Crime & Fire

Four MLT Men Hire Strippers, Not What They Expected

The Herald reports that four Mountlake Terrace men hired three strippers off craigslist and didn’t quite get what they expected, in more ways than one. Police asked the men to rate the women on a scale of 1 to 10: Most of the men rated the women a “2,” although the drunkest among them said “4.” Call it “Strippergate” with a twist, a scam and a fall. Four Mountlake Terrace men decided to exte... »

Possible MLT Man Involved in Murder-Suicide in the San Juans

Possible MLT Man Involved in Murder-Suicide in the San Juans

The Seattle Time reports that a man whose license indicates he is a Mountlake Terrrace, WA resident has died in a suspected murder-suicide on his boat in the San Juans Islands: “A man whose driver’s license indicates he’s a Mountlake Terrace resident and a woman from the Sammamish area have both died in a suspected murder-suicide. Coast Guard officers Wednesday afternoon boarded ... »

MLTPD Crime Watch

MLTPD Crime Watch

Have you ever gone on vacation and wished someone would just stop by your house every day to check on it? The Mountlake Terrace Police Department has a program called Crime Watch Vacation House Check Program. Crime Watch is staffed by volunteers, mostly senior citizens, that give their time to make Mountlake Terrace a safer and better place to live. If you sign up, Crime Watch volunteers will peri... »

Accident at 228th/44th

Accident at 228th/44th

This morning (Sunday) around 9 AM there was a car accident just south of 228th St. SW on 44th Ave. W in Mountlake Terrace, WA. There appeared to be only minor injuries. Though the photos below show firemen using “the jaws of life,” no on was in the car at the time. »

Firefighters Wrap Up Operations on Lake Ballinger Island

Firefighters Wrap Up Operations on Lake Ballinger Island

Update 8/13 12 PM: At 5:56 p.m. on 8/9, firefighters doing a follow-up check of Ballinger Island discovered a small hot spot in the peat and spent an hour dumping water on it to keep it from re-igniting. Update 8/5 10 PM: Firefighting operations are complete on Ballinger Island a week after an illegal barbecue sparked a stubborn and smoky peat bog fire there. “The island was in good shape at the e... »

Lake Ballinger Fire Update

Lake Ballinger Fire Update

Update 8/4, 11 AM: Wildland firefighting crews are back at work today on Ballinger Island after making significant progress yesterday in extinguishing the peat bog fire that has smoldered there since last Wednesday. “Our major concern has been the smoke and the impact it’s having on the community. We are definitely making progress. There was no smoke was visible from the shoreline this morning whe... »

DUI Traffic Stop Leads Officers to Marijuana Grow Operation

DUI Traffic Stop Leads Officers to Marijuana Grow Operation

Breaking news fomr the city of Mountlake Terrace Police Department: Shortly before midnight on Thursday, July 30, 2009, a City of Mountlake Terrace patrol officer stopped a vehicle in the 21900 block of 76th Avenue SW. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence and a search of the vehicle turned up approximately 9 pounds of “Marijuana Butter”. Marijuana butter is manufactured by cooki... »

Fire On Lake Ballinger Island

Fire On Lake Ballinger Island

Update 6, 8/03 1 pm: See the latest update and photos from on the island here. Update 5, 7/31 6 pm: From the Seattle Times: On Friday, a firefighter suffered minor injuries while working on the island and was taken to an area hospital. For the past two days firefighters have attacked the fire on the ground using floating pumps to supply hose lines and from a helicopter from the Snohomish County Sh... »

Mountlake Terrace Man Arrested at Disney World

The Orlando Sentinal reports that a Mountlake Terrace man was arrested for molesting a 13 year-old boy: Deputies said Thomas, the suspect in the latest incident at Typhoon Lagoon, is visiting Orlando from Mountlake Terrace, Wash. with a 15-year-old boy. The teenager told investigators Thomas had sexually molested him in the past, Sgt. Rich Mankewich of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said... »

Dog Attack, Drug Possession and Public Drinking

Dog Attack, Drug Possession and Public Drinking

Here’s the latest Mountlake Terrace police reports as reported by the Enterprise. July 11 Dog attack. 6300 block Albion Way, 6:10 p.m. A 2 ˝ year old boxer-lab-terrier mix slipped out of its collar, chased and killed a cat. Public drinking. 2300 block 58th Ave. W., 12:13 p.m. Police arrested a 52-year-old Mountlake Terrace man for drinking beer in Veterans Memorial Park. He also was sought o... »

