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Marysville man accused of firing shots at van

MARYSVILLE — A Marysville man has been arrested for investigation of assault and possessing a stolen firearm after an early morning shooting Monday.The suspect had been celebrating his 22nd birthday Monday when he allegedly was spotted urinating on a van in the 5800 block of 60th Drive NE.

Date: 04/22/2014 | Local News

Edmonds police looking for robbery suspect

EDMONDS — Detectives have released a sketch of the man wanted in an attempted robbery and sexual assault in Edmonds last week.The detectives worked with the victim and witnesses on the sketch, which was released Monday.An Edmonds Community College exchange...

Date: 04/22/2014 | Local News

Man dies in Everett stabbing

EVERETT -- A man was fatally stabbed early Monday when he attempted to intervene in a fight between an Everett couple.The incident was reported about 1:45 a.m. at an apartment in the 8200 block of Fifth Avenue W. When officers arrived, a woman was...

Date: 04/21/2014 | Sirens

Driver held after pursuit in Everett

EVERETT — A woman was arrested in Everett after being chased by police in a stolen vehicle she was driving Saturday, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said.

Date: 04/19/2014 | Local News

2 state men caught with 45 pounds of pot

MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon State Police in southern Oregon have arrested two Washington state men accused of hauling about 45 pounds of marijuana and a small amount of hashish as they drove north on I-5.

Date: 04/19/2014 | Northwest

EdCC student attacked near bus stop, police say

EDMONDS — Police are investigating an attack on an Edmonds Community College exchange student as she was walking home from a bus stop on Thursday.

Date: 04/18/2014 | Local News

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections' Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or the Department of Corrections at 425-356-2800. Callers do not have to give their names. Tawni Kosnosky

Date: 04/18/2014 | Sirens

Detective describes frantic first moments after mudslide

DARRINGTON — Terry Haldeman was in his gym shorts when the neighbors called.A flood had carried a house onto Highway 530.Haldeman's youngest son had been up sick the night before. For the first time in months, he'd missed his Saturday morning...

Date: 04/18/2014 | Local News

Bellevue cop fired over fellow officer’s DUI stop

BELLEVUE — The Bellevue Police Department has fired an officer who did not arrest a fellow officer in a drunken driving stop.The department says Officer Doug Brennan violated policies last November after he pulled over a car on I-90 near Issaquah.

Date: 04/17/2014 | Northwest

County's volunteer rescue teams raising money

EVERETT — Working the Oso mudslide has brought Snohomish County's volunteer helicopter rescue crews into the public eye, just as the team has been struggling to stay financially afloat.The team previously had relied on revenue from a federal timber tax that expired.

Date: 04/17/2014 | Local News

Everett police release images of bank robbery suspect

EVERETT — Police are asking for help identifying the suspect in an April 10 robbery at the KeyBank at 1902 110th St. SE, Everett.The robbery was reported just after 4 p.m.Investigators on Wednesday released surveillance images of the suspect in hopes of...

Date: 04/16/2014 | Local News

Boy injured in school bus accident in Marysville

MARYSVILLE — Two boys were taken to the hospital on Wednesday morning after a school bus rear-ended a semi truck in Marysville.The crash was reported about 9 a.m. near the intersection of Highway 9 and 84th Street NE, said trooper Mark Francis with the Washington State...

Date: 04/16/2014 | Local News

2 state troopers collide in chase near Lynnwood

LYNNWOOD — Two Washington State Patrol troopers were treated and released from a Seattle hospital early Tuesday morning after crashing into one another during a pursuit.The collision occurred shortly after midnight at the intersection of Maple Road and Ash Way near Lynnwood.

Date: 04/15/2014 | Local News

Yakima police fatally shoot man ramming cruisers

YAKIMA — Yakima police say a 24-year-old man was fatally shot by an officer after the man rammed several police vehicles and attempted to flee.

Date: 04/13/2014 | Northwest

Shooting of Spokane homicide suspect deemed justified

SPOKANE — The Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office says the fatal shooting of a Spokane homicide suspect by city police was justified.

