Lynnwood police blotter: Aug. 8-15

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Aug. 8
A burglary was reported in the 18300 block of Highway 99. A front glass door was broken out. Damages estimated at $5,000. The suspect was seen on surveillance video.

A shoplifter was reported in the 19400 block of Alderwood Mall Parkway. Shoes had been stolen out of the boxes inside one store. The suspect was seen on surveillance video. Stolen merchandise was valued at $320.

A burglary was reported in the 19200 block of Highway 99. A wooden door had been pried off. Nothing immediately appeared to be missing other than the door. Part of the door was found on top of a nearby dumpster.

Aug. 9
A shoplifter was reported in the 4500 block of 200th Street Southwest. Food items, including energy drinks, candy bars, nuts and chips, were stolen, valued at $20 total. The juvenile suspects were contacted and booked into the Lynnwood Jail. One was later released to her mother. The other one was held until her mother could be contacted.

A vehicle prowl was reported in the 4700 block of 176th Street Southwest. Documents and a notebook were taken.

A vehicle theft was reported in the 18900 block of 44th Avenue West. Later that day, a fraudulent charge was made to the victim’s credit card.

A juvenile male was reported exposing himself to a young girl in the 6500 block of 208th Street Southwest. The teen was booked into the Lynnwood jail and later released to his father. The case was referred to the juvenile prosecutor’s office.

Aug. 10
A commercial burglary was reported in the 17700 block of Highway 99. A window was broken, but the window was barred, and the bars were in place. There did not appear to be another entry point to the store. Everything inside appeared to be in order, so it was determined that entry was not made. The suspect was seen on surveillance video and located by K-9 track. He was booked for second-degree burglary.

A fire was reported in the 3500 block of 175th Place Southwest. A play set was on fire in the area. It was surrounded by a wooden fence and adjacent to houses. Fire crews put out the fire. The play set was destroyed in the fire. Firefighters told police they saw about seven or eight teenagers leaving the area as crews arrived and entering a nearby house. Officers contacted a teen at that house who said they saw the fire and used a garden hose from the back of the house to try to put it out. The garden hose was visible in the back yard. No further leads.

A suspicious circumstance was reported in the 3000 block of 196th Street Southwest. A third party reported seeing a man in a pickup truck yelling slurs at a woman who was wearing a headscarf. The woman was also with three young kids, according to the reporting party. A second witness came to the woman’s defense. The reporting party provided the suspect’s license plate information and photographs of the scene. The suspect’s information returned with two warrants, one from Everett and one from Snohomish County Sheriff’s, both relating to harassment.

A theft was reported in the 17500 block of 52nd Avenue West. A package was stolen from a porch. The suspect was seen on surveillance video taking the package. Shortly after he removed the package, however, the man returned it.

Aug. 11
An abandoned vehicle was reported near the intersection of 172nd Street Southwest and 60th Avenue West. It had expired registration and had two impound notices from May and July. It was marked for impound again, impounded later that day an the registered owner was notified.

A vehicle prowl was reported in the 4600 block of 196th Street Southwest. An iPhone, bank card and heart medication were stolen.

An incident of assault was reported in the 5600 block of 198th Street Southwest. A man said his son was pushed into a lake there by what appeared to be an 11-year-old boy. The dad said the 11-year-old was with another 11-year-old and what appeared to be two 15-year-olds. The 15-year-olds were seen smoking and throwing trash into the lake. The boy who was pushed was not injured. He and his father did not know who the other boys were.

Aug. 12
A commercial burglary was reported in the 4000 block of 198th Street Southwest. The door had been broken and merchandise was strewn about the business. Suspects were seen on surveillance video.

An incident of identity theft was reported in the 17300 block of 62nd Avenue West. A tape dispenser had been purchased online with the victim’s financial information, without the victim’s consent.

A man was arrested for DUI in the 3100 block of 196th Street Southwest. The call initially came in as a man slumped over the steering wheel of his vehicle. The vehicle had been running and was up against the bumper of another car. Fire crews evaluated those inside the vehicle. A passenger identified the driver. After several field sobriety tests, the responding officer determined the suspect was under the influence of narcotics. He was taken to Swedish Edmonds, where two vials of blood were obtained to be tested.

An incident of fraud was reported at a store in the 3000 block of 196th Street Southwest. Two individuals entered the store and selected $391 worth of items. They tried to pay with a fraudulent check that appeared to have been printed on printer paper. They also produced an ID that clearly did not belong to either one of them. They grabbed the fake check and left without the items they selected, but they did take a soda and a water bottle that they did not pay for. The incident was captured on surveillance video. The ID was also turned over into evidence.

Aug. 13
A theft was reported in the 4600 block of Highway 99. Several electronics were stolen from a store there, valued at $559.92.

A physical domestic assault was reported in the 20200 block of 60th Avenue West. One woman was arrested.

A theft was reported in the 18100 block of 33rd Avenue West. Speakers were stolen from a store there. One suspect was arrested and taken to Lynnwood Jail.

Aug. 14
Graffiti was reported at a school in the 5200 block of 168th Street Southwest. Clothing and a can of spray paint was also found at the scene, but the paint did not match the paint on the wall. Estimated damage is $50.

The glass backboard to a standalone basketball hoop was broken at a school in the 7500 block of 208th Street Southwest. Estimated damage is $100.

A vehicle was reported stolen from the 16800 block of Highway 99.

Aug. 15
A shoplifter was reported in the 17200 block of Highway 99. The suspect was seen by an employee taking $88.04 worth of merchandise and leaving without paying. He was confronted, but continued to leave. The suspect was found at a nearby bus stop and cited for theft.

A shoplifter was reported in the 3000 block of 184th Street Southwest. Ten pairs of sunglasses, valued at a total of $3,930, were stolen. The suspect was spotted on surveillance video.

A shoplifter was reported in the 4000 block of 198th Street Southwest. Merchandise valued at $35 was stolen and recovered. The woman was cited for theft.

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