Snohomish County Jail expands medication-assisted treatment program

Snohomish County has become one of the first large jails in the nation to offer comprehensive treatment options to all inmates with heroin or other opioid-related disorders. The Snohomish County Jail has expanded medication-assisted treatment (MAT), making it available to all inmates who qualify for the program. In the first two weeks of the program,…

Edmonds police assist Mountlake Terrace PD in locating domestic violence suspect

A man who was reported to have fled from Mountlake Terrace police after assaulting his girlfriend was booked into Snohomish County Jail  early Monday morning. Police booked the 39-year-old man for fourth-degree domestic assault after apprehending him near Lake Ballinger around 1:30 a.m. Monday. The suspect was also charged with preventing the reporting of a…

Have an ‘Ask the Edmonds Cop’ question?

After a brief break, we’ll be taping more “Ask the Edmonds Cop” segments next week. Have a burning question to ask Edmonds Police Sgt. Shane Hawley? Email it to myedmondsnews@gmail.com. You can see the list of topics we’ve covered in past segments here.

Updated: Police investigating possible firearm display at Meadowdale Neighborhood Park

Updated at 4:41 p.m. Monday with more details from police, letter sent home to Meadowdale High School families. Lynnwood police are investigating reports of a possible suspect with a firearm at Meadowdale Neighborhood Park, which caused a brief lockdown at Meadowdale High School Monday morning. Police said they determined that the display of the firearm occurred…

Lynnwood man suspected of sexual assault turns himself into police

A Lynnwood man suspected of sexually assaulting and robbing a woman in July has turned himself in to the Lynnwood police. According to Deputy Chief James Nelson, a man in his early 20s arrived at the Lynnwood Police Department with his lawyer to surrender himself into police custody. He will be booked in Snohomish County…

Lynnwood police seek suspect accused of sexual assault, robbery in July

The Lynnwood Police Department is seeking help identifying a man accused of sexually assaulting and robbing a woman on July 26, around 5:40 p.m. in a wooded area near the 17100 block of Highway 99. According to police, the 33-year-old female victim said she met the man on a Community Transit bus, where they began…

Law enforcement agencies undergo active-shooter training in former Alderwood Middle School gymnasium

Last week, the gymnasium of the former Alderwood Middle School in Lynnwood was temporarily converted into a high-tech virtual reality training center. Law enforcement personnel from around the region — including the Lynnwood and Edmonds police departments — participated in active shooter training scenarios using state-of-the-art virtual reality (VR) equipment. Multiple participants — each wearing…

Edmonds Police Blotter: April 30-May 6, 2019

April 30 1000 block Edmonds Street: Police responded to a report of a stolen firearm. 21600 block 76th Avenue West: A DUI suspect was arrested at Swedish Edmonds Campus. 23800 block 74th Avenue West: Police responded to a reported vehicle prowl. The vehicle was reported to have been unlocked and speakers were stolen. 24000 block…

Update: Edmonds CC student still missing

Lynnwood police are still looking for an Edmonds Community College International student missing since Feb. 13. Juheon Kim was last seen Wednesday, Feb. 13 at his residence in Lynnwood. He is described as an 18-year-old Asian male, 5-foot-4, approximately 120 pounds. His current clothing description is unknown. If you have any information about his whereabouts,…

Local law enforcement agencies to conduct DUI emphasis patrols Dec. 7

The Snohomish County DUI and Target Zero Task Force will be conducting DUI emphasis patrols Friday Dec. 7, from 7 p.m.-3 a.m. Representatives from various agencies, including Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Washington State Patrol, Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, and the Edmonds, Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace police departments will be doing high-visibility patrols throughout…

Man running across Hwy 99 hit by car, seriously injured in Edmonds Thursday night

A 30-year-old Lake Stevens man was seriously injured Thursday night after being hit by a car while he was running across Highway 99 at 216th Street Southwest in Edmonds, police said. According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Shane Hawley, the man was transported to Harborview Medical Center after the collision, which occurred at 7:27 p.m….

The scene of Tuesday night's car-pedestrian crash on Highway 99

Mountlake Terrace man struck by car on Hwy 99 in Edmonds Tuesday night

A 20-year-old Mountlake Terrace man was transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a car in the 23800 block of Highway 99 Tuesday night. According to Edmonds police, a car driven by a 61-year-old Mill Creek woman hit the man as he was crossing the highway on foot at…

Snohomish County Emergency Radio System, SNO911 agree to merge

        The governing boards of Snohomish County 911 (SNO911) and Snohomish County Emergency Radio System (SERS) have agreed to merge the two agencies effective Jan 1, 2019. According to an Oct. 22 announcement from Snohomish County about the merger, the decision “will improve efficiency, save resources, and provide seamless operations” for both…

Edmonds Police Blotter, Oct. 1-8

Oct. 1 220th Street Southwest/Highway 99: A cancelled license plate was removed from a vehicle on a traffic stop. 21400 block 86th Avenue West: A male reported that his neighbor has been harassing him. 21700 block 85th Place West: Male resident reported stalking, subject known. 7400 block 210th Street Southwest: Verbal domestic dispute reported between…

Lynnwood police seek man missing since Sept. 17

The Lynnwood Police Department is attempting to locate George Calvo, who was last seen in Lynnwood on Sept. 17. Calvo is a 52-year-old white male, who is 5’10” tall, 175 lbs. and is bald with brown eyes. A family member dropped him off in Lynnwood on Sept. 17 and he never returned to his residence…