Date: 04/12/2014 | Northwest

Family of fatally shot hostage tries to understand

SEATTLE — Relatives of an aspiring television producer from Washington state who was mistakenly killed by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies are remembering John Winkler as “a kind, funny, smart young man,” and say they’re trying to understand why he died “in such a tragic way.”

Date: 04/12/2014 | Northwest

Slowly moving forward

‘It’s the little things that are going to hold us together'

Date: 04/12/2014 | Local News

Unidentified victim was former Everett police officer

OSO — For several days, he was known merely as John Doe, the unidentified Oso landslide victim with gold crowns on his teeth.The Snohomish County Medical Examiner now can give him his name: Michael W. Pearson.To those who knew Pearson as an Everett patrol...

Date: 04/12/2014 | Local News

Arlington shooting victim identified

ARLINGTON — A 25-year-old Arlington woman who was shot and killed this week has been identified as Jessica C. Jones.Jones was shot about 3 p.m. Tuesday in the 6800 block of 188th Street NE in Arlington.

Date: 04/11/2014 | Local News

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections' Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or the Department of Corrections at 425-356-2800. Callers do not have to give their names. Kenneth Thompson...

Date: 04/11/2014 | Sirens

Standoff in Oregon ends in state man’s arrest

FOREST GROVE, Ore. — Authorities say a man arrested at a Forest Grove, Ore., used car business after a robbery attempt and an eight-hour police standoff previously served time in Washington state for second-degree murder.

Date: 04/10/2014 | Northwest

911 emergency phone service out across state

SEATTLE — CenturyLink technicians are scrambling to get 911 emergency phone service restored in Washington state after the service went out early Thursday morning.Spokeswoman Kerry Zimmer says the problem began about 1:30 a.m. Thursday at Sheridan, Ore., and Oregon was...

Date: 04/10/2014 | Northwest

Mountlake Terrace police officer on leave after DUI charge

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — A police commander with the Mountlake Terrace Police Department has been placed on administrative leave after his Feb. 1 arrest for investigation of drunken driving.

Date: 04/09/2014 | Local News

Dogs play major role

Canine experts rely on senses, training to help in search

Date: 04/09/2014 | Local News

Woman hospitalized after shooting in Arlington

ARLINGTON — A woman was flown to a Seattle hospital on Tuesday afternoon in critical condition after being shot in Arlington.The shooting was reported just before 3 p.m. in the 6800 block of 188th Street NE, city spokeswoman Kristin Banfield...

Date: 04/08/2014 | Local News

Marysville cops recover 60 stolen bicycles

MARYSVILLE — Police have recovered more than 60 stolen bicycles in Marysville, and they’re asking for help finding the owners.Marysville police were investigating neighbors’ complaints of criminal activity on Thursday night in the 5200 block of 81st Place...

Date: 04/07/2014 | Local News

Chelan County prosecutor outs deputies for dishonesty

WENATCHEE — Chelan County prosecutor Doug Shae has publicly named two more sheriff deputies who lied to their superiors, bringing the total number of law officers outed for dishonesty to five this year in the central Washington county.

Date: 04/06/2014 | Northwest

Overwhelming sight

Helicopter rescuers describe what they first saw in Oso

Date: 04/05/2014 | Local News

Suspect apprehended after car chase in Mukilteo

MUKILTEO — A police pursuit ended in a crash in Mukilteo on Friday morning. No injuries were reported.The chase started just before 8:30 a.m. on westbound Highway 526, said trooper Mark Francis with the Washington State Patrol.

Date: 04/05/2014 | Local News

Marysville police seek ID of burglary suspect

MARYSVILLE — Police are asking for help identifying the suspect in a March 28 burglary in Marysville.The victim came home about 9 a.m. and found a man in the house along Armar Road near Jennings Park, police Cmdr. Robb Lamoureux said.

