Crime & Fire

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... »

Seattle Times: SPU shooting suspect ‘wanted to hurt himself and others’

The Mountlake Terrace man suspected in the shootings that left one man dead at Seattle Pacific University on Thursday, called 911 in a 2010 rage, saying he “wanted to hurt himself and others,” according to a Mountlake Terrace police report obtained by our online news partner The Seattle Times. Officers from the Mountlake Terrace Police Department found that Aaron Rey Ybarra was very intoxicated at... »

2013 MTHS grad an eyewitness to SPU violence

Seattle Pacific University freshman and 2013 MTHS graduate Elbethel Kelemu was an eyewitness to the Thursday afternoon shootings outside SPU’s Otto Miller Hall. Kelemu was with her friends when she witnessed the suspect shoot the 19-year-old man who later died at Harborview Medical Center. “All of a sudden a student who was walking out of the building to the parking lot (he was less than a m... »

Mountlake Terrace man suspected in Seattle Pacific University shootings

Mountlake Terrace man suspected in Seattle Pacific University shootings

Updated with statement from Edmonds Community College. The Seattle Police Department has identified the suspect in the Thursday, June 5 shooting at Seattle Pacific University as a 26-year-old Mountlake Terrace man. Aaron R. Ybarra was booked into King County Jail Thursday night, and is expected to be charged in King County Court with one count of murder and numerous counts of assault with a deadly... »

Car theft on the rise in MLT — and tips to prevent it

Car theft on the rise in MLT — and tips to prevent it

For long-time Mountlake Terrace resident Carol Freeman, a disturbing trend she has noticed in her neighborhood ultimately hit home for her last week. “Since I’ve lived here in the past 15 years, there have been several stolen cars in my condo parking lot,” she observed. “My Civic was stolen out of my condo parking spot Friday night.” Car theft is becoming a bigger problem — not just for Free... »

Commit a crime, do the time in Yakima, City of MLT decides

Commit a crime, do the time in Yakima, City of MLT decides

Getting arrested and convicted of a crime in Mountlake Terrace may get you an extended stay in the Yakima County Jail under a new agreement approved by the Mountlake Terrace City Council this week. Since the City of Mountlake Terrace doesn’t operate its own jail, those convicted of misdemeanor crimes and sentenced to jail time are housed in various city and county jail facilities around the state ... »

Fire District 1 fire calls, week of May 22-28

Fire District 1 fire calls, week of May 22-28

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 365 calls the week of May 22-28: 302 emergency medical aid calls, 15 motor vehicle collisions, 10 fires, 17 service calls, 1 gas leak, 2 technical rescues and 18 automatic fire alarms. May 23 COLLISION: At 3:21 p.m., firefighters responded to a three-car collision on northbound I-5 north of 128th Street SW south of Everett. Three patients were transpor... »

Lynnwood, MLT, Edmonds police join forces to carry torch for Special Olympics

Lynnwood, MLT, Edmonds police join forces to carry torch for Special Olympics

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Snohomish County Fire District officials to be honored at retirement ceremony Thursday

Snohomish County Fire District officials to be honored at retirement ceremony Thursday

Snohomish County Fire District 1 Battalion Chief Paul Stredwick, Captain Skip Horne and Firefighter Dean Boyle will be honored on Thursday, May 29 at a retirement ceremony recognizing their service to the citizens of south Snohomish County. The ceremony will begin at 9:00 a.m. at Martha Lake Fire Station 21, 16819-13th Ave. W. in Lynnwood. Parking will be available in the north and east parking lo... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: May 8-15

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: May 8-15

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 763 calls May 8-21: 625 emergency medical aid calls, 39 motor vehicle collisions, 40 fires, 28 service calls, 5 natural gas leaks, one rescue and 25 automatic fire alarms. May 9 COLLISION: At 4:23 p.m., a three-car collision was reported at 156th Street SW and Highway 99 north of Lynnwood. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds Hospita... »

