woman on Sunday went to the police station to report she was assaulted with a deadly weapon. She was looking for a missing cat when her neighbor came outside with a handgun. James Lowry, 67, appeared to be intoxicated and at one point threatened to shoot her cat. Lowry then pointed the handgun at the victim and threatened to shoot her. She was able to reason with Lowry, who stopped pointing the gun and walked back into the house. Officers arrived and recovered a handgun during. Lowry was transported to the police station and booked.

Police on Sunday arrested a 22-year-old Van Nuys man for vandalizing a taxi and spitting on a police officer. Officers responded to the Whiskey Bend at 1221 N. San Fernando Boulevard regarding an intoxicated man spitting and hitting a taxi driver. Officers contacted the driver who told them Shaun White had spit on him and damaged his taxi door by kicking it. Officers contacted White down the street from the bar. They had to physically subdue White as he aggressively resisted. After being placed in handcuffs, White continued his verbal assault and told officers he was going to fight them when the handcuffs came off. While being transported to the police jail, the suspect spit at the officer in the front seat. White told officers that he has Hepatitis B and C. White was booked at the police jail for vandalism, assault and battery, resisting arrest and battery on a police officer.

A 13- year-old student on Monday was robbed at Jordan Middle School. The boy was at the school gym when he was approached by two larger individuals who surrounded him and threatened to assault him if he did not give them money. After turning over the money, the boy immediately located a teacher and explained what happened. The suspects were transported to the police station where Ryan McCoslin, 18, was booked. The 17-year-old suspect was transported to a juvenile facility where he is being held.


Written by Christopher Cadelago

October 20, 2009 at 11:28 am

Posted in News Roundups

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