Date: 04/04/2014 | Local News

2 shot allegedly trying to break into Lynnwood house

LYNNWOOD — Two men were shot Thursday night while they were reportedly trying to force their way into a house near Lynnwood.A 54-year-old woman and her 21-year-old son were home as the event unfolded about 10 p.m. in the 15800 block of Highway 99.

Date: 04/04/2014 | Local News

Everett police chief to retire, replacement named

EVERETT — Police Chief Kathy Atwood plans to retire in June after 25 years with the department.Deputy Chief Dan Templeman will be named the next police chief, Atwood said Thursday.

Date: 04/03/2014 | Local News

Former cop accused of misconduct with bikini baristas

EVERETT — A former Snohomish County sheriff's sergeant was charged Wednesday with felony promoting prostitution and official misconduct for allegedly tipping off bikini baristas in exchange for sexual favors.Sheriff's Sgt. Darrell L.

Date: 04/03/2014 | Local News

Police warn Everett neighborhood about sex offender

EVERETT — Police are warning neighbors about a convicted sex offender who has moved to the 12000 block of First Avenue SE, Everett. Willie Jay Russell, 57, is a Level 3...

Date: 04/02/2014 | Local News

Counterfeit bills passed in Snohomish, Everett

SNOHOMISH — Someone is passing bad money around Snohomish County.Three phony bills in denominations of $20, $50 and $100 have been passed during the last two weeks.The U.S. Secret Service has been asked to investigate.Two counterfeit bills were...

Date: 04/02/2014 | Local News

Agents seize 60 pounds of cocaine at border

SEATTLE — A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman says federal agents have seized more than 60 pounds of cocaine at the U.S.-Canada border and arrested two men.

Date: 03/29/2014 | Northwest

Man stabbed to death in Edmonds; 2 in custody

EDMONDS — A man was fatally stabbed Friday morning outside an Edmonds grocery store.Police arrested two people for investigation of murder and are continuing to sort out what led up to the violence.

Date: 03/28/2014 | Local News

Everett woman reportedly shoots herself outside store

EVERETT — An Everett woman reportedly shot herself Friday morning while parked outside a Home Depot.The woman, 24, allegedly was walking around the parking lot, asking strangers to help her unjam a semi-automatic handgun. The store is located in the 11900 block of Highway 99.

Date: 03/28/2014 | Local News

Medical examiner IDs man killed by Spokane police

SPOKANE — The Spokane County medical examiner’s office has identified a man fatally shot by police.The 30-year-old man killed Wednesday night was identified as Stephen C. Corkery. The medical examiner says he died of gunshot wounds.

Date: 03/27/2014 | Northwest

Spokane deputy on leave while complaint checked

SPOKANE — The Spokane County sheriff says a deputy has been placed on paid leave while the agency investigates a complaint that his marked patrol car was parked for lengthy periods outside a home that is not his.

Date: 03/24/2014 | Northwest

Former combat medic sentenced for striking trooper

OLYMPIA — A judge has sentenced a former Marine combat medic to 30-days electronic home monitoring for failing to stop after his pickup grazed a Washington State Patrol trooper on the shoulder of U.S. Highway 101.

Date: 03/24/2014 | Northwest

Military man killed in Pierce County shooting

UNIVERSITY PLACE — A 25-year-old service member from Joint Base Lewis McChord is dead after being shot by a Pierce County Sheriff’s deputy just before midnight in University Place.KIRO-TV reported that the deputy was responding to a noise complaint at an apartment complex.

Date: 03/22/2014 | Northwest

Lynnwood may hire nurses for city jail

LYNNWOOD — The Lynnwood Police Department is asking the city council to approve a plan to hire nurses in the city jail.The request comes not long after Sheriff Ty Trenary asked the Snohomish County Council for

Date: 03/22/2014 | Local News

$211,000 in cash found in University Place storage

TOLEDO — Police investigating illegal sales of pain pills found $211,000 in cash in a storage unit at University Place.

