Crime & Fire

Police release 911 calls made after Seattle Pacific shooting

Police release 911 calls made after Seattle Pacific shooting

Seattle police have released a series of 911 calls recorded when a gunman stormed the Seattle Pacific University campus last month and shot three people, killing one, our news partner, the Seattle Times, reports. The calls, which were released after the newspaper and other media filed public-disclosure requests, are only a portion of the emergency calls recorded during the chaotic afternoon when a... »

Mark your calendar for upcoming National Night Out on Aug. 5

Mark your calendar for upcoming National Night Out on Aug. 5

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department is inviting the community to enjoy National Night Out from 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 5 at Evergreen Playfield, 22205 56th Ave. W. This free family event combines entertainment, food and community involvement for a fun-filled evening. Citizens can meet their neighbors and learn more about their community. Mountlake Terrace is celebrating its 18th annual Nationa... »

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office asks for public’s help in identifying robbery suspect

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office asks for public’s help in identifying robbery suspect

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a man who allegedly robbed a Lynnwood bank on Monday, July 7. A call came in to 911 around 4:30 p.m. that a man had robbed the Bank of America at the 1400 block of 164th Street SW. He passed the bank teller a note demanding money, received the cash and fled. Police searched the area for over an hour b... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. June 27 21200 block of 52nd Ave. W. Theft. A store clerk reported that a man entered the store, asked him for two packs of cigarettes and then stole the cigarettes after they were placed on the counter. A witness reported that the man ran out of the store and got into a nearby car. The loss was $16.86. June 30 22000 bl... »

Mountlake Terrace Police partners with property tracking website

Mountlake Terrace Police partners with property tracking website

Using technology to build stronger and safer neighborhoods, the City has partnered with TrackMole.com to provide a powerful property tracking and crime prevention tool for residents and business owners. TrackMole.com is a virtual property tracking program that dramatically increases the recovery rate of lost, stolen, and left-behind property. This partnership connects the police, who are unable to... »

Want to learn more about neighborhood crime? MLT data part of CrimeMapping.com

Want to learn more about neighborhood crime? MLT data part of CrimeMapping.com

Residents of Mountlake Terrace have a new online tool to view map locations of crime activity around town. The Mountlake Terrace Police Department recently started using CrimeMapping.com to display where various crimes are taking place in the city. Designed by The Omega Group, a software company in San Diego, CrimeMapping.com pinpoints on a map where law enforcement agencies are reporting that rec... »

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office to focus weekend on dangers of boating under the influence

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office to focus weekend on dangers of boating under the influence

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Marine Services Unit will participate in Operation Dry Water this weekend, June 27-29, as part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to boating under the influence (BUI). During this three-day weekend, officers will be on the water reminding boaters about the dangers of boating under the influence and detecting... »

MLT Police Blotter for June 18-24

MLT Police Blotter for June 18-24

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department blotter report for June 18 – 24: officers wrote 73 traffic infractions, gave 72 verbal warnings, responded to five traffic collisions and made 18 arrests, two for DUIs. The department responded to three residential burglaries, one commercial burglary, three vehicle thefts and recovered three stolen vehicles. Significant incident: June 22 At 7:05 p.m., ... »

Fire District 1 fire calls, June 5-18

Fire District 1 fire calls, June 5-18

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 697 calls June 5-18: 559 emergency medical aid calls, 43 motor vehicle collisions, 24 fires, 33 service calls, two natural gas leaks, one technical rescue and 35 automatic fire alarms. June 5 COLLISION: At 3:33 p.m., a three-car collision was reported at 224th Street SW and Highway 99 in Edmonds. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds ... »

Mountlake Terrace man pleads not guilty to SPU shootings; insanity defense may be sought

Mountlake Terrace man pleads not guilty to SPU shootings; insanity defense may be sought

A plea of not guilty was entered Monday by the defense attorney of a Mountlake Terrace man who is facing charges of murder, attempted murder and assault in association with the June 5 shooting spree at Seattle Pacific University that left one student dead and two others injured. Aaron Rey Ybarra, 26, appeared in an arraignment hearing in King County Superior Court. He is charged with one count of ... »

With marijuana in mind, a reminder for motorists about upcoming DUI Emphasis Patrols

