Crime & Fire

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Feb. 20 6200 block of St. Albion Way. Vehicle theft. A 1990 Honda Accord was stolen. 4400 block of 212th St. SW. Theft. An Orca card and vehicle registration papers were stolen from an unlocked vehicle. Feb. 21 4300 block of 212th St. SW. Vehicle recovery. A stolen vehicle out of Sultan was located. Feb. 23 7000 block ... »

Happening nearby: Police report luring attempt at Edmonds-Woodway High School

Happening nearby: Police report luring attempt at Edmonds-Woodway High School

A 15-year-old Edmonds-Woodway High School student reported to school authorities Thursday morning that a man attempted to lure her into his car along 220th Street Southwest near 76th Avenue West. The student, who was unharmed, ran away and immediately reported the incident to school administrators, Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh said. According to Marsh, the incident occurred about 6:50 ... »

Jail to implement new inmate visitation process

Jail to implement new inmate visitation process

Family and friends of inmates booked at the Snohomish County Jail will be able to schedule to visit inmates starting on Tuesday, Feb. 24. This new system also applies to professional visits, which could include attorneys, social workers, or health care professionals. Previously, inmates were responsible for having corrections deputies schedule their visits. Under the new system, all visitors must ... »

Fire District 1 issues tips for candle use after fire in Edmonds

Fire District 1 issues tips for candle use after fire in Edmonds

  A lit candle placed too close to combustible materials sparked a bedroom fire that caused more than $50,000 damage at an Edmonds home Sunday night, according to fire investigators. A neighbor reported the fire around 9:20 p.m. at a single-story house with a daylight basement in the 17400 block of 69th Pl. W. Five people – a couple, their two children and a teenage renter – safely exited the... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Feb. 13 5600 block of 239th Pl. SW. Theft from auto. About $50 and two pair of sunglasses were stolen from a vehicle. Feb. 14 5200 block of 232nd St. SW. Theft. A woman reported the theft of a camera from her home. Feb. 15 4500 block of 216th St. SW. Malicious mischief. The back window of a van was smashed. 22700 block... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Feb. 6 21800 block of 44th Ave. W. Warrant service. A burglary in progess was reported at Mountlake Terrace High School. The suspect was chased by a staff member and eventually was located by an Edmonds Police Officer. The suspect allegedly stole some food though he claimed he was given the food. School staff requested... »

Condition of accident victim upgraded

Condition of accident victim upgraded

The condition of the 91-year-old driver injured in a car-fire truck collision was upgraded to satisfactory Wednesday afternoon as she recovers at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Mary McFarland of Mountlake Terrace was moved out of the intensive care unit at Harborview late Thursday afternoon, about 24 hours after the accident she was involved in at the intersection of Cedar Way/44th Avenue W... »

Happening nearby: Police seeking suspect in jewelry theft

Happening nearby: Police seeking suspect in jewelry theft

Lynnwood Police are looking for a suspect in the robbery of the Jewelry Source (19720 44th Ave. W.) around 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11. Police released the above photo of the suspect and of the ring (below) he allegedly stole. Contact the Lynnwood Police at 425-670-5600 if you have any information on the suspect.   »

Stolen food bank barrel replaced by Concern for Neighbors

Stolen food bank barrel replaced by Concern for Neighbors

A collection barrel maintained by the Concern for Neighbors Food Bank in Mountlake Terrace and all its contents of donated food was stolen sometime last weekend from its site outside the QFC store in the Cedar Plaza shopping center. Anne Peterson, Executive Director of the food bank, said the organization replaced the collection barrel with another early on Monday. The collection barrel sits outsi... »

Fire truck collides with vehicle at 228th and 44th intersection Wednesday afternoon

Fire truck collides with vehicle at 228th and 44th intersection Wednesday afternoon

Two firefighters and a third person were hurt late Wednesday afternoon in a collision between a Snohomish County Fire District 1 fire truck and a passenger car at the intersection of Cedar Way/44th Avenue West and 228th Street SW in Mountlake Terrace. All three persons were transported to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. Fire District 1 Engine No. 19 was traveling westbound on 22... »

Mountlake Terrace, Brier receive discounts on retroactive bills from Snohomish County Fire District 1

Mountlake Terrace, Brier receive discounts on retroactive bills from Snohomish County Fire District 1

