Crime & Fire

Man charged in April 9 standoff near Ranch Market

Man charged in April 9 standoff near Ranch Market

A 30-year-old Everett man has been charged in Snohomish County Superior Court with five felony counts in connection with the April 9 standoff near the Ranch Market on Highway 99 in Edmonds. Brian Warnock is charged with attempting to elude a police vehicle, residential burglary, first-degree arson and two counts of second-degree robbery. He is being held in the Snohomish County jail in lieu of $50... »

Happening nearby: Update – Explosive device deactivated at Lynnwood Apartment complex; lockdown ended in Meadowdale area

Happening nearby: Update – Explosive device deactivated at Lynnwood Apartment complex; lockdown ended in Meadowdale area

Lynnwood Police are reporting that the Washington State Patrol Bomb Squad has successfully deactivated an explosive device found in the Northpointe Apartment complex in the 5200 block of 168th Street Southwest on Monday afternoon. Police said the device was live and the bomb squad was able to make the device safe. Lynnwood Police Detectives will be investigating. The lockdown in the area has been ... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. April 17 23200 block of 48th Ave. W. Humane. Owners of two dogs reported that another dog had attacked their dogs in a park. The owner of the suspect dog said she found the dog a couple weeks ago in Seattle. She eventually surrendered the dog to an animal shelter in Seattle. April 24 4700 block of 223rd St. SW. Theft. ... »

Auburn man sentenced in human trafficking case; suspect used hotels in Mountlake Terrace and greater Seattle area

Auburn man sentenced in human trafficking case; suspect used hotels in Mountlake Terrace and greater Seattle area

A 33-year-old Auburn man was sentenced Tuesday in United States District Court in Seattle to 92 months in prison for two counts of human trafficking. John Henry Cyprian, Jr., aka “Lucky,” was arrested in June 2014 following a Bellevue Police Department investigation into Cyprian’s sex trafficking of two women in Western Washington and Portland, Ore. One of the hotels Cyprian used was in Moun... »

Fire District 1 calls: April 9-22

Fire District 1 calls: April 9-22

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 806 calls April 9-22: 648 emergency medical aid calls, 63 motor vehicle collisions, 20 fires, 30 service calls, 2 gas leaks, 1 carbon monoxide alarm and 42 automatic fire alarms. April 10 COLLISION:  At 12:28 p.m., a truck and a car collided on northbound I-5 at 220th Street SW in Mountlake Terrace. One person was injured and was transported by firefig... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. April 17 7100 block of 226th Pl. SW. Found property. A drug pipe was found in the branches of a bush in the yard of a residence. April 18 22200 block of 38th Ave. W. A woman was cleaning out a home after her mother moved out. The woman found three firearms and wanted the police to dispose of them. Police attempted to c... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. April 9 23000 block of 67th Ave. W. Vehicle theft attempt. A woman reported that someone attempted to steal her vehicle. The steering column had been torn apart and the ignition switch was removed. 23500 block of 52nd Ave. W. Theft. A lawnmower stored in a shed was stolen. April 10 23000 block of 57th Ave. W. Malicious... »

Everett man suspected in April 9 car theft, police standoff now being held on another charge

Everett man suspected in April 9 car theft, police standoff now being held on another charge

The car theft suspect who surrendered to police April 9 after barricading himself inside a home just behind the Ranch 99 Market in Edmonds’ Highway 99 neighborhood is now in custody in the Snohomish County Jail on charges stemming from an earlier incident in unincorporated Snohomish County. Brian Warnock, 30, of Everett is being held on a complaint filed in District Court by the Snohomish County P... »

Seattle police find 61 stolen bikes in Edmonds — is one of them yours?

Seattle police find 61 stolen bikes in Edmonds — is one of them yours?

According to a report posted on the Seattle Police Department’s SPD Blotter Thursday, a tip from a sleuthing bike theft victim led Seattle police to a large cache of stolen bicycles and a suspected chop shop Wednesday in Edmonds. Now detectives want to know if they have your bike. SPD Major Crimes Taskforce Detective Scotty Bach began investigating the case last week, on April 7, after recei... »

Rep. Kagi-sponsored Youth Equality and Reintegration Act bill passes State House, heads to Governor for signature

Rep. Kagi-sponsored Youth Equality and Reintegration Act bill passes State House, heads to Governor for signature

