CRIME & SAFETY
Stolen cars used to crash into 2 North Sound businesses, 3 people arrested
An Everett cigar shop and an Edmonds pot shop were both hit over the weekend by thieves.
Thieves use stolen Kia in Everett smash and grab
EVERETT, Wash. — Everett Police are investigating an overnight smash and grab at a cigar shop that happened while a neighboring business was open, and the owner claimed he saw the whole thing. Everett Cigar and Tobacco Owner Naser Malik was still picking up the pieces more than 12...
‘Reliving the nightmare’: Parents accuse Lynnwood daycare of drugging children before naptime
Some parents are furious after they say their kids were given Benadryl at a Lynnwood daycare without their knowledge.
Weekly Safety Report: Murder Arrest, Fatal Explosion, Plane Incident, Window Shattering, and Stabbing in Snohomish County, Washington
This week in Snohomish County, Washington, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a murder suspect being arrested in Marysville, a fatal home explosion in Arlington, a pilot attempting to shut off a plane in Everett, an arrest made for shattering a restaurant window in Snohomish, and an employee allegedly stabbing his supervisor at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett.
Fatality Involving An SUV And Pedestrian Shuts Down Everett Avenue Between Baker & Rainier In North Everett
About 5:15 PM Everett Police and Fire were called to a collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian in the 2200 block of Everett Avenue. On arrival Police and Medics found a person down. Medics determined the person was deceased. Detectives with Everett Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit were call out...
Everett Police warn of AI voice-cloning phone scam after case reported in Snohomish County
The Grinch who is stealing Christmas this year, may be a deepfake. Everett Police Department is warning the public about scammers using Artificial Intelligence, known as AI, to steal from people over a phone call. AI is the latest advancement in technology, and investigators said it’s no surprise thieves are abusing its power.
Weekly Safety Report: Arrest Made in Taylor Dock Murder, Marysville's BlueBridge Program Enhances Community Policing
This week in Marysville, Washington, there were two notable incidents. The first incident involved the arrest of a suspect in a murder that occurred in March on the Taylor Dock boardwalk. The suspect, Elijah James Belmont, was apprehended with the assistance of multiple law enforcement agencies. He now faces a felony charge of 1st-degree premeditated murder. The second incident highlights the BlueBridge Alliance Program, a nonprofit initiative led by the Marysville Police Department. This program aims to strengthen community bonds and improve community policing by providing immediate relief and enhancing the city's safety, growth, and livability.
Weekly Safety Report: Home Explosion, DUI Crash, and Water Rescues highlight Arlington's Safety Concerns
This week in Arlington, Washington, several incidents occurred that highlight the importance of safety. These incidents include a home explosion resulting in a fatality, a DUI crash leading to the death of a young woman, and multiple water rescues due to flooding.
DUI Patrols This Weekend in Snohomish County
The Snohomish County DUI and Target Zero Task Force will be conducting DUI emphasis patrols Friday, December 8 from 7 p.m. – 3 a.m. Representatives from Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Washington State Patrol, Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, Lynnwood Police Department, Mountlake Terrace Police Department, Lake Stevens Police Department, Marysville Police Department, Arlington Police Department the Mukilteo Police Department will be working extra DUI patrols.
Rescue Divers Save Man from Snohomish River: A Father's Near-Death Experience
Experience a gripping tale of survival as a father of two recounts his near-death experience in the Snohomish River. Saved by rescue divers and a drone, this harrowing story underscores the importance of respecting the power of water, especially during floods.
Video shows vandal in cowboy hat emptying $600,000 worth of wine from vats at family vineyard
Police in Washington state are looking for a masked person in a cowboy hat who broke into a family winery in November and caused $600,000 worth of damage by emptying 5,000 gallons of wine out of storage tanks.In surveillance footage aired on local media outlets, the suspect, who was also wearing a poncho, approaches the Sparkman Cellars winery at 7.34 the night before Thanksgiving.The owners of Sparkman Cellars tell me someone entered their winery and emptied tanks of nearly 5,000 gallons worth of wine on November 22. How the suspect got inside the locked building & how this affected other...
Man sentenced for distributing “cartel levels” of fentanyl in Whatcom, Skagit Counties
MARYSVILLE, WA. – (KGMI.com) A Marysville man whom federal prosecutors call a prolific Whatcom and Skagit County drug dealer was sentenced in U.S. District Court on Wednesday, December 6th. Enoc Martinez Lopez will spend the next eight years in prison for his role as the main supplier of drugs...
Weekly Safety Report: ATM Skimmers, Car Fire, and Business Thefts Impact Lynnwood
Lynnwood, Washington experienced several incidents this week, including the placement of ATM skimmers, a car fire, and thefts from local businesses. The Lynnwood Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspects involved in these crimes.
Woman rescued from floodwaters after ignoring road closure in Snohomish County
SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — Fire crews in Snohomish County rescued a woman from her car after she got stuck in the flooded Stillaguamish River Tuesday afternoon. The North County Regional Fire Authority (NCRFA) responded to a call of a vehicle in the water near 236th Street NE and 6th Ave around 2:00 p.m.
Boater clings to tree after rescue attempt yanks him into raging river, WA officials say
Rescuers threw the man a rope but when he stood up, the river’s current pulled the boat out from underneath him, Washington officials said.
Explosion Destroys Home in Washington DC Suburb During Police Standoff with Armed Suspect
• A home in Arlington, Virginia, near Washington DC, exploded as police were executing a search warrant, following reports of a suspect firing a flare gun multiple times. • The suspect, who is yet to be identified, fired shots from inside the home and is currently unaccounted for. It is unclear what caused the explosion.