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Residential fire displaces family of three with no one injured

Firefighters were dispatched 2:40 p.m. Thursday, July 22, to a residential structure fire at the 18600 block of 65th Ave SE. Upon arrival, responders found the back deck to be... — Updated 7/26/2021


Mill Creek PD policy changes related to state legislation

The 2021 legislative session brought the enactment of major pieces of legislation that significantly affect the Mill Creek Police Department and all law enforcement agencies in Wash... — Updated 7/26/2021


Police Beat | July 9 to July 15

July 9 Prowlers Mill Creek officer responded to the report of a vehicle prowl in the 13300 block of 29th Ave SE. Prowlers II Officers responded to a vehicle prowl in the 15500... — Updated 7/23/2021


Police Beat | July 2 to July 8

July 2 Sexual assault Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault on the 13500 block of North Creek Drive. Mail thefts Police responded to a report of a mailbox cluster... — Updated 7/16/2021


Police Beat | June 25 to June 30

June 25 Nothing to see here Police responded to a harassment complaint on the 13500 block of North Creek Drive, but after investigating and, "after careful and cautious... — Updated 7/9/2021

 By Christopher Kim    News

Water safety tips for lake and river swimmers

Every year, the summer heat attracts many to the lakes and rivers to cool off, but with local drownings happening as well, and in light of recent accidents in the Puget Sound... — Updated 7/9/2021


Outdoor burn ban announced in Snohomish County

Due to high fire danger and hot and dry weather conditions, the Snohomish County Fire Marshal announced an outdoor burning ban for the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County that... — Updated 7/6/2021


Police Beat | June 18 to June 23

June 18 Theft A resident on the 1400 block of 138th reported that a family member's bike was stolen from her unsecured garage. Malicious A 51-year-old Mill Creek man living on the... — Updated 7/6/2021


Police Beat | June 11 to June 17

June 11 Not ordinary mischief Officers responded to a report of malicious mischief on the 14100 block of North Creek Drive. She should of stood in bed A 39-year-old Bothell woman... — Updated 7/6/2021


Extreme heat this weekend brings fire threat to state

With potentially dangerous levels of heat predicted for this weekend, the Red Cross has wildfire safety top of mind. Parts of Washington are already in an excessive heat watch, posing an increased risk of fire danger. Experts... — Updated 7/6/2021


Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue conducted a community survey

Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue conducted a Community Survey at the beginning of May. They are a growing fire and emergency services district that now serves over 175,000... — Updated 7/6/2021


Internet purchase of fireworks explained

The Washington State Fire Marshal's Office (SFMO) wants residents to be aware of the facts about internet fireworks sales.  Under the following conditions, presale of consumer... — Updated 7/6/2021


Police beat | June 4 to June 10

June 4 Theft A Mill Creek woman reported the theft of jewelry on the 15400 block of Country Club Drive. The prosecutor is reviewing the case. Collision Three vehicles were involved... — Updated 7/6/2021


Suspect arrested following alleged rape

A 32-year-old Lakewood man was arrested for first-degree rape following a five-hour standoff with deputies on the Mill Creek-south Everett border. The victim, a 21-year-old woman,... — Updated 7/6/2021

 By Christopher Kim    News

Police department looking to hire officers and a technician to fill gaps in staff

The Mill Creek Police Department is looking to hire an entry and lateral level police officer as well as a records technician due to a shortage in staff. "We have not hired this agg... — Updated 7/6/2021


Police Beat | May 28 to June 3

May 28 Assault Police are investigating an alleged child assault on the 4400 block of 137th Street SE after a social worker at a King County hospital called to report a 10-year-old... — Updated 7/6/2021


South County Fire offers free online classes

South County Fire offers free online classes and programs in June to help you stay safe and sound. All classes are offered using Zoom and require internet access via a smart phone, tablet or computer. Register in advance online at... — Updated 7/6/2021


New boundary for no fireworks discharge - Interactive map available

In the state of Washington, fireworks are subject to state laws and local county or city laws. Residents living in the City of Mill Creek are not able to purchase, possess, or... — Updated 6/18/2021


Police Beat | May 21 to May 27

The Mill Creek Police handled multiple calls between May 14 to May 20 including 53 traffic, 37 hang-ups to 911, 21 domestic violence and 17 follow-ups. May 21 Arguing Officers responded to a report of a physical domestic in the... — Updated 6/11/2021


Police Beat | May 14 to May 20

The Mill Creek Police handled multiple calls between May 14 to May 20 including 45 hang-ups to 911, 40 traffic, 36 suspicious, and 22 alarm calls. May 14 Burglary Police responded... — Updated 5/28/2021

 By Jana Hill    News

WSP: Street racing focus draws regional support

A regional problem of street racing has multiple agencies joining to focus on an important public safety issue. The Washington State Patrol announced in a May 14 news release that... — Updated 5/21/2021


Police Beat | May 7 to May 13

The Mill Creek Police handled multiple calls between May 7 to May 13 including 53 traffic, 49 for suspicious circumstances, 30 hang-up calls to 911, 19 disturbance calls, and 14... — Updated 5/20/2021


Police Beat | April 30 to May 6

The Mill Creek Police handled multiple calls between April 30 to May 6 including 74 traffic, 47 hang-up calls to 911, 40 for suspicious circumstances, 21 disturbance and 21 follow-ups. April 30 Hit-and-run Police responded to the... — Updated 5/14/2021


Police Beat | April 23 to April 29

The Mill Creek Police handled multiple calls between April 16 and April 22 including 31 hang-up calls to 911, 33 for suspicious circumstances, 29 follow-up calls, 24 security... — Updated 5/7/2021


Snohomish man arrested for six counts of indecent liberties

A 61-year-old Snohomish man was arrested and booked into the Snohomish County Jail for six counts of indecent liberties, under suspicion of "inappropriate contact" during... — Updated 5/5/2021


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