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Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Dec. 5 22800 block of 44th Ave. W. Theft. A man reported the theft of laptop computer from his car. 23300 block of Lakeview Dr. A woman reported the theft of jewelry and cash from her home. Dec. 7 22800 block of 44th Ave. W. Information. A man was found sitting on the floor in the beer aisle of a grocery store and was ... »

Tips to avoid being a victim of holiday crime

Tips to avoid being a victim of holiday crime

The City of Mountlake Terrace reminds residents that the holidays can be a prime time for crime and a few simple steps can help keep you safe this time of year. Home Safety Tips: Lock doors and windows when away, even if just for a short while. Leave a light on and ask neighbors to keep an eye on your house. Use automatic timers to make it appear someone is home. When going on vacation, stop newsp... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Dec. 1 21300 block of 46th Ave. W. Theft. A 2001 BMW was reported stolen. Dec. 2 22800 block of Lakeview Dr. Assist other agency. A fire in the community hot tub area of an apartment complex was reported. Two individuals set their clothes on the top of a wall heater prior to using the hot tub. The clothes caught fire a... »

Lynnwood man charged with first-degree attempted murder of ex-wife, torching house to cover up crime

Lynnwood man charged with first-degree attempted murder of ex-wife, torching house to cover up crime

The Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office on Friday afternoon charged a Lynnwood man with first-degree attempted murder, first-degree arson and second-degree assault for allegedly bludgeoning his ex-wife Brenda Welch, dousing her with gasoline and setting his Lynnwood home on fire to cover up the crime. Originally charging the suspect with second-degree attempted murder, the prosecutors say they ha... »

Mountlake Terrace High School evacuated after bomb threat, nothing found by police

Mountlake Terrace High School evacuated after bomb threat, nothing found by police

Mountlake Terrace High School was evacuated this afternoon after a bomb threat was received by a staff member at the school. Two back-to-back phone calls from someone making the bomb threat were received at 1:26 p.m., according to Edmonds School District spokesperson DJ Jakala. The fire alarm was pulled by staff and the school was evacuated. The Mountlake Terrace, Edmonds and Brier Police Departme... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Nov. 21 23000 block of 63rd Pl. W. Theft. A leaf blower was stolen. 4200 block of 225th St. SW. Theft. A vehicle was stolen. Nov. 22 4200 223rd Pl. SW. Theft. Sunglasses, a garage door opener and paperwork were stolen from a vehicle. 4200 block of 225th St. SW. Theft. Three bowling balls valued at $600 were stolen from... »

Don’t let the Grinch target your holiday season

Don’t let the Grinch target your holiday season

As you head out shopping this week, Safety Sessions offers these suggestions to protect yourself from becoming a victim of crime this holiday season: Make note of your parking spot so that you don’t have to wander around the parking lot after shopping. Have your keys in your hand before leaving the mall and walk purposely to your car. Make sure nobody is in the car before entering, and lock the do... »

Happening nearby: Mother shoots intruder in north Edmonds home early Thanksgiving morning

Happening nearby: Mother shoots intruder in north Edmonds home early Thanksgiving morning

A 33-year-old Edmonds woman at home with her husband and children early Thanksgiving morning shot a 22-year-old man trying to force his way into their north Edmonds house, Edmonds police said. The suspect was taken into custody by police and is at Harborview Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh, the shooting occurred at approxima... »

Update: Cars stolen from Highway 99 dealership recovered

Update: Cars stolen from Highway 99 dealership recovered

Edmonds police reported Tuesday morning that all seven vehicles that had been stolen from the Gasoline Alley car dealership in Edmonds have been recovered. “Seattle Police Department North Precinct officers quickly located several of the stolen vehicles,” Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh said. SPD’s auto theft unit has been able to identify, in conjunction with Edmonds Police Department de... »

Mountlake Terrace statistics continue to show low crime rates

Mountlake Terrace statistics continue to show low crime rates

Visibility, proactive enforcement and thorough and complete investigation were key components in keeping crime rates low in the third quarter of 2044, according to Mountlake Terrace Police Chief Greg Wilson during a presentation to the City Council. The Police Department responded to 10,045 calls for service in the third quarter of 2014. The patrol and traffic divisions continued their visible pre... »

