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May 7, 2014 at 3:32 PM

Seattle school locked down after teen steals handgun

A 13-year-old boy was arrested this afternoon after he stole a gun from his grandfather’s home, sparking a school lockdown, police said. About 9:30 this morning, a woman called to report that her 13-year old grandson had stolen a loaded antique German Luger and left the house. Officers responded to the area and searched for the teen. Police also placed nearby Eckstein Middle School…


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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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February 23, 2012 at 12:19 PM

Five Arlington schools no longer on lockdown after robbery

There is not points to locate on the map Five schools in Arlington were on lockdown for 45 minutes today after an armed man robbed a latte stand in downtown Arlington. The lockdown began at 11:35 a.m. and lasted until 12:20 p.m., although authorities said they were still looking for the robber. The robbery occurred before noon at…


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January 13, 2012 at 1:44 PM

Man shot by police officer in Federal Way

A man was shot and killed by a Federal Way police officer this afternoon. Federal Way police spokeswoman Cathy Schrock said the shooting was outside a Starbucks along Southwest Dash Point Road around 1 p.m. The officer, a 9-year-veteran of the department, was heading to the Starbucks for a break when she “noticed what…


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October 28, 2011 at 2:56 PM

Lockdown ends at Seattle elementary school

There is not points to locate on the map A lockdown at John Hay Elementary School has ended, according to Seattle police. Police are questioning two teenagers who were seen near the school carrying Air Soft rifles. While Air Soft rifles are not dangerous, the teens provided a scare because at least one onlooker thought they were carrying…


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