Glendale Police Department
A 38-year-old Los Angeles man and 27-year-old Glendale woman were arrested after being pulled over at around midnight Thursday, March 17, near the intersection of Central Avenue and San Fernando Road. Police reported finding a loaded so-called “ghost gun,” as well as driver’s licenses and credit cards belonging to other people, inside the vehicle. The man was booked for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle, owning ammunition while prohibited and a community supervision violation. The woman, who police said was carrying a methamphetamine pipe, was booked for identity theft and possession of unlawful paraphernalia.
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A 27-year-old North Hollywood man and a 32-year-old transient man were arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft after police located a stolen vehicle parked in a parking lot in the 800 block of North Pacific Avenue at around 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 16. Officers reported finding several cellphones, keys to another vehicle, marijuana, methamphetamine, jewelry, a pry tool and bolt cutters inside the vehicle. The North Hollywood man also was booked for possession of burglary tools and parole violation.
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The police department announced the following recent traffic arrests, which resulted in the defendants’ vehicles being impounded:
• An 18-year-old Panorama City man for reckless driving at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, near the intersection of Broadway and Orange Street
• A juvenile for speed exhibition at 9 p.m. Thursday, March 17, at the intersection of Boston Avenue and Markridge Drive
• A juvenile and an 18-year-old Los Angeles man for illegal speed contest at 9 p.m. Monday, March 21, at the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue
Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station
An unknown person was reported to have stolen gasoline after puncturing the gas tank of a vehicle parked in a carport at an apartment building in the 4900 block of Ramsdell Avenue in La Crescenta sometime from 2:45-4 p.m. Friday, March 18.
Information was gathered from incident reports and press releases prepared by the Glendale Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Crescenta Valley Station.