Heavy rain causes road closures on 44th Avenue West

Due to heavy rain, all lanes are closed on 44th Avenue West between the 20900 block and 204th Street Southwest, according to the Lynnwood Police Department. The lanes are not expected to reopen until rains stops, police said The National Weather Service reported that the Seattle area had received more than 2 inches of rain…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Dec. 8-14, 2019

Dec. 8 3000 block 196th Street Southwest: Police responded to a reported drug-related incident. 18400 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: A theft was reported at Kohl’s. 19700 block 48th Avenue West: A burglary occurred. 19300 block 44th Avenue West: Police responded to a verbal domestic disturbance. 19700 block 44th Avenue West: A woman reportedly punched a…

Registration still open for 2020 Lynnwood Police Community Academy

The Lynnwood Police Department will be offering a 13-week Community Academy (formerly Citizen Academy) in January. Conducted by the police department, it is designed to give community members a better understanding of the mission, values and operations of the police department. During this interactive course, participants will be introduced to the basic information that all…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Dec 1-6, 2019

Dec. 1 4200 block 196th Street Southwest: A display iPhone 11 was stolen from the Sprint store. 18100 block 33rd Avenue West: A wallet was stolen and credit card(s) inside were reported to have been used at Costco. 2400 block 196th Street Southwest: A theft was reported at the Shell gas station. 18400 block Alderwood…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Nov. 24-30, 2019

Nov. 24 16900 block Highway 99: Lynnwood police responded to a reported sex offense involving a prostitution offer. 19300 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: A vehicle was prowled while it was parked in the Hampton Inn and Suites hotel parking lot. The owner reported tools valued at $5,000 stolen from the vehicle. 19800 block 50th Avenue…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Nov. 17-23, 2019

Nov. 17 19800 block 40th Avenue West: Police responded to an alleged assault after a victim reported being pepper sprayed. 18900 block 44th Avenue West: Police responded to a DUI-related collision. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A theft was reported at Alderwood Mall. 18400 block 33rd Avenue West: Police responded to a verbal domestic disturbance….

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Nov. 10-16, 2019

Nov. 10 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: Two shoplift suspects were arrested in the Fred Meyer parking lot. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A misdemeanor theft was reported at Alderwood Mall. 4300 block 179th Place Southwest: A vehicle was prowled. 18700 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: A theft occurred at Macy’s in Alderwood Mall. 3100 block…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Nov. 3-9, 2019

Nov. 3 4800 block 196th Street Southwest: A traffic stop led to the vehicle being impounded pending a search warrant for narcotics. 19300 block 60th Avenue West:  A man and woman who were suspected of shoplifting were arrested for warrants and possession of drug paraphernalia. 6200 block 200th Street Southwest: A man was arrested for…

Lynnwood police searching for man accused of robbing two banks

Lynnwood police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed two banks  near 196th Street Southwest Tuesday morning. At 11:33 a.m., Lynnwood police received a call from KeyBank — located in the 19800 block of 44th Avenue West — that an adult male implied he had a weapon with the intent to rob the bank,…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Oct. 27-Nov. 1, 2019

Oct. 27 20500 block 56th Avenue West: Police responded to a domestic violence incident after threats were reportedly made. 5200 block 176th Street Southwest: Police responded to a verbal domestic disturbance between a husband and wife. 19900 block Scriber Lake Road: Police assisted an elderly woman in her residence after she fell. The woman was…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Oct. 20-25, 2019

Oct. 20 18600 block 76th Avenue West: A vehicle was reported stolen while it was parked at a local business. 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A shoplifting suspect was arrested at Fred Meyer after having stolen $1,700 in merchandise. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A customer reported that a Sephora bag  left in Victoria’s Secret…

Snohomish County Jail expands medication-assisted treatment program

Snohomish County has become one of the first large jails in the nation to offer comprehensive treatment options to all inmates with heroin or other opioid-related disorders. The Snohomish County Jail has expanded medication-assisted treatment (MAT), making it available to all inmates who qualify for the program. In the first two weeks of the program,…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Oct. 13-18, 2019

Oct. 13 6600 block 198th Place Southwest: A vehicle was reported stolen. 5800 block 200th Street Southwest: An argument over property led to a reported domestic disturbance. No assault was reported. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A shoplifting suspect committed a theft while using tools. 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A shoplifting suspect was arrested…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Oct. 6-12, 2019

