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.