Mountlake Terrace Police Cleared in Suicide of Federal Way Man

Mountlake Terrace Police Cleared in Suicide of Federal Way Man

The Herald reports that on May 9, Mountlake Terrace police used a stun gun on a man attempting to commit suicide by stabbing himself. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner determined the man died as a result of self-inflicted stab wounds. His death was ruled a suicide. The day after the incident, Mountlake Terrace Police called the Snohomish County Multi Agency Response Team (SMART) and asked them... »

Fireworks to Blame for Snohomish County Fires, But Not in MLT

Fireworks to Blame for Snohomish County Fires, But Not in MLT

There were a total of 37 fireworks-related emergencies this weekend in Snohomish County and several homes were completely destroyed. None of the 37 emergencies were in the city of Mountlake Terrace. Fireworks have been banned in Mountlake Terrace since 2007 and even though it still sounded like a war zone at times, the city’s efforts at deterring the use of fireworks seemed to have worked we... »

Knock Down Garbage Cans, Get Beat Up

Knock Down Garbage Cans, Get Beat Up

Here’s the latest Mountlake Terrace police reports from the Enterprise: June 24 Assault 22500 block 44th Ave. W., 2:34 p.m. An 18-year-old Mountlake Terrace man said he was on his way home when three men approached him, accused him of knocking over their garbage cans, and beat him up. He said he was knocked unconscious and when he awoke, he was in the back of an ambulance en route to Northwe... »

Car Prowlers Arrested, Show Excellent Teamwork

Car Prowlers Arrested, Show Excellent Teamwork

Mountlake Terrace Police arrested two men this morning who were breaking in to vehicles in an apartment complex near 44th Ave W and 212th St SW. I’ve heard reports from MLTnews.com readers that criminal activity is a fairly normal in these apartments so it’s good to hear the police are doing something about it. As the two men were sitting in the back of the police cruiser hand-cuffed, ... »

Arsons Hit Mountlake Terrace Schools

Arsons Hit Mountlake Terrace Schools

From the Herald: Police are hoping someone might have information about a series of garbage can fires at area schools. Officers are investigating three separate fires, two near Mountlake Terrace High School and one near Cedar Way Elementary, Mountlake Terrace police Sgt. Doug Hansen said. The fires all occurred during the past weekend. They were easily extinguished, but could have been worse, auth... »

Chase Ends in T-Boned Police Cruiser

Chase Ends in T-Boned Police Cruiser

King 5 news reports on a police chase that happened early this morning that started on southbound I-5 and ended in Mountlake Terrace, WA near the Ballinger golf course. MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash. – An early morning chase ended with a Washington State Patrol trooper’s car being T-boned. According to the Patrol, the chase began on Interstate 5 at the Snohomish County line shortly after 1 a... »

Pipe Bomb, DUI, Casino Fight and Dangerous Dog

Pipe Bomb, DUI, Casino Fight and Dangerous Dog

Quite the interesting mix of police reports this week from the Mountlake Terrace Police Department. The Enterprise reports the following incidents: EXPLOSION. 22000 block 52nd Ave. W, 12:11 a.m. June 19 Someone set off what appeared to be a small pipe bomb that damaged part of a door at an elementary school. A large indentation was visible 6 inches from the bottom of the door. The explosion caused... »

Vehicle Prowl Prevention

According to the City of Mountlake Terrace Police Department, “there has been a recent up-tick in vehicle prowls“. They offer a few tips in a recently released pdf to avoid being a victim. Though these tips may seem obvious to most, it’s always good to get a refresher. »

No Jail!

No Jail!

You may have seen the signs while driving through neighboring cities: “NO JAIL” or “JAIL: 500 FEET“. If they haven’t been taken down yet, the signs may be removed soon, at least temporarily. King County currently has contracts with 36 cities to provide jail services and, up until recently, it was believed that currently King County jail capacity would be exceeded by 2... »

Sharkey's Pub now Ringer's Pub

Sharkey's Pub now Ringer's Pub

UPDATE: See our post about grand opening weekend Update 08/20/2009: See our update on Ringer’s Pub here As I was walking out of QFC today I noticed sign next door in the window of Sharkey’s Pub. I never went to Sharkey’s Pub but apparently its name is changing to Ringer’s Pub. By reading the two Yelp reviews it doesn’t sound like it will be missed by many. According t... »

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