Oct. 6 19400 block 68th Avenue West: Property was reported to have been damaged when police responded to a domestic disturbance. 19000 block 64th Avenue West: A traffic stop for an invalid trip permit led to an arrest with additional charges. 5600 block 183rd Street Southwest: A vehicle was reported to have been stolen while…

One man in critical condition after shooting at Fred Meyer north of Lynnwood

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting Thursday morning at Fred Meyer in unincorporated Lynnwood that has left one man in critical condition. At 9:40 a.m., the sheriff’s office responded to reported shooting in the Fred Meyer parking lot, located near the 2900 block of 164th Street Southwest. According to sheriff’s office spokesperson…

Lynnwood Police Department accepting 2020 Community Academy applications

The Lynnwood Police Department is now accepting applications for its 29th annual Community Academy, scheduled to start in January. Community Academy (formerly Citizens Academy) is a 13-week course conducted by the police department that offers a unique learning experience and is designed to give community members a better understanding of the mission, values, and operations…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2019

Sept. 29 19200 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: A theft was reported at Best Buy. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A woman was arrested for shoplifting and drug-related charges at Alderwood Mall. 4800 block 200th Street Southwest: A vehicle was stolen from an apartment complex parking lot. 4500 block 176th Street Southwest: A woman said her…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Sept. 22-28, 2019

Sept. 22 4200 block 196th Street Southwest: A theft was reported at Olive Garden. 3600 block 196th Street Southwest: A traffic stop led to a DUI-related arrest. 4300 block 196th Street Southwest: A traffic stop led to a citation for a traffic-related offense. 18700 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: A shoplifting suspect was arrested at Alderwood…

Updated: Police investigating possible firearm display at Meadowdale Neighborhood Park

Updated at 4:41 p.m. Monday with more details from police, letter sent home to Meadowdale High School families. Lynnwood police are investigating reports of a possible suspect with a firearm at Meadowdale Neighborhood Park, which caused a brief lockdown at Meadowdale High School Monday morning. Police said they determined that the display of the firearm occurred…

Lynnwood Police Chief Tom Davis issues statement regarding Netflix’s ‘Unbelievable’

In response to a Netflix miniseries based on a decade-old rape case involving a Lynnwood woman, Lynnwood Police Chief Tom Davis has issued a letter to the city’s community regarding the Lynnwood Police Department’s involvement. Unbelievable was inspired by the 2016 Pulitzer Prize-winning ProPublica article “An Unbelievable Story of Rape,” about an 18-year-old Lynnwood woman —…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Sept. 15-21, 2019

Sept. 15 18500 block 52nd Avenue West: A vehicle was reported stolen from the Nantucket Garden Apartments parking lot. 19200 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: Fraudulent credit card charges were made at Best Buy after a wallet was stolen. 18100 block 36th Avenue West: A victim of an internet scam reported being extorted out of $60…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Sept. 8-14, 2019

Sept. 8 6500 block 208th Street Southwest: A woman reported the father of her child took her car without her permission. 17200 block Highway 99: Police conducted a warrant arrest at Walmart. 17200 block Highway: Police conducted a warrant arrest after stopping a known subject. 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A theft was reported at…

Burglary, vandalism reported at Edmonds CC apartment complex

The Lynnwood Police Department received a 911 call Thursday night about a case of burglary and vandalism at an apartment complex on the Edmonds Community College campus. At 9:08 p.m., Edmonds CC campus security reported two individuals broke into a vending machine in Rainier Place, located at 19920 68th Ave. W. According to campus security,…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Sept. 1-7, 2019

Sept. 1 18400 block 33rd Avenue West: Guitars were stolen from Guitar Center. 4100 block 196th Street Southwest: Clothing was  stolen from the laundry room at America’s Best Value Inn. 19500 block Highway 99: A theft was reported at Safeway. 5600 block 198th Street Southwest: A domestic dispute near Scriber Lake Park led to the…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Aug. 25-31, 2019

Aug. 25 4700 block 200th Street Southwest: Police responded to a reported domestic disturbance at a residence. No physical assault was reported. 17200 block Highway 99: A theft was reported at Walmart. 4400 block 200th Street Southwest: A woman was arrested near J.D.’s Market for a DUI. 4400 block 188th Street Southwest: A man was…