Fire District 1 observing Emergency Medical Services Week through May 24

Fire District 1 observing Emergency Medical Services Week through May 24

Snohomish County Fire District 1 is observing Emergency Medical Services Week to recognize the value and accomplishments of the men and women dedicated to providing this lifesaving care. President Barack Obama proclaimed May 18 through May 24 as Emergency Medical Services Week in a Presidential Proclamation earlier this month. As the county’s largest provider of fire and emergency medical services... »

Brier fire causes more than $60,000 in damage Tuesday afternoon

A fire caused more than $60,000 damage to a home in Brier Tuesday afternoon; a resident reported the fire at 2:40 p.m. at the two-story house in the 22300 block of 33rd Place West. The female resident escaped the house safely. “There was light smoke coming from the house when firefighters arrived,” said Leslie Hynes, public information officer for Snohomish County Fire District 1, which provides f... »

Hand-tool battery charger likely cause of early Sunday morning fire on Highway 99

Hand-tool battery charger likely cause of early Sunday morning fire on Highway 99

Fire investigators believe a hand-tool battery charger sparked an early-morning fire Sunday that caused more than $200,000 damage to a commercial building on the Mountlake Terrace/Edmonds border on Highway 99. Snohomish County Fire District 1 firefighters were dispatched after police reported smoke coming from a two-level building in the 21700 block of Highway 99 about 1:30 a.m. “There was smoke t... »

Fire damages commercial building in Mountlake Terrace

An early-morning fire damaged a building that houses an insurance agency and an auto shop in Mountlake Terrace. Firefighters were dispatched after police reported smoke coming from a two-level building in the 21700 block of Highway 99 about 1:30 a.m., Sunday, May 18. “There was smoke throughout the building when firefighters arrived,” said Leslie Hynes, public information officer for Snohomish Cou... »

Life after the Oso landslide: MTHS dad reflects on ‘emotional toll’ of being first responder

Life after the Oso landslide: MTHS dad reflects on ‘emotional toll’ of being first responder

On the morning of March 22, a hill gave way between Oso and Darrington in Snohomish County. The landslide that occurred wiped out an entire community and claimed 43 lives, with two persons still missing. Even 47 miles away, the Oso disaster affected lives at MTHS, including victims and first responders. Ronald deQuilettes, father of junior Audra deQuilettes was one of the victims who was lost on t... »

Church leaders to review what’s next for fire-damaged Mt. Zion Lutheran Church

Church leaders to review what’s next for fire-damaged Mt. Zion Lutheran Church

Members and visitors of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church met for their first Sunday morning service following a fire that caused $300,000 of damage to their church building on May 7. The service, and a congregational meeting that followed, was held in a former parsonage on the church property at 21428-44th Ave. W. in Mountlake Terrace. About 20 attendees squeezed into a small meeting room in a building th... »

Firefighters called to MLT house fire Sunday

Firefighters called to MLT house fire Sunday

Firefighters had their hands full Sunday afternoon, dousing a house fire at 23302- 53rd Ave. W. in Mountlake Terrace. Flames could be seen rising 20 feet above the roofline before firefighters had the blaze knocked down. “It started in the garage and involved the house a little bit,” said Snohomish County Fire District 1 Battalion Chief Jerry Sheehan. “They stopped it before it caused too much dam... »

MLT police cancel May 15 open house, citing staffing shortages and workload

MLT police cancel May 15 open house, citing staffing shortages and workload

Since 2008, the Mountlake Terrace Police Department has hosted a public open house, giving residents and visitors an opportunity to tour the police station and see aspects of law enforcement work. City officials had scheduled this year’s open house to coincide with National Police Week later this month, but have now scrubbed the event due to “unforeseen circumstances.” “Staffing shortages, workloa... »

Congregation of fire-damaged Mount Zion to discuss future following Sunday service

Congregation of fire-damaged Mount Zion to discuss future following Sunday service

With damage from a May 7 fire making its church building unusable, the congregation of Mount Zion Lutheran Church in Mountlake Terrace will be conducting its May 11 Sunday morning service in a small building located on the northwest corner of its property at 21428-44th Ave. W. After the service, church members will meet to discuss the future of the church. “We will meet this Sunday and have a cong... »

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