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On Nov. 28, a robbery was reported at Clark Park in the 2400 block of Lombard Avenue.

On Nov. 27, a burglary happened at a restaurant in the 6200 block of Evergreen Way.

Midday on Nov. 28, the Herald reported a man who had worked at the Safeway at Rucker Avenue and 41st Street circled the Safeway’s parking lot in his vehicle menacing customers before driving off. He was later found driving in another parking lot where he was arrested.

Mail theft
On Nov. 27, a mail theft was reported in the 4400 block of Riverfront Boulevard.
On Nov. 28, a mail theft was reported in the 2500 block of Harrison Avenue.
On Nov. 30, a mail theft was reported in the 700 block of Grand Avenue.

Motor vehicle theft
In North Everett between Nov. 27 and Dec. 2, there were six motor vehicle thefts: In the 1000 block of E. Marine View Drive, in the 1900 block of Lombard Avenue, in the 1800 block of Oakes Avenue, in the 800 block of Locust Street, in the vicinity of 34th Street and Lombard Avenue and in the 3000 block of Broadway.
In South Everett between Nov. 27 and Dec. 2, there were 10 motor vehicle thefts: In the 5600 block of Highway Place, in the 9900 block of 12th Avenue W., in the 1300 block of Bruskrud Road, in the 10000 block of 112th Street SE, in the 5300 block of Narbeck Avenue, in the 500 block of Wood Place and in the 8400 block of Eighth Avenue W.

On Nov. 27, a DUI was reported in the vicinity of Nassau Street and Pacific Avenue.

Teen shot at Jackson Park
On Nov. 26, a male in his late teens was shot afterhours in the north end of Henry M. Jackson Park. Officers began rendering aid to the male when they arrived. Medics pronounced him deceased.
Detectives believe the decedent and the people who shot him were known to each other. It is an active investigation.
Numerous shell casings were found in and around the park. Witnesses reported that multiple vehicles fled the scene.
Neighbors in the vicinity heard the gunshots. Some were startled awake.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Everett Police Department TIP LINE at (425) 257-8450 or Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Man shot
Around midnight on Nov. 22, dispatch received a 911 call of a male having been shot in front of a residence in the 2000 block of 26th Street. A man in his 30s died. The suspect, a man in his 50s, was still on scene when officers arrived and was taken into custody.
A preliminary investigation revealed the two males were known to one another, but the nature of their relationship was under investigation as of last week.

Many motor vehicle thefts
Between Nov. 20 and Nov. 24, 10 motor vehicle thefts were reported in north Everett, in the 1600 block of E. Marine View Drive, the 3000 block of 21st Street, the 1500 block of Walnut Street, the 2400 block of 11th Street, the 1700 block of Broadway, the 1100 block of Rainier Avenue, the 3000 block of Ninth Street, the 3900 block of Rucker Avenue and near the intersection of 18th Street and Oakes Avenue.
Between Nov. 20 and Nov. 24, 12 motor vehicle thefts were reported in south Everett, including in the 4600 block of Silvertip Lane, the 12100 block of Highway 99, the 12500 block of 8th Avenue W., the 10100 block of Holly Drive, again in the 10100 block of Holly Drive another day, in the 1700 block of 112th Street SE, in the 400 block of 117th Street SE, in the 10200 block of 3rd Avenue SE, near the vicinity of W. Casino Road and Evergreen Way, in the 1600 bock of Everett Mall Way SE and in the 600 block of W. Casino Road.

Motor vehicle theft
On Nov. 15, a motor vehicle theft was reported in the 2000 block of Hoyt Avenue.
On Nov. 14, a motor vehicle theft was reported in the 600 block of 75th Street SE.
On Nov. 13, two motor vehicle theft cases were reported in a parking lot in the 3000 block of W. Casino Road.

On Nov. 14, a burglary was reported at a construction site in the 8100 block of Evergreen Way.

Mail theft
On Nov. 15, a mail theft was reported in the 4700 block of S. 3rd Avenue.

Vehicle prowl
On Nov. 14, a vehicle prowl was reported in the 1600 block of E. Marine View Drive.

On Nov. 14, a driver on drugs was stopped in the 9000 block of Evergreen Way.

