Man arrested for throwing rocks at semi truck on I-5 near Marysville

MARYSVILLE, Wash. – Police arrested a man accused of throwing rocks at a passing semi truck on Interstate 5 in Marysville Friday afternoon. Officers said it happened around 2:41 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-5 at 156th St. NE near Smokey Point.

Investigators said the suspect threw rocks, then ran across several lanes of the freeway. He also pulled a knife on a Marysville Police K9 team. The K9 officer named Steele finally helped catch the suspect.

 

At one point several lanes in both directions of I-5 were shut down in that area while police took the suspect into custody. The lanes were reopened about a half hour later.  The suspect was booked into the Snohomish County Jail for assault and reckless endangerment. The State Patrol and Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the investigation.

 

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