Crime & Fire

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Oct. 18 21400 block of 52nd Ave. W. DUI. A man was arrested for DUI. Oct. 21 4700 block of 244th St. SW. Accident. A motorcycle that apparently had been involved in some type of a crash was impounded and towed away. 22700 block of Lakeview Dr. Vehicle theft. A vehicle was stolen from a parking lot. The doors were locke... »

Fire District 1 Chief says retroactive billing showcases need for regionalized fire service

Fire District 1 Chief says retroactive billing showcases need for regionalized fire service

Snohomish County Fire District 1 Chief Ed Widdis says the recent flap over the district’s retroactive billing for its union employees showcases the importance of creating some type of regionalized fire service. “What I‘ve always said about these contracts is they were a Band-Aid,” Widdis said of the Fire District’s current agreements to provide fire service for Mountlake Terrace, Edmonds and Brier... »

Mountlake Police blotter

Mountlake Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Oct. 10 6400 block of 232nd St. SW. Vehicle impound. An abandoned vehicle was impounded. Oct. 11 5500 block of 215th St. SW. Found property. A bb gun was found buried on the property of Mountlake Terrace Elementary School. Oct. 12 4500 block of 216th St. SW. Vehicle theft. A 2002 car was stolen. 4600 block of 224th Pl.... »

Police Chief administers oath of office to new Police Sergeant, Commander

Police Chief administers oath of office to new Police Sergeant, Commander

City of Mountlake Terrace Police Chief Greg Wilson administered the oath of office to new Police Sergeant Chuck Elrod and new Police Commander Kevin Pickard during the Oct. 6 City Council meeting. After serving in the Navy, a friend convinced Elrod that he needed to be a Police Officer. He became a reserve officer and then served as a Police Officer for the City of Mountlake Terrace for over seven... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Oct. 2-15

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Oct. 2-15

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 792 calls Oct. 2-15:  636 emergency medical aid calls, 49 motor vehicle collisions, 30 fires, 23 service calls, 11 natural gas leaks and 44 automatic fire alarms. Oct. 4 COLLISION:  At 11:53 a.m., a two-car collision was reported at 212th Street SW and 44th Avenue W in Mountlake Terrace. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospital.... »

‘Change Your Clock Change Your Battery’ in your smoke detector

‘Change Your Clock Change Your Battery’ in your smoke detector

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 2, and marks the 27th year of the Change Your Clock Change Your Battery® program, sponsored by Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs. The Change Your Clock Change Your Battery® Program reminds people to change and test the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. The message is simple and the habit can be lifesaving.... »

South Division District Court closed on Friday for training

South Division District Court closed on Friday for training

All four divisions of Snohomish County District Court, including the South Division in Lynnwood, will be closed on Friday, Oct. 17. Court personnel will be at its annual All Staff Training Day. The District Court 10 a.m. Misdemeanor and 1 p.m. Felony PC jail calendars will still be heard. The Court will resume regular business hours on Monday, Oct. 20. »

New Police Officers sworn in by Chief Wilson

New Police Officers sworn in by Chief Wilson

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Happening nearby: Lynnwood, Edmonds Dairy Queens among locations that may have experienced credit card breach

Happening nearby: Lynnwood, Edmonds Dairy Queens among locations that may have experienced credit card breach

Dairy Queen recently has learned of a possible malware intrusion that may have affected some payment cards at certain locations, including two Lynnwood and one Edmonds location. An investigation has been launched and the Company has retained external forensic experts to help determine the facts. Because nearly all Dairy Queen locations are independently owned and operated, the Company is working c... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Oct. 2 23100 block of 52nd Ave. W. Theft. A bicycle was stolen, even though the owner had secured the bike. Bolt cutters likely were used by the thief. Oct. 3 22700 Lakeview Dr. Theft. A mountain-style bike was stolen. It was left unsecured near the front door at an apartment. 21800 block of 44th Ave. Found property. A... »

Happening nearby: Mountlake Terrace officers assist Edmonds Police as man is taken into custody after shots fired in air near Yost Park

Happening nearby: Mountlake Terrace officers assist Edmonds Police as man is taken into custody after shots fired in air near Yost Park

