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Mountlake Terrace swears in new police officer

Mountlake Terrace swears in new police officer

Mountlake Terrace Police Chief Greg Wilson administered the oath of office to new Police Officer Troy Williams Jr. during Monday night’s City Council meeting. Williams was born and raised in New Orleans, La. He served as a Police Officer for the City of New Orleans for five years. Officer Williams was a member of a proactive taskforce, narcotics unit working side by side with the FBI, and gang tas... »

Police warning public of reported child luring incidents in Mountlake Terrace

Police warning public of reported child luring incidents in Mountlake Terrace

Mountlake Terrace Police Department are warning the community that in the past week, there have been two reported incidents of child luring in the city. In both cases, the drivers of vehicles attempted to contact students walking home alone and offered rides home. The suspects, one woman and one man, were alone and both were reported as having “Russian” accents. The vehicle descriptions were a sil... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Oct. 25 5100 block of 228th St. SW. DUI. A man was arrested after he drove a vehicle off a driveway and into a tree. Oct. 27 22100 block of 61st Ave. W. Found property. A black key ring with a Nissan car key and six club memberships was turned into police. 4000 block of 227th St. SW. Malicious mischief. Someone stole t... »

Update: Murder suspect apprehended by authorities

Update: Murder suspect apprehended by authorities

Murder suspect Encarnacion “EJ” Salas has been arrested by authorities, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Salas was apprehended at about 2:15 p.m, Saturday, Oct. 25. Patrol Deputies received a tip that Encarnacion may have in an apartment in the 3300 block of 164st SW. He was quickly located and arrested. Salas is believed to have assaulted a 42-year-old man in Lynnwo... »

Happening nearby: Manhunt on for Lynnwood murder suspect

Happening nearby: Manhunt on for Lynnwood murder suspect

Detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help to locate 23-year-old Encarnacion “EJ” Salas for second degree murder. Salas is believed to have assaulted a 42-year-old man in Lynnwood late last night. The victim died at the scene. Salas is 5-foot-11, 185 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He could have injuries to his face and leg... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Oct. 18 21400 block of 52nd Ave. W. DUI. A man was arrested for DUI. Oct. 21 4700 block of 244th St. SW. Accident. A motorcycle that apparently had been involved in some type of a crash was impounded and towed away. 22700 block of Lakeview Dr. Vehicle theft. A vehicle was stolen from a parking lot. The doors were locke... »

Mountlake Police blotter

Mountlake Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Oct. 10 6400 block of 232nd St. SW. Vehicle impound. An abandoned vehicle was impounded. Oct. 11 5500 block of 215th St. SW. Found property. A bb gun was found buried on the property of Mountlake Terrace Elementary School. Oct. 12 4500 block of 216th St. SW. Vehicle theft. A 2002 car was stolen. 4600 block of 224th Pl.... »

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... »

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