Public Safety

Woman in wheelchair taken to Harborview after being hit by car on Hwy 99 Tuesday afternoon

Updated at 4:09 p.m. with information from Edmonds police: A 79-year-old Edmonds woman was taken to Harborview Medical Center Tuesday afternoon after the motorized wheelchair in which she was riding was struck by a car, driven by 20-year-old Lynnwood resident, at the intersection of 76th Avenue West and Highway 99 Tuesday afternoon. According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh, the woman ... »

Fire District 1 fire calls, April 3-8

Fire District 1 fire calls, April 3-8

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 320 calls the week of April 3-9: 253 emergency medical aid calls, 18 motor vehicle collisions, 16 fires, 11 service calls, one natural gas leak, one technical rescue and 20 automatic fire alarms. April 3 FIRE: At 6:20 p.m., firefighters responded to a house fire reported in the 800 block of 124th Street SW south of Everett. The fire was contained to a ... »

Decorations stolen from Sweet Peas Daycare

From the Edmonds Mom Facebook page, comes this sad news: If you’ve ever driven by Sweet Peas Daycare on 3rd and Walnut you know how cute and thoughtful all her outdoor decorations are. Well last night someone came by and stole them. The wooden yard art, the lights, even the potted plants. So if you have any leads or happen to see someone’s yard that suddenly has lots of new Easter/Spri... »

Edmonds Police Blotter through April 7

While there were numerous accounts of shoplifting at local stores in Edmonds, this March 26 item caught our eye: From Safeway: steaks, toilet paper and alcohol. At least the thief covered the basics.. April 7 1000 block 5th Avenue South: Six bocce balls are stolen from trunk of a vehicle. 8100 block 238th Street Southwest: A residence is burglarized after a rock is thrown through a rear sliding gl... »

SNOCOM 911 service restored after statewide outage

SNOCOM 911 service restored after statewide outage

After a regionwide issue with 911 service in Washington and Oregon, SNOCOM 911 reported that the agency was able to restore its ability to answer 911 calls at approximately 6:15 a.m. on Thursday. SNOCOM is the emergency response agency for south Snohomish County, and answers police and fire 911 calls for Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Edmonds, Woodway, Lynnwood and unincorporated areas of the southern ... »

SNOCOM recognizing employees on front line of emergency communications

SNOCOM recognizing employees on front line of emergency communications

SNOCOM 911, South Snohomish County’s emergency and public safety communication center, is recognizing two designations during the month of April, 911 Education Month and National Telecommunications’ Week April 13-19. According to a SNOCOM announcement, 911 Education Month is designed to help spread the word about the use and role of 911 in the public safety arena. SNOCOM officials are sharing thes... »

Suspects held on second-degree murder charges in Westgate QFC stabbings

The Snohomish County Prosecutor has filed formal complaints in Snohomish County District Court against an Eastside couple in connection with the March 28 stabbing that left one man dead in the Westgate QFC parking lot. The complaint means that the alleged assailants, 21-year-old Codie Allen of Kirkland and 28-year-old Loresa Pilon of Bellevue, will remain in custody while the prosecutor assembles ... »

Daughter, ex-girlfriend recall life of Edmonds man killed behind Mountlake Terrace pub

Daughter, ex-girlfriend recall life of Edmonds man killed behind Mountlake Terrace pub

At left, 14-year-old Alexis Patterson and her mother Jessica Warren with the memory book made in honor of Chris Patterson. On May 25, 2013, Edmonds resident Chris Patterson finally succumbed to injuries he sustained from a bar brawl behind O’Houlies Pub in Mountlake Terrace. Ten months later it is still difficult for Jessica Warren, the mother of Patterson’s 14-year-old daughter, to talk about the... »

Update on Westgate QFC stabbing death: A drug deal takes a tragic turn

Additional details have emerged suggesting that Friday morning’s stabbing death in the Edmonds Westgate QFC parking lot was the result of a drug deal gone bad. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner has identified the dead man as 23-year-old Colin S. Dahlquist of Bainbridge Island. Reports from the police and the Snohomish County Prosecutor suggest Dahlquist was in Edmonds to complete a drug ... »

One dead in stabbing at QFC parking lot Friday morning

One dead in stabbing at QFC parking lot Friday morning

Updated at 1:45 p.m. Friday with additional information from Edmonds police: Edmonds police spokesman Assistant Chief Jim Lawless said that numerous witnesses, as well as the two in-custody suspects, have been interviewed in connection with the investigation. “At this point it appears that all of the involved parties were known to one another and are accounted for and no other individuals we... »