Date: 03/21/2014 | Northwest

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections' Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or the Department of Corrections at 425-356-2800. Callers do not have to give their names. Michael Pyles

Date: 03/21/2014 | Sirens

Man’s body pulled from Longview lake

LONGVIEW — Police in Longview say the body of a man has been pulled from Lake Sacajawea.The Daily News reported that two fishermen spotted the body Thursday afternoon, floating several feet from the lake bank, and called police

Date: 03/20/2014 | Northwest

Report: Seattle police cases handled properly

SEATTLE — A special review ordered by Mayor Ed Murray has found that Seattle’s interim police chief acted properly when he lifted disciplinary actions against six police officers who had appealed their misconduct cases.

Date: 03/20/2014 | Northwest

Police surround Marysville home, arrest felony suspect

MARYSVILLE -- A 32-year-old man with a felony warrant was arrested Thursday after a brief standoff in Marysville.No injuries were reported in the incident, sheriff's spokesman Shari Ireton said.The Snohomish...

Date: 03/20/2014 | Local News

New photos of Kurt Cobain suicide released

SEATTLE — Seattle police have released previously unseen images showing drug paraphernalia from the scene of Kurt Cobain’s suicide 20 years ago.Police spokeswoman Renee Witt said Thursday that several rolls of undeveloped film were found when a detective...

Date: 03/20/2014 | Northwest

Police search for Snohomish bank robbery suspect

SNOHOMISH — Police here were searching for a suspected bank robber on Wednesday afternoon.The robbery was reported about noon at the Columbia Bank at 167 Lincoln Ave., Snohomish County sheriff’s spokeswoman Shari Ireton said. No one was hurt in the robbery.

Date: 03/19/2014 | Local News

Man shot by police last month in Mukilteo dies

SEATTLE — A homicide suspect who was shot after he pointed a gun at police in Mukilteo on Feb. 16 has died from his injuries, officials said Tuesday.Riley Leif Ottersen, 34, was under...

Date: 03/18/2014 | Local News

No charges expected in Darrington 1-car crash

DARRINGTON — Investigators don’t expect to seek criminal charges in a one-car crash near Darrington on Saturday.

Date: 03/18/2014 | Local News

Police await toxicology tests in crash of SUV, school bus

LAKE STEVENS — Police are investigating whether a 22-year-old man was on drugs last month when he slammed a sport utility vehicle into a Lake Stevens school bus.Lake Stevens police are waiting for results of toxicology tests sent to the crime state lab, Sgt. Julie Jamison said Monday.

Date: 03/17/2014 | Local News

Man awaiting trial in bestiality case is suspect in dog’s disappearance

DISCOVERY BAY — A man at the center of Snohomish County’s largest cocaine bust is back behind bars, once again suspected of misconduct involving animals.

Date: 03/17/2014 | Local News

Evergreen Way in Everett reopens after grenade threat

EVERETT — It wasn’t your typical traffic stop.Police in Everett pulled over a man allegedly driving a stolen motor scooter early Monday morning only to find a grenade on board.“It was an actual grenade but it was not blow-up-able,” Everett police officer Aaron Snell said.

Date: 03/17/2014 | Local News

Man suspected of food stamp fraud could risk store's closure

EVERETT — As a criminal investigation wraps up into a downtown mini-mart merchant suspected of food stamp fraud, the city has declared his business a chronic nuisance.That means he must comply with conditions or risk being closed.Police Chief Kathy Atwood...

Date: 03/15/2014 | Local News

Police find meth at Arlington home during search for stolen iPad

ARLINGTON — Armed with a search warrant, police on Friday discovered methamphetamine, scales and cash at a single-family home in the 20800 block of 66th Avenue NE in Arlington.

Date: 03/14/2014 | Local News

Woman killed in car crash on Highway 99 identified

LYNNWOOD — Officials have identified a 77-year-old woman who died in a car accident Tuesday on Highway 99 in Lynnwood.Jeretta C. Graham died from head injuries, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office. Her death was ruled an accident. Lynnwood...

