Crime & Fire

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Nov. 14 4600 block of 216th Pl. SW. Vehicle impound. A Chevy van was impounded Nov. 15 22100 block of 39th Ave. W. Theft. A man reported the theft of a barbeque off his back deck, which is fully fenced in. Nov. 16 4300 block of 212th St. SW.  Malicious mischief. A woman reported that her vehicle has been vandalized whi... »

Mountlake Terrace graduate Fritz prepares for playoff game in aftermath of tragedy

Mountlake Terrace graduate Fritz prepares for playoff game in aftermath of tragedy

For 2011 Mountlake Terrace High School grad Owen Fritz and his current teammates on the Linfield College football team, this week has been like no other as the squad prepares for their playoff matchup with Chapman University on Saturday. In addition to practices, team meetings and class studies, the team has been mourning the loss of a teammate murdered in a random stabbing on Nov. 15. Fritz is a ... »

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office warns of phone warrant scam

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office warns of phone warrant scam

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public that several residents have received a phone call from someone claiming to be a Sheriff’s Office deputy with a warrant for their arrest. The caller said that the victim would need to pay over the phone to have the warrant “lifted” or a deputy would come to their house to arrest them. “First of all, no county ... »

Happening nearby: David Morgan, accused of attempted murder and arson, ‘creeped me out,’ says family friend

Happening nearby: David Morgan, accused of attempted murder and arson, ‘creeped me out,’ says family friend

More information is emerging in the wake of Sunday evening’s suspected arson and attempted murder at the Lynnwood home of David Morgan, as those who knew the couple and their children come forth to share their stories. Morgan is accused of attempting to kill his ex-wife Brenda Welch and then setting fire to his home to cover up the crime. He is being held in the Snohomish County Jail in lieu... »

Avoid being a victim of crime this holiday season

Avoid being a victim of crime this holiday season

The holidays can be a prime time for crime so the City of Mountlake Terrace is offering a few simple suggestions that can help keep you safe this time of year. Home Safety Tips: Lock doors and windows when away, even if just for a short while. Leave a light on and ask neighbors to keep an eye on your house. Use automatic timers to make it appear someone is home. When going on vacation, stop newspa... »

Happening nearby: Cooking fire causes $400,000 in damage to Edmonds home

Happening nearby: Cooking fire causes $400,000 in damage to Edmonds home

Unattended cooking is being blamed for a fire that caused more than $400,000 damage and displaced a couple from their Edmonds home Tuesday afternoon. Dispatchers received multiple calls reporting the fire at the single-story house in the 22500 block of 93rd Place West at around 12:30 p.m. A man and his dog were inside the house at the time of fire and safely exited. The man was exposed to smoke. H... »

Update: Suspect arrested in alleged arson of Lynnwood house

Update: Suspect arrested in alleged arson of Lynnwood house

A suspect in the alleged arson of a Lynnwood house was arrested Monday by Lynnwood Police after he was released from the hospital. The man had been transported to Swedish Hospital in Edmonds after being assisted out of the house fire by firefighters on Sunday night from the house in the 6200 block of 193rd St. SW. in Lynnwood. Detectives are booking the man into jail for Arson 1 and Attempted Murd... »

Happening nearby: Lynnwood house fire investigated as possible arson

Happening nearby: Lynnwood house fire investigated as possible arson

A Lynnwood house fire that sent two people to the hospital is being investigated as a possible arson by the Lynnwood Police Department. On Sunday, Nov. 16 at about 7:10 p.m., the Lynnwood Police and Fire Departments responded to a residential house fire in the 6200 block of 193rd St. SW. Two occupants, a man in his 50s and a woman in her 40s, were both transported to area hospitals. The man is bei... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Nov. 7 21800 block of 44th Ave. W. suspicious person. An unknown man walked onto Mountlake Terrace High School property and wandered around at about 7:27 a.m. He was observed laying on the ground with his eyes and mouth wide open with a blank look on his face. School officials provided still shots of the suspect. The s... »

Brier house fire displaces family of seven

Brier house fire displaces family of seven

No one was injured in a fire that caused more than $60,000 damage and displaced five adults and two children from their home in Brier Wednesday night. The fire was reported just before 7:30 p.m. at a house in the 23400 block of 29th Ave. W by a neighbor returning home from work. “He saw flames coming from the side of the house. He alerted two adult residents and they safely exited the home. The re... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Oct. 31 21400 block of 52nd Ave. W. Malicious mischief. Windows on a vehicle were smashed out. 4900 block of 219th St. SW. Theft. Mail was reported stolen. Nov. 1 23600 block of 56th Ave. W. Theft. A resident reported that body armor was stolen from his vehicle. 5000 block of 239th St. SW. Malicious mischief. A residen... »

Mountlake Terrace swears in new police officer

Mountlake Terrace swears in new police officer

Mountlake Terrace Police Chief Greg Wilson administered the oath of office to new Police Officer Troy Williams Jr. during Monday night’s City Council meeting. Williams was born and raised in New Orleans, La. He served as a Police Officer for the City of New Orleans for five years. Officer Williams was a member of a proactive taskforce, narcotics unit working side by side with the FBI, and gang tas... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Oct. 16-29

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: Oct. 16-29

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 736 calls Oct. 16-29: 571 emergency medical aid calls, 68 motor vehicle collisions, 21 fires, 20 service calls, 9 natural gas leaks, 7 hazardous materials calls and 40 automatic fire alarms. Oct. 16 COLLISION:  At 12:31 p.m., a two-car collision was reported at 244th Street SW and Highway 99 in Edmonds. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/E... »

Police warning public of reported child luring incidents in Mountlake Terrace

Police warning public of reported child luring incidents in Mountlake Terrace

Mountlake Terrace Police Department are warning the community that in the past week, there have been two reported incidents of child luring in the city. In both cases, the drivers of vehicles attempted to contact students walking home alone and offered rides home. The suspects, one woman and one man, were alone and both were reported as having “Russian” accents. The vehicle descriptions were a sil... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Oct. 25 5100 block of 228th St. SW. DUI. A man was arrested after he drove a vehicle off a driveway and into a tree. Oct. 27 22100 block of 61st Ave. W. Found property. A black key ring with a Nissan car key and six club memberships was turned into police. 4000 block of 227th St. SW. Malicious mischief. Someone stole t... »

Update: Murder suspect apprehended by authorities

Update: Murder suspect apprehended by authorities

Murder suspect Encarnacion “EJ” Salas has been arrested by authorities, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Salas was apprehended at about 2:15 p.m, Saturday, Oct. 25. Patrol Deputies received a tip that Encarnacion may have in an apartment in the 3300 block of 164st SW. He was quickly located and arrested. Salas is believed to have assaulted a 42-year-old man in Lynnwo... »

Happening nearby: Manhunt on for Lynnwood murder suspect

Happening nearby: Manhunt on for Lynnwood murder suspect

Detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help to locate 23-year-old Encarnacion “EJ” Salas for second degree murder. Salas is believed to have assaulted a 42-year-old man in Lynnwood late last night. The victim died at the scene. Salas is 5-foot-11, 185 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He could have injuries to his face and leg... »

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.... »

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