Crime & Fire

UPDATE: Police Request Public’s Help in Locating Hit and Run Driver

UPDATE: Police Request Public’s Help in Locating Hit and Run Driver

On Tuesday, July 13, a pedestrian was struck by a hit and run driver while walking his dog along the south side of 238th Street SW in Mountlake Terrace. The victim sustained serious injuries. The City of Mountlake Terrace Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding the driver. Police are looking for a dark in color, GM, full size van which could be either a Chevrolet Express or GM... »

Level 3 Sex Offenders Community Meeting August 17

Level 3 Sex Offenders Community Meeting August 17

A Level 3 Sex Offender recently moved in to the 23200 block of 60th Ave W, just west of the police and fire departments in the Town Center neighborhood. The City held a meeting with residents in the area regarding the Level 3 Sex Offender and they plan on holding another meeting specifically for residents within a 1 mile radius this Thursday, August 12. The meeting will take place at the library a... »

Markland Woods sign vandalized

Markland Woods sign vandalized

Vandalism and graffiti are not exactly a rare occurrence on the stretch of Cedar Way/44th Ave W between 236th and Cedar Plaza. The sign for Markland Woods apartments has been a regular victim. People say that every couple of weeks one of the metal letters go missing and the flowers regularly get torn up. Recently, Markland Woods put up two new signs on either side of the entrance and within a few ... »

Huge fire at Lynnwood Apartment complex

Smoke from a fire at a Lynnwood apartment complex could be seen from all over Mountlake Terrace today. There are a few photos below and you can find the rest of the details at LynnwoodToday.com. »

Fire District 1 board seeks nominees for fire commission vacancy

Fire District 1 board seeks nominees for fire commission vacancy

Snohomish County Fire District 1 is seeking nominees to fill an expected vacancy on its Board of Fire Commissioners. The board is responsible for defining the fire district’s long-term vision and for adopting policies to be implemented by administrative staff. Nominees must be registered voters who live within the boundaries of Fire District 1 (unincorporated areas south of Everett and north of Ly... »

National Night Out Photos

Over 1,000 people came together Tuesday night to celebrate the award-winning National Night Out event in Mountlake Terrace. Designed to raise crime and drug prevention awareness, National Night Out strengthens neighborhood spirit and provides an opportunity to gather and meet neighbors, community leaders and local service organizations. Check out the photo slideshow below from MLTnews reader, Davi... »

3 incidents near 232nd/56th Sunday afternoon

If you happened to have been near 232nd St. SW and 56th Ave W around 1 pm on Sunday and saw a guy running around, it was likely me. Three nearly simultaneous incidents took place and here are the details: Girl hit by car The Ballard Eagles Drill Team was having a car wash on Sunday in the Roger’s parking lot. We have been told that one of the girls was standing near the street holding a sign... »

Police Request Public’s Help in Locating Hit and Run Driver

You may remember a couple weeks ago when a man was hit and injured by a black SUV in a hit and run accident in front of his daughter. Police are now asking for help from the public in locating the hit and run driver: On Tuesday, July 13 at 9:53 p.m., a pedestrian was struck by a hit and run driver while walking his dog along the south side of 238th Street SW at 54th Avenue SW in Mountlake Terrace.... »

26 year old dies at pavilion basketball courts

26 year old dies at pavilion basketball courts

We have been getting reports that a 26 year old man and a father of 4 died at the outdoor basketball courts at the recreation pavilion on Friday evening.  We have confirmed with the fire department that they did respond to a serious medical emergency at the pavilion at 7:11 p.m. during the parade. The patient (male in his 20s) was transported to Stevens Hospital. We will update this story if we ge... »

Fire District 1 calls for July 15-21

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 272 calls the week of July 15-21: 204 emergency medical aid calls, 25 motor vehicle collisions, four service calls, one natural gas leak and 14 automatic fire alarms. Calls in Mountlake Terrace are in bold. July 15 COLLISION. At 4:19 p.m., firefighters took one patient to Stevens Hospital after responding to a three-car collision in the 7500 block of L... »

