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Police Chief administers oath of office to new Police Sergeant, Commander

Police Chief administers oath of office to new Police Sergeant, Commander

City of Mountlake Terrace Police Chief Greg Wilson administered the oath of office to new Police Sergeant Chuck Elrod and new Police Commander Kevin Pickard during the Oct. 6 City Council meeting. After serving in the Navy, a friend convinced Elrod that he needed to be a Police Officer. He became a reserve officer and then served as a Police Officer for the City of Mountlake Terrace for over seven... »

New Police Officers sworn in by Chief Wilson

New Police Officers sworn in by Chief Wilson

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Happening nearby: Lynnwood, Edmonds Dairy Queens among locations that may have experienced credit card breach

Happening nearby: Lynnwood, Edmonds Dairy Queens among locations that may have experienced credit card breach

Dairy Queen recently has learned of a possible malware intrusion that may have affected some payment cards at certain locations, including two Lynnwood and one Edmonds location. An investigation has been launched and the Company has retained external forensic experts to help determine the facts. Because nearly all Dairy Queen locations are independently owned and operated, the Company is working c... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Oct. 2 23100 block of 52nd Ave. W. Theft. A bicycle was stolen, even though the owner had secured the bike. Bolt cutters likely were used by the thief. Oct. 3 22700 Lakeview Dr. Theft. A mountain-style bike was stolen. It was left unsecured near the front door at an apartment. 21800 block of 44th Ave. Found property. A... »

Crime prevention specialist offers safety tips for real estate agents

Crime prevention specialist offers safety tips for real estate agents

A real estate agent makes a living meeting a complete stranger in an empty home. Each year, too many real-estate professionals around the nation are injured or die due to a violent assault while on the job. Others have reported being victims of rape or robbery as well. The statistics, along with the recent horrific, high-profile news of the 51-year-old female realtor in Arkansas who was kidnapped ... »

Happening nearby: Homeless man assaulted near Lynnwood Park and Ride early Saturday morning, Police investigating series of armed robberies

Happening nearby: Homeless man assaulted near Lynnwood Park and Ride early Saturday morning, Police investigating series of armed robberies

A homeless man was assaulted early Saturday morning near the Lynnwood Park and Ride on 200th St. SW. Lynnwood Police said that the incident took place at about 1:20 a.m. The 20-year-old man was assaulted in what appears to be a robbery. The victim has several injuries from being struck multiple times in the head by some type of object. He was transported to the hospital. The injuries do not appear... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Sept. 26 4000 block of 222nd Ave. W. Theft. A woman reported that her purse was stolen while she was at a park. The next day a resident turned in the woman’s purse, which he found in the bushes near the park. Most of the items, except for cash, were returned to the woman. Sept. 29 5400 block of 236th St. SW. Dist... »

Possible credit card data breach at Albertsons

Possible credit card data breach at Albertsons

Albertsons recently was notified by its third party Internet Technology services provider of an attempted criminal intrusion seeking to obtain payment card information used in some of its stores in Washington and other states. The Company has been informed that different malware was used in this recently discovered incident than was used in the incident previously announced in August. The investig... »

City participating in sixth annual Purple Light Nights Campaign

City participating in sixth annual Purple Light Nights Campaign

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the City of Mountlake Terrace will l be participating in the sixth annual Purple Light Nights Campaign. Purple Light Nights™ began in Covington in 2007 and has grown nationally and globally. The goal of the campaign is to remember the victims who have lost their lives, to show support for the countless survivors of violence, and to provide hope for ... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Sept. 20 21200 block of 50th Ave. W. Theft. A boat motor was reported stolen. Sept. 21 6600 block of 222nd St. SW. Theft. A Honda Accord was stolen. 21800 block of 66th Ave. W. Theft. A man reported a backpack, a rifle and BB pistol, two tents, chairs and a sleeping bag were stolen from a locked storage unit. 23200 48t... »

Dispose of unwanted prescription medications at Mountlake Terrace Police Station on Saturday, Sept. 27

