Updated: MLT police will take back prescription drugs Saturday

Updated April 28 with information on Mountlake Terrace police participation in this event. Several law enforcement agencies, including the Mountlake Terrace Police Department, will take back prescription and over-the-counter drugs on Saturday, April 30. The goal of Drug Take-Back Day is to provide a safe, convenient way to dispose of prescription drugs, while also educating…

Happening nearby: Car crashes into Bartell Drugs

A car crashed into Bartell Drugs, located 2518 196th St. SW. in Lynnwood, on Saturday afternoon. Lynnwood Fire officials say the driver accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake. No injuries were reported. The crash caused an estimated $25,000 in damage to the building. Bartell Drugs remained open for business despite the crash.

Mountlake Terrace police blotter: April 14-21

April 14 A verbal domestic complaint was reported in the 22100 block of 66th Avenue West. April 15 A man was arrested in the 12100 block of 44th Avenue West after he was contacted for possibly trying to sell narcotics. He showed officers a small square of aluminum foil and said he needed “a hit…

Fire District 1 fire calls, March 31-April 13

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 941 calls March 31-April 13: 740 emergency medical aid calls, 92 motor vehicle collisions, 45 fires, 26 service calls, five natural gas leaks, two hazardous materials responses and 31 automatic fire alarms. March 31 COLLISION: At 1:57 a.m., a two-car collision was reported at Filbert Road and North…

Sheriff’s Office searching for teen missing from Mukilteo

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office detectives and search and rescue units are conducting a missing persons investigation for 16-year-old Tyler Christensen, who was last seen late Tuesday. Christensen has no runaway history and his disappearance is considered suspicious because he has strong ties to his family and church. Christensen was last seen Tuesday around 6:30 p.m….

Mountlake Terrace police blotter: April 8-15

April 8 Stolen property was reported in the 5000 block of 221st Street Southwest. A woman said her neighbor had a stolen generator on their property. The generator had numbers on the side of it to identify it with a rental company’s name on it. The rental company said that number was in their inventory…

Brier woman arrested in connection with Highway 99 hit-and-run

Edmonds police said Thursday they have arrested a 20-year-old Brier woman in connection with an April 4 hit-and-run incident in the 22800 block of Highway 99. No further details were immediately available about the suspect, who was booked into Snohomish County Jail. Police said the investigation is ongoing. Following the April 4 incident, police put…

Application now open for Youth Law Enforcement Career Camp

High school juniors and seniors interested in law enforcement careers are invited to apply to the 39th Annual Washington State – Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Camp. The week-long summer camp will be held at the Washington State Patrol Academy in Shelton from July 10-16. The camp allows teens to explore various opportunities in the law…

Happening nearby: 68-year-old woman crashes motorcycle, suffers head injury

A 68-year-old woman suffered head injuries after crashing her motorcycle on northbound I-5 near I-405. According to Washington State Patrol, the woman was heading northbound on I-5 in the H.O.V. lane when traffic slowed. She locked up the rear brakes while trying to slow down, which sent the motorcycle into the next lane over. She…

Mountlake Terrace police blotter: April 2-7

April 2 A verbal domestic dispute was reported in the 24000 block of 49th Place West between a father and two sons. Nothing physical occurred. Domestic violence pamphlets were provided to all three parties. April 3 A firearm was reported missing from the 22200 block of 48th Avenue West. The owner keeps the firearm under…

Water safety warning from Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office

As weather warms up and spring break continues this week, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office offers a water safety warning to residents. Event though it is warm outside, rivers and lakes in Snohomish County are still cold. Also, after strong winter storms and floods, there may be new snags, strong currents or sudden drop-offs that…

Happening nearby: Police still seeking car involved in Highway 99 hit-and-run

Edmonds police Tuesday said they are still seeking a light-colored Honda sedan, partial license plate of AOE123, who struck an 88-year-old Bothell woman as she attempted to cross Highway 99 at 228th Street Southwest early Monday evening. The crash sent the victim to Harborview Medical Center with head and ankle injuries; she is now stable…

Happening nearby: Police search for suspect on Highway 99

Edmonds police are searching for a domestic violence suspect in the area of Highway 99 and 224th Street Southwest in Edmonds. There was heavy police activity in the area Tuesday morning as officers conducted a K-9 search. The suspect is described as a black male wearing blue jeans and a plaid shirt. He has dreadlocks….

Happening nearby: Fire in detached garage causes $200,000 in damage

A detached garage in unincorporated Lynnwood caught fire Monday afternoon, causing $200,000 in damage and killing a cat. A passerby called 911 just before 1 p.m. to report smoke coming from a large detached garage in the 20700 block of Larch Way, east of Lynnwood. Firefighters reported they saw smoke coming from the eaves when they…

Fire District 1 fire calls, March 24-30

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 479 calls March 24-30: 372 emergency medical aid calls, 41 motor vehicle collisions, 25 fires, 12 service calls, 9 natural gas leaks and 20 automatic fire alarms. March 25 COLLISION: At 5:50 p.m., a three-car collision was reported at Ash Way and Maple Road north of Lynnwood. Firefighters…

Mountlake Terrace police blotter: March 26-30

March 26 A driver was arrested for DUI in the 5800 block of 220th Street Southwest. He was pulled over after running a red light and drifting side to side, among other things. The officer asked if he had had anything to drink that night. The driver said he had two beers about one hour…

Happening nearby: Car prowl warning on Highway 99

Edmonds Police warns neighbors to keep valuables at home and lock their cars after more than 30 car prowls on Highway 99 in recent weeks. Edmonds Police tweeted that car prowl activity appears to be centered around the 23200 block to the 23800 block of Highway 99, mostly overnight. They are focusing patrols in that…

Mountlake Terrace police blotter: March 18-24

March 18 A vehicle prowl was reported in the 6000 block of St. Albion Way. A phone charger, canteen cup and spare set of house and mail keys were stolen from the vehicle, which was not locked at the time of the prowl. A firearm theft was reported in the 4300 block of 236th Street…

Fire District 1 calls: March 11-23

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 997 calls March 10-23:  692 emergency medical aid calls, 82 motor vehicle collisions, 87 fires, 60 service calls, nine natural gas leaks, two hazardous materials calls and 65 automatic fire alarms. March 11 COLLISION:  At 9:48 p.m., a head-on collision was reported at Filbert Road and North Road east of Lynnwood.  Firefighters transported two…

Police: Edmonds man jailed after roommate assaulted with baseball bat

Officers gave an update Thursday in the case of what they called a “serious assault” reported Wednesday night. A 21-year-old Edmonds man was booked into the Snohomish County Jail late Wednesday night after allegedly hitting his 48-year-old roommate in the head with a baseball bat, Edmonds police said. The victim in the attack was discharged…

Dog first aid/CPR class coming to MLT next month

The Mountlake Terrace Recreation and Parks department will offer a dog first aid/CPR class on Saturday, April 9. The half-day class teaches dog owners how to be prepared for emergencies involving their pet. It includes information on how to protect themselves and their dog from further harm, injury or suffering by teaching prompt, effective first…

Happening nearby: Assault near 80th and 212th sends one victim to Harborview

This post was updated at 8:27 p.m. with more details. Edmonds Police responded to what they call a “serious assault” at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at a residence near the intersection of 80th Avenue West and 212th Street Southwest. Police say there is no threat to the community. According to police, one victim, a man…