On Thursday, December 18, at 1:15 a.m., Burbank Police officers were standing outside Jack In The Box at 2511 N. San Fernando Blvd. after answering a disturbance call, when the officers noticed a male and female enter a silver Mercedes GL 450. Officers ran a vehicle check and were alerted that the auto was reported as a stolen vehicle by CHP West L.A., according to Sgt. Darin Ryburn of the Burbank Police Department.
Officers pulled over the vehicle in the area of N. Naomi St. and W. Victory Blvd., and per procedure, streets surrounding the stopped vehicle were closed off. Two individuals, Anita Aslanian, 37, of Sun Valley, and Cesar Lopez, 37, of Los Angeles, were taken into custody without incident.
During a search of the vehicle, drug paraphernalia and documents involved with identity theft were recovered. Aslanian was arrested on charges related to possession of drug paraphernalia, identity theft and felony stolen vehicle. Her bail was set at $25,000 and she is due in court tomorrow, Friday, December 20.
Lopez was also charged with identity theft. During the course of his arrest, officers discovered he had a no-bail warrant for parole violations. He is also due in court on Friday.