Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Jan. 15-22

Jan. 14 A woman reported she had been the victim of identity theft. She said she started getting emails from a pay-day loan company called “radiantcash.com” telling her she defaulted on loan payments. She investigated and found suspect(s) had opened a bank account at JP Morgan Chase in her name using her personal information. Then,…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter, Jan. 7-14

Jan. 8 A woman was walking from her car to her apartment on 48th Ave. W. when she said she noticed a man with a large build wearing a hooded sweatshirt standing nearby. She reached for the front door and heard his footsteps. She tried to open the door to her apartment when the man…

Fire District 1 fire calls: Dec. 31-Jan. 6

 Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 492 calls Dec. 31 through Jan. 6:  401 emergency medical aid calls, 34 motor vehicle collisions, 17 fires, 12 service calls, six natural gas leaks and 22 automatic fire alarms. Dec. 31 DUMPSTER FIRE:  At 2:06 p.m., firefighters extinguished a dumpster fire in the 600 block of Center Road…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter, Dec. 30-Jan. 6

Last week, officers followed up on a case involving a resident finding their cat on their neighbor’s rear deck, locked in a portable carrier, as reported in our Dec. 31 police blotter. The cat’s owner took the cat back, but had no photos or documentation of the incident. Their neighbor contacted police after officers attempted…

Driver attempts to elude police, crashes into fence

A Mountlake Terrace police officer tried to stop a speeding car Wednesday afternoon when the driver sped off. The car turned onto 241st Street Southwest and slid into a resident’s fence. As the car tried to leave, he backed into a Mountlake Terrace police cruiser. The driver fled after letting three passengers out of the…

Driver fleeing Edmonds police ends up in ravine near Premera

A 20-year-old woman fleeing Edmonds police lost control of the vehicle she was driving and ended up in a water-filled ravine near Premera Blue Cross in Mountlake Terrace New Year’s morning. According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Josh McClure, the woman — with ties to Tacoma — wasn’t obviously injured but was taken to Swedish…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter, Dec. 19-29

Dec. 19 A Mountlake Terrace couple whose cat had been missing for four days reported to police and animal control that they found the cat on their neighbor’s rear deck, locked in a portable cat carrier. The cat was covered in its own feces and had no food or water. Police attempted to serve a…

Washington State Patrol to be on lookout for impaired drivers New Year’s weekend

If you choose to drive while impaired this holiday weekend, the Washington State Patrol is committed to making sure you are arrested and successfully prosecuted. The Washington Traffic Safety Commission is funding local emphasis patrols, in which troopers from the Washington State Patrol will work overtime to provide extra coverage at the hours when most…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter, Dec. 17-23

Dec. 17 5100 block 224th Street Southwest: A woman reported that overnight someone several items from her front yard, including two large ammo cans, one of which contained various coins and toys for geocaching, and two large rotating Christmas lights. Dec. 18 5600 block of 235th Street Southwest: Police were dispatched to investigate a reported…

RV catches fire in Brier Friday

A passerby reported spotting firefighters putting out a blaze at 228th Street Southwest and 34th Avenue West in Brier early Friday evening. According to Snohomish County Fire District 1 spokeswoman Leslie Hynes, it was an recreational vehicle fire in a driveway with no injuries. The fire did not extend to the house, she added.

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter, Dec. 7-16

Dec. 7, 2015 Police to responded to the parking lot of Studio 6 hotel. A woman had asked for assistance because she and her husband were arguing, and her husband was trying to pop the tires on their minivan with a screwdriver. It appeared that the husband was unsuccessful. Both parties agreed that no assault…

Fire District 1 fire calls, Nov. 26-Dec. 9

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 940 calls Nov. 26 – Dec. 9: 706 emergency medical aid calls, 88 motor vehicle collisions, 56 fires, 36 service calls, 9 natural gas leaks and 45 automatic fire alarms. Nov. 26 COLLISION: At 9:46 a.m., a one-car rollover collision was reported on southbound I-5 north of 164th…

Can you identify this suspect in 164th Street Wells Fargo Bank branch robbery?

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in identifying this suspect in the robbery of a Wells Fargo Bank branch in unincorporated Lynnwood Nov. 4. The white male entered the branch at 1232 164th St. S.W. at 5:46 p.m. Nov. 4, 2015. The suspect was wearing a black hoodie, bandana, pants and shoes, tan…

State Patrol to focus on DUI enforcement during ‘Night of 1,000 Stars’ Friday

On Friday Dec. 11, the Washington State Patrol, in cooperation with other police agencies, will continue efforts in combating impaired driving with their participation in the annual Night of 1,000 Stars. This one-night event symbolizes the 1,000 badges shining from officers who will concentrate their efforts on stopping drivers who are under the influence of…

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter, Dec. 3-9

Dec. 3 5900 block 237th Place Southwest: Police responded to a report of a physical domestic complaint and interviewed three intoxicated adults — a husband and wife and a female friend visiting from Texas. The three were involved in a verbal argument when the visitor slapped a dinner plate out of the husband’s hand and…

State Fire Marshal’s Office shares holiday decorating safety tips

The State Fire Marshal’s Office would like to remind residents to be fire safe with their holiday decorations this season, especially Christmas trees. If your household includes a natural tree in its festivities, keep the tree well-watered. Improper care and decoration of a live or artificial tree can lead to catastrophic fires. “It takes only…

State Traffic Commission, Uber partner to help revelers get home safely

The holiday season is nearly upon us, and the Washington Traffic Safety Commission is reminding Washingtonians to plan ahead and use alternative transportation after drinking alcohol or using marijuana during celebrations. This year, WTSC is partnering with Uber to help end traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030 as part of the Target Zero initiative….

Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter, Nov. 24-Dec. 1

A summary of recent Mountlake Terrace police reports: Nov. 24 21800 block 66th Avenue West: A woman had called to report that her boyfriend was in and out of consciousness following drug use. The boyfriend, described as breathing but not very alert, told police that he had used meth and heroin. He was bleeding from…

Happening nearby: GoFundMe account set up for victim in Edmonds hit-and-run

A GoFundMe account has been set up for a 49-year-old Everett woman who was struck on Highway 99 in Edmonds Sunday night. Viora Mayobo remains in intensive care at Harborview Medical Center for head injuries suffered in the hit-and-run incident, and will eventually need pelvic surgery. Her daughter Esther, who was inside the car at…