Crime & Fire

Man who stabbed Mountlake Terrace graduate Forest Jackson sentenced to 20 years in prison

Man who stabbed Mountlake Terrace graduate Forest Jackson sentenced to 20 years in prison

Toby Sauceda, the man who stabbed Mountlake Terrace graduate Forest Jackson to death last year, pleaded guilty to second degree murder and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Judge David Kurtz handed down the sentence Friday in Snohomish County Superior Court. You can read the Herald’s story about the sentencing here. Sauceda could have faced a sentence of life imprisonment. Sauceda was arr... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. July 4 5900 block of 242nd St. SW. Malicious mischief. The passenger side window of a vehicle was smashed out. Nothing was taken from inside the vehicle July 7 23000 block of Cedar Way. Theft vehicle. An Acura Integra was stolen from an apartment complex parking lot. 4300 block of 212th St. SW. Malicious mischief. A ma... »

Fire District 1 crews put out fire at homeless camp near Highway 99

Fire District 1 crews put out fire at homeless camp near Highway 99

Snohomish County Fire District 1 crews put out a fire at a homeless camp just north of 220th St. SW. and east of Highway 99 Friday afternoon. Fire Department personnel were called to the scene at about 3:28 p.m. Trees, brush and items from the homeless camp were on fire. The camp is located near to the Red Dragon Casino overflow parking lot. The cause of the fire was unknown and fire personnel wer... »

Mountlake Terrace Police Commander graduates from FBI National Academy

Mountlake Terrace Police Commander graduates from FBI National Academy

Mountlake Terrace Police Commander Kevin Pickard graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia on June 12 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. Internationa... »

Happening nearby: Woman arrested after stabbing man at Lynnwood apartment complex

Happening nearby: Woman arrested after stabbing man at Lynnwood apartment complex

A woman who allegedly stabbed a man Thursday afternoon in Lynnwood was arrested and is in custody at the Lynnwood Jail. At about 3:15 p.m., a woman in her 40s, who was living in an apartment complex in the 6500 block of 208th St. SW., walked up to a man in his 50s, who worked at the apartment complex, and allegedly stabbed him in the back with a knife, according to Lynnwood Police. Witnesses in th... »

Lynnwood Fire Department puts out fire on I-5

Lynnwood Fire Department puts out fire on I-5

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Happening nearby: Suspect arrested in sexually motivated assaults, including Edmonds Community College case

Happening nearby: Suspect arrested in sexually motivated assaults, including Edmonds Community College case

Lynnwood Police arrested a man who confessed to several recent assaults of women, including one woman at Edmonds Community College. On Wednesday, Lynnwood Detectives interviewed a subject, who had been arrested on a misdemeanor warrant the previous day. The suspect fit the description in several recent incidents where women had been assaulted in the area of 200th St. SW and 60th Ave. W. The suspec... »

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. »

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