Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter, Aug. 30-Sept. 8


police-mlt-logoAug. 30

22300 block 64th Avenue West: Police arrested a Mountlake Terrace man at 10:30 p.m.  for driving while intoxicated, driving with a suspended license and failure to stop. A police officer attempted to pull the driver over after he noticed that the Cadillac Escalade the man was driving didn’t have any brake lights. The officer first put on his overhead lights in the 6600 block of 220th Street Southwest but the driver didn’t pull over, instead continuing on to the driveway of a residence. Upon contacting the man, the officer detected an order of alcohol on his breath and a check of his license showed that his driving status was suspended in 2012 for DUI. The man was taken to Snohomish County Jail.

A woman came into the Mountlake Terrace police station to report that a man has been attempting to contact her in violation of a domestic violence no-contact order. The woman received a Facebook friend request from the suspect, and he also asked the woman’s father to pass along his phone number to her. The suspect already has two prior convictions of violating court orders, so police arrested him and booked him into Snohomish County Jail on a felony charge.

5300 block 220th Street Southwest: A man reported that his Xbox 360 and a checkbook had been stolen from his residence. Checks totaling $2,800 has been fraudulently written on the account, and one of the checks was made out to the boyfriend of the victim’s former housemate. The victim believes that the housemate had broken into the home and stolen the checks and Xbox.

Aug. 31

22000 block 66th Avenue West: Police were dispatched to the parking lot of the Azteca restaurant, where a man was drinking a beer while lying in the grass. The man stated he was homeless and “just relaxing.” Police discovered the man had a misdemeanor warrant out of the Edmonds Police Department, and he arrested and turned over to Edmonds PD.

22800 block 64th Place West: A man contacted police after being involved in a verbal domestic dispute with a female friend of the family who has been living in a spare room in his home. The man told police he suspected the woman was doing meth in his home so he told her that she has to leave. She became irate and screamed at him, then grabbed his house and mail keys and left. Police searched for the woman but were unable to locate her.

Sept. 1

23800 block 59th Place West: Police responded to a domestic disturbance where two adult sisters had been arguing after one of them accused the other of stealing personal items. Each sister said the other sister hit her in the head, but neither woman had any marks or complaints of pain. The mother of the two women, who was on the scene, said that she didn’t see any punches or other type of assault.

Sept. 2

21400 block of 52nd Avenue West: Police responded to a report of a  mother and son  arguing and throwing things in their apartment. Officers contacted the mother, who said that the argument occurred after she told her son she wants him to move out. The  mother said the dispute was verbal, that no one was assaulted and there was no property damage. Officers also spoke with the son, who agreed with the mother’s assessment. No injuries were seen on either the mother or son.

Sept. 3

4500 block 241st Street Southwest: Police were called to the scene of a disturbance between a mother and her 17-year-old daughter at 2:25 a.m., after the mother found the daughter’s 19-year-old boyfriend in her daughter’s room. Both mother and daughter said the altercation was verbal only. The boyfriend had already left the scene.

Sept. 4

4300 block 220th Street Southwest: A police officer was flagged down by a man who wanted to report a domestic disturbance at his girlfriend’s residence. Police responded and spoke with the girlfriend, who said that she had been in an off-again, on-again relationship with the man who flagged police down. The man had come to her apartment, using the key she had provided, and said he wanted his cell phone back from her. She refused to provide it and told him to leave. At one point, the woman armed herself with a baseball bat but told police she didn’t use it. The man broke into her locked bedroom by kicking or pushing in the door, which had a large crack in it. The man stayed at the residence for 90 minutes, waiting to get his phone back, then finally left. Both parties stated that no assault occurred. The woman said she wanted to press charges against the man, and he was arrested for third-degree malicious mischief.

4300 block 222nd Street Southwest: Police responded to a report of a possible burglary in a vacant home after a neighbor reported hearing glass breaking. A man known to police who lives next door was found on the floor of a bathroom. He wasn’t wearing pants and had numerous cuts to his lower extremities that were consistent with cut glass. He had also apparently wrapped his legs in plastic wrap. The man was transported by paramedics to Swedish Edmonds, where he was treated and then booked into Snohomish County Jail for third-degree malicious mischief and first-degree criminal trespass.

Sept. 5

6000 block Albion Way: A man reported to police that his vehicle was stolen and suspects his roommate of taking it without his permission.

7000 block 220th Street Southwest: The human resource manager for a local company reported that someone entered the business the night before and stole keys to the company box truck, and that the truck was missing. The suspect appeared to have licked the glass on offices of both the owner and the operations manager, and police noted “several distinct tongue-shaped dried saliva marks” on the window. Several high-value items, including laptops and televisions, in the building were not taken.

Sept. 6

6600 block 220th Street Southwest: A Mountlake Terrace man contacted police stating that a man who is now dating his former girlfriend threw a rock through his car window at the Shell gas station. The victim said the suspect also took his cell phone. The man who threw the rock was cited for third-degree theft and third-degree malicious mischief.

Sept. 7

4300 block 212th Street Southwest: A man reported his truck was stolen from his driveway. The truck was locked and had his wallet inside.

22300 block 36th Avenue West: A man reported that his work laptop was stolen from his locked truck the prior weekend, along with some change and a pair of cheap sunglasses.

5300 block 228th Street Southwest: A man reported that he was at the Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion for a swim with his family and left his swim bag unattended in the locker room while he was showering. After his shower and meeting up with his family, he discovered his cell phone and car keys were missing; he went to the parking lot and observed that his car was gone. A pavilion employee said she observed a suspicious person entering the pool area and going into the men’s locker room for a short period of time. The employee then told police she observed a car matching the stolen car’s description in the parking lot of nearby Terrace Park School. There was no damage to it and nothing appeared to have been stolen from inside. The man was reunited with his vehicle, but the cell phone remains missing.

Sept. 8

22200 block 48th Avenue West: Police responded to a report of a physical domestic dispute and found two women in the home arguing. The reporting party stated that he had invited a homeless female friend to stay in the bedroom that he and his roommate rent in the residence. The roommate had just given birth and was upset at losing custody of the child due to drug use, and began arguing with the other woman. Both parties confirmed that the argument was verbal only and that no assault had occurred.





  1. A big thank you to our police officers who have to deal with this stuff day after day (and night) and still remain calm and respectful. Bless you!




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