The Washington State House passed Senate Bill 5564, the Youth Equality and Reintegration ACT (YEAR Act) by a 95-2 vote on Monday, April 13. 32nd District Rep. Ruth Kagi sponsored the House companion bill. “Being poor isn’t a crime. And it shouldn’t mean a life sentence,” said Kagi on the House Floor. “All children who make mistakes, rich or poor, deserve a second chance. But currently the system i... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. April 4 4500 block of 216th St. SW. Vehicle prowl. A man reported his vehicle was broken into but nothing was stolen. 7200 block of 226th St. SW. Theft from auto. A woman reported the theft of her purse, wallet and a necklace from her vehicle. 22800 block of Lakeview Dr. Thefrt from auto. A man reported the theft of a ... »

Mountlake Terrace honors Police Officers for exceptional work

Mountlake Terrace honors Police Officers for exceptional work

The City of Mountlake Terrace honored six police officers and three supervisors for their work during highly unusual circumstances over the past several years during Monday’s City Council meeting. Police Chief Greg Wilson handed out the awards to individuals for their “exceptional work and performance.” The awards go through a vetting process by the Employee Recognition Review Bo... »

Fire District 1 firefighters reunite 11 ducklings with mother

Fire District 1 firefighters reunite 11 ducklings with mother

Firefighters at Snohomish County Fire District 1’s Martha Lake Fire Station 21 responded to a rescue call this morning that was anything but routine: freeing 11 ducklings trapped in a storm drain. The firefighters responded to 170th Place SE and 2nd Avenue SE just west of Mill Creek after Amy Shieff called Fire District 1 Headquarters asking for help. She had been walking in the neighborhood when ... »

Car theft suspect surrenders to police; family will be displaced

Car theft suspect surrenders to police; family will be displaced

The car theft suspect who barricaded himself inside a home just behind the Ranch 99 Market on Highway 99 was taken into custody without incident after a police manhunt that lasted several hours Thursday. Edmonds Police Department spokesman Sgt. Shane Hawley said the suspect apparently attempted to start a small fire before coming out of the house at 2:25 p.m., and smoke was coming from the residen... »

After chase through Mountlake Terrace, car theft suspect barricades himself in Edmonds home

After chase through Mountlake Terrace, car theft suspect barricades himself in Edmonds home

Police are still at the scene Thursday of a home in the 7200 block of 224th Street Southwest in Edmonds, where a car theft suspect has barricaded himself inside. Police from Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace — plus the regional SWAT team — were on a manhunt Thursday in both Mountlake Terrace and the HIghway 99 area of Edmonds looking for the suspect. The man, who is reportedly ar... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council approves agreement to provide backup police services to Brier

Mountlake Terrace City Council approves agreement to provide backup police services to Brier

The Mountlake Terrace City Council unanimously approved on Monday an Interlocal agreement with the City of Brier to provide certain police services during times when the Brier Police Department is unable to staff a particular patrol shift. Over the last year Brier Police has had difficulty maintaining staffing levels due to various reasons. The services the Mountlake Terrace Police Department woul... »

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: March 19-April 1

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: March 19-April 1

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 729 calls March 19-April 1: 600 emergency medical aid calls, 53 motor vehicle collisions, 17 fires, 26 service calls, 2 natural gas leaks, 2 rescues and 29 automatic fire alarms. March 19 COLLISION: At 5:42 a.m., two people were injured in a two-car collision at 164th Street SW and Larch Way northeast of Lynnwood. Firefighters transported both patients... »

City Departments to look ahead to 2015 at Monday’s Mountlake Terrace City Council meeting

City Departments to look ahead to 2015 at Monday’s Mountlake Terrace City Council meeting

If you’re wondering what’s in store for Mountlake Terrace in 2015, Monday’s City Council meeting should provide some of the answers. A presentation on all City departments’ 2015 workplans will be provided. Departments include Administrative Services, City Manager’s Office, Community and Economic Development, Engineering/Public Works, Facilities, Finance, Parks Services, Police De... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. March 27 6200 block of 224th St. SW. Theft from auto. A woman reported that $50, a cell phone charger and some clothes were stolen from her car. 6300 block of St. Albion Way. Assist other agency. Police arrested a man, who has been wanted for rape of a child by the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office. 3600 block of 220th ... »

Snohomish County dispatch centers testing text to 9-1-1 capabilities

Snohomish County dispatch centers testing text to 9-1-1 capabilities

Snohomish County 9-1-1 centers are in the testing phase of a service that would allow people to text 9-1-1 in circumstances in which calling for help is impossible or dangerous for the caller. SNOCOM 9-1-1 begins testing this week. SNOPAC plans to test later in the year. It’s unknown at this time how long the testing phase will last. Once testing is complete, the public will be notified. Local dis... »

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