City: Police safely resolve issue involving suicidal man at Terrace Creek Park

The City of Mountlake Terrace reported Wednesday that Mountlake Terrace police were able to diffuse a potentially lethal situation involving a suicidal man at Terrace Creek Park. According to the city’s post on Facebook, police responded Wednesday afternoon to a report of a suicidal man at Terrace Creek Park (also known as Candy Cane Park)…

Police: Missing MTHS student found

Bothell police said Tuesday night that they have found a missing 15-year-old Mountlake Terrace High School freshman who ran away from home April 25. Ema Catalan, from the Lynnwood/Bothell area, was located and her family was enroute to join her, police said.

South County Fire offering free online safety classes in May

From child car seat safety to disaster preparedness, South County Fire is hosting free online classes and programs in May. All classes use Zoom and require internet access via a smart phone, tablet or computer. Register in advance online at www.southsnofire.org/classes. Classes offered in May include: Child Car Seat Safety, May 5, 6 p.m., or…

Police, family seek missing 15-year-old high school student

Police and family members are looking for a 15-year-old Mountlake Terrace High School freshman who ran away from home April 25 and hasn’t been seen since. Ema Catalan lives in the Lynnwod/Bothell area and is believed to be nearby. She is described as Hispanic, 5’1″ with shoulder-length curly black hair that has a red underneath…

South County Fire offers five steps to prepare for fire season

While South Snohomish County may not see wildland fires on the same scale as those in rural areas of Eastern Washington, experts expect the risk of wildfire west of the Cascades to increase with climate change and population growth. Under the right weather conditions, west-side fires can be fast-moving, South County Fire said. This happened…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: April 23-29, 2021

April 23 7300 block 228th Street Southwest: A woman reported that 83 of her father’s prescription oxycodone pills had been stolen from his hospice residence. 6600 block 216th Street Southwest: A vehicle prowl of a work van was reported at Network Wiring Services. The owner discovered the van’s front passenger window had been broken and…

Suspect wanted in connection with MLT shooting identified in court documents

The suspect wanted in connection with the April 18 shooting in Mountlake Terrace that left two men seriously injured has been identified in charging documents filed with the Snohomish Prosecuting Attorney’s office. Deguialin Babkino Valdez, 22, of Everett, is facing multiple charges of first-degree assault after allegedly shooting two men at Taluswood Apartments in a…

Stolen vehicle pursuit ends with crash in MLT; suspect in custody

This story was updated at 10 a.m. with additional information from the Lynnwood Police Department. A Bremerton man was arrested late Wednesday night following police pursuit of a stolen vehicle, which ended when officers deployed road spikes, according to the Lynnwood Police Department. Around 10:50 p.m., a Lynnwood police officer was investigating a suspicious vehicle…

One driver injured in I-5 rollover collision Tuesday

A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 5 near 44th Avenue West injured one driver and blocked two lanes of traffic for a short time Tuesday morning, according to the Washington State Patrol. Emergency crews responded around 10:30 a.m. to the collision on I-5 in Mountlake Terrace, which occurred one vehicle — a Saturn sedan — merged…

April 29 webinar will introduce state’s new earthquake warning system

The Washington Emergency Management Division and Pacific Northwest Seismic Network are hosting a free webinar Thursday, April 29 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. presenting key information about the state’s new ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning system that will launch next month. The system, operated by the United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the Pacific Northwest…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: April 16-22, 2021

April 16 5600 block 234th Street Southwest: A man who was doing yard work on his property noticed a ladder, tools and extension cord had been stolen from his backyard. April 17 21200 block 44th Avenue West: A man was trespassed from the ampm convenience store for one year after becoming upset with an employee…

Suspect who shot two in Mountlake Terrace still at large

Mountlake Terrace police are still looking for the suspect who shot two Mountlake Terrace men at the Taluswood Apartments earlier this week. According to Commander Pat Lowe, the male suspect — who shot two of his roommates around 11:30 p.m. April 18 — has not been found. One of the two shooting victims has been…

Two men at Harborview after shooting in Mountlake Terrace Sunday night

Updated with additional details Two Mountlake Terrace men are at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center after being shot at the Taluswood Apartments around 11:30 p.m. Sunday night. According to Commander Mike Haynes, the male suspect was staying at the apartments, located in the 4300 block of 236th Street Southwest in the Mountlake Terrace, with several other…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: April 9-16, 2021

April 9 5100 block 224th Street Southwest: A vehicle owner reported that a catalytic converter had been stolen overnight. 22800 block Lakeview Drive: A vehicle prowl was reported at the Andorra Estates Apartments after the female victim discovered that someone had gone through her glove compartment and taken the registration and financial paperwork.  April 10…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: April 2-7, 2021

April 2 23500 block 56th Avenue West: A man reported that his gun was missing from the residence. He said it had been missing since moving and was last seen approximately two weeks prior. He stated no reason to suspect anyone of stealing it and had not given anyone permission to take the gun, but…

Snohomish County auto theft task force seeking suspect in numerous crimes

The Snohomish County Auto Theft Task Force is asking for the public’s help in locating 36-year-old Aaron Johnson, who is suspected of committing multiple vehicle thefts, burglaries and a robbery. On Dec. 11, 2020, a woman was robbed of her vehicle outside her residence in Everett. Johnson arrived at the location in a stolen black…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: March 26-April 2, 2021

March 26 23500 block Lakeview Drive: A man was arrested for domestic violence assault and malicious mischief after escalating a verbal argument with his sister. The man admitted to throwing his alcoholic beverage on her and also hitting a lamp repeatedly, thereby causing damage, with the intention of agitating her. 22000 block 56th Avenue West:…

South County Fire offering free online safety classes in April

South County Fire has free online classes and programs to help you stay safe and sound. All classes are offered using Zoom and require internet access via a smart phone, tablet or computer. Register in advance online at www.southsnofire.org/classes. Classes offered in April include: Child Car Seat Safety, April 7 at 1-2 p.m. or 6-7…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: March 18-25, 2021

March 18 21600 block 46th Place West: A woman reported malicious mischief after noticing the shed in her backyard had been opened. She said nothing was taken and that someone had entered her side gate and broke the lock. 4300 block 212th Street Southwest: Officer trespassed a female subject for one year from the property…

Two-alarm fire heavily damages Brier home

A two-alarm fire at a Brier home Wednesday afternoon caused more than $300,000 in damage and displaced four adults. According to South County Fire spokesperson Leslie Hynes, the fire was reported by a resident at 4:11 p.m. at the two-story house in the 3900 block of 237th Place Southwest. The caller told dispatchers he was…

Aug. 2 trial date set for suspect in stabbing death outside Lynnwood Fred Meyer

An Aug. 2 trial date has been set for the 26-year-old woman charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a man in front of the Lynnwood Fred Meyer in January, according to the Snohomish Prosecuting Attorney’s office. Shayla Baylor is being held in Snohomish County Jail on a $1 million bond. She faces…

South County Fire to host free Aging in Place class March 24

South County Fire is hosting an Aging in Place class at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 24 via Zoom. Assist your loved ones as they age and learn about programs to help them age in place in their own home. Learn when to recognize when they need to move on to the next level of care….

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: March 12-19, 2021

March 12 23300 block 58th Avenue West: A man with an active warrant was arrested at a camp near the Mountlake Terrace Library. The responding officer also noticed an electrical wire running from an exterior recessed ceiling light. The wire was being used to power a surge protector that had several personal device items plugged…