Zachariah Bryan

Drug possession is illegal again, so far only in Marysville

After the state Supreme Court ruled a state statute unconstitutional, Marysville made its own law.

K-9 Ronin in 2015. (Snohomish County K9 Facebook)

County pays $104K to settle lawsuits against sheriff’s office

The two lawsuits involved a man who was bit by a police dog and a man who was hit by a patrol car.

K-9 Ronin in 2015. (Snohomish County K9 Facebook)
A screenshot of a Washington State Bar Association letter responding to a grievance filed against lawyer Michelle L. Rutherford.

Excoriated by judge, prosecutor not punished by boss or bar

Snohomish County Prosecutor Adam Cornell disagreed with a judge’s 214-page critique of his employee.

A screenshot of a Washington State Bar Association letter responding to a grievance filed against lawyer Michelle L. Rutherford.
Everett mothers Heather Patackas, left, and Kimberly Mehlhoff got together with others to clean up graffiti at the newly opened Forest Park playground on Friday. (Photo courtesy of Laura Boucock)

Forest Park playground vandalized, then these moms got mad

A small group of mothers acted fast to clean up the graffiti — possibily the act of some bored teens.

Everett mothers Heather Patackas, left, and Kimberly Mehlhoff got together with others to clean up graffiti at the newly opened Forest Park playground on Friday. (Photo courtesy of Laura Boucock)

Charges: Parking dispute led to fatal stabbing at Fred Meyer

Greg J. McKnight, of Lynnwood, died at the hospital. A woman from Chicago has been charged with murder.

Charges: Man shot in head at Everett bus stop over meth pipe

He had surgery for a brain bleed and survived. The suspect was charged with first-degree assault.

Everett man accused of spying on students was longtime coach

Patrick Kunz, suspected of voyeurism, volunteered at Leading Edge Gymnastics Academy for five years.

Everett fire inspector caught in fraud, forced to resign

Chad Harris was a holdover from a Fire Marshal’s Office where inspectors were rumored to take midday naps. Then he got new bosses.

Volunteer gymnastics coach in Everett suspected of voyeurism

Two hidden cellphones have been found at a gymnastics academy. The most recent discovery led to an arrest.

A frame from video taken by a nearby security camera shows a Bothell police officer (right) shooting a man who allegedly charged him with a knife. (Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team) 20210128

In video, Bothell officer shoots man who allegedly had knife

It’s the first clear look at the killing last summer of Juan Rene Hummel, who had charged the officer.

A frame from video taken by a nearby security camera shows a Bothell police officer (right) shooting a man who allegedly charged him with a knife. (Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team) 20210128
Dustyn Hunt-Bagby. (Justice for Dustyn Coalition)

2 years later, father charged in death of daughter’s friend

He admits he pulled the trigger. But Charles Heller claims self-defense in fatal shooting of Dustyn Hunt-Bagby.

Dustyn Hunt-Bagby. (Justice for Dustyn Coalition)

Lynnwood bookkeeper embezzles $230K from security company

Sheryl Rucker pleaded guilty to stealing from her employer, Absco Solutions. She must pay back the money.

More contagious strain of COVID-19 found in Snohomish County

Two residents tested positive, and are the first cases that have been identified in the state.

Woman allegedly stole money from her comatose mother

Prosecutors allege Jaclyn Singleton forged power of attorney and took tens of thousands of dollars.

Charges: Lynnwood man, 80, was run over during daily walk

The suspect allegedly left the pedestrian to die. He later reported “unfortunate events” had happened.

Marysville teen’s dying words lead to arrests of 2 boys

Andre Hofland, 17, was shot and killed in a robbery. Two Marysville teens were arrested for investigation of murder.

Snohomish’s sassy candle company sues alleged copycat seller

The owner of Malicious Women Co. saw an Etsy page from Florida selling strikingly similar products.

Bobby Warwick, a U.S. citizen, and his girlfriend Sarah Foo, of Canada, set up a makeshift tarp shelter at Peace Arch Park in Blaine, Wash. on November 22, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

I’ll meet you at the border: International love in a pandemic

For Bobby Warwick and Sarah Foo, a tarp at Peace Arch park has been the site of a fledgling romance.

Bobby Warwick, a U.S. citizen, and his girlfriend Sarah Foo, of Canada, set up a makeshift tarp shelter at Peace Arch Park in Blaine, Wash. on November 22, 2020. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

After icy night, 2 fatal crashes on I-5 in Snohomish County

They happened within a couple hours of each other. Investigations were underway.

An exchange between the Twitter account @JTC2014 and another user. @JTC2014 was believed to be Everett Police Sgt. James Collier. But Collier told investigators that his son had been using the account. (Twitter) 201224

Everett officer says son was behind controversial tweets

Unable to prove otherwise, investigators are not recommending any discipline for Sgt. James Collier.

An exchange between the Twitter account @JTC2014 and another user. @JTC2014 was believed to be Everett Police Sgt. James Collier. But Collier told investigators that his son had been using the account. (Twitter) 201224