Public Safety

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: July 16-29

Snohomish County Fire District 1 calls: July 16-29

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 837 calls July 16-29: 617 emergency medical aid calls, 66 motor vehicle collisions, 73 fires, 34 service calls, 5 natural gas leaks, 1 hazardous materials call and 41 automatic fire alarms. July 16 COLLISION: At 11:25 a.m., a car went off the pavement and rolled into blackberry bushes on the side of southbound I-5 south of 128th Street SW. Firefighters... »

Happening nearby: Fire destroys abandoned building north of Lynnwood

Happening nearby: Fire destroys abandoned building north of Lynnwood

A fire destroyed an abandoned building at a former wrecking yard north of Lynnwood early Tuesday morning. Fire dispatchers received multiple 911 calls just before 3 a.m. reporting flames coming from the building in the 13400 block of Lake Road in unincorporated Snohomish County north of Lynnwood. The Mukilteo Speedway, SR 525, runs directly behind the property. The southbound lanes of the highway ... »

Victim assaulted by former police officer takes Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace to federal court

Victim assaulted by former police officer takes Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace to federal court

The victim in the sexual misconduct case against former Edmonds police officer Daniel Lavely has alleged in a U.S. District Court complaint that the cities of Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace violated her civil rights. The City of Lynnwood, also named in the initial filing, was removed from the case last week. In September 2013, Lavely was sentenced to a year in prison for having sex in his patrol ca... »

Scene in Edmonds: Early-morning police work

Scene in Edmonds: Early-morning police work

Two women were in Snohomish County Jail Tuesday after allegedly shoplifting items from the Westgate QFC and driving away in a stolen vehicle. According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Josh McClure, police were dispatched to the QFC store on the corner of Edmonds Way and 100th Avenue West at 4:28 a.m. after a woman was reported to be hiding items in her bag. Store officials reported the license pl... »

Ask the Edmonds Cop: Pedestrian safety

Ask the Edmonds Cop: Pedestrian safety

Edmonds Police Sgt. Shane Hawley continues to answer our readers’ public safety questions. Have a question that you’d like addressed? Email myedmondsnews@gmail.com. »

Edmonds Police Blotter, July 15-22

Edmonds Police Blotter, July 15-22

July 15 7900 block 236th Street Southwest: An adult man reported his father had been missing for over a week. July 16 21600 block 80th Avenue West: A man pushed his girlfriend through a closed door, breaking the door while doing so. The man left in his car. July 17 21600 block of 76th Avenue West: A suspicious circumstance occurred involving an attack by a man with a large knife. The attacker miss... »

Fire District 1 delivers annual report to Edmonds City Council

Fire District 1 delivers annual report to Edmonds City Council

Under the City of Edmonds contract with Snohomish County Fire District 1, the fire district is required to provide an annual report on its performance, including how quickly it responds to fires and medical emergencies as well as its fire prevention and emergency preparedness training for Edmonds residents. The Fire District Board of Commissioners and Fire District Chief Ed Widdis did just that at... »

Scene in Edmonds: Crash course

Scene in Edmonds: Crash course

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Lynnwood police arrest suspect in alleged marijuana growing operation near College Place Elementary

Lynnwood police arrest suspect in alleged marijuana growing operation near College Place Elementary

Lynnwood police executed a search warrant on Wednesday and later arrested a suspect in an alleged marijuana growing operation at a house in the 7400 block of 204th Street Southwest in Lynnwood. Police have received ongoing complaints from residents in the neighborhood about the house. The complaints centered around two large metal storage containers, similar to the type used to transports good on ... »

Elderly being targeted with phone scam about relative in jail

Elderly being targeted with phone scam about relative in jail

Edmonds police are continuing to investigate reports of residents who have received calls from individuals claiming to be relatives who have been arrested. Another tactic is for someone to call and say that they have a relative held in jail and demand bail money form the victim. The caller will either ask for money to be wired to an account or connect them with a “bail bondsman,” who will either g... »

