Zachariah Bryan

Sherman Pruitt

Regret, many questions in wake of Edmonds police chief pick

A decision to hire Sherman Pruitt as Edmonds’ top cop was reversed, as questions about his background became public.

Sherman Pruitt
Crews spent close to 24 hours rescuing a woman with serious injuries from the woods east of Darrington last week. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office) 20201029

With a busy summer outdoors, these volunteers saved lives

Search and rescue operations in Snohomish County rely on volunteers. Now they need help.

Crews spent close to 24 hours rescuing a woman with serious injuries from the woods east of Darrington last week. (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office) 20201029
Zachary Kier appeared in a jail courtroom Nov. 18, 2019, three months after a hit-and-run crash seriously injured a man and a woman in Marysville. (Caleb Hutton / Herald file)

Man sentenced in Marysville crash that severely injured 4

On the run from cops, Zachary Kier left others screaming in the wreckage. Now he’s going to prison.

Zachary Kier appeared in a jail courtroom Nov. 18, 2019, three months after a hit-and-run crash seriously injured a man and a woman in Marysville. (Caleb Hutton / Herald file)
Law enforcement officers watch the procession of the memorial parade for fallen and missing Tulalip officer Charlie Cortez Saturday afternoon on the Tulalip Reservation on December 12, 2020.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

A month into search, a memorial for missing Tulalip officer

A procession of patrol cars, motorcycles, dirt bikes and quads lined up to honor Charlie Cortez.

Law enforcement officers watch the procession of the memorial parade for fallen and missing Tulalip officer Charlie Cortez Saturday afternoon on the Tulalip Reservation on December 12, 2020.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A man led police on a high speed chase through north Snohomish County on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020.  (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

Driver in north county pursuit is suspect in Everett assault

Police say he allegedly punched and strangled his girlfriend and later fled police at up to 130 mph.

A man led police on a high speed chase through north Snohomish County on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020.  (Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Man seeking Bothell minors fooled twice by detective

The Arlington sex offender allegedly tried to meet up with teenage girls. Both times he was talking with the same cop.

‘Career criminal’ arrested in shooting at Everett apartments

The suspect has been investigated for a range of crimes. He allegedly shot a man he had met while in jail.

Charges: Stanwood Freemason treasurer stole from widows fund

Prosecutors allege Dennis Withers removed $22,950 from an account meant to help families in grief.

Mill Creek Police Chief Jeffrey Young (City of Mill Creek) 20201206

Ending year of turnover, Mill Creek gets a new police chief

Jeffery Young spent 25 years with the Phoenix Police Department. He becomes chief in a time of turmoil.

Mill Creek Police Chief Jeffrey Young (City of Mill Creek) 20201206

Detectives arrest suspected drug trafficker in Everett

He allegedly had several pounds of meth and heroin, and thousands of counterfeit OxyContin pills.

Pair of Nikes leads to bank robbery arrest in south Everett

The suspect allegedly took $1,000 in cash from a KeyBank. He was found a few blocks away.

Deputies: Armed man dressed as cop attacks man near Everett

The suspect allegedly wore police badges and aimed a gun at a man after pushing him to the ground.

Snohomish County Jail. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Snohomish County Jail employee charged in drug smuggling

Alexis Wafstet was charged with drug possession. Several inmates were allegedly in on the plot.

Snohomish County Jail. (Sue Misao / Herald file)

Police: Suspect in fatal hit-and-run may have used marijuana

The Lynnwood man allegedly didn’t stop to check on a pedestrian whom he hit with a pickup truck.

16,000 fentanyl pills, pounds of meth, heroin seized in bust

Eight suspects were indicted in U.S. District Court in Seattle, including five from Snohomish County.

Controlled explosion rattles Cathcart and much of the county

Deputies were investigating a 19-year-old who had an “enormous amount of fireworks” near Silver Lake.

Drug trafficker sentenced to 10 years to ‘pay the fiddler’

Travis Keel, known for violence, played part in a scheme that stretched from Mexico to Washington.

A police dog helped capture one of the suspects who allegedly ran after a vehicle tried to run over two officers. (Edmonds Police Department)

Police: Suspect nearly ran over Edmonds officers

A suspicious vehicle call quickly turned into a dangerous situation for the responding officers.

A police dog helped capture one of the suspects who allegedly ran after a vehicle tried to run over two officers. (Edmonds Police Department)

Police union leader accused of anti-protest Twitter trolling

Activists say a deleted account espousing controversial views belonged to an Everett police sergeant.

Lyon “Nick” Torns turned himself in Nov. 16 to the Las Vegas Metro Police Department in Nevada. (Marysville Police Department, file)

Fentanyl, an $8,600 debt — and a fatal shooting in Marysville

It was supposed to be a drug deal. Then the dealer allegedly shot Jason Castle, according to Marysville police.

Lyon “Nick” Torns turned himself in Nov. 16 to the Las Vegas Metro Police Department in Nevada. (Marysville Police Department, file)