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Arrest made in fatal New Years Eve shooting at Lake Stevens apartment

New Years Eve

LAKE STEVENS—Joshua Mathew Kelly, 22, was arrested for second degree murder of an adult male he allegedly shot on New Year Eve in Lake Stevens Manor Apartments located at 12703 16th Street NE in Lake Stevens. At approximately 3:35 a.m. on December 31, 2023, Lake Stevens police responded to a report of a shooting in […]

Mukilteo to swear-in two new councilmembers, council may have violated free speech rights

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MUKILTEO—Mukilteo City Council members-elect Donna Vago and Mike Dixon, along with incumbents Richard Emery and Jason Moon will be sworn-in at its first business meeting of the new year on Tuesday, January 2. The council will also vote to appoint council leadership—Council President and Vice President—and discuss committee assignments. This meeting will be held both […]

Suspicious vehicle call leads to the arrest of 2 on felony warrants in Edmonds

Edmonds Suspicious vehicle

EDMONDS—Three people were arrested and booked into Snohomish and King County jails after Edmonds Police responded to a suspicious vehicle call at approximately 9:50 a.m. on Friday, December 29. As officers were looking into a suspicious vehicle in the 1100 Blk of 3rd Avenue S, they recognized a wanted subject at an associated residence. The […]

Sheriff Adam Fortney: His achievements over the last four years

Adam Fortney

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—In preparation for incoming Sheriff-elect Susanna Johnson and in recognition for his dedicated leadership, commitment, and service as its 32nd elected Sheriff, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday posted a press release summarizing the contributions of Sheriff Adam Fortney over the last four years. For his last week as Sheriff, Fortney filled in […]

Bureau Chief Scott Robertson retires after 31 years of service

Scott Robertson

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Bureau Chief Scott Robertson retires after 31 years of dedicated service in law enforcement. Prior to joining the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office as a lateral deputy sheriff in 2000, Robertson spent eight years with Clyde Hill and Kirkland police departments. He served in various capacities—patrol, investigations, and special operations—and in […]

Lynnwood smoke shop burglarized of $3,000 of merchandise

Lynnwood smoke shop

LYNNWOOD—Lynnwood police are seeking information leading to the arrest of two individuals involved in an early Friday morning burglary of Premium Cigar & Pipes, a smoke shop, located at 17711 HWY 99 in Lynnwood. First reported by KOMO News, the incident took place at 5:20 a.m. on December 29. A white van pulled into the […]

Sheriff Deputies and Costco donated hams to replenish local food bank after burglary

food bank burglary

ARLINGTON—The Snohomish County Food Bank in Arlington fell victim to a burglary on the morning of December 15 resulting in damage to their cooler and theft of food. Arlington Police Department officers identified the suspect, who was driving a stolen truck connected to the burglary. When officers attempted to stop the truck, the suspect fled; […]

Female wanted for robbery in Organized Retail Theft arrested

Organized Retail Theft

LYNNWOOD—Snohomish County Violent Offender Task Force with assistance of the Lynnwood Police Department on Thursday arrested a 26-year-old female, Shellonda Daniel, for Robbery and Organized Retail Theft. She is suspected of committing approximately $450,000 in damages and lost merchandise to Ulta Beauty stores between Washington and Oregon since June of 2022. The female and her […]

Civil Rights complaint filed in mishandling of juvenile sexual assault cases​ 

sexual assault

OLYMPIA—The Citizen Action Defense Fund (CADF) on December 19 submitted formal complaints with the civil rights divisions of both the Office of the Attorney General and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Washington related to allegations that the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office’s (KCPAO) mismanaged juvenile sexual assault cases and violated the civil rights […]

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