With marijuana in mind, a reminder for motorists about upcoming DUI Emphasis Patrols

With the passage of I-502 in Washington State, police from Snohomish, King, and Pierce Counties are reminding drivers that if you drive high, you can get a DUI.   DUI Emphasis Patrols will be in place the first two weeks of July as communities celebrate the arrival of summer and the 4th of July. While I-502 legalized the possession of pot for adults over the age of 21, it is still illegal to drive... »

MLT Police Blotter report for June 11-17

MLT Police Blotter report for June 11-17

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department blotter report for June 11- 17: Officers wrote 97 traffic infractions, gave 76 verbal warnings, responded to four traffic collisions and made nine arrests. The department responded to three residential burglaries, 11 vehicle thefts, two reports of thefts from vehicles, and recovered three stolen vehicles. Significant incident: June 17 At 1:36 p.m., police re... »

No injuries in two-car accident on I-5 through MLT Wednesday

No injuries in two-car accident on I-5 through MLT Wednesday

A wild two-vehicle accident on southbound I-5 through Mountlake Terrace Wednesday afternoon miraculously ended with no injuries, the Washington State Patrol said. An unsafe lane change by one of the vehicles sent both off the freeway just before the exit to State Route 104 at the King-Snohomish County line just before 2 p.m. One vehicle rolled over onto its side, then caught fire. The State Patrol... »

Fire District 1 calls for fireworks ban in unincorporated Snohomish County

Fire District 1 calls for fireworks ban in unincorporated Snohomish County

The cities of Mountlake Terrace and Edmonds have banned the private use of fireworks for years; the Lynnwood City Council voted to ban the discharge of fireworks there beginning in 2015. Now Snohomish County Fire District 1 wants to see a ban put into place in all unincorporated areas of South Snohomish County. The Snohomish County Fire District 1 Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a reso... »

Fathers’ Day fender bender

Fathers’ Day fender bender

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Brier woman taken to Harborview after stolen van hits truck head-on at Hwy 99 and 220th Friday night

A Brier woman was taken to Harborview Medical Center Friday night after the truck in which she was riding was struck head-on by a stolen van in the 22100 block of Highway 99 in Edmonds just after 8 p.m. Friday night. According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh, the truck was southbound on Highway 99, stopped in the two-way left turn lane waiting to make a turn, when it was struck by the ... »

MLT Police Blotter, week of June 4-10

MLT Police Blotter, week of June 4-10

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department blotter report for June 4-10: officers wrote 69 traffic infractions, gave 66 verbal warnings, responded to two traffic collisions and made 18 arrests, one for a DUI. The department responded to two residential burglaries and one commercial burglary, 10 reports of thefts from vehicles, one vehicle theft and an additional attempted vehicle theft. Significant i... »

MLT police reports provide more detail on SPU shooting suspect; formal charges expected Tuesday

MLT police reports provide more detail on SPU shooting suspect; formal charges expected Tuesday

Aaron Ybarra, the 26-year-old suspect in the Seattle Pacific University shootings, had two previous run-ins with Mountlake Terrace police, both of which were in close vicinity to his home in the southeast corner of the city. Ybarra is scheduled to make his next appearance in a King County courtroom on Tuesday, June 10, where he is expected to be formally charged with murder and multiple counts of ... »

MLT Police Blotter, week of May 28 – June 3

MLT Police Blotter, week of May 28 – June 3

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department blotter report for May 28 – June 3: officers wrote 95 traffic infractions, gave 72 verbal warnings, responded to six traffic collisions and made 10 arrests, none for DUI’s. The department responded to six residential burglaries, eight reports of thefts from automobiles, five vehicle thefts and recovered two stolen vehicles. Significant incidents: June 1 At 1... »

Fire District 1 fire calls, May 29-June 4

Fire District 1 fire calls, May 29-June 4

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 391 calls the week of May 29-June 4: 310 emergency medical aid calls, 22 motor vehicle collisions, 23 fires, 11 service calls, 3 natural gas leaks, one hazardous materials response and 21 automatic fire alarms. May 30 COLLISION: At 5:47 p.m., firefighters responded to a report that a vehicle drove into a house in the 5400 block of 218th Street SW in Mo... »

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