Edmonds man dies following leap from overpass

  • Tue Mar 9th, 2010 9:20pm

Enterprise and Herald staff

EVERETT — An Edmonds man died March 3 after he apparently jumped from an overpass near the Everett Transit Center, police reported.

Witnesses saw the man, 29, fall from the Pacific Avenue overpass around 9:40 a.m., Everett police Sgt. Robert Goetz said.

He was rushed to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett where he died, Goetz said.

The man was not immediately identified.

Hit and run in Edmonds

A 23-year-old Seattle man was injured after being hit by a vehicle March 7.

Edmonds Police were called to the 23700 block of Highway 99 with a report of a man laying in the southbound lanes of the roadway. A vehicle traveling northbound struck the man, who then came to rest in the inside southbound lane. There is not a marked crosswalk at this location.

The man was transported to Harborview Hospital with right leg injuries and multiple abrasions. All lanes of Highway 99 were closed during the emergency call and investigation and were re-opened at 2:30 a.m. March 8.

Sheriff’s helicopter adds equipment

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Air Operations unit recently acquired equipment that will aid in locating victims trapped in an avalanche.

A “Barryvox” avalanche beacon transceiver is coupled with an antenna that is mounted below the helicopter to conduct the search. The helicopter can cover a large avalanche debris field and search for buried people equipped with avalanche beacons much more quickly than a team on foot can.

This special helicopter antenna was purchased through donations made to Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue organization.

A separate hand-held locating receiver can be used by one person in the helicopter to locate “Recco” chips. These reflective chips are sewn into ski gear and outdoor gear and are used extensively by ski resorts. This additional technology allows rescuers to search for avalanche victims who are not wearing avalanche beacons. The Recco receiver was issued to Everett Mountain Rescue organization at no cost from the manufacturer.


March 4: Burglary. 8100 block 236th St. SW. A man reported his flat screen TV was stolen from his apartment while he was out of town.

March 4: Theft. 8600 block 240th St. SW. Packages were stolen from a front door step.

March 4: Theft. 24000 78th Pl. W. Items were stolen from an unlocked car parked in a driveway.

March 4: Domestic. 9300 block 244th St. SW. A couple with a child got into a verbal argument.

March 4: Theft. 17500 block Olympic View Dr. An advertising sign board was stolen from the corner of the victim’s property.

March 3: Assault 4. 23500 block 84th Ave. W. A 27-year-old male was accused of punching his 23-year-old sister in the face.

March 3: Theft. 22000 Hwy 99. A man and a woman pumped gas in their vehicle and drove off without paying.

March 3: Assist to fire department. 23800 block Hwy 99. Officers assisted firefighters with an emergency call related to heroin use.

March 3: Theft. 23800 block Hwy 99. Approximately $50 was stolen from a till at Subway.

March 2: Theft. 21900 block Hwy 99. A female was apprehended for stealing merchandise at Top Food.

March 2: Domestic. 600 block Main St. A juvenile couple had an argument inside a vehicle parked in the library parking lot.

March 1: Theft. 400 block Dayton St. Tools were stolen out of an apartment unit being repaired after a fire.

March 1: Theft. 8000 block 200 St. SW. Three electric guitars were stolen from Maplewood School.

March 1: Theft. 7900 block 212th St. SW. A car window was smashed out and a GPS device was stolen from a parked vehicle.


MARCH 7: THEFT. 20200 block 73rd Ave. W. Prescription medication was stolen.

MARCH 6: THEFT. 3000 block 184th St. SW. A woman was arrested for shoplifting.

MARCH 5: WELFARE CHECK. 22200 block Brier Road. Child Protective Services requested officers check the welfare of a 13-year-old girl whose teacher observed bruising on her arms. The girl reported the bruises were caused during a punching game between her and another boy.

MARCH 5: BURGLARY. 19800 block 50th Ave. W. A man was seen jumping out of the apartment in a burglary.

MARCH 5: MALICIOUS MISCHIEF. 21100 block Hwy. 99. A fence on warehouse property was cut.

MARCH 5: HUMANE. 18500 block 44th Ave. W. A domestic rat was found in a park and transported to Forgotten Kingdom.

MARCH 5: THEFT. 19800 block 50th Ave. W. A stereo, screwdriver set, socket set and numerous CDs were stolen from a vehicle.

MARCH 4: SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES. 23600 block 29th Ave. W. A Brier teenager reported someone was possibly burglarizing her neighbor’s residence. Residents were contacted and reported no loss of property.

MARCH 4: MALICIOUS MISCHIEF. 22000 block Brier Road. An unknown object struck the driver’s side rear window of a Brier’s woman vehicle, causing it to blow out. No injuries reported.

MARCH 4: ACCIDENT. 3300 block 184th St. SW. An 18-year-old is a suspect in a hit and run accident involving a 2001 Ford, a 2002 Volvo and the wall of a local business.

MARCH 3: TRESPASS. 24000 block 29th Ave. W. A Brier teenager reported another Brier teen at his residence without permission. The suspect was located hiding in some bushes and removed from the premises.

