Arson. Patrick Ross Green, 34, of Everett was charged with first-degree arson and second-degree assault in Everett District Court. Bail was set at $100,000. Early last Wednesday, Everett...

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THURSDAY: Arson. Patrick Ross Green, 34, of Everett was charged with first-degree arson and second-degree assault in Everett District Court. Bail was set at $100,000.

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Early last Wednesday, Everett firefighters and police responded to an apartment fire in the 3000 block of Lombard Avenue and reports that a man armed with knives had been spotted in the area. Witnesses told investigators the man had kicked in the door of a residence and threatened a tenant with a knife, according to Everett police Sgt. Cheryl Braley. He’d reportedly set fire to an outbuilding and an adjacent garage, and was in the process of igniting a fire in that home, Braley said, when firefighters and police arrived and he ran off.

About 90 minutes later, Everett police spotted Green approximately 10 blocks away. As officers cornered him, they saw he was carrying two large kitchen knives, Braley said. Green allegedly resisted arrest, but officers chased him down after he ran into the side of a marked patrol car. Once they caught up to him, he reportedly asked police to kill him.

No one was hurt in the fires, but the officers involved in the arrest suffered minor injuries.

THURSDAY: Theft and possession of a controlled substance. A Fred Meyer store security officer caught a 38-year-old Marysville woman with $131 worth of merchandise. After searching the woman, the officer reportedly found a green metal cylinder containing heroin in her pocket. Everett police responded to the store, 8530 Evergreen Way, and arrested the woman on suspicion of third-degree theft. They later booked her into the Snohomish County Jail on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance.

FRIDAY: Theft and outstanding warrants. A 27-year-old Arlington woman was arrested on suspicion of second-degree theft for reportedly shoplifting six items valued at $305 from Bon-Macy’s at Everett Mall. An Everett police officer discovered the woman was also wanted on an outstanding warrant.

SUNDAY: Theft. A man in his mid-30s left without paying his $8.82 tab at a Denny’s restaurant in the 2900 block of Pacific Avenue.


Arlington


FRIDAY: Felony assault. A 31-year-old Arlington mother was charged with second-degree felony assault for allegedly beating her children with sticks, kicking them and forcing them to sleep in the garage when she thought they were misbehaving. Elizabeth R. Gatchalian is accused of abusing her 10-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son on several occasions, including depriving the girl of food and dripping hot wax on her back, according to court documents. Gatchalian was released from the Snohomish County Jail after posting $50,000 bail.


Mill Creek


SATURDAY: Burglary. A 46-year-old Mill Creek man said two motorized scooters had been stolen from his open garage overnight. One was black with no muffler, the other yellow. They were valued at $600 total.

SATURDAY: Theft. A 55-year-old Mill Creek woman called police after someone stole her license plates, valued at $20, and replaced them with ones taken off a stolen vehicle.

SATURDAY: Theft. Police were called to a theft in progress at a Rite Aid Pharmacy at 16222 Highway 527, but the shoplifter was able to get away from a store clerk. A worker at the pharmacy told police the shoplifter had made off with an 18-pack of beer, cigarettes and a bag of chips, together valued at $66.

SUNDAY: Driving under the influence of alcohol. Police received several reports of an intoxicated driver and caught up with 22-year-old man in the 15900 block of Mill Creek Boulevard. The Everett man was arrested and released. His car was impounded.


Stanwood


THURSDAY: Burglary. A church in the 26900 block of 78th Avenue Northwest reported that someone had pried open filing cabinets and rearranged some office items. Nothing appeared missing.

SATURDAY: Traffic offense. A 28-year-old Marysville woman was stopped for speeding in the 10100 block of Highway 532 and cited for driving without a valid driver’s license.


Lake Stevens


SATURDAY: Assault. A 39-year-old man was allegedly assaulted by a 44-year-old man in the 13000 block of 17th Street Northeast. Police say they found the older man rambling and unable to explain what had happened, and arrested him.

Compiled by Seattle Times Snohomish County bureau reporter Rosario Daza.