The cities of Mountlake Terrace and Brier both negotiated a discount for the bills they received from Snohomish County Fire District 1 regarding retroactive pay raises for the District’s union employees for 2013 and 2014. Mountlake Terrace received a discount of $43,308 from an original bill of $661,323. The City paid the District $107,000 in December 2014 and the remaining balance of $511,0... »

Fire District 1 retirement ceremony to honor DeLisle for 40 years of service

Fire District 1 retirement ceremony to honor DeLisle for 40 years of service

Capt. Tom DeLisle will be honored for 40 years of service to the citizens of Snohomish County Fire District 1 at a retirement ceremony Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Martha Lake Fire Station 21, 16819 13th Ave. W, Lynnwood. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. Parking will be available in the north and east lots of the neighboring Christ the Rock Church. DeLisle, a Lynnwood resident, is a native of South Sno... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Jan. 30 23900 block of 45th Pl W. Theft. A woman reported the theft of earrings and $150 cash from her residence. Jan. 31 6009 244th St. SW. Theft from auto. A backpack was stolen from a car in a parking lot. A window was broken during the theft. 22600 block of 57th Ave. W. Theft. A man dropped his phone in the drivewa... »

Police, grocery store employees save Mountlake Terrace woman from IRS telephone scam; caller threatens to kill victim’s daughter

Police, grocery store employees save Mountlake Terrace woman from IRS telephone scam; caller threatens to kill victim’s daughter

The Edmonds Police Department is alerting area residents of an ongoing Internal Revenue Service fraud scam with a different twist. According to police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh, on Tuesday, Feb. 3  at about 3 p.m., Edmonds police were dispatched to the Safeway store at 23632 Highway 99. Safeway employees became suspicious when a 54-year-old Mountlake Terrace woman came in to purchase $2,400 in pre... »

Brier Terrace Middle School locked down Tuesday after discovery of suspicious object marked with threatening comments

Brier Terrace Middle School locked down Tuesday after discovery of suspicious object marked with threatening comments

Brier Terrace Middle School in Brier was locked down Tuesday afternoon following the discovery on school property of a suspicious object marked with threatening comments. The dismissal of students was altered while police invested the object. No explosive device was found in the object, which was found on the northeast portion of school property, near the track. After school activities have been c... »

Mountlake Terrace Police Reserve Officer McLain takes oath of office

Mountlake Terrace Police Reserve Officer McLain takes oath of office

New Mountlake Terrace Reserve Police Officer Norman McLain was administered the oath of office by Police Chief Greg Wilson during the Jan. 20 City Council Meeting. Commander Kevin Pickard noted that reserve officers undergo the same rigorous hiring process as the City’s full time officers. They also attend a six-month academy and are held to the same high standards as full time officers. Yet many ... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Jan. 23 21800 block of 44th Ave. W. Accident Traffic. A Mountlake Terrace High School student was reared ended. The victim pulled into the school parking lot but the other vehicle did not follow. Jan. 24 5400 block of 234th St. SW. Theft mail. A resident said someone pried open her mailbox and stole her mail. The mailb... »

Kenny elected chair, McGaughey tapped as Vice Chair of Fire District 1 Board

Kenny elected chair, McGaughey tapped as Vice Chair of Fire District 1 Board

Snohomish County Fire District 1 Commissioners elected Jim Kenny to serve as board chair and Jim McGaughey to serve as vice chair for 2015. Kenny, an attorney employed by the City of Seattle, has been a commissioner for more than 11 years and has served five one-year terms as chair of the board. During his tenure, Kenny has been actively involved in fire service regionalization efforts. He is a pa... »

Brier Mayor looking at ways to improve police services, including contracting with other agencies

Brier Mayor looking at ways to improve police services, including contracting with other agencies

The city of Brier is in the preliminary stages of looking at ways to improve services for its residents, including contracting out its police services, according to Mayor Bob Colinas. But Colinas said that no decision has been made on any proposal to bring to the Brier City Council and he’s not even certain that he will bring a proposal to the Council. As a result, Colinas views an online petition... »

Resident with gun chases away burglers

Resident with gun chases away burglers

A Mountlake Terrace man with a gun confronted two suspected burglars, who subsequently fled the scene, according to Mountlake Terrace Police. The incident took place at 2:44 p.m., Jan 14, when police responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a home in the 22200 block of 48th Ave. W. Neighbors, who live across the street from the victim’s home, witnessed two men fleeing from the home and o... »

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