Date: 03/14/2014 | Local News

Fugitive Watch

The state Department of Corrections' Everett office has felony warrants for the following offenders. If you have information about them, call police or the Department of Corrections at 425-356-2800. Callers do not have to give their names. Peter Van Auken

Date: 03/14/2014 | Sirens

Small plane crashes near Monroe airport

MONROE — No one was hurt Wednesday night after a small plane took a hard landing in Monroe.The accident was reported at 7 p.m. at the Firstair Field airport, Monroe police spokeswoman Debbie Willis said.The pilot, a 50-year-old Duvall man, told police that...

Date: 03/14/2014 | Local News

Stanwood police rescue portly Chihuahua from a ditch

STANWOOD — It was a horrible day, but with a happy ending.On Feb. 26, Angie Baasch and her Chihuahua, Stewart, were walking home from the dog groomer's in Stanwood. She crossed the street to get the mail, and her hand, still weak from a recent carpal-tunnel surgery,...

Date: 03/14/2014 | Local News

Homicide suspect shot by police still unable to speak

CAMANO ISLAND — A man accused of shooting two people on Camano Island and later taking aim at officers in Mukilteo remained at a Seattle trauma center Thursday, unable to talk to detectives, officials said.

Date: 03/13/2014 | Local News

Motorcyclist involved in crash on I-5 near Everett

EVERETT — Troopers were investigating a crash involving a motorcycle on southbound I-5 Thursday afternoon.The motorcyclist was thrown onto the northbound shoulder at 12:37 p.m., just north of the Snohomish River near Everett, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Date: 03/13/2014 | Local News

Still a kid despite challenges

Connor Dunham will be Mukilteo's Chief For A Day

Date: 03/13/2014 | Local News

Former Lake Stevens police officer appeals firing

LAKE STEVENS — James Wellington, the former Lake Stevens "last-chance" police officer, is appealing his termination.Wellington’s legal options after being fired in December are...

Date: 03/13/2014 | Local News

DNA on hat leads to arrest in home invasion robbery

EVERETT — It came in as a home invasion robbery report involving three men bursting into a north Everett home claiming to be police officers.Six months later, the real police believe they have caught up with one of the suspects — thanks to a lost baseball cap and DNA testing.

Date: 03/12/2014 | Local News

Woman begins new life in Alaska after U-Haul was stolen in Everett

Update on nurse whose uhaul was stolen in Everett last week. Interview with her and others.

Date: 03/11/2014 | Local News

Sheriff seeks to add nursing staff at county jail

EVERETT — Sheriff Ty Trenary is asking the Snohomish County Council for an additional 29 staff positions at the jail, most of them for registered nurses.

Date: 03/11/2014 | Local News

Search for car thief prompts school lockdown in Granite Falls

Sherffi's deputies were searching for a suspected car thief in Granite Falls Monday morning. As a precaution, several schools were closed.

Date: 03/10/2014 | Local News

Diabetes myth buster

As 'Chief for a Day,' Arlington girl hopes to share knowledge

Date: 03/10/2014 | Local News

Tribal police given more authority in Idaho

LEWISTON, Idaho — Tribal police officers on the Nez Perce Reservation in northern Idaho starting April 1 will have the ability to ticket anyone violating federal law on the reservation.

Date: 03/08/2014 | Northwest

Lynnwood City Council likely to discuss fireworks ban

Lynnwood is expected to review its fireworks policies in the next month or two. Sure to be a talker.

Date: 03/08/2014 | Local News

Traveler's stolen U-Haul found near Lynnwood

The U-Haul stolen from the Illinois nurse on her way to Alaska has been found abandoned in unincorporated Lynnwood.

Date: 03/07/2014 | Local News

Fugitive Watch


Date: 03/07/2014 | Sirens

Gil Kerlikowske to lead Border Patrol

WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Gil Kerlikowske on Thursday to be the head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, allowing the White House "drug czar" to take on his new post overseeing the Border Patrol.Kerlikowske came to...

Date: 03/06/2014 | Nation & World

Police ask burglary victims to help I.D. stolen goods

Police find large amount of burglary loot in Lynnwood. Victims should look at photos.

