Update: Brenda Welch out of ICU, ‘getting better by the day’

As we continue to monitor the medical progress of Brenda Welch, who was beaten and burned in the Lynnwood house fire in November, we saw this update: Here’s the latest, posted on the Support for Brenda Welch website: It has been a month since the incident. A month that started with shock and horror has…

Man injures himself during altercation in Lynnwood

A 26 year-old Lynnwood man injured himself when he broke out a window at house in the 19300 block of Locust Way during an altercation Tuesday afternoon. The incident started around 12:45 p.m. when the man arrived at the house, where he previously had been a resident, to collect his belongings. Another resident of the home has a…

Lynnwood Police seeking new members for Citizens Patrol

The Lynnwood Police Department is now recruiting for membership to the Citizens Patrol volunteer group. This very active group engages civic minded citizens with the opportunity to serve and support their community by working alongside their police department employees. Working in teams of two, Citizens Patrol members support the work of officers by directing traffic,…

Lynnwood Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Lynnwood Police blotter. Dec. 4 20000 block of 68th Ave. W. Theft. A laptop was reported stolen from Edmonds Community College’s Brier Hall. Dec. 9 17200 block of Highway 99. Sex offense. Police took a report of public indecency. Dec. 10 3500 block of 184th St. SW. Vehicle…

Update: Lynnwood Police say gas station clerk was involved in two reported robberies

Two recent robberies of the Union 76 gas station in Lynnwood were found not to be robberies at all, according to a Lynnwood Police Press release. Police say the alleged robberies were instead coordinated thefts. The investigation revealed the “victim” clerk was complicit in the crimes, which involved acquaintances of his. The clerk was taken…

Car crashes into Lynnwood hair salon

A woman drove her car into an occupied hair salon Friday afternoon in Lynnwood, according to the Lynnwood Fire Department. The driver suffered minor injuries and the four people inside the hair salon were unharmed. At about 2 p.m., the Lynnwood Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle accident, an auto entering into a building…

Update: Lynnwood Police release photos of robbery suspects

Lynnwood Police have released photos showing showing the suspects involved in the early morning Wednesday robbery at the Union 76 Gas Station in Lynnwood. A third picture is a depiction of the clothing worn by one of the suspects. At about 2:46 a.m., two suspects entered the gas station store, located at 19611 Alderwood Mall Parkway in…

Lynnwood gas station robbed early Wednesday morning

A Union 76 gas station was robbed by two suspects early Wednesday morning, according to Lynnwood Police. At about 2:46 a.m., two suspects entered the gas station store, located at 19611 Alderwood Mall Parkway in Lynnwood. Both suspects had their faces covered and an apparent weapon was displayed. An employee of the business said he was assaulted…

Two Level 3 sex offenders moving into Lynnwood

Two convicted Level 3 sex offenders have been released from Department of Corrections (DOC) custody into the Lynnwood area. Robert Weldon Yerxa, 77, was convicted of first degree child molestation in 2000 and failure to register as a sex offender in 2014. Yerxa has moved to the 16100 block of Highway 99.  He is on active supervision…

Lynnwood Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Lynnwood Police blotter. Dec. 1 17800 block of Highway 99. Domestic. Two roommates were involved in an argument. Dec. 2 18400 block of 33rd Ave. W. Theft. A wallet was stolen out of a purse that was left in a shopping cart while someone was shopping. 19700 block…

Lynnwood Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Lynnwood Police blotter. Nov. 21 19500 block of Highway 99. Theft. Alcohol was stolen from a store. Nov. 23 3200 block of 184th St. SW. Malicious mischief. A car was keyed. Nov. 25 3200 block of 188th St. SW. Fraud. A man cashed a stolen check. Nov. 26…

Woman, who threatened to stab her baby, is injured in fall from balcony

A Lynnwood woman, who had threatened to stab her baby, was injured in fall from balcony on Sunday evening, according to Lynnwood Police. At about 5:04 p.m., Lynnwood Police received a report from a friend of a woman in her early 20s that the woman was distraught over finding photos on her boyfriend’s phone which she believed indicated…

Don’t let the Grinch target your holiday season

As you head out shopping this week, Safety Sessions offers these suggestions to protect yourself from becoming a victim of crime this holiday season: Make note of your parking spot so that you don’t have to wander around the parking lot after shopping. Have your keys in your hand before leaving the mall and walk…

Take precautions to avoid becoming a victim of crime

The busy holiday season is here. When you are shopping for those precious gifts, the Lynnwood Police department suggests you take the following precautions to protect yourself from becoming a victim: Vehicle Prowl Prevention:Vehicle prowls are the theft of property from a motor vehicle. Most are crimes of opportunity such as through unlocked doors and…

Update: Cars stolen from Highway 99 dealership recovered

Edmonds police reported Tuesday morning that all seven vehicles that had been stolen from the Gasoline Alley car dealership in Edmonds have been recovered. “Seattle Police Department North Precinct officers quickly located several of the stolen vehicles,” Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marsh said. SPD’s auto theft unit has been able to identify, in conjunction…

Lynnwood Police blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Lynnwood Police blotter. Nov. 14 16800 block of Highway 99. Traffic. Two 18-year-old men were arrested for racing. 19800 block of Highway 99. Theft. A purse was stolen from a car. 18600 block of 41st Pl. W. Noise. A dog was reportedly barking. 17800 block of Highway 99….

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office warns of phone warrant scam

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public that several residents have received a phone call from someone claiming to be a Sheriff’s Office deputy with a warrant for their arrest. The caller said that the victim would need to pay over the phone to have the warrant “lifted” or a deputy would come to…

Lynnwood man held on $2 million bail after fire injures ex-wife

A judge found probable cause Tuesday to hold a Lynnwood man for investigation of attempted murder and arson for allegedly bludgeoning his ex-wife and setting fire to his home when she went to pick up their daughter. Our news partner, the Seattle Times, reports that David Z. Morgan, 55, was ordered held in lieu of…

Update: Suspect arrested in alleged arson of Lynnwood house

A suspect in the alleged arson of a Lynnwood house was arrested Monday by Lynnwood Police after he was released from the hospital. The man had been transported to Swedish Hospital in Edmonds after being assisted out of the house fire by firefighters on Sunday night from the house in the 6200 block of 193rd St. SW….

Lynnwood house fire being investigated as possible arson

A Lynnwood house fire that sent two people to the hospital is being investigated as a possible arson by the Lynnwood Police Department. On Sunday, Nov. 16 at about 7:10 p.m., the Lynnwood Police and Fire Departments responded to a residential house fire in the 6200 block of 193rd St. SW. Two occupants, a man in…