Happening nearby: Lynnwood police arrest woman following Zumiez embezzlement investigation

Lynnwood Police Detectives arrested a 37 year-old woman Tuesday on probable cause for first-degree theft and multiple counts of identity theft. The Marysville resident was a former payroll employee at Zumiez Inc., located at 4001 204th St. S.W. in Lynnwood. Zumiez contacted Lynnwood investigators in March of this year after becoming aware of possible fraudulent activity involving its payroll syste... »

Edmonds police notify public of registered sex offender living on Highway 99

Edmonds police notify public of registered sex offender living on Highway 99

The Edmonds Police Department on Wednesday issued a public notification that a registered sex offender has moved into the 22000 block of Highway 99 in Edmonds. John Wesley James Keeney is a Level III offender and considered “most likely to reoffend,” the department said. Keeney, who has five previous felony convictions, is 40 years old, 5-9 and weighs 230 lbs. According to official doc... »

Happening nearby: Suspect jailed in stabbing of Mountlake Terrace man

A 31-year-old man suspected of stabbing a Mountlake Terrace resident was arrested by police early Monday morning. Mountlake Terrace police were called to the Greenview Apartments (21400 52nd Ave. W.) in Mountlake Terrace for a report of an assault at 12:10 a.m. on Monday, July 20. Upon arriving on scene, officers contacted the male victim in front of one of the buildings. The victim had sustained ... »

Happening nearby: Stolen ATM falls out of van, recovered by sheriff’s deputies

Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies recovered a stolen ATM after it fell out of van driven by the two men suspected of stealing it. At around 11 p.m. Sunday, July 19, the two suspects backed up the white van to a business at the 2900 block of 164th Street Southwest in Lynnwood. They walked up to the ATM, cut the cable and loaded the machine into the van. As the suspects were driving out of the par... »

Lynnwood Fire Department douses fire at Meadowdale Neighborhood Park

Lynnwood Fire Department douses fire at Meadowdale Neighborhood Park

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From the Edmonds Police Chief: Living our motto of ‘Service Before Self’

From the Edmonds Police Chief: Living our motto of ‘Service Before Self’

“Service Before Sellf.” That’s a pretty lofty statement. It’s the motto of your Edmonds Police Department, part of our Mission Statement: We place service before self, with an unwavering and unbiased commitment to public safety, improving the quality of life for our community”. This Mission Statement, and our core values of Service, Integrity, Respect, and Stewardship, truly represents... »

Still time to register for July 20 Edmonds Police Foundation golf tournament

Still time to register for July 20 Edmonds Police Foundation golf tournament

Support for the Edmonds Police Foundation’s July 20 golf tournament at Harbour Pointe continues to grow, and you have until 6 p.m. Saturday to sign up to play or become a sponsor. The Edmonds Police Foundation was created in 1996 as a community-based organization to assist the Edmonds Police Department through education, fundraising, and citizen involvement. The goal, according to the foundation, ... »

Edmonds Police Blotter, July 6-14

Edmonds Police Blotter, July 6-14

July 6 8400 block 244th Street Southwest: A dine and dash occurred at Denny’s when suspects attempted to pay with a Home Depot card unsuccessfully. They then left without paying. Suspects have not yet been located. 23600 block Highway 99: Woman cited for theft after attempting to return merchandise that she had obtained from inside the store using an old receipt from another location for the same ... »

Scene in Edmonds: Downed power lines in area of 76th and 212th

Scene in Edmonds: Downed power lines in area of 76th and 212th

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Update: Lynnwood police arrest suspect in Shari’s parking lot shooting

Updated at 12:39 p.m. Wednesday Lynnwood police detectives have taken a man into custody connected to the shooting early Wednesday morning in the parking lot of Shari’s restaurant at 19428 Highway 99. The 35 year-old man was arrested by Lynnwood detectives in the City of Mountlake Terrace at around 8:45 a.m., police said. The man is currently being held at the Lynnwood Jail for investigation... »

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