Crime & Fire

Happening nearby: Lynnwood Fire Department puts out roadside fire north of Alderwood Mall Parkway

Happening nearby: Lynnwood Fire Department puts out roadside fire north of Alderwood Mall Parkway

Just after midnight on Saturday, July 4, the Lynnwood Fire Department was called to State Route 525, north of Alderwood Mall Parkway to put out a small roadside grass fire. The cause of the fire was unknown. »

Happening nearby: Police nab shirtless burglar suspected of Edmonds break-ins

Happening nearby: Police nab shirtless burglar suspected of Edmonds break-ins

Edmonds police, with assistance from Lynnwood Police and Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office K9 units, were able to arrest a shirtless burglary suspect from Bellevue after cornering him in a storage shed Friday morning. A homeowner in the 18400 block of Homeview Drive called 911 around 7:30 a.m. stating that a man with no shirt on had broken into his house, which was occupied by a family of five inc... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. June 27 6500 block of 228th St. SW. Theft from auto. A woman was arrested for vehicle prowling, theft and possession of heroin. June 28 22800 block of 44th Ave. W. Theft – Shoplifting. While driving past the front doors of a grocery store, police observed three men walking quickly away from the front of the store... »

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and SNOCOM warn of 9-1-1 social media prank

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and SNOCOM warn of 9-1-1 social media prank

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and SNOCOM are warning the public about a new social media prank that is tying up 9-1-1 operators. The prank tells people to ask Siri to call 112 (which is the equivalent to 911 in Europe) to see what happens. Siri dials 9-1-1 which is tying up operators making it harder for others to report real emergencies. . If you need help in the U.S. or Canada, dia... »

Happening nearby: Lynnwood police arrest two men after grass fire started by fireworks

Happening nearby: Lynnwood police arrest two men after grass fire started by fireworks

Lynnwood Police arrested two men following a grass fire on the west side of Alderwood Mall Parkway, just south of the I-5 overpass. Fire crews responded to the fire around 9 p.m., Tuesday, June 30. The cause of the fire was determined to be fireworks. A 26-year old man was arrested for unlawful discharge of fireworks and second-degree reckless burning and a 32-year old man was arrested for unlawfu... »

Happening nearby: Three suspects arrested in connection with Olympic View drive assault

Happening nearby: Three suspects arrested in connection with Olympic View drive assault

Edmonds police detectives have arrested three suspects in connection with the violent assault of a 16-year-old Edmonds boy that occurred near 72nd Avenue West and Olympic View Drive on June 24. A 19-year-old man and 19-year-old woman, also both from Edmonds, were booked into the Snohomish County Jail while a 16-year-old male from unincorporated Snohomish County was booked into the Denny Juvenile J... »

Dry conditions cause for alarm with fireworks

Dry conditions cause for alarm with fireworks

The extreme dryness and hot temperatures throughout Washington state this summer are creating conditions for catastrophic fires from fireworks discharge, according to an announcement sent Tuesday from Snohomish County Fire Chiefs’ Association. Every year firefighters have concerns about fires and injuries from fireworks on the Independence Day holiday. This year concerns are heightened, not ... »

Firefighters to compete in July 4 waterball contest

Firefighters to compete in July 4 waterball contest

  Firefighters will put their skills to the test in the annual Fourth of July waterball competition beginning at 2:30 p.m. at City Park, 3rd Ave. S and Pine Street, Edmonds. Volunteer firefighters from Snohomish County Fire District 1 will host the free event that has been a Fourth of July tradition in Edmonds for years. “Many families picnic in the park and cheer on their favorite teams,” sa... »

Happening nearby: Video of Meadowdale High School brush fire

Happening nearby: Video of Meadowdale High School brush fire

The Lynnwood Fire Department provided this video of Thursday’s brush fire at Meadowdale High School. »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. June 19 21400 block of 48th Ave. W. Theft from auto. Sunglasses, cash, a GPS and a watch were stolen from a truck, which also suffered damage to the key lock and door/frame. June 20 21600 block of 60th Ave. W. Theft from auto. An automobile battery was stolen after the hood was left open. June 21 4200 block of 236th St... »

Happening nearby: Teen assault victim released from hospital; police still seeking suspect

Happening nearby: Teen assault victim released from hospital; police still seeking suspect

