Crime & Fire

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... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Jan. 16 22800 block of 44th Ave. W. Assault. A man reported that he was assaulted by another man in a bar. 21900 block of Highway 99. Assault. A man reported he was pushed and punched in the face by another man in a casino. 24200 block of 60th Ave. W. Stolen vehicle recovery. A stolen vehicle out of Kirkland was recove... »

Updated: Mountlake Terrace man, Edmonds girlfriend arrested in New Year’s Day stabbing at Channel Marker

Updated at 10:45 a.m. Friday with information about second arrest A 32-year-old Mountlake Terrace man his Edmonds girlfriend have been arrested in the New Year’s Day stabbing of a 35-year-old Edmonds resident in the parking lot of the Channel Marker Pub and Grill. According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh, the Mountlake Terrace man came to the Edmonds police station Thursday night to t... »

Suspect in Highway 99 stabbing arrested early Wednesday

Suspect in Highway 99 stabbing arrested early Wednesday

Police early Wednesday morning arrested “a person of interest” in the Jan. 17 stabbing of a Domino’s Pizza restaurant employee in the 22900 block of Highway 99. According Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh, detectives put together enough evidence to establish probable cause to arrest a 34-year-old Shoreline resident who has “an extensive criminal history from North and South Carolina.” Shore... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council to hear from Commander Hansen about FBI Academy at Tuesday’s meeting

Mountlake Terrace City Council to hear from Commander Hansen about FBI Academy at Tuesday’s meeting

The Mountlake Terrace City Council is scheduled to hear Tuesday a presentation from Mountlake Terrace Police Commander Doug Hansen about his recent experience at the FBI National Academy. Hansen was invited through a nomination process to attend the FBI National Academy. The Academy is held at the FBI Academy, which is located on the U.S. Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia. Hansen completed the... »

Mountlake Terrace Police assist in search for suspect who stabbed pizza employee on Highway 99 late Saturday

Mountlake Terrace Police assist in search for suspect who stabbed pizza employee on Highway 99 late Saturday

Edmonds police are searching for a suspect who stabbed a 40-year-old Domino’s Pizza employee after he interrupted a car prowl in the restaurant parking lot in the 22900 block of Highway 99 late Saturday night. According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh, the suspect was stabbed in the abdomen when he confronted the suspect around 11:20 p.m. in the Brentwood Plaza strip mall parking lot a... »

Happening nearby: Police seeking man who robbed Chase Bank in Lynnwood Fred Meyer on Saturday

Happening nearby: Police seeking man who robbed Chase Bank in Lynnwood Fred Meyer on Saturday

Lynnwood Police are looking for a man who robbed the Chase Bank, located inside the Fred Meyer store at 4615 196th St. SW in Lynnwood, on Saturday. At approximately 4 p.m., the suspect, described as a white male in his mid-30s approximately 5-foot-3 with a small build. implied that he had a weapon though no weapon was seen, according to a Lynnwood Police press release. Lynnwood Police attempted a ... »

Mountlake Terrace Civil Service Commission denies appeal by former Police Commander Duncan over his termination

Mountlake Terrace Civil Service Commission denies appeal by former Police Commander Duncan over his termination

Former Mountlake Terrace Police Commander Donald Duncan’s appeal of his termination of employment by the City has been dismissed by the Mountlake Terrace Civil Service Commission. The decision was handed down on Thursday, Jan. 15. Duncan was terminated by the City of Mountlake Terrace for violations of Mountlake Terrace Police Department Policies. The termination followed an independent inte... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Jan. 9 21700 block of Highway 99. Malicious mischief. A hole in a chain link fence was reported. 22800 block of 44th Ave. W. Theft. Two men entered a gym and while one of them distracted an employee, the other went back to the locker room. Later, a gym member saw her car dome light come on. She went to her locker, whic... »