Happening nearby: Multiple vehicles stolen in overnight burglary of Highway 99 auto dealership

Happening nearby: Multiple vehicles stolen in overnight burglary of Highway 99 auto dealership

Edmonds police are investigating the overnight burglary of an auto dealership located in the 22400 block of Highway 99. Officers were called to the location at 3:28 a.m. Access had been made to the dealership office and the suspects retrieved keys to multiple vehicles. There is no alarm at this business and by the time police were called, seven vehicles were taken from the lot. Multiple different ... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Nov. 14 4600 block of 216th Pl. SW. Vehicle impound. A Chevy van was impounded Nov. 15 22100 block of 39th Ave. W. Theft. A man reported the theft of a barbeque off his back deck, which is fully fenced in. Nov. 16 4300 block of 212th St. SW.  Malicious mischief. A woman reported that her vehicle has been vandalized whi... »

Mountlake Terrace graduate Fritz prepares for playoff game in aftermath of tragedy

Mountlake Terrace graduate Fritz prepares for playoff game in aftermath of tragedy

For 2011 Mountlake Terrace High School grad Owen Fritz and his current teammates on the Linfield College football team, this week has been like no other as the squad prepares for their playoff matchup with Chapman University on Saturday. In addition to practices, team meetings and class studies, the team has been mourning the loss of a teammate murdered in a random stabbing on Nov. 15. Fritz is a ... »

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office warns of phone warrant scam

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office warns of phone warrant scam

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public that several residents have received a phone call from someone claiming to be a Sheriff’s Office deputy with a warrant for their arrest. The caller said that the victim would need to pay over the phone to have the warrant “lifted” or a deputy would come to their house to arrest them. “First of all, no county ... »

Happening nearby: David Morgan, accused of attempted murder and arson, ‘creeped me out,’ says family friend

Happening nearby: David Morgan, accused of attempted murder and arson, ‘creeped me out,’ says family friend

More information is emerging in the wake of Sunday evening’s suspected arson and attempted murder at the Lynnwood home of David Morgan, as those who knew the couple and their children come forth to share their stories. Morgan is accused of attempting to kill his ex-wife Brenda Welch and then setting fire to his home to cover up the crime. He is being held in the Snohomish County Jail in lieu... »

Update: Suspect arrested in alleged arson of Lynnwood house

Update: Suspect arrested in alleged arson of Lynnwood house

A suspect in the alleged arson of a Lynnwood house was arrested Monday by Lynnwood Police after he was released from the hospital. The man had been transported to Swedish Hospital in Edmonds after being assisted out of the house fire by firefighters on Sunday night from the house in the 6200 block of 193rd St. SW. in Lynnwood. Detectives are booking the man into jail for Arson 1 and Attempted Murd... »

Happening nearby: Lynnwood house fire investigated as possible arson

Happening nearby: Lynnwood house fire investigated as possible arson

A Lynnwood house fire that sent two people to the hospital is being investigated as a possible arson by the Lynnwood Police Department. On Sunday, Nov. 16 at about 7:10 p.m., the Lynnwood Police and Fire Departments responded to a residential house fire in the 6200 block of 193rd St. SW. Two occupants, a man in his 50s and a woman in her 40s, were both transported to area hospitals. The man is bei... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Nov. 7 21800 block of 44th Ave. W. suspicious person. An unknown man walked onto Mountlake Terrace High School property and wandered around at about 7:27 a.m. He was observed laying on the ground with his eyes and mouth wide open with a blank look on his face. School officials provided still shots of the suspect. The s... »

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

Mountlake Terrace Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Mountlake Terrace Police blotter. Oct. 31 21400 block of 52nd Ave. W. Malicious mischief. Windows on a vehicle were smashed out. 4900 block of 219th St. SW. Theft. Mail was reported stolen. Nov. 1 23600 block of 56th Ave. W. Theft. A resident reported that body armor was stolen from his vehicle. 5000 block of 239th St. SW. Malicious mischief. A residen... »

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... »

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