Edmonds police took a 19-year-old Edmonds man into custody just after noon Wednesday after he allegedly fired a rifle into the air in the Yost Park Neighborhood, in the 9300 block of 216th Street Southwest. According to police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh, at about 12:12 p.m. several people called 911 reporting the shots being fired. Edmonds police officers, assisted by officers from Mountlake Terrac... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Sept. 18-Oct. 1

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Sept. 18-Oct. 1

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 713 calls Sept. 18-Oct. 1: 573 emergency medical aid calls, 61 motor vehicle collisions, 26 fires, 19 service calls, 5 natural gas leaks, 1 hazardous materials call and 28 automatic fire alarms. Sept. 18 COLLISION:  At 9:47 p.m., a car left the road, hit a pole and rolled onto its side at 220th Street SW and 76th Avenue W in Edmonds. Firefighters trans... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 hires 12 firefighters

Snohomish County Fire District 1 hires 12 firefighters

Snohomish County Fire District 1 recently welcomed 12 new firefighters to its ranks: Kyle Almeida, an Air Force veteran. Chris Burt, previously with Snohomish County Fire District 17 in Granite Falls. John Dorsey, an Army Veteran, previously with Pinal County Regional Fire in Arizona. Brandon Dumas, a Navy veteran. Boris Fayerberg, previously a volunteer with Fire District 1 and part-time firefigh... »

Crime prevention specialist offers safety tips for real estate agents

Crime prevention specialist offers safety tips for real estate agents

A real estate agent makes a living meeting a complete stranger in an empty home. Each year, too many real-estate professionals around the nation are injured or die due to a violent assault while on the job. Others have reported being victims of rape or robbery as well. The statistics, along with the recent horrific, high-profile news of the 51-year-old female realtor in Arkansas who was kidnapped ... »

Happening nearby: Homeless man assaulted near Lynnwood Park and Ride early Saturday morning, Police investigating series of armed robberies

Happening nearby: Homeless man assaulted near Lynnwood Park and Ride early Saturday morning, Police investigating series of armed robberies

A homeless man was assaulted early Saturday morning near the Lynnwood Park and Ride on 200th St. SW. Lynnwood Police said that the incident took place at about 1:20 a.m. The 20-year-old man was assaulted in what appears to be a robbery. The victim has several injuries from being struck multiple times in the head by some type of object. He was transported to the hospital. The injuries do not appear... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Sept. 26 4000 block of 222nd Ave. W. Theft. A woman reported that her purse was stolen while she was at a park. The next day a resident turned in the woman’s purse, which he found in the bushes near the park. Most of the items, except for cash, were returned to the woman. Sept. 29 5400 block of 236th St. SW. Dist... »

Fire causes estimated $60,000 damage to former City Church  building Wednesday afternoon

Fire causes estimated $60,000 damage to former City Church building Wednesday afternoon

A fire causes an estimated $60,000 damage to the former City Church building Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported at 1:05 p.m. by the owner of the building at 21705 58th Ave. W.  The man reported smoke inside part of the building and coming from windows and eaves, but didn’t see any flames. Snohomsh County Fire District 1 Firefighters located and extinguished a relatively small fire in the s... »

Possible credit card data breach at Albertsons

Possible credit card data breach at Albertsons

Albertsons recently was notified by its third party Internet Technology services provider of an attempted criminal intrusion seeking to obtain payment card information used in some of its stores in Washington and other states. The Company has been informed that different malware was used in this recently discovered incident than was used in the incident previously announced in August. The investig... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 hosts open house on Saturday, Oct. 4

Snohomish County Fire District 1 hosts open house on Saturday, Oct. 4

Snohomish County Fire District 1 will kick off Fire Prevention Month with an open house for the public from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Fire District 1 Training Tower (near Mariner High School), 12425 Meridian Ave. S. in Everett. Guests at the open house can: Meet firefighters, see a fire engine up close and spray water from a fire hose. Tour the training tower and learn how to make a... »

City participating in sixth annual Purple Light Nights Campaign

City participating in sixth annual Purple Light Nights Campaign

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the City of Mountlake Terrace will l be participating in the sixth annual Purple Light Nights Campaign. Purple Light Nights™ began in Covington in 2007 and has grown nationally and globally. The goal of the campaign is to remember the victims who have lost their lives, to show support for the countless survivors of violence, and to provide hope for ... »

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