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Police Beat | Oct. 8 to Oct. 14

Oct. 8 Catalytic converter theft Mill Creek police responded to the report of a catalytic converter theft in the 15400 block of Country Club Dr. Theft report Officers responded to... — Updated 10/22/2021


State Patrol loses 127 employees due to vaccine mandate

As of the end-of-business Monday, Oct. 18, 127 Washington State Patrol employees have left their jobs due to Gov. Jay Inslee's mandate. Monday was the deadline for state employees... — Updated 10/22/2021

 By Christopher Kim    News

Vehicle Prowls have been on the increase

Mill Creek Police have seen a significant increase in vehicle prowls in recent weeks. Prowlers will frequently try door handles on vehicles to see if they are unlocked, and will... — Updated 10/15/2021


Police Beat | Oct. 1 to Oct. 7

Oct. 1 Burglary The Mill Creek K9 Unit assisted the Everett Police Department with a burglary in the 11000 block of 19th Ave SE. Burglary The Mill Creek K9 Unit assisted the... — Updated 10/15/2021


Man wounded in shooting at Mill Creek apartment complex

At around 8:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, Mill Creek Police officers responded to reports of may have been a shooting that had occurred at an apartment in the 1100 block of Mill... — Updated 10/8/2021


Snohomish Regional Fire and Rescue hosts public meeting on fire levy lid lift

Snohomish Regional Fire & Rescue (SRFR) is hosting three public meetings to answer questions about a fire levy lid lift that is on the Nov. 2 General Election ballot. The... — Updated 10/8/2021


Police Beat | Sept. 24 to Sept. 30

Sept. 24 Malicious mischief Mill Creek Officers responded to a malicious mischief report near the 2500 block of 136th St SE. A 72-year old male resident advised a bank of 12... — Updated 10/8/2021

 By Christopher Kim    News

Mill Creek Police encounters hiring difficulties

Mill Creek’s police department is faced with short staffing and hiring difficulties that are affecting local law enforcement agencies all across the country. Unlike larger agencie... — Updated 10/8/2021


Police Beat | Sept. 17 to Sept. 23

Sept. 17 Weapon assault Police responded to an assault with a weapon in the 1700 block of 148th Street SE. The investigation is ongoing Vehicle theft Officers responded to the... — Updated 10/1/2021

 By Christopher Kim    News

Police seeking body camera vendors

Earlier this month, the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office announced the start of a test program to outfit selected Sheriff's deputies with body-worn cameras (BWC). "One of the thing... — Updated 9/24/2021


Burn ban for unincorporated areas of Snohomish County lifted

Due to recent rains and anticipated cooler weather conditions, the burn ban is lifted for all of the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County. This means that those individuals who have a current residential burn permit for yard... — Updated 9/24/2021


Police Beat | Sept. 10 to Sept. 16

Sept. 10 Stolen vehicle collision Officers responded to the area of Bothell Everett Hwy/164th ST SE for a report of a stolen vehicle recovery. The vehicle was located in an... — Updated 9/24/2021


Father accidentally shot by son during reported burglary

In what police said may have been an accidental shooting, officers responded to a reported burglary Friday, Sept. 17, inside a home on the 1700 block of 148th Street SE. According... — Updated 9/21/2021

 By Beacon Staff    News

Police chaplain honors victims of 9/11 for 20th anniversary

On Saturday, Sept 11, The City of Mill Creek hosted a virtual speech by Mill Creek Police Chaplain Nick Lewis commemorating the victims, families, and survivors of attacks on 9/11... — Updated 9/17/2021


Mill Creek back to Stage 1 burn ban

Due to reduced fire danger, the Stage 2 burn ban was modified to a Stage 1 burn ban effective Friday, Sept. 10. The burn ban was modified to allow recreational fires. Recreational... — Updated 9/17/2021


Police Beat | Sept. 3 to Sept. 9

Sept. 3 Prowler alert Officers responded to a vehicle prowl in the 14700 block of Main St. Investigation Officers provided assistance to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office on an... — Updated 9/17/2021


Stolen vehicle crashes into parked Mill Creek Police car

On Friday, Sept. 10 around 3:30 p.m., Mill Creek Police officers attempted to contact a person in the driver seat of a reported stolen vehicle parked in an apartment complex lot in... — Updated 9/13/2021


Snohomish County Sheriff's Office launches body camera test program

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office announced the start of a test program to outfit selected Sheriff’s Office deputies with body-worn cameras. In the initial test program, 12... — Updated 9/10/2021


Police Beat | Aug. 27 to Sept. 2

Aug. 27 IID Violation ​​Officers stopped a vehicle for speeding in the 1000 block of 132nd St SE. A 54-year-old Everett male was arrested and booked into the Snohomish County... — Updated 9/10/2021


Pedestrian safety campaign begins in Edmonds and Lynnwood

The Edmonds Police Department, Lynnwood Police Department, South County Fire and Snohomish County Target Zero are teaming up to focus on safety in busy corridors where car-pedestrian collisions are on the rise.  This special... — Updated 9/10/2021


Snohomish County Sheriff's Office detectives seek witnesses of fatal Monday night Lynnwood collision

At around 10:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 6, Sheriff's Office deputies and Collision Investigation Unit (CIU) detectives responded to a fatal collision involving three vehicles at the... — Updated 9/8/2021


Police Beat | Aug 20. to Aug 26.

Aug. 21 Domestic disturbance Officers responded to a domestic disturbance between a Mill Creek couple. The incident occurred near the 14000 block of 41 St SE. Lost phone A cell... — Updated 9/3/2021

 By Christopher Kim    News

Firefighters respond to vaccination mandates

Firefighters, EMTs, and paramedics serving Mill Creek are now required under state mandate to get vaccinated by Oct. 18 or risk losing their jobs. Gov. Jay Inslee's recent mandate... — Updated 9/3/2021

 By Christopher Kim    News

Protect yourself from theft and fraud crimes

In recent months, petty crime rates have been on the rise in Mill Creek. According to local law enforcement, a fair amount of property crimes such as theft have been trending. Polic... — Updated 9/3/2021


Police Beat | Aug. 13 to Aug. 19

Aug. 13 LoJack hit Officers responded to a LoJack hit in the 1000 block of 128th St SW. Officers recovered an occupied vehicle that was reported stolen out of Everett. Stolen vehicl... — Updated 8/27/2021


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