Late Thursday evening while a Burbank Police unit was transporting a female DUI suspect to the Glendale Jail for booking, the woman kicked out the right rear passenger window of the Burbank Police car in which she was being transported. She then tried to escape onto the southbound I-5 freeway near the Verdugo On Ramp. The officers, Ryan Benavidez and Marinero Martinez, were forced to pull over and call for additional units to assist as they regained control of the prisoner. The suspect, Samantha Sambucetti, age 22, of Newport Beach, had been invovled in a traffic accident earlier in the evening at Sixth St. and Tujunga Ave., in which several parked vehicles were struck, and one vehicle was overturned. Sambucetti was additionally charged with attempted escape and felony vandalism.
Cela Cafe’s mediterranean restaurant is the talk of Burbank and has already been featured by numerous food vloggers across social media. Cela Cafe took over the space where Healthy Bites was previously located, and is preparing for their grand opening event on September 30th.
The rivalry between Burbank and Burroughs continued in a Pacific League girls' volleyball match.