Aggravated assault
On Nov. 13, an aggravated assault was reported in the 2100 block of Oakes Avenue.

On Nov. 13, a shoplifting incident was reported in the 3400 block of Broadway.

Home theft
On Nov. 13, a theft at a residence was reported in the 2500 block of 62nd Street SE.

On Nov. 13, vandalism was reported in the 1500 block of Walnut Street.

Malicious mischief
On Nov. 15, malicious mischief was reported in the 4200 block of Pigeon Creek Road.

On Nov. 15, Everett Police arrested someone with a warrant in the 2200 block of Broadway and also in the 2200 block of Pacific Avenue.
On Nov. 14, Everett Police arrested someone with an EPD warrant in the 4100 block of Rucker Avenue.
On Nov. 14, Everett Police arrested someone with a warrant in the 6700 block of Evergreen Way.
On Nov. 13, Everett Police arrested someone with an EPD warrant in the 2100 block of California Street.

Clerk assaulted
On Nov. 13, a clerk at a gas station in the 400 block of W. Casino Road was physically assaulted. He used a phone app to summon a private security company for help. A security guard was able to delay the assailant long enough for police to arrive and make an arrest.
The assaulter had stolen the clerk’s phone. According to the security company, the clerk could ping the security company at the start of the incident but not be able to conduct a phone call to 911.

Car into house
On Nov. 8, a two-car collision resulted in a car hitting a house in the 7400 block of Beverly Lane. One patient had non-life threatening injuries.

Car hits pedestrian
On Nov. 7, Everett police and fire responded to a car-versus-pedestrian collision in the 8500 block of Evergreen Way.

On Nov. 7, a commercial burglary was reported in the 4600 block of Evergreen Way. Another was reported in the 9900 block of Evergreen Way.

Reports say on Saturday, Nov. 4 around 4 p.m., a man was shot by another man in the parking lot of Everett Memorial Stadium where a youth football game was happening. The shooter fled. Police believe the men know each other.
The man went to Providence hospital with non-life threatening injuries. He’s in his 30s.

On Oct. 13, an 18-year-old man was shot near Cascade High School, and later succumbed from his injuries at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett. Later that day, police announced they arrested an 18-year-old in connection to the shooting.
The victim was 18 but not a student. The medical examiner identified him as Isaac Aney this week after press time. His car was stopped in the road and he appeared to have a gunshot wound.

Gang rivalry fueled 15-year-old being shot
Police believe the 15-year-old Kamiak student fatally shot Sept. 8 when waiting at a school bus stop near his residence in south Everett was a gang member being targeted by a rival gang, and court documents say the drive-up shooting was a retaliatory shooting. It also was the third time the Kamiak student was targeted to be shot, court documents indicate. Police announced they have arrested two men in connection, a 19-year-old the same day of the shooting and a 20-year-old the following day. The two men are believed to be the only two responsible for the shooting. The retaliation was for a March incident when the 20-year-old was shot by the rival gang.
The incident was in the 7700 block of Hardeson Road just south of Veralene Way SW. The 15-year-old was shot multiple times that morning and died from his injuries at Providence hospital that afternoon.

Shooting in daytime
On Tuesday, July 18, there was a shooting in the area of Pacific and Smith avenues around 4:15 p.m. A teen male received non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Providence hospital, Everett Police said.
Police say the suspect or suspects fled the scene in a light-colored sedan.

Suspects tied to robbery which ended in officer being shot not yet ID’d
Three suspects related to the March 22 series of incidents where Everett Police Officer Chad House was shot have not been identified as of yet, SMART Team spokeswoman Courtney O’Keefe said. These three were part of an initial robbery that occurred in the 7600 block of Evergreen Way. The robbery victim sustained minor injuries to his head during the incident.
A fourth person seen as a suspect was found near the 8600 block of Evergreen Way. That suspect shot at the police cruiser House was in. That suspect faced a second officer and is now dead.

