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Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office makes major drug bust
The two ringleaders and three couriers for a major drug operation are now in custody, after Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office investigators busted a multi-state ring. The culmination of a two-year investigation, an entire cache of narcotics, $90,000 in cash, and 11 cars are also now in law enforceme
More Snohomish County health professionals ready to offer opioid drug treatment
EVERETT, Wash. – After Governor Jay Inslee unveiled his plans to battle the opioid crisis, dozens of medical professionals in Snohomish County are now ready to help on the front lines by making it easier for opioid sufferers to get the help they need.
Suspected drug traffickers with ties to Mexican cartel arrested in Snohomish County
SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – A two-year investigation in Snohomish County has led to the arrest of several suspected drug traffickers, some of whom have ties to a Mexican drug cartel.
Snohomish County pot shop offers $2,500 reward for information after armed robbery
The owner of Local Roots Marijuana in Snohomish County is offering a $2,500 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a masked man who robbed the store at gunpoint Saturday night and threatened to kill employees.
Snohomish County Toys for Tots offering help to parents in need this Christmas
Are you a parent who needs help putting Christmas presents under the tree this year? Snohomish County Toys for Tots says that due to the generosity of its donors, the organization is able to provide additional Christmas help for both military and civilian families.
Sinkhole closes busy King County road
It could be a tough drive for commuters in the Kenmore and Bothell area for the next few days. A sinkhole has caused an emergency closure of the Sammamish River Bridge. The Northshore Utility District says contractors were working on the bridge installing a casing to relocate the sewer line when a s
Major Snohomish Co. bust snags leaders of ring linked to Mexican drug cartel
EVERETT, Wash. - Five suspected drug traffickers linked to a Mexican cartel were arrested in Snohomish County following a lengthy investigation, officials said Monday. Investigators also seized 11 cars, over $88,000 in cash, 13 pounds of heroin, 14 pounds of methamphetamine, 3 pounds of cocaine, app
Five arrested after drug trafficking investigation in Snohomish county
Five suspected drug traffickers have been arrested after a two-year investigation by the Snohomish Regional Drug Task Force (SRDTF). The traffickers worked out of Snohomish County and had ties to a Mexican drug cartel.
Sheriff’s Office Employees Receive Recognition from Snohomish County DUI and Target Zero Task Force
CONTACT: Courtney O’Keefe, Communications Specialist, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Courtney.O’Keefe@snoco.org, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263. SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Ten Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office employees were selected as recipients of 2018 Snohomish County DUI and Target Z
Lake Stevens police help save Christmas for little girl after mom’s death
The sparkle of Christmas for little Natasha Dorgan is dim this year. The 5-year-old's mom, Fawn, died at home two weeks ago from complications related to pneumonia. Bobby Dorgan had to explain to his daughter that she'd never see her mother again.
Man Who Sought To 'Shoot Some Jews' Arrested In Lake Forest Park
LAKE FOREST PARK, WA - A 20-year-old Monroe man was arrested recently in Lake Forest Park for threatening to carry out a mass shooting to kill Jewish people, according to a report. Dakota Reed is facing a malicious harassment charge, which is the state's hate crime statute.
Recent acts of hate in Washington are part of a ‘dangerous’ trend
The arrests of nine people in Snohomish County for alleged hate crimes have brought into sharp focus what some are calling a dangerous trend in this country — the rise in acts of hate against others based on race, religion or sexual orientation.
Marilyn Monroe memorabilia auction fetches more than $1.6M
An auction of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia has earned more than $1.6 million, including $120,000 paid for a touring version of the actress' iconic white dress from "The Seven Year Itch."
Suspect sought in armed robbery of Bothell pot shop that’s been hit multiple times
BOTHELL, Wash. -- Snohomish County deputies need your help identifying the suspect in an armed robbery at a Bothell pot shop. Surveillance video shows an armed man walk into the Local Roots Marijuana store Saturday night and demand cash.
Monroe School District Legal Notice – Notice of Public Hearing and 2018/19 Budget Extension Adoption
The Board of Directors of Monroe School District No. 103 will hold a public hearing for the purpose of taking community input on the District’s 2018/19 General Fund and Capital Projects Fund Budget Extensions. Following the public hearing, the Board of Directors will meet for the purpose of adopting
Snohomish Regional Drug Task Force Arrests 5 Suspected Drug Traffickers
Snohomish Regional Drug Task Force Arrests 5 Suspected Drug Traffickers. Snohomish County, Wash. – Following a two year investigation, the detectives from the Snohomish Regional Drug Task Force (SRDTF) arrested five suspected drug traffickers working out of Snohomish County who had ties to a Mexican
WATCH: Wild ferry ride across Puget Sound during Friday’s windstorm
Passengers on the Kingston-Edmonds ferry got a wild ride across Puget Sound during Friday night’s windstorm. Video from the crossing shows huge waves crashing onto the deck of the ferry as workers near the front of the vessel took cover.
Woman hit by tree branch in Bothell in critical condition
BOTHELL, Wash. - - With wind speeds between 50 and 60 miles per hour in some areas, power lines and tree branches in Bothell just couldn’t withstand Friday night’s storm. “This tree has a history of losing branches so I came out to check it and I noticed a branch across my truck. So I figured I’d pi
Recent acts of hate part of 'dangerous' trend
LYNNWOOD, Wash. - The arrests of nine people in Snohomish County for alleged hate crimes have brought into sharp focus what some are calling a dangerous trend in this country the rise in acts of hate against others based on race, religion or sexual orientation.
Burglars target Lake Stevens store owner known for giving back to the community
LAKE STEVENS, Wash. - Brazen burglars were caught on camera smashing into a Lake Stevens store and stealing an ATM machine. But it's who they targeted that has the community outraged—a business owner known for giving so much to the community.