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…

Lynnwood police K-9 help arrest suspect in identity theft

A Lynnwood K-9 team helped apprehend a man suspected of identity theft. Lynnwood police officers responded to a local store Aug. 23 after the suspect — a Shoreline man in his early-20s — was reported to have used stolen credit cards to make multiple fraudulent transactions. As reported via Twitter, Lynnwood police K-9 Officer Sam Zacharia…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Aug. 18-24, 2019

Aug. 18 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: Someone reported receiving a phone call from an unknown suspect posing as a Social Security Office employee, who told the reporting party to either purchase Sephora gift cards or risk going to jail. 2200 block 196th Street Southwest: Washington State Patrol received reports that someone was throwing rocks…

Lynnwood man one of two suspects arrested in connection with Everett murder

Deputies with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office early Friday morning arrested two suspects in the Martha Lake area who are suspected of murdering a Lake Stevens man at an Everett motel. According to a Sheriff’s Office announcement, deputies responded at 2 a.m. to a homicide at the Motel 6, located in the 200 block of…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Aug. 11-17, 2019

Aug. 11 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: Multiple males reportedly returned clothing stolen from another mall to a store in Alderwood Mall for store credit. 16600 block 48th Avenue West: A vehicle was  prowled in the Novela Apartment Homes parking lot. 3000 184th Street Southwest: A woman reported her ex-boyfriend was stalking her. 18100 block…

Lynnwood man suspected of sexual assault turns himself into police

A Lynnwood man suspected of sexually assaulting and robbing a woman in July has turned himself in to the Lynnwood police. According to Deputy Chief James Nelson, a man in his early 20s arrived at the Lynnwood Police Department with his lawyer to surrender himself into police custody. He will be booked in Snohomish County…

Lynnwood police seek suspect accused of sexual assault, robbery in July

The Lynnwood Police Department is seeking help identifying a man accused of sexually assaulting and robbing a woman on July 26, around 5:40 p.m. in a wooded area near the 17100 block of Highway 99. According to police, the 33-year-old female victim said she met the man on a Community Transit bus, where they began…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Aug. 4-10, 2019

Aug. 4 19500 block Highway 99: Police trespassed a subject from Safeway. The subject was also reported to have had drug paraphernalia. 21600 block Highway 99: The Lynnwood Police Department assisted the Edmonds Police Department