17-year-old dies after being shot, crashes car
A male died Friday, Nov. 25, 2022 after multiple gunshots were fired at Lions Park near 75th Street SE and Olympic Drive and he was in a subsequent rollover car crash a couple blocks east near the intersection of 75th Street SE and Beverly Boulevard.
The male crashed into a yard and the vehicle ended up on its side.
When officers arrived, they found the male with an apparent gunshot wound trapped inside. When medics got there, he was pronounced deceased. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the male as Gabriel M. Kartak, 17, of Seattle. The Medical Examiner's Office wrote that Kartak was shot while driving near Lions Park.
Major Crimes detectives are investigating the circumstances behind the shooting. Everett Police Department spokeswoman Officer Ora Hamel couldn’t disclose any further details.
Police have not heard whether anyone else was injured Friday, Hamel said Monday, Nov. 28. A truck across the road from Lions Park had bullet damage.
Meanwhile, at a memorial site for the deceased male Saturday night, bullets were shot while people attended a candlelight vigil. The shots were into the air, Hamel said, not into the crowd.
The Police Department has authorized officers to do extra patrols in the area, Hamel said.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Everett Police Department tip line at 425-257-8450 or Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Thieves now punching holes in gas tanks
With gas now hovering at $5 a gallon, Everett Police reports that it is seeing an increase in gas theft. Thieves are using power tools to drill a hole in the gas tank and steal fuel, the department said.
“It can be unsafe to drive with a damaged gas tank. Call 911 to report the damage to your vehicle and the theft of gasoline,” the department said.

Police collecting abandoned shopping carts
Everett Police recently launched a shopping cart retrieval program. To report a shopping cart you found, go to and fill out the form at the bottom of the page and a police volunteer will go get it.


On Nov. 29, two males were booked into jail for assaulting and threatening to kill another male in the vicinity of East Fremont Street and Woods Street.

On Nov. 29, criminal trespass charges were forwarded to prosecutors about a male in the 17000 block of Tester Road.

On Nov. 28, a male was booked into jail for theft in the 19800 block of U.S. 2. Also that day, a female was cited for theft in the 19700 block of U.S. 2.

Vehicle prowl
On Nov. 19, someone broke a car’s window and stole a laptop in the 16400 block of Currie Road SE.

On Nov. 22, someone stole four tires off a vehicle parked in the 17100 block of Tye Street.

On Nov. 19, someone got into a building in the 300 block of Short Columbia Street and damaged it.

Caught with alcohol
On Nov. 20, juveniles had their alcohol confiscated and destroyed in the 19100 block of U.S. 2.

On Nov. 11, a business in the 17800 block of W. Main Street was robbed.

Vehicle theft
On Nov. 13, a Honda Accord was stolen in the 18400 block of U.S. 2.

On Nov. 15, a female was charged with possession of a controlled substance in the 17000 block of Tester Road.

Malicious mischief
On Nov. 13, park restrooms were vandalized at Lewis Street Park, 500 block of Lewis.

Lost dog
A lost dog was reported at Galaxy Theatres Monroe last week. The female dog is small, similar to a terrier. She has a white belly, black body and tan and white face. If she belongs to you or someone you know, the Monroe Police Department asks you call 360-794-6300.

On Nov. 15, a female was trespassed in the 600 block of Elizabeth Street.
On Nov. 14, a female and male were trespassed in the 200 block of E. Main Street.

On Nov. 16, a multi-vehicle crash happened at U.S. 2 and Chain Lake Road, but no injuries.

Trailer recovered
On Nov. 9, a stolen trailer was recovered in the 18900 block of 175th Drive SE.

Toys for Tots service
The Monroe Police Department, 818 W. Main St., is still collecting brand new, unwrapped toys that can be dropped off in the lobby of the Police Department between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Cows killed in collision
On Nov. 10 in the early morning, a herd of cows got out and a driver collided with them on U.S. 2 between Snohomish and Monroe west of Fryelands Boulevard/Roosevelt Road.
At least three cows were killed. The driver was not injured.

On Nov. 8, money and tools were reported stolen in the 18400 block of Blueberry Lane SE.
On Nov. 6, shoplifting was reported at a store in the 19100 block of N. Kelsey Street.
On Nov. 6, shoplifting was reported at a department store in the 19500 block of N. Kelsey Street.

