Public Safety

Edmonds Police Department spokesman takes Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

Edmonds Police Department spokesman takes Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

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Edmonds Police Blotter, Aug. 15-22

Edmonds Police Blotter, Aug. 15-22

Aug. 15 22900 block 106th Avenue West: A fire was set in the breezeway between buildings at Sherwood Elementary School.. Several incidents of vandalistm were also reported at school by staff the day before, Aug. 14. Aug. 16 8400 block 244th Street Southwest: Diners at Denny’s left without paying. Aug. 17 7400 block 210th Street Southwest: Six vehicles parked on the street were reported keyed durin... »

Construction worker who died identified as South Prairie resident

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office has released the identity of the 38-year old man who was killed while working on a construction project at the Swedish/Edmonds Medical Center campus Wednesday, Aug. 20. The victim, Jason E. Vanlandingham of South Prairie, Wash., died as a result of “high voltage electrocution,” the medical examiner’s office said. South Prairie is loc... »

Man dies after being struck in forklift accident at Lynnwood business

A 69-year old Bothell man was struck by a box that fell off a forklift while he was walking through a parking lot of a Lynnwood business in the 4000 block of 198th Street Southwest in Lynnwood, at about 10:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 18. The victim, who eventually died in a Seattle hospital, was a business customer. Lynnwood Police and Fire arrived to investigate the incident. The victim was transported... »

Edmonds police dog Dash passes away

Edmonds police dog Dash passes away

Just two months after the passing of retired K-9 police dog Rocky, the Edmonds Police Department announced Monday that retired police dog Dash has died. The 9-year-old Dash, who hung up his leash last summer, served the department from 2006-2009. He died on Saturday, Aug. 16, Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh said. Dash came to Edmonds PD after being discovered at the Washington German Shep... »

Edmonds Police Blotter, Aug. 4-Aug. 11

August 4 7500 block 242nd Place Southwest: A Canadian resident reported a lost passport. 23905 Highway 99: A wallet was reported stolen out of a motel room while its owner was at the store. The wallet was later found, and reported not stolen. 400 block 3rd Avenue South: A victim of previous assault claims false accusations about the daycare she operates are being made to regulating agencies by the... »

Edmonds police seek video of Tuesday’s Seaview neighborhood assault

Edmonds police detectives investigating the assault of a 16-year-old girl during a party in the Seaview neighborhood earlier this week are seeking anyone who may have taken video of the incident. If you have a video, contact the Edmonds Police Department Tip Line at 425-771-0212. The girl, a runaway from Everett, was taken to Swedish/Edmonds hospital early Tuesday morning after suffering non-life-... »

Fundraising effort started for woman critically burned in Westgate house fire

Fundraising effort started for woman critically burned in Westgate house fire

My Edmonds News was contacted Wednesday night by Karen Nelson, a family friend of the Edmonds woman badly burned in Tuesday’s Westgate neighborhood house fire, letting us know about a fundraising effort to cover the victim’s medical bills. According to Nelson, Tuesday’s fire severely damaged a home owned by Richard and Sue Maddox, the former owners of the Maddox Grill in Lynnwood... »

Woman suffers life-threatening injuries in Westgate neighborhood house fire Tuesday

Woman suffers life-threatening injuries in Westgate neighborhood house fire Tuesday

Updated with additional information from Fire District 1 A woman in her 40s suffered what appeared to be life-threatening injuries in a house fire in the Westgate neighborhood around 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to Leslie Hynes, public information officer for Snohomish County Fire District 1 which provides fire service in the City of Edmonds.Neighbors called 911 at 5:09 p.m. to report smoke and flame... »

Teen hospitalized after early-morning assault in Edmonds’ Seaview neighborhood

Teen hospitalized after early-morning assault in Edmonds’ Seaview neighborhood

A 16-year-old girl was taken to Swedish/Edmonds hospital early Tuesday morning after suffering non-life-threatening injuries during what Edmonds police are describing as “a juvenile party that had gotten out of control” in the Seaview neighborhood, and one that may have involved gunfire. According to Edmonds Police Sgt. Josh McClure, police officers responded to a report of a disturban... »

Now on My Edmonds News TV: Tips to avoid becoming a scam victim

Now on My Edmonds News TV: Tips to avoid becoming a scam victim

Be sure to check out this important information from the August 2014 Edmonds Today video magazine: Edmonds Police Sgt. Mark Marsh shares how you can protect yourself from popular scams and get-rich-quick schemes. »

Edmonds police: Bicyclist who died after hitting fence may have had medical issue

A 65-year-old Edmonds man who died Monday night after the bicycle he was riding hit a fence may have been experiencing a medical issue at the time of the accident, Edmonds police said. According to police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh, the man — whose identity has not yet been released — was just a few blocks from home on his bicycle when he went off the road in the area of 7th and Hemlock... »

Edmonds Police Blotter, July 29-Aug. 3

Edmonds Police Blotter, July 29-Aug. 3

July 29 7900 block 212th Street Southwest: The complainant reported someone smashed the window of his parked vehicle and stole change. 20500 block 85th Place West: An adult female reported she had found a backpack in the recycle bin behind her house. 800 block Daley Street: A citizen asked for assistance in the disposal of a hand grenade that her father-in-law had left the family after he passed a... »

Man, 65, killed after bicycle hits fence in Edmonds Monday night

Man, 65, killed after bicycle hits fence in Edmonds Monday night

A 65-year-old man riding a bicycle in Edmonds died Monday night around 10 p.m. after he struck a fence on Hemlock Street near 7th Avenue, Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh said. The exact cause of the accident was unknown, but the man was deceased at the scene. Marsh said he didn’t know for sure whether the victim was an Edmonds resident. We’ll have more information on this inci... »

Scene in Edmonds: Sunday drive gone sideways

Scene in Edmonds: Sunday drive gone sideways

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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... »

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