Edmonds Police Blotter, March 14-23

March 14 18000 block Olympic View Dr.: An unknown suspect in a moving vehicle threw an egg. It struck a victim who was walking along the side of the road. The victim was hit in the abdomen, causing a welt. March 15 10800 block Wachusett Road: Edmonds police officers were dispatched to Woodway for a one-car collision involving a vehicle and a fence. The driver was taken into custody for a DUI and l... »

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office: Pedestrian hit by car on 164th Thursday was crossing against light

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office: Pedestrian hit by car on 164th Thursday was crossing against light

The windshield of the car involved in the pedestrian collision. (Photo courtesy Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office)   Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office detectives investigating a car-vs.-pedestrian crash on 164th Street Southwest and 36th Avenue West Thursday morning believe that the pedestrian had crossed the street against the light. The driver, a 48-year-old Edmonds man, entered the interse... »

Fire District 1 extends Chief Ed Widdis’ contract through 2016

Fire District 1 extends Chief Ed Widdis’ contract through 2016

Fire District 1 Chief Ed Widdis Fire Chief Ed Widdis has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him with Snohomish County Fire District 1 through the end of 2016. “The Board is very pleased and feels fortunate that Chief Widdis has agreed to accept our offer,” said David Chan, chair of the district’s Board of Commissioners. “Chief Widdis has led Fire District 1 through some tough economic t... »

Rose Adams to be retried on animal abuse charges

Rose Adams to be retried on animal abuse charges

The latest chapter in the Rose Adams animal abuse case played out on Wednesday morning in Edmonds Municipal Court, where Judge Douglas Fair confirmed April 18 for Adams to be retried on two counts of animal abuse. Adams is the subject of a long-running legal drama that began last May when 14 dogs were seized in a police raid on the Lake Ballinger- area home she shared with her boyfriend, George Be... »

Five ways to protect yourself from becoming a car prowl victim

The number of vehicle break-ins, or car prowls, have been on the rise since early 2014 — especially in Esperance, downtown and north Edmonds — and the Edmonds Police Department provided the following tips Monday for citizens to protect themselves: 1) Lock your vehicles 2) Do not leave anything of value in your vehicle even briefly 3) Remove garage door openers from vehicles if parked o... »

Snohomish County fire calls: March 6-12

Snohomish County fire calls: March 6-12

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 328 calls the week of March 6-12: 269 emergency medical aid calls, 23 motor vehicle collisions, 9 fires, 9 service calls, 1 natural gas leaks and 17 automatic fire alarms March 6 COLLISION:  At 6:23 p.m., a car crashed into a restaurant in the 22700 block of Highway 99 in Edmonds. No one was injured and there was no structural damage to the restaurant.... »

Edmonds Police Blotter, through March 13

As mentioned in this earlier story, employees and volunteers at Edmonds-based Holy Rosary School are among the victims of a database breach reported earlier this week by the Archdiocese of Seattle, resulting in numerous police reports filed in Edmonds during the past week. Other items of interest we spotted: Several car prowls were reported on March 12, in the 20100 block of 81st Avenue West; on M... »

Edmonds Holy Rosary School employees, volunteers among victims of database breach

Employees and volunteers at Edmonds-based Holy Rosary School are among the victims of a database breach reported earlier this week by the Archdiocese of Seattle, Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh confirmed Friday afternoon. Police have been taking reports from victims this week, and a quick check by My Edmonds News Friday showed at least 17 reports filed through Thursday alone. Holy Rosary ... »

Four people, three dogs escape two-alarm fire at Mike’s Deli building early Thursday

Four people, three dogs escape two-alarm fire at Mike’s Deli building early Thursday

Updated at 2 p.m. Thursday with additional information, photo from Fire District 1 Four adults safely escaped an early-morning fire that caused heavy damage to a deli-mart in Edmonds. The fire was reported at about 3:50 a.m. at Mike’s Deli-Mart in the 23200 block of Edmonds Way. “Fire dispatchers received multiple calls from neighbors and people driving by reporting flames coming from the building... »

Snohomish County Sheriff’s office warns about jury duty warrant scam

Snohomish County Sheriff’s office warns about jury duty warrant scam

Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary A scam in which residents receive a phone call from someone claiming to be in law enforcement saying that they need to pay to have a warrant “lifted” for having missed jury duty has hit Snohomish County. On Wednesday, a Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office detective received a call from a woman in her mid-60s who reported that she had received a call at home from a... »

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