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Edmonds Night Out shines a light on public safety

Edmonds Night Out shines a light on public safety

Watch NOW on My Edmonds News TV: What we found at Edmonds Night Out Larry Vogel was there to capture the action at the Edmonds Police Foundation-sponsored Edmonds Night Out Tuesday at the Francis Anderson play field — an annual event aimed at bringing police and community together to combat crime. Among the highlights:  Edmonds Police K-9 and karate demonstrations, face painting, live music ... »

Edmonds Police Blotter, July 21-28

Edmonds Police Blotter, July 21-28

July 21 24000 block 79th Place West: A bicycle was stolen from the victim’s driveway overnight. There was no suspect information or evidence at the time of the report. 23916 Highway 99: The complainant found several credit cards, IDs and miscellaneous cards with a person’s information inside in one of the local motel’s rooms. 7900 block 191st Street Southwest: A mother from West Virginia called th... »

Reminder: Edmonds Police Foundation to host Edmonds Night Out Tuesday, July 29

Reminder: Edmonds Police Foundation to host Edmonds Night Out Tuesday, July 29

The Edmonds Police Foundation will be hosting Edmonds Night Out this Tuesday, July 29 from 5-8 p.m. at the Francis Anderson play field. Edmonds Night Out is an offshoot of the National Night Out, an annual event held to bring police and community together in an attempt to combat crime. Robin Heslop, former head of Crime Prevention in Edmonds, started this event as a grassroots effort that she orga... »

Rose Adams animal abuse case finally ends with an out-of-court settlement

Rose Adams animal abuse case finally ends with an out-of-court settlement

After more than two years, a string of court appearances, a litany of appeals and continuances, and a laundry list of charges filed and dismissed, the Rose Adams case has at last resolved out of court thanks to an agreement between the prosecutor and Adams’ legal team. Edmonds Municipal Court Judge Doug Fair signed the orders Friday morning accepting the agreement. According to Fair, Friday&... »

Edmonds K9 Hobbs receives protective vest

Edmonds K9 Hobbs receives protective vest

Edmonds Police Department K9 Hobbs has received a bullet- and stab-protective vest,thanks to the efforts of Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., a Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization, and The Petco Foundation. Hobbs will be able to use the vest during  his next shift with his partner, Officer Jason Robinson. The Edmonds Police Department’s other K9, Kira, will also be receiving a custom-made... »

Fire District 1 fire calls, July 10-16

Fire District 1 fire calls, July 10-16

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 383 calls the week of July 10-16: 294 emergency medical aid calls, 21 motor vehicle collisions, 37 fires, 12 service calls, 2 natural gas leaks, 2 hazardous materials calls and 15 automatic fire alarms. July 10 BRUSH FIRE: At 6:46 p.m., firefighters extinguished a brush fire in the 2500 block of Cadet Way east of Everett. No injuries were reported. Jul... »

Edmonds Police Blotter, July 15-20

Edmonds Police Blotter, July 15-20

July 15 22300 block Highway 99: The victim reported his vehicle had been stolen while he was at work. 23700 block 74th Avenue West: A suspicious male was found to be in possession of items stolen from a local merchant after a search. 23000 block Highway 99: A female under the influence of narcotics reported being raped by an unknown person at an unknown location. 19100 block 92nd Avenue West: Afte... »

Update: Missing woman found in Lynndale Park

The Lynnwood Police Department, with assistance from the Edmonds Police Department and Snohomish County Search and Rescue, located a missing woman, 20-year-old Berlin Eriks, at Lynndale Park at about 2:24 p.m. on Sunday, July 20. Shel was transported to a local hospital for an evaluation. The park is now reopened to the public. Lynnwood Police first received a report that Eriks was missing earlier... »

Nothing ever happens in Edmonds – Right??

Nothing ever happens in Edmonds – Right??