MARCH 3: THREATS/FRAUD. 2300 block 229th Pl. SW. An 83-year-old man received a call in February from a subject who told him he had won a lottery in Jamaica. The victim was then instructed to send money to obtain his winnings. He sent approximately $20,000 Western Union to the suspect. He was then advised by Western Union they would not forward any further funds for him as he was being scammed. He then received threatening calls from the initial caller stating he would burn his house down and shoot him if he did not send him more money


March 7: Missing person. 2300 block 136th St. Officers took a report of a missing 12-year-old girl.

March 7: Malicious mischief. 800 block 148th Ln. Officers arrested a juvenile who broke a window at a local home.

March 5: Theft. 15500 block Mill Creek Blvd. An aftermarket shift knob and driver and passenger racing seats were stolen from a vehicle.

March 4: Theft. 15100 block Main St. A business reported $150 was stolen by way of a quick change scam.

March 4: Theft. 1200 block Mill Creek Blvd. A local man discovered his hubcaps were missing.

March 4: Theft. 1100 block Mill Creek Blvd. A backpack, dual flip screen deck, two amps and a Vista Spanish book were stolen from a vehicle.

March 4: Theft. 1300 block Mill Creek Blvd. A coat, navigation system, a built-in vehicle TV monitor, electric cords and an electric tire pump were stolen from a vehicle.

March 2: Counterfeiting. 1500 block 136th St. An officer took a report of a counterfeit bill being passed.

March 2: Recovered stolen vehicle. 3400 block 132nd Pl. An officer attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation. The driver tried to elude the officer, resulting in a high speed pursuit. The two occupants in the vehicle then stopped and ran off; they were not located after a K9 track.

March 2: Theft. 14300 block North Creek Dr. A $1,500 purse was stolen from a car while the owner was working out at an apartment complex gym.

March 2: Fraud. 14500 block 38th Dr. Someone’s credit card number was being used unlawfully in Europe.

March 2: Assault. 1200 block Mill Creek Blvd. A man reported his girlfriend assaulted him when he attempted to leave his apartment. The woman was arrested and booked in jail on a domestic violence charge.

March 2: Theft. 15000 block Main St. A $200 purse was stolen from a car that was parked in a gym parking lot.

March 1: Pornography. 1400 block Trillium Blvd. An officer investigated a report of child pornography.


March 4: Threat. 7000 block 220th St. SW. A Premera Blue Cross employee reported a physician who called to complain about having problems with Premera’s Web site and threatened to come down and fix the problem with a gun.

March 3: DV-no assault. 22600 block 60th Ave. W. A son texted his grandmother that his father assaulted his mother. Both parents admitted to arguing but denied a physical altercation.

March 2: Assist to fire department. 233rd Pl. SW/66th Ave. W. A female was found unconscious in her car. After respondents resuscitated her with CPR, the woman admitted she had been using OxyContin.

March 2: Information. 22900 block 57th Ave. W. A woman said a man claiming to be from ADT to repair her home alarm, stole documents from her house.

March 1: DV-no assault. 6300 block 219th St. SW. An intoxicated woman called 911 but when officers arrived, she said she was fine and wanted them to leave. Her roommate told officers her behavior was attributed to mixing her medication with alcohol.

March 1: Stalking. A woman reported her ex-boyfriend had been stalking her. She claimed her ex drives past her home, harasses her friends and changed her passwords for Facebook, Yahoo and the dating service on which they met.


March 3: FIRE. FD1 firefighters responded to a house fire in the 21300 block of 1st Ave. W. The fire started in a car in the attached carport, then spread to the attic of the house. The homeowner was outside the house when firefighters arrived. No one was injured. The accidental fire destroyed two cars and left the house uninhabitable. Damage is estimated at $132,000. The homeowner has insurance.

March 2: FIRE. FD1 firefighters responded to a fire in a clothes dryer at a home in the 23400 block of 32nd Ave. W.

March 1: FIRE. FD1 firefighters responded to a small fire at a home in the 8500 block of 216th St. SW. The residents safely exited the home and no one was injured. Firefighters extinguished the fire, which was contained to a small area. Damage is estimated at $500.

FEB. 28: FIRE. FD1 firefighters responded to a Dumpster fire at an apartment complex in the 16500 block North Road.

FEB. 28: POWER LINE DOWN. Lynnwood firefighters responded to a power line down laying across a road and arcing just north of 196th St. on 64th Ave. PUD arrived and secured the down line.

FEB. 26: COLLISION. FD1 firefighters transported one patient to Evergreen Hospital after responding to a two-car collision on southbound I-5 south of 128th St. SW.

FEB. 25: ACCIDENT. A pedestrian was hit by a car at 224th St. SW and Hwy 99 and was transported by FD1 firefighters to Stevens Hospital.

FEB. 23: FIRE. Lynnwood firefighters were dispatched to a garage fire in the 211th block of 44 Ave. W. The fire was caused by a portable kerosene heater placed next to small rubbish pile. There was moderate smoke damage to the garage, minor structural damage to the south wall of garage and some damage to a Ford Mustang.

FEB. 22: GAS LEAK. Lynnwood firefighters were dispatched to reported smell of natural gas inside a structure in the 5900 block 196 St. SW.