Date: 03/06/2014 | Local News

Stop in Everett proves costly

Thief steals U-Haul, car of nurse moving to Alaska for job

Date: 03/06/2014 | Local News

Police search leads to 2-hour lockdown at Lakewood schools

The hunt for a suspect who ran onto school grounds led to the lockdown of several Lakewood schools Thursday morning.

Date: 03/06/2014 | Local News

Lynnwood home invasion netted heroin, $1 in cash, police say

One of the two men wanted in a home invasion robbery in Lynnwood Monday has been arrested. The robbery netted them a small amount of heroin and a dollar bill.

Date: 03/04/2014 | Local News

Silvana Post Office smashed up in burglary

Police are investigating an early February break-in at the Silvana Post Office. Can run inside.

Date: 03/04/2014 | Local News

Suspect in Mukilteo shootout took aim at police, witnesses say

Search warrant provides more details about police shooting in Mukilteo that ended a high-speed chase that began on Camano Island. The bullets began flying after the fleeing driver -- a suspect in a double shooting -- reportedly pointed a gun at the cops.

Date: 03/04/2014 | Local News

Everett sex offender arrested after alleged assault of woman, 19

EVERETT — A convicted sex offender from Everett has been arrested for investigation of raping a stranger he offered a ride to early Saturday morning.It wasn’t the first time Anthony N. Solis, 61, has been accused of sexually assaulting a stranger, according to police and court records.

Date: 03/04/2014 | Local News

County deputies patrolling Granite Falls as police force disbanded

GRANITE FALLS — The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office’s contract with Granite Falls started Saturday, marking the end of the city’s own police force.

Date: 03/04/2014 | Local News

Arlington man arrested in robbery near Lake Stevens

Last week's shooting at a home northeast of Lake Stevens apparently wasn't the spawn of a random robbery. People at the home admitted dealing dope. Guy who was shot claims he was there to collect property owned by somebody else. Suspect who got away arrested over the weekend.

Date: 03/03/2014 | Local News

43 names on list of cops flagged because of credibility questions

EVERETT — It’s a list that no cop wants to join.Tell a lie. Bend a rule. Get rough with a suspect for the wrong reasons. The consequences can last a career.In Snohomish County, police misdeeds, great and small, can wind up catalogued by prosecutors in...

Date: 03/02/2014 | Local News

Facebook message prompted stabbings, suspect allegedly says

When deputies arrived at the trailer, they were first encountered by a frantic woman holding her 2-year-old son. Both were covered in blood. Her boy friend - who had been stabbed in the chest and face - was helping hold down the suspect. The suspect told police he was ordered to kill...

Date: 02/28/2014 | Local News

King County deputy arrested after on-duty crash in Mill Creek

DEVELOPING AND IFFY: Sounds like a King county sheriff's deputy may have drunkenly crashed his patrol car in Mill Creek early Friday morning.

Date: 02/28/2014 | Local News

Death of man in Edmonds ruled a suicide

EDMONDS — The death of a man whose body was found on the shore in Edmonds last week has been ruled a suicide.The man, who was 83, drowned, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Date: 02/28/2014 | Local News

Arlington police seek help in identifying burglary suspect

ARLINGTON — Police are asking for help identifying a burglar caught on a home surveillance camera in Arlington.New surveillance stills were released this week in hopes of generating tips.The burglary was reported about 9 a.m. Feb. 14 in the 17700 block of...

Date: 02/28/2014 | Local News

People have right to privacy in texts, state Supreme Court rules

SEATTLE — People have a right to privacy in the text messages they send from their phones, even if they can’t know for sure who might be reading them, Washington’s Supreme Court held in two related cases Thursday.

Date: 02/27/2014 | Northwest

Plan to build new sheriff's office precinct put on hold

County has halted plans for a new sheriff's south precinct for at least a year.

Date: 02/27/2014 | Local News

Second smoke shop raided in probe of food-stamp fraud

Everett police expect to raid another tobacco business Wednesday in connection with shady food stamp transactions.

Date: 02/26/2014 | Local News

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