On Nov. 9, a loose dog was reported in the 500 block of Fremont Street.

On Nov. 9, three males were trespassed in the 200 block of Lewis Street.

Driving with license suspended
On Nov. 9, police stopped a person driving with a suspended license in the 19600 block of U.S. 2.

On Nov. 7, a warrant arrest was made in the 14900 block of N. Kelsey Street. It was a criminal trespass warrant.

Sex offense
On Nov. 7, a police investigation began on a person in possession of certain pornography in the 1400 block of W. Main Street.

On Nov. 5, a vehicle hit a building in the 13700 block of Roosevelt Road SE. The driver fled but was found later that evening. He was booked into jail for hit and run as well as driving under the influence.

On Nov. 1, alcohol was stolen in the 18900 block of U.S. 2.
On Nov. 1, wire cord attached to a building was stolen in the 16800 block of 146th Street SE.
Up to $10,000 reward for Armageddon Arms burglary captures
Firearms organizations have jointly put up $10,000 for the arrest and capture of people responsible for the Sept. 6 break-in of Armageddon Arms on Lewis Street. Twenty-four firearms were stolen, according to the Seattle office of the bureau for Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF).
The ATF and Monroe Police Department are investigating the crime.
As of last week, there weren’t any arrests to announce, Monroe Police Administrative Cmdr. Paul Ryan said.
People can send confidential tips to ATF to 1-888-ATF-TIPS or
The reward money was put up by the ATF and a trade association for the firearms industry, the National Shooting Sports Foundation or NSSF.

Child riding with alleged drunken driver hurt in car accident
On Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, a 6-year-old child was hospitalized and a 31-year-old woman was arrested on DUI charges for a single-vehicle rollover collision in the 21400 block of Woods Creek Road.
The child was placed in the custody of family members. The 31-year-old driver was transported and booked into the Snohomish County Jail.
The toxicology lab tests were sent to the Washington State Patrol lab, sheriff's office spokeswoman Courtney O'Keefe said Nov. 28.

Excavator stolen
Monroe Police ask if you have video footage of how an excavator escaped the area of 133rd Street SE and 194th Avenue SE from your security cameras. The excavator was taken between Dec. 3 and Dec. 7, 2021 from a construction site in the Eaglemont subdivisions.
The excavator was found in summer 2023 in another county.


On Nov. 27, a shoplifting was reported at a grocery store in the 1100 block of 13th Street.

On Nov. 27, a theft was reported in Clearview at a property in the 7900 block of 184th Street SE.

Motor vehicle theft
On Nov. 20, a motor vehicle theft was reported in the 3500 block of Sinclair Avenue.
On Nov. 19, a motor vehicle theft was reported in the 2000 block of Fifth Place (off of Ludwig Road).

On Nov. 21, a forced-entry burglary was reported at an industrial site in the 1400 block of Bonneville Avenue.


On Nov. 17, a driver received a DUI in the 10800 block of Springhetti Road.

On Nov. 13, a driver received a DUI in the 11700 block of 92nd Street SE just outside city limits.

On Nov. 10, a forced-entry commercial burglary was reported at a business in the 11300 block of 157th Avenue SE in the Roosevelt area.

Motor vehicle theft
On Nov. 7, a vehicle was reported stolen in the 7100 block of Yew Way.

On Nov. 7, a criminal trespass notice was issued at the hotel in the 300 block of Second Street.

On Nov. 7, an assault was reported in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue.

Vehicle theft

On Oct. 30, a white Ford full-size truck was stolen on First Street, a source associated with the truck’s owner said. It is a four-door truck with “FX4” on the rear quarter panels and has Washington license plate C99887V.

Vehicle prowl
On Oct. 30, a vehicle prowl was reported in the 1300 block of Avenue D.

On Nov. 3, a DUI was reported in the 10400 block of Airport Way.

On Oct. 31, late-evening vandalism in the 8400 block of Riverview Road was reported to police

Snohomish bank robber sought

SNOHOMISH — An armed man shrouded in all black robbed the Wells Fargo at 13th and Avenue D on Tuesday Oct. 24 around 3:45 p.m before fleeing. The Snohomish County sheriff's office describe him as a skinny white male who stands between five-foot-seven and five-foot-nine. He carried a crossover bag.
The sheriff's office believes the robber fled in a vehicle.
A passerby told the Tribune he saw a drone and multiple police units respond.

