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September 8, 2014 at 11:51 AM

Teen driver texting when she strikes pedestrian near Arlington

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says a teen driver was texting when she struck a pedestrian Saturday morning near Arlington. The accident occurred around 8:45 a.m. in the 17100 block of McRae Road Northwest. The victim, a 63-year-old woman, was taken to Providence Medical Center. The sheriff’s office says the driver, a 16 year-old girl, stayed at the scene and cooperated with…

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September 3, 2014 at 8:17 PM

Injured hiker rescued near Mount Pugh

Update at 10:02 p.m.: The weather cleared and the helicopter was able to hoist the injured hiker, the sheriff’s office said. He is being taken to a hospital. Update at 9 p.m.: A helicopter team was unable to rescue the hiker because of weather. He will likely be carried out by rescuers on the ground, the…

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September 1, 2014 at 12:37 PM

Hiker injured near Spada Lake dies

A 56-year-old man injured Sunday while hiking near Spada Lake near Sultan died overnight from his injuries before rescue teams could reach him, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The hiker injured his head after the fall, according to the sheriff’s office, which dispatched search-and-rescue units. The hiker was found Sunday about eight miles northeast of…

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August 25, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Snohomish County deputy injured when car strikes horse

A Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy suffered minor injuries Sunday night when his patrol car struck a horse near Arlington, the sheriff’s office says. The deputy was responding to a domestic violence call around midnight when he struck the horse in the 3900 block of Stanwood Bryant Road, according to Shari Ireton, the sheriff’s director of communications….

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August 14, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Snohomish County deputies arrest suspect in truck theft after manhunt

An hour-long manhunt by Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies has resulted in the arrest of a man suspected of stealing a semi-truck and assaulting a deputy. The sheriff’s office said the incident began after a report that a man had stolen a 10-wheel semi-truck. A sheriff’s deputy later spotted the truck and the suspect standing nearby. When the…

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July 22, 2014 at 3:35 PM

Pipe bomb found in impounded stolen car in Snohomish

Employees of a towing company got an unexpected surprise today when they found a pipe bomb in a stolen car that had been impounded, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said. The vehicle was recovered on July 18 by deputies, who arrested and booked the driver into jail, the sheriff’s office said. The vehicle was towed and stored at a tow…

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July 22, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Pilot injured in helicopter crash in Skagit County

Update at 2:44 p.m.: The helicopter that went down near Lake Larch this morning had been in two separate previous non-fatal accidents, according to National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) records. The first accident occurred on Nov. 16, 1996, in Forks, when the Hughes 369D helicopter lost engine power during a logging operation and sustained substantial damage when…

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July 16, 2014 at 2:51 PM

Sheriff’s office warns against trespassing at mudslide site

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is warning against trespassing at the site of the deadly March 22 mudslide near Oso. The sheriff’s office said it has received complaints of people walking onto the site, which is private property. In addition, the sheriff’s office warns against taking items from the site. Taking souvenirs from the site is…

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July 8, 2014 at 1:39 PM

Photos released of Lynnwood-area bank robber

Recognize this guy? If so, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office would like to hear from you. The man walked into the Bank of America branch in the 1400 block of 164th Street Southwest near Lynnwood around 4:30 p.m. and handed the bank teller a note demanding money. The teller handed over cash and the man fled. He is described as…

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July 8, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Sex offender wanted in Snohomish County now in New York State

A Level III sex offender from Canada who was wanted in Snohomish County for failing to register has been located in New York State, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. Police in Albany, N.Y. detained and questioned Kevin Scott Miller  last week. Police confirmed Miller has registered as a sex offender in New York and released him, according…

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