Well, not really. The perception among many of our residents is that Edmonds is an oasis somewhat unto itself, free of crime and free of many of the challenges facing other Puget Sound communities. As with many perceptions, there is some truth to it. Edmonds does enjoy a lower crime rate than other local cities. Edmonds is a safe community with residents who care deeply about quality of life. The ... »

Edmonds Police Blotter, June 30-July 14

June 30 9500 block Edmonds Way: The victim reported personal identifying information had been compromised and stolen through a fraudulent online job application. 400 block Daley Street: The victim reported a vehicle prowl and stolen garage door opener. 7300 block 213th Place Southwest: A female was booked after she struck the victim on the head with a glass beer bottle during an argument. July 1 2... »

Police still investigating May 20th SUV-pedestrian fatality at 4th and Bell

Police still investigating May 20th SUV-pedestrian fatality at 4th and Bell

Edmonds police are continuing their investigation into the May 20 SUV-pedestrian collision at 4th Avenue North and Bell Street that killed 73-year-old Edmonds resident Lexie J. Hess.  According to police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh, investigators are still awaiting the official medical examiner’s report and the results of the toxicology screen on the 36-year-old driver, also an Edmonds woman, ... »

Watch now: Interview with Edmonds PD about safe driver/pedestrian campaign

Watch now: Interview with Edmonds PD about safe driver/pedestrian campaign

Watch now on My Edmonds News TV by clicking link here. Edmonds police in July announced they are patrolling downtown streets, looking for those violating traffic and pedestrian safety rules. Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh on Friday sat down with My Edmonds News TV to explain what you should know about this campaign, and how to stay safe while walking or driving in downtown Edmonds.  ... »

Scene in Edmonds: They’re not kidding, folks

Scene in Edmonds: They’re not kidding, folks

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Two in Edmonds-Woodway HS sexting case plead guilty to misdemeanor cyberstalking, serve jail time

Two teens involved in a sexting case that including tweeting an explicit photo of a 15-year-old Edmonds-Woodway High School girl have served jail time after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cyberstalking, the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office said. According to police reports, the 15-year-old girl engaged in consensual sex with two teen-age Edmonds-Woodway High School brothers during ... »

Edmonds police announce crackdown on pedestrian-car right-of-way violations

Edmonds police announce crackdown on pedestrian-car right-of-way violations

In light of recent fatalities and serious injury accidents involving cars and pedestrians, the Edmonds Police Department announced Tuesday it is cracking down on pedestrian right-of-way violations. Starting in the month of July, police will begin focusing on traffic violations by “both pedestrians and vehicles in specific areas in the city,” said Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Mars... »

Edmonds Police Blotter, June 20-29

June 20 21900 block Highway 99: A suspect was taken into custody for trespassing, and a search found heroin located on his person. 8500 block 186th Street Southwest: The complainant reported an identity theft that led to a fraudulent tax filing. 22400 block Highway 99: A male subject was arrested for two confirmed misdemeanor warrants, theft and vehicle prowling, issued by the Lynnwood Police Depa... »

Washington State Patrol detectives seek witnesses to I-5 crash that killed Edmonds woman

The Washington State Patrol said Monday that it is seeking additional witnesses to the Interstate 5 car/semi-truck collision that killed an Edmonds woman and severely injured her 4-year-old daughter Sunday, June 22, near Headquarters Road in Cowlitz County. At approximately 4:04 a.m., Kerri Hartnett-McGill of Edmonds was traveling south on I-5 when she traveled off the roadway to the left, crossed... »

Woman’s body found floating on Edmonds waterfront Sunday morning

The body of a Seattle woman was found floating in the water near Anthony’s Restaurant on the Edmonds waterfront early Sunday morning. According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh, police and Fire District 1 aid crews were dispatched to the Edmonds Marina at 5:55 a.m. Sunday following a report of a female body found in the water. Units pulled the body, located near L dock, from the w... »

Want to learn more about neighborhood crime? Edmonds data part of CrimeMapping.com

Want to learn more about neighborhood crime? Edmonds data part of CrimeMapping.com

The Edmonds Police Department said Friday that it is participating in CrimeMapping.com, a nationwide service that allows residents with Internet access to map out and report on incident data near any address in the city. With this service, residents can stay informed regarding crime and/or calls for service in their area — and can see what’s happening near their home, work office, or child’s... »

Fire District 1 fire calls, June 5-18

Fire District 1 fire calls, June 5-18

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 697 calls June 5-18: 559 emergency medical aid calls, 43 motor vehicle collisions, 24 fires, 33 service calls, two natural gas leaks, one technical rescue and 35 automatic fire alarms. June 5 COLLISION: At 3:33 p.m., a three-car collision was reported at 224th Street SW and Highway 99 in Edmonds. Firefighters transported one patient to Swedish/Edmonds ... »

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