Residential burglary

On Oct. 25, a residential burglary was reported at a home in the 17200 block of Interurban Boulevard in the Clearview area.

On Oct. 23, a theft was reported from a yard in the 700 block of Mill Avenue.

On Oct. 24, a warrant arrest was made in Ferguson Park.

Criminal trespass
On Oct. 23, a criminal trespass was issued in the 600 block of Bowen Street.

On Oct. 25, police logged a call of a driver being under the influence in the 1600 block of Avenue D.
On Oct. 23, police logged a call of a driver being under the influence in the 700 block of Ford Avenue.

Teen dies in fire
On Oct. 29, fire crews responded to a fifth wheel trailer on fire in the Three Rivers Mobile Home Park off of Elliott Road near the Echo Lake area.
Three family members escaped. A teenager in the upper sleeping area of the fifth wheel died.

Multi-car crash on Highway 9 bridge
On Oct. 21, a car crash on the Highway 9 bridge on the south side of the river clogged traffic and shifted it into town. There were minor injuries.

Weapons violation
On Oct. 12, an illegal display of a weapon was reported at Avenue D and Fifth Street.

Burglary from vehicle
On Oct. 16, a vehicle prowl was reported in the 13300 block of 58th Drive SE in the Puget Park area.

On Oct. 11, a theft was reported along the Fobes-Ebey Slough Dike Road Trail.

On Oct. 11, someone from Snohomish phoned police about an attempt to defraud them through criminal impersonation.

Unlawful imprisonment
On Oct. 11, police responded to an unlawful imprisonment case in the 7300 block of 147th Avenue SE, which is in the Three Lakes area.

Theft from vehicle
On Oct. 4, a vehicle prowl was reported in the vicinity of Cedar Avenue and Pearl Street.

Church destroyed in fire
In the early morning of Aug. 25, fire crews responded in the Maltby area to the Seattle Laestadian Lutheran Church in the 22400 block of 102nd Avenue SE.
The fire destroyed the church.

Man in Clearview shooting now recovering
The 27-year-old Snohomish man who shot at Washington State Patrol troopers a few weeks ago in an incident in Clearview is currently in a rehabilitation center as of Nov. 1, 2022after being released from a hospital, according to a Nov. 1 media update from the Valley Independent Inestigation Team (VIIT). VIIT is a King County-based team that looks at officer-involved shootings, similar to the SMART Team of Snohomish County.
The traffic stop on Highway 9 near 180th Street turned into an exchange of gunfire Monday, Sept. 19, when a Snohomish man fired a shotgun at a Washington State Patrol trooper. Two troopers fired back, striking the 27-year-old Snohomish man. The man then barricaded himself in his car and had to be removed.
“The subject who suffered gunshot wounds in this incident has been released from the hospital, and remains in a rehabilitation facility,” the VIIT reports.
Witnesses are asked to contact Detective Jason Renggli, or 425-430-7525.


Woman crashes, dies, after police pursuit
On Oct. 6, a 32-year-old woman died in a hospital after having a rollover accident where she crashed her 2005 Cadillac Escalade at the off-ramp from Interstate 5 to state Route 528. She was being pursued by Marysville Police on probable cause charges of second-degree assault.

ATM skimmers
Everett financial crimes detectives have noted an increase in “skimmer” devices attached to ATMs to steal debit card information.
They say if the card reader seems loose, crooked, or damaged, if the graphics aren’t aligned, or if part of the machine is a different color, don’t insert or swipe your card. Also, if the numbers are hard to press or feel thick, it might have a false keypad installed and you should move on to the next machine. Using the “tap” option for payment or a mobile wallet such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, or Google Pay is safer than inserting a card.

Real-time 911 updates introduced

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office recently announced technology to send 911 callers text message updates on their situation.
The technology can advise callers of a delayed response time and provide handy follow-up information, the sheriff’s office said in a press release. After an incident, people will get surveys, too.
This includes the Snohomish Police Department, too!

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