Terrace police arrest student in connection with December bomb threats

Terrace police arrest student in connection with December bomb threats

A Mountlake Terrace High School student was arrested Thursday in connection to bomb threats phoned in to the attendance office last month, according to MTHS Principal Greg Schwab, according to our online news partner the Hawkeye, the MTHS student newspaper. Mountlake Terrace Police Department detectives arrested the student, who is a minor, in the main office, Schwab confirmed. Schwab also indicat... »

Fire causes $150,000 damage to Mountlake Terrace home Wednesday night

Fire causes $150,000 damage to Mountlake Terrace home Wednesday night

Four residents safely escaped after a smoke alarm alerted them to a fire at their Mountlake Terrace home Wednesday night. The fire was reported around 11:30 p.m. at a two-story home in the 23300 block of LaPierre Drive. “The smoke alarm sounded and the residents – two women and two children – safely exited the house and called 911,” said Leslie Hynes, public information officer for Snohomish Count... »

Man assaulted in Veterans Memorial Park

Man assaulted in Veterans Memorial Park

A 53-year-old Brier man was assaulted by two men while walking up the trail in Veterans Memorial Park on Jan. 3. At around 5:30 p.m., the man came upon two males and two females. The two males attacked the victim causing cuts to his head. The victim was hit with fists or other hard objects, and lost consciousness. The victim was transported to Harborview for medical treatment. The only description... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Jan. 1-7

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Jan. 1-7

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 427 calls the week of Jan. 1-7: 332 emergency medical aid calls, 35 motor vehicle collisions, 19 fires, 9 service calls, 7 natural gas leaks and 25 automatic fire alarms. Jan.  1 COLLISION:  At 6:42 p.m., a car crashed into a ditch and flipped on southbound I-405 south of I‑5. Firefighters transported one patient to Evergreen Hospital. Jan. 2 COLLISION... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Jan. 2 24000 block of 56th Ave. W. Disorderly conduct. A man was arrested for disorderly conduct after he became upset and punched a window in the front of a bar after the staff refused to serve him anymore alcohol. Jan. 4 4200 block of 236th St. SW. Vehicle theft. A 1991 Toyota SUV was stolen. Jan. 5 6300 226th St. SW... »

Happening nearby: Lynnwood couple sought by Redmond Police for sex trafficking, prostitution

Happening nearby: Lynnwood couple sought by Redmond Police for sex trafficking, prostitution

Redmond Police are searching for a Lynnwood couple, who allegedly are involved in sex trafficking and prostitution. Police are searching for David DeLay, 48, and Marysa Comer, 20, following a sex trafficking and prostitution investigation that has been ongoing since the end of November. King County Superior Court has issued $250,000 felony arrest warrants for DeLay for Promoting Prostitution in th... »

Happening nearby: Marine recruiters help apprehend robbery suspect at Alderwood Mall Tuesday

Happening nearby: Marine recruiters help apprehend robbery suspect at Alderwood Mall Tuesday

A suspect who attempted to rob at 60-year-old woman at the Alderwood Mall Tuesday was arrested by the Lynnwood Police after he was detained by three United States Marine Corps recruiters. At 4:56 p.m., Lynnwood Officers responded to an attempted robbery that occurred in the parking lot of the mall at 3000 184th St. SW., Lynnwood. The woman was getting into her vehicle in the parking lot when she w... »

Mountlake Terrace Police Commander graduates from FBI Academy

Mountlake Terrace Police Commander graduates from FBI Academy

Mountlake Terrace Police Commander Doug Hansen graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia on Dec. 19 and received his certificate from FBI Director James Comey. The FBI National Academy has been training police professionals since 1935. The Academy has trained more than 48,000 police leaders and is considered the premier law enforcement leadership training course. Internationall... »

Arrest made in November armed robbery incident

Arrest made in November armed robbery incident

One of the suspects in a November armed robbery incident has been arrested, according to the Mountlake Terrace Police. Two men were robbed on Nov. 11 after leaving a Mosque located in the 5500 block of 238th St. SW. Two suspects were involved with one of them allegedly pointing a handgun at the victims. One of the suspects demanded the victims’ cellular phones and wallets, which were dropped... »

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