Having His Senior Moment Lands Man in Jail For Cocaine Dealing


Burbank Police on Tuesday, April 10, received information from a tip regarding narcotics activity in the 300 block of N. Pass Ave.  It eventually led them to a suspected drug dealer who is an octogenarian.

During their investigation, officers observed what appeared to be a hand to hand narcotics deal between a couple.   They then contacted the man and woman in the parking lot at 4310 W. Riverside Dr.   Accorrding to police, both were in possession of narcotics, and placed under arrest at 9:20 a.m.

Jack Owen Murphy 82,  of Valley Village was arrested for cocaine possession with intent to sell.  He was booked into the Burbank Jail, with bail was set at $50,000.  He bonded out and due in court May 1.  Korey Rose Janke, 54, of Burbank was arrested for possession of cocaine.  Her bail was set at $10,000.  She also bonded out and is due back in court May 1.

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