Two Men Arrested in Weekend Incidents

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

Two men were arrested in separate  incidents this weekend.

The first incident took place at Jefferies and Manning at about 7:10 Saturday evening. Burbank Police officers conducted a traffic stop on a car for a tinted windows violation.  During a consent search of the car, officers recovered suspected narcotics and narcotics paraphernalia.  When the officer was going to place handcuffs on the suspect (who was a passenger in the car), he turned and engaged the officer in a struggle, refusing to allow the handcuffs to be placed on him.  After a couple of minutes, the officers were able to successfully handcuff and detain the suspect.  The officer and suspect sustained minor abrasions as a result of the physical altercation.

Arrested was Ramon Saydah, 41, of Burbank.  He was booked for possession of a controlled substance, , possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine, and resisting arrest.   He is being held in-lieu of $20,000 bail.

He will be arraigned on January 23, Burbank Superior Court.

In the second incident, a man was arrested for a weapons violation according to a Burbank Police report.

Rennie Quesada, 33, of Sylmar, was arrested around 6;35 p.m. Saturday  near the intersection of First St.and Magnolia Blvd.

An officer stopped a car for a traffic violation.  While speaking to the driver (Quesada), he admitted to having marijuana in the car.  A consent search resulted in the recovery of the marijuana and a canister of tear gas.  After speaking with the suspect, the officers determined that he was  not allowed to legally possess the tear gas due to a prior felony conviction.

He was arrested for 22810(a) of the California Penal Code .  He is being held in-lieu of $20,000 bail.  He will be arraigned on January 23, 2013 at the Burbank Superior Court.


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