Dispose of unwanted prescription medications at Mountlake Terrace Police Station on Saturday, Sept. 27

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department and six other law enforcement agencies are participating in the Drug Enforcement Adminstration’s upcoming Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 27. The Police Department will be accepting prescription and over-the-counter drugs from 8 a.m.-noon at 5906 232nd St. SW. in Mountlake Terrace. The Drug Take-Back program is an important tool in the fight against dr... »

Dispose of unwanted prescription medications during Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 27

Dispose of unwanted prescription medications during Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 27

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department and six other law enforcement agencies are participating in the Drug Enforement Adminstration’s upcoming Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 27. The Police Department will be accepting prescription and over-the-counter drugs from 8 a.m.-noon at 5906 232nd St. SW. in Mountlake Terrace. The Drug Take-Back program is an important tool in the fight again... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Sept. 13 6500 block of 222nd St. SW. Burglary. A woman called to report a downstairs bedroom window was broken in a house. The woman then left the house and called 911.  Police found that many rooms had drawers that were left hanging open. Sept. 14 7000 block of 220th St. SW. Suspicious vehicle. Police responded to a r... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Sept. 5 6000 block of 244th St. SW. Malicious mischief. Several unknown suspects were involved in a fight in the lobby of a restaurant that resulted a computer monitor being shattered. 21800 block of 44th Ave. W. Vehicle recovery. A stolen car from Bothell was recovered after it was abandoned in a school bus lane. 6200... »

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter. Sept. 1 4300 block of 219th St. SW. Theft. A man reported that his vehicle was stolen out of his driveway sometime overnight. The vehicle was unlocked and a spare key was in the center console. Sept. 2 21300 block of 44th Ave. W. Found property. A man told police that two young boys entered a business and handed him tw... »

Have you seen this car prowl suspect?

Have you seen this car prowl suspect?

According to Washington’s Most Wanted, this man is suspected of breaking into secured parking garages in Mountlake Terrace and Shoreline and prowling cars by smashing their windows. He also is alleged to have stole a 2001 Acura MDX SUV from an apartment complex in Shoreline. The suspect is a white with an average build. He walked with an obvious limp favoring his left leg. The suspect appear... »

Happening nearby: Man threatened along Edmonds waterfront says he’s unlikely to take family there again

Happening nearby: Man threatened along Edmonds waterfront says he’s unlikely to take family there again

An Edmonds man said Saturday he is unlikely to bring his children back to Sunset Avenue after a suspect made racial slurs against the family and threatened to kill them as they walked along the scenic Edmonds waterfront earlier this month. “I’m not that comfortable to go there with my kids,” said Dembo Sanneh, who had taken his two young daughters  — ages 2 and 3 — and his niece and nephew — ages ... »

Mountlake Terrace Police offers tips to discourage vehicle prowls

Mountlake Terrace Police offers tips to discourage vehicle prowls

Vehicle prowls continue to be a major issue for Mountlake Terrace residents and people across the country. Most of these crimes are crimes of opportunity through unlocked doors and open windows where victims usually encounter expensive vehicle damage – especially to their windows, doors and locks. Large parking locations like shopping centers, housing communities, parks and schools are prime targe... »

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter. Aug. 21 4800 block of 212th St. SW. Malicious mischief. A store owner reported a window was smashed out. Nothing was stolen and no entry was made. 5900 block of 232nd St. SW. Humane. A man in the vacant field in front of the police department was flying a remote controlled drone type of device. The man directed the dro... »

MLT Police Blotter Aug. 17-21

MLT Police Blotter Aug. 17-21

Aug. 17 Westbound 220th Street Southwest – A motorcycle struck the side of another vehicle while it was attempting to change lanes. No injuries were reported. Aug. 18 21400 block 52nd Avenue West  – A woman reported her Army backpack, containing her uniform and her dog tags, were stolen from her inside her car. 5900 block 244th Street Southwest – A burglary was reported at Access... »

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