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Man Stabbed to Death in Apparent Domestic Violence Incident in South Everett

April 21, 2014

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12Noon Update: A man has been booked into the Snohomish County Jail in connection with the case. Since the suspect has not yet been identified in court papers and the victim has not been identified by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office, MyEverettNews.com is not providing any names at this time.

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Everett Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in south Everett

Not a lot of details yet following an early morning stabbing at an apartment complex off Casino Road in South Everett. EPD Sgt. Ryan Dalberg just issued the following information…

At about 1:45am this morning Everett Police responded to a report of a disturbance in the 8200 block of 5th Ave. West in south Everett. Upon arrival, officers found a male that had been stabbed and incapacitated. An adult female was providing first aid. The male victim died of his injuries. The suspect was not at the scene and appeared to have fled.

After the initial investigation, a K-9 search was initiated for the suspect. The suspect was located and taken into custody by the K-9 team a short distance away. At this stage in the investigation, it appears that all parties are cooperating.

Dalberg says it appears to be a domestic situation. We’ll provide more information as it becomes available.


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Stolen Car Crash and K-9 Search Tie Up Traffic at 7th and Everett Mall Way

April 19, 2014

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Everett Police crime scene tape In case you were wondering about the police activity we were tweeting about Saturday afternoon, here’s the scoop in the form of a press release from Snohomish County Sheriff’s Lt. Kathi Lang…

Woman arrested after short pursuit in Everett.

Today at about 1:45 PM a Snohomish County Deputy saw a vehicle on 112 Street SE near 7th Avenue SE in Everett with a male passenger known to have a felony warrant. The Deputy tried to stop the vehicle but it fled northbound on 7th Avenue. The pursuit was quickly terminated by a Patrol Sergeant. The suspect vehicle then struck two cars stopped for traffic at Everett Mall Way, causing minor injuries to the occupant of one of the vehicles.

All three occupants of the fleeing vehicle ran from the scene. The female driver and a female passenger were located, but the male passenger is still outstanding. The two females were transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver is expected to be booked into the Snohomish County Jail for Felony Eluding. It was later determined the vehicle they were in had been reported stolen from the city of Bothell.

There is no further information on the occupants of the fleeing vehicle.


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Everett Police Issue Pictures of Silver Lake Bank Robbery Suspect

April 16, 2014

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Received a press release and photos today of a bank robbery suspect being sought by Everett Police…

Bank robbery suspect

Everett Police Photo. Click to enlarge

On 4/10/2014, a robbery occurred at the Key Bank located at 1902 110th St SE in Everett. The above pictured suspect approached the counter and handed the teller a note implying that he had a gun. The suspect ordered the teller to give him money from the bottom drawer and to hurry. The suspect took the note and the money and left the area on an orange bicycle.
The suspect is described as a white male adult in his 20s, approximately 5’9” and 150 pounds. He is seen wearing sunglasses, a black sweatshirt, and a Peterbilt camouflage/mossy oak baseball hat. The suspect also had a large bandage underneath his right eye. It is reported that the suspect spoke with a Hispanic accent and had a deep voice.
If you have any information regarding this case or the suspect, please call the Everett Police Department Tip Line at (425) 257-8450.


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9-1-1 Outage in Everett. If You Need Police or Fire Call 425-407-3970

April 10, 2014

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7:45 AM Update: SNOPAC says they believe 9-1-1 service has been restored and you should try 9-1-1 before using the 10 digit number. Please don’t call either number just to “test the system” – LD

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9-1-1 service is out in a big part of Washington State

Word this morning from SNOPAC in Everett saying emergency dispatch operations have been affected by an outage in the 9-1-1 system. Here’s what we know so far…

At approximately 0100 hours today Thursday, April 10, 2014, SNOCOM & SNOPAC became aware of an issue with incoming 9-1-1 calls failing to connect when dialing 9-1-1 in Snohomish County. The issue is affecting all 9-1-1 calls (traditional landline, VoIP Broadband and mobile/cellular phones). It became quickly known this is a larger regional issue, affecting all of Washington and Oregon. All local Western Washington 9-1-1 centers are having the same issue.

All calls are failing to connect when dialing 9-1-1.

Callers may get a fast busy, a recording saying 9-1-1 lines are down, or the call my fail to make any connection when they try to call 9-1-1.

Snohomish County callers should attempt to contact via ten digit lines that route to the 9-1-1 system until the problem is corrected by Century Link. No ETA for restoration of service has been provided at this point.

SNOCOM Agencies:

Lynnwood PD, Edmonds PD, Mountlake Terrace PD, Mill Creek PD, Mukilteo PD, Woodway PD, Brier PD, Edmonds FD, Mountlake Terrace FD, Brier FD, Lynnwood FD, Mukilteo FD, Mill Creek FD, Fire responses in unincorporated SW Snohomish county serviced by Snohomish County Fire District #1

425-775-4545

SNOPAC Agencies:

Snohomish County Sheriff, Everett Police & Everett Fire, Marysville PD & FD, Lake Stevens PD & FD, Arlington PD & FD, Stanwood PD, Snohomish PD, Monroe PD, Granite Falls PD, Sultan PD, Gold Bar PD, Darrington PD, Stillaguamish Tribal PD, Fire Districts 4, 5, 7, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, North County & Paine Field Fire

425-407-3970

We’ll let you know when regular service is restored.


