Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Jan. 9-17, 2020

Jan. 9 5900 block 232nd Street Southwest: A man came into the Mountlake Terrace Police Station to report that his vehicle was prowled overnight and his work tools were stolen. He said the tools were  in a three-tiered tool box secured with cables that had been cut. Jan. 10 5900 block 232nd Street Southwest: A…

Reminder: Emergency cold weather shelter open through Thursday, Jan. 16

The South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter will be open through Thursday, Jan. 16. The shelter opens at 7:15 p.m. at Maple Park Church (60th Avenue West and 176th Street Southwest, Lynnwood). Dinner, a warm mat and blanket, and breakfast are provided. If you are not driving, please use the van transportation; do not walk to…

South County Fire receives clean audit from state

South County Fire said it has received clean financial and accountability audits in the first review conducted by the Washington State Auditor since the regional fire authority was established in 2017. “It’s important for taxpayers to know we are being good stewards of their resources,” said Jim Kenny, chair of the South County Fire Board…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Jan. 3-9, 2020

Editor’s note: Mountlake Terrace police are asking for the public’s help in providing video that could help them locate a suspect in several burglaries in the Cedar Terrace neighborhood Jan. 3 and 4, which are included below. To learn more about the police request, see our previous story. Jan. 3 22600 block 42nd Place West: A burglary…

South County Fire board elects officers and swears in commissioners

The South County Fire Board of Commissioners at its meeting earlier this week swore in five members and unanimously re-elected Jim Kenny as chair and elected Bob Meador as vice chair for 2020. Five commissioners elected in November took the oath of office at the start of the meeting: David Chan, Jim Kenny, Mark Laurence,…

MLT police looking for video of burglary suspect

Mountlake Terrace police are asking for the public’s help in providing video that could help them locate a suspect in several burglaries in the Cedar Terrace neighborhood Jan. 3 and 4. A security camera captured a suspect walking in a backyard wearing dark pants, a blue North Face jacket, a dark-colored beanie and black Adidas shoes,…

Police say driver who died in Monday crash was an MLT woman

Police said the driver of a car who died Monday morning after hitting a home on the east corner of 44th Avenue West and 220th Street Southwest was a Mountlake Terrace woman. Mountlake Terrace Police Chief Pete Caw said the woman’s name, along with cause and manner of death, will be released by the Snohomish…

Police seek driver who crashed into MLT building early Monday morning

Mountlake Terrace police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that crashed into a mixed-use building at 24001 56th Ave. W. early Monday morning, then fled the scene. According to Mountlake Terrace Police Chief Pete Caw, an officer had concluded a security check at the Recreation Pavilion just after 2:30 a.m. Monday when he…

Tree on power lines disrupts Hwy 99 traffic through Edmonds Monday

A tree fell onto a power line at 230th Street Southwest and Highway 99 Monday afternoon, knocking out power to traffic signals and nearby homes and businesses. As a result of the power outage, Edmonds police closed Highway 99 southbound in the area for a short time until Snohomish County PUD could arrive on the…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Dec. 26, 2019-Jan. 3, 2020

Dec. 26 6300 block Saint Albion Way: A man reported that his vehicle had been prowled after he returned to find all of his doors, including the trunk, open. He said everything inside his vehicle was missing, including an iPhone 11, cell phone holder, history book, documentation, a headlamp, jacket and phone charger. He estimated…

Semi-truck rollover closes northbound I-5 lanes near Alderwood Mall Thursday

A semi-truck rollover on Interstate 5  blocked all northbound lanes near Alderwood Mall Thursday morning, causing traffic delays. At 10:30 a.m., Washington State Patrol responded to a wreck near the northbound I-405 on ramp after a semi-truck hauling four large metal pipes flipped, sending wreckage across all northbound lanes. According to patrol spokesperson Trooper Heather…

Update: Missing man has been found

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department said Wednesday afternoon that a Mountlake Terrace man missing since 9:30 p.m. Dec. 31 has been found safe. Randol Zachry, 76, was seen around 9:30 p.m. near the 4700 block of 227th Street Southwest in Mountlake Terrace. The Edmonds Police Department and Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue joined…

Washington State car seat laws change effective Jan. 1

Effective Jan. 1, 2020, the Washington State car seat laws will be changing, with the goal of ensuring that you are using the correct seat for your child’s age and size. Keeping your child in a proper seat helps to greatly reduce the chances of death or serious injury in a crash. The revised car seat…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Dec. 19-26, 2019

Dec. 19 6000 block 244th Street Southwest: A man was arrested after he reportedly stabbed a woman at Studio 6. Prior to the incident, the man was stopped by Mountlake Terrace police for an inoperable tail light. He used a false alias, but at the time Mountlake Terrace police were not able to confirm it….

Thirteen South County Fire recruits graduate from Fire Training Academy

Thirteen South County Fire recruits graduated from the Snohomish County Fire Training Academy during a ceremony last week at the Everett Performing Arts Center. Jonathan “Todd” Bailey, Anthony Casanas, Brendan Cleary, Tracy Finch, Kyle Johnson, Everard Lewis II, Karl Long, Julian Markfield, Keanan Metcalfe, Daniel Nelson, Thomas Perillat, Ryan Scott and Michael Swanson were among…

Bothell man dies in early Sunday morning crash on I-5 at Mountlake Terrace

Speed was believed to be a factor in an early-morning collision on Interstate 5 near the 236th Street exit in Mountlake Terrace Sunday that took the life of a 28-year-old Bothell man. According to the Washington State Patrol, Randy Betterton was driving “at a high rate of speed” northbound on Interstate 5 around 2:30 a.m….

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Dec. 10-19, 2019

Dec.10 6100 block St. Albion Way: A truck was prowled while it was parked at Lakeside Apartments. The owner said he does not live in the apartment complex. He reported that a box of work tools was stolen from the truck bed during the 10 minutes he reported being away from the vehicle. Dec. 13…