Mountlake Terrace Pet Licenses Due

Mountlake Terrace Pet Licenses Due

The City of Mountlake Terrace is reminding pet owners that annual licenses expired on June 30, 2010. All pet owners need to come to the Police Department to get current tags, because renewal notices were not mailed out this year. The City of Mountlake Terrace Animal Control wants to get the word out prior to August 1, 2010 when a licensing emphasis for all cats and dogs currently in residence will... »

SUV takes out power pole in single car accident

A black SUV ran in to a power/light pole on the north side of 212th near 47th Ave W. Apparently power is out at some of the residences and businesses on the north (Lynnwood) side of the street as well as Alberton’s (MLT) at 212th/44th. It appears to have been a single car accident and witnesses say that there appears to be injuries. Westbound traffic on 212th had been blocked at the time. We... »

Fire District 1 Calls July 10-14

Fire District 1 Calls July 10-14

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 399 calls the week of July 8-14: 298 emergency medical aid calls, 20 motor vehicle collisions, 33 fires, 20 service calls, 22 automatic fire alarms, three natural gas leaks, one water rescue and two carbon monoxide alarms. Calls in Mountlake Terrace are in bold. July 8 DUMPSTER FIRE. At 4:21 p.m., firefighters responded to a Dumpster fire at a building... »

Mountlake Terrace Man Run Down in Front of is Daughter in Hit and Run

A Mountlake Terrace man was run down on Tuesday in MLT while on a walk with his 13 year old daughter. Fortunately, he only suffered a few broken bone and will make a full recovery. All they know about the car is that it was a dark SUV and now has a broken passenger side mirror. See the embedded King 5 story below. If you are reading this in an email or feed reader, visit the site to view the video... »

Mountlake Terrace Man Held on $1 Million Bond for Alleged Second Degree Murder

Mountlake Terrace Man Held on $1 Million Bond for Alleged Second Degree Murder

The Herald reports that a Mountlake Terrace man, Francisco Rubio-Diaz, is being held on a $1 million bond for the alleged murder of another man in a fight on Wednesday at a Lynnwood apartment. The south Lynnwood apartment is located in the Heather Ridge apartment complex, is just a few blocks from the MLT city limits. Witnesses told investigators that Rubio-Diaz and two other men went to drink bee... »

Burn Ban Issued for Snohomish County

Due to high fire danger and expected hot and dry weather conditions, the Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office has issued a modified outdoor burning ban for unincorporated areas of Snohomish County. This ban prohibits outdoor burning except for recreational fires. Recreational fires are less than 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet high and are for cooking and pleasure only. Recreational fires must be ... »

4-year-old Mountlake Terrace boy recovering after near-drowning

4-year-old Mountlake Terrace boy recovering after near-drowning

A 4-year-old boy is recovering at Stevens Hospital tonight after nearly drowning in a swimming pool at a Mountlake Terrace apartment complex this afternoon. Firefighters responded at 4:33 p.m. to a report of an unconscious child in the pool at the Northern Lights Apartments in the 4400 block of 212th St. SW. The boy’s father pulled the boy from the water, immediately started CPR and the child had ... »

A (Relatively) Quiet 4th in MLT

Here’s an update from the City on police calls for illegal fireworks around the 4th of July: The community was relatively quiet over the Fourth of July weekend with regard to fireworks. This can be seen in the number of firework-related calls to Police: On July 3 night-shift officers were dispatched to 10 fireworks-related calls. On July 4, night-shift officers were dispatched to 23 firework... »

Toddler Seriously Injured in Fall From Second-Floor Window

This was not in Mountlake Terrace but it was within Snohomish County Fire District 1 which serves Mountlake Terrace as well. You can never have too many reminders so that something like this happening to your own family. A toddler is at a Seattle hospital with serious injuries after falling from a second-floor window of a home near Martha Lake this morning. Firefighters were called to the home in ... »

District 1 firefighters union to "fill the boot" for MDA

District 1 firefighters union to "fill the boot" for MDA

Firefighters from Snohomish County Fire District 1 will be collecting donations through the end of August for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in a fund-raiser sponsored by Local 1997 of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF). Firefighters across the country participate in the Fill the Boot drive — using firefighting boots to hold the donations they collect for MDA. Members ... »

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