Overheard on the police beat

“I’ve taken him home multiple times because he’s drunk and being dumb.”

“He says he doesn’t really need help, and he doesn’t want 911. He said he doesn’t know why he passed out, but he’s fine.”

“They’re kind of argumentative, but I don’t think they’d jump on your back or anything like that.”

“I’m waiving court fees because I’m sentencing you to the Department of Corrections, and I don’t think you’ll be earning much money.”

“You have three tickets and a suspended license.”

“But I didn’t know!”

“We don’t know her, but the bail bonds guy does.”

“What do we got?”

“Well, a crazy guy walked up to the hospital totally naked.”

“Last time he was wearing a balaclava and sunglasses.”

“Caller says she was attacked by her cat and now her eyebrow is bleeding.”

“What he sent me was the dad, unless they’re twins.”

“OK, we’re going to arrest you now because you’re just being a jerk.”

“I’m with him. It looks like an armchair accident.”

“I don’t remember what garbage name she gave me.”

More in Local News

3 crashes caused by driver of stolen car

A police dog chased down the suspect near the scene of the third crash.

Grief for the planet is real, and students are feeling it

“They’re losing sleep,” says a UW Bothell lecturer. She leads a seminar on environmental anxiety.

Special election Tuesday: Libraries, schools, fire districts

Property levies are on the ballot for the Sno-Isle Library District and Darrington schools.

Everett school leaders mull next steps on bond, overcrowding

Officials are in this position after voters did not approve a $330.6 million bond measure in February.

Herald photos of the week

The latest collection of top images by Herald photographers.

Granite Falls puts new sewer connections on hold

A surge of residential development is on track to eat up its remaining sewer capacity.

Final feedback of future of Marysville’s schools

Officials now begin to prepare recommendations on high school reconfiguration and other issues.

Front Porch

EVENTS Holocaust talk Everett Community College’s “Surviving the Holocaust” speaker series continues… Continue reading

Cougs beat Dawgs — and the Hawks

WSU boasts the No. 1 specialty license plate, and the money that comes with it.

Most Read