The teen boy assaulted on Olympic View Drive in Edmonds Wednesday night has been released from the hospital, Edmonds police reported Thursday. Detectives are interviewing the victim and following leads to find his attacker. The assault took place in the 7200 block of Olympic View Drive around 7 p.m. Wednesday evening. Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Josh McClure said the victim suffered cuts and bru... »

Happening nearby: Lynnwood Fire Department puts out brush fire at Meadowdale High School

Happening nearby: Lynnwood Fire Department puts out brush fire at Meadowdale High School

The Lynnwood Fire Department was called to put out a brush fire at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood at around 8:33 p.m. on Thursday. Witnesses told authorities that fireworks caused the fire. The Lynnwood Police Department is investigating. Fireworks are prohibited in Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace and Edmonds.   »

Happening nearby: Edmonds police investigating assault of teen on Olympic View Drive Wednesday

Happening nearby: Edmonds police investigating assault of teen on Olympic View Drive Wednesday

Edmonds police are investigating the assault of a teen boy that took place in the 7200 block of Olympic View Drive around 7 p.m. Wednesday evening. Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Josh McClure said the victim suffered cuts and bruises to his head and neck during the assault, and was transported to Swedish Edmonds. Police are looking for a suspect, McClure said. »

Happening nearby: Edmonds police release sketch of home invasion robbery suspect

Happening nearby: Edmonds police release sketch of home invasion robbery suspect

The Edmonds Police Department is continuing its investigation into a home invasion robbery that occurred in downtown Edmonds June 15, and on Wednesday released a composite sketch of one of the suspects. The suspect is believed to be a Hispanic male approximately 45-50 years old. He is about 5-foot-7 and around 220 pounds. He is described as having a large “pot” belly. “While the family is still re... »

Happening nearby: Lynnwood man in custody after Highway 99 stabbing

Happening nearby: Lynnwood man in custody after Highway 99 stabbing

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office deputies and K9 teams have located a 41-year-old Lynnwood man suspected of stabbing two men earlier Friday near the 16100 block of Highway 99. At around 10 p.m. a call came in to 911 that there had been an altercation and two men were stabbed by the suspect. A 35-year-old man was transported to Harborview and a 23 year-old male transported himself to Swedish Hospi... »

Three people taken to Harborview following Interstate 5 accident

Three people taken to Harborview following Interstate 5 accident

Three people, including two children, were taken to Harborview Medical Center following a car accident off of northbound Interstate 5 on Friday, according to the Lynnwood Fire Department. The Lynnwood Fire Department, Snohomish County Fire District 1 and the Shoreline Fire Department responded to a report of a car airborne off of Interstate 5 near 196th St. SW. No further information was available... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. June 11 2400 block of 54th Ave. W. Fraud. A woman received a phone call from a man claiming to be her grandson. She asked why his voice sounded different and he said he was in a car accident and had a bandage over it. He asked her for her debit card number so he could borrow money to post bail. She did not have a debit... »

Happening nearby: Body found off of South Danvers Road in Lynnwood

Happening nearby: Body found off of South Danvers Road in Lynnwood

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office found a body of a man on the side of the road in the 19700 block of S. Danvers Road in Lynnwood at about 9:30 a.m., Thursday, June 18. A caller reported a subject down on the side of the road to authorities. Upon arrival, the Fire Department confirmed the subject was deceased.  Major Crimes Detectives were called to the scene and are investigating. The man has... »

Fire District 1 resolution asks County to ban fireworks

Fire District 1 resolution asks County to ban fireworks

Commissioners at Snohomish County’s largest fire district last night approved a resolution seeking a countywide ban on fireworks. The Fire District 1 Board of Commissioners voted 4-0 to approve the resolution asking the Snohomish County Council to ban the sale and discharge of fireworks in unincorporated areas. Fire District 1 officials plan to deliver the resolution when the County Council meets ... »

Happening nearby: No one hurt in Edmonds home invasion robbery Monday

Happening nearby: No one hurt in Edmonds home invasion robbery Monday

Multiple suspects forced their way into an Edmonds home in the 1000 block of 8th Avenue South Monday afternoon, ransacking the residence, Edmonds police said. Two elderly residents, described as a man and woman in their 80s and 90s, weren’t restrained and were unharmed during the robbery. It’s unknown exactly how many suspects were involved and there were no reports of a weapon, said Edmonds polic... »

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