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Sheriff’s Office Investigates Several Serious Incidents Over the Weekend
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2023
CONTACT: Courtney O’Keefe, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Courtney.O’Keefe@snoco.org, 425-388-3865, Media line: 425-249-6263
SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – On Friday, May 12 around 8 p.m., deputies responded to reports of a domestic violence kidnapping and assault in the 3300 block of 164th Street SW. The victim, an adult woman, sustained blunt force injuries and was being held against her will. Deputies were able to ping the victim’s cell phone and located the suspect’s vehicle at a hotel in the 19200 block of Snohomish-Woodinville Rd. The Sheriff’s Office Violent Offender Task Force and Everett PD’s ACT team responded to the hotel. Eventually, the suspect exited the room and deputies took him into custody without incident. The victim, a 36-year-old woman, was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. The suspect, a 28-year-old Bothell man, was transported and booked into the Snohomish County Jail for first-degree kidnapping DV and second-degree assault DV.
On Saturday, May 13 around 4:40 p.m. deputies responded to a drive-by shooting in the 12000 block of Silver Way in Everett. Upon arrival, deputies located the victim, an 18-year-old male, with gunshot wounds to both his legs. Deputies applied a tourniquet to one of the victim’s legs. They cut his clothes off and located a second gunshot wound in his other leg. Fire arrived on scene and took over first aid on the victim. The victim was transported by aid to Providence Regional Medical Center. Deputies collected several shell cases from the scene. Deputies believe the suspect fled the scene in a black hatchback vehicle. This incident is believed to be gang related.
On Saturday, May 13 around 8 p.m., deputies responded to reports of a death on the Interurban Trail in Everett. Deputies responded and located a deceased male near the trail. The death does not appear to be suspicious and is believed to be a suicide. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner responded to the scene to take custody of the body. Positive identification and cause and manner of death will come from the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office.
On Saturday, May 13 around 8:40 p.m., deputies responded to a fatal motorcycle crash at Gibson Rd and Admiralty Way in Everett. The motorcycle ran a red light at the intersection and collided with another vehicle. The motorcycle driver, an 18-year-old Marysville man, died at the scene. Washington State Patrol’s Air Unit “Smokey” had been following the motorcycle overhead after it fled from troopers. Sheriff’s Office Collision Investigation Unit (CIU) detectives responded to investigate.
On Saturday, May 13 around 9:30 p.m., deputies responded to a vehicle vs pedestrian fatal collision in the 17900 block of Ash Way. The female pedestrian, a 60-year-old woman, died at the scene. The driver, a 44-year-old woman, remained on scene. Detectives are working to determine what caused the crash and if impairment was a contributing factor.