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6:00pm Update: Fatal Car vs. Motorcycle Crash Shuts Down Evergreen Way

April 6, 2014

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6:00pm Update: We received the following update on this afternoon’s motorcycle crash from Everett Police spokesman Aaron Snell…

This afternoon, officers responded to the report of a collision between a car and motorcycle in the 4900 block of Evergreen Way. Arriving officers found a severely injured motorcyclist who was transported to Providence Regional Medical Center where he died of his injuries.

Northbound Evergreen Way at 50th was closed and Traffic detectives responded to the collision. The initial investigation indicates the motorcycle was traveling northbound on Evergreen Way. The car was driving southbound and turned left, in front of the motorcycle, into the QFC parking lot. The motorcyclist tried stopping, but collided with the car. At this time, it is unknown if alcohol, drugs or speed were factors in the collision.

The driver of the car was a 62 year-old man and the motorcyclist was a 36 year-old Everett man.

The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made.

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Everett Police are investigating a car vs. motorcycle crash at QFC on Evergreen

Still trying to gather details but a car versus motorcycle accident with serious injuries has shut down the northbound lanes of Evergreen Way in front of QFC in the 4900 block of Evergreen Way in central Everett. The accident happened around 4pm. All 3 northbound lanes have been shut down while southbound lanes remain open. There is a northbound detour set up at 50th street. Everett Police traffic investigators are on the scene to investigate. Further details when we get them.


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After Just 3 Years, Kathy Atwood to Retire as Everett Police Chief

April 3, 2014

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Kathy Atwood is Everett Police Chief

Chief Kathy Atwood, Everett Mayor Ray Stephenson and Deputy Chief Dan Templeman at Atwood’s swearing-in ceremony in July of 2011.

Everett Police Chief Kathy Atwood announced her retirement today. She was sworn in as Everett’s Police Chief on July 7th of 2011 and has been with the Everett Police Department since 1989. According to a press release issued today by the City of Everett, there won’t be a prolonged search for a new police chief as Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson plans to appoint Deputy Chief Dan Templeman as Atwood’s replacement. “I have the utmost respect for Deputy Chief Templeman and all that he has accomplished during his time in Everett,” said Stephanson. “He cares deeply about our community and I know that he will guide the department on the right path going forward.”

As for Atwood’s tenure, “Chief Atwood has been a phenomenal leader for our police force,” said Mayor Ray Stephanson. “She has collaborated with many city departments and community groups to address chronic nuisance locations in the city and to preserve our quality of life. Chief Atwood has earned the respect of the entire community, and I am very grateful for her service to Everett.”

Atwood was born and raised in Everett, WA. She attended Everett High School, earned a bachelor’s degree from PLU and a master’s degree from Seattle University. She’s held a variety of assignments in the Everett Police Department including operations, investigations and administrative services. She was named to succeed Everett Police Chief Jim Scharf back in March of 2011 formally taking the office in July of that year.

As far as her future, Atwood had this to say. “I’m extremely proud of our officers and the work they do on a daily basis to protect our community – it has been an honor to work alongside them,” said Atwood. “Now, I’m looking forward to spending more time with my family and giving back through volunteer work.”

Atwood has volunteered her time with many community organizations, including serving on the board of directors for the Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center. In March, she was awarded the Greater Everett Community Foundation Volunteer of the Year award at the Bob Drewel Human Services Fund event. Her official retirement date is set for mid-June.

Incoming Chief Templeman was hired by the Everett Police Department in 1992. He has worked in various police units, including as a patrol officer, detective with the traffic investigations unit, operations lieutenant, special investigations lieutenant, administrative captain and commander of the SMART team.

“I appreciate Chief Atwood and the mayor’s support and am honored to take over as Everett police chief,” said Templeman. “I work with some of the finest law enforcement professionals in the state, and I look forward to continuing our longstanding tradition of service to our citizens and developing strong community partnerships.”

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Everett SNOPAC 911 Call Takers and Dispatchers Fundraising For Oso Slide Relief

March 27, 2014

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You can drop donations off Saturday from 10am – 2pm across from Everett Mall

Before 1st responders arrived at the scene of the Oso Mudslide, the first people to talk to those affected were the men and women of SNOPAC 911 in Everett. Call takers, dispatchers and supervisors all sorted thru information as it came in and coordinated the initial response of the 1st responders and support staff that followed. Now these same people who took those first calls are holding a fund-raising event to try to provide even more support to those affected. Here’s a great opportunity for people in Everett to provide support for the Oso slide victims while saying thank you to the people who took those first heart-wrenching, emotional phone calls…

SNOPAC 911 is holding a community fund-raising event to support those affected by the Oso mudslide. Many in our community have been impacted directly and indirectly by the slide which have isolated part of our community. With the closure of State Route 530 for the foreseeable future we are focused on trying to help those impacted.
In partnership with the American Red Cross, SNOPAC is collecting cash donations and gas cards to support those impacted by the mudslide.

When: Saturday, March 29th from 10AM to 2PM.

Where: 1121 SE Everett Mall Way, directly across from the Everett Mall at the Everett Police Department South Precinct.

All proceeds and gas cards will be given to the American Red Cross.

If you are unable to make it to Everett Police South Precinct on Saturday, SNOPAC 9-1-1 will continue to collect gas cards for the next two weeks, until April 4th. You may stop by SNOPAC anytime Monday through Friday, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm. Our office at also at 1121 SE Everett Mall Way, follow the signs on the west side.
Thank you in advance for coming together and assisting the Snohomish County residents in need.

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