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March 10, 2014 at 10:25 AM

Granite Falls schools locked down during search for car thief

Update at 10:57 a.m.: The sheriff’s office reports one suspect, a 33-year-old man, is now in custody. The school lockdowns have been lifted. Original post: Several Granite Falls schools have been locked down as deputies search for a car thief, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Around 8:45 this morning  someone called 911 to report an erratic driver…

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January 18, 2013 at 6:28 PM

Reward in slaying of 4 bald eagles up to $14,000

The reward for information to help convict the person who killed four eagles near Granite Falls is now nearly $14,000. The Stillaguamish Tribe, Humane Society of the United States and Conservation Northwest are offering money to help state Fish and Wildlife investigators. The dead birds were found Jan. 9 floating in a lake and were…

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January 8, 2013 at 7:48 AM

2 Granite Falls officers injured in chase

The Assocated Press GRANITE FALLS — Two Granite Falls police officers were injured when their car was rammed by the driver of a stolen car during a chase. The driver also rammed a Snohomish County deputy’s car Monday night before crashing into a utility pole. KOMO reports the driver ran off on foot, but a woman passenger in the…

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December 9, 2012 at 3:52 PM

Body recovered near Granite Falls

Search and rescue crews in Snohomish County recovered the body of a dead man below a 200-foot cliff near the Stillaguamish River in the Granite Falls area. Cause of death and identity of the man will be determined by the county medical examiner, according to Lt. Steve Dittoe of the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Dittoe said…

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November 13, 2012 at 10:27 PM

Bicyclist fatally hit by pickup in Marysville

A 64-year-old Granite Falls bicyclist died Tuesday night after a pickup truck struck him in Marysville. Driven by a 25-year-old Marysville man, the pickup hit the man on the bike just after 8 p.m. in the 10900 block of State Avenue, according to Marysville police. Medics tried to save the bicyclist, but he died at…

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October 2, 2012 at 10:00 AM

UPDATE: Arrest in case of woman who jumped from car, run over near Granite Falls

UPDATE, 10:00 a.m.: | A 53 -year-old Arlington man has been arrested for investigation of hit and run after he apparently ran over a woman who jumped from his car in Granite Falls last night, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s office. Deputies found the injured woman on the Mountain Loop Highway, near 119th Street Northeast, around 7:45 p.m,…

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August 29, 2012 at 5:05 PM

Granite Falls woman dies in Arizona rollover

The Associated Press WELLTON, Ariz. — Authorities say a Washington state woman has died after a rollover accident in southwestern Arizona. Yuma County Sheriff’s officials identified the victim Wednesday as 65-year-old Mary L. Clark of Granite Falls. Sheriff’s officials received a report of a single vehicle accident Monday night in Wellton. Authorities say it appears the driver lost…

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July 12, 2012 at 9:42 PM

Prosecutor’s office: No charges against Granite Falls mayor

The Associated Press  The King County prosecutor’s office won’t file any charges against the mayor of Granite Falls, who was arrested at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport during a public argument with relatives. Prosecutor’s spokesman Dan Donohoe said Thursday there is insufficient evidence to charge Haroon Saleem. He was arrested Monday night after port police responded to a dispute they…

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July 10, 2012 at 8:24 PM

After arrest at airport, Granite Falls mayor released on personal recognizance

The Associated Press The mayor of Granite Falls was released from jail after police arrested him Monday night at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, alleging he had threatened an adult niece. Airport spokesman Perry Cooper said Haroon Saleem was arrested after port police responded to a dispute that involved shouting and threats. The Everett Daily Herald said Saleem was…

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July 10, 2012 at 9:03 AM

Granite Falls mayor arrested at Sea-Tac in domestic-violence investigation

Granite Falls Mayor Haroon Saleem was arrested at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport shortly after 8 p.m. Monday for investigation of domestic violence, according to Port of Seattle Police. Police were called to the baggage claim area after witnesses reported that a man, later identified as Saleem, was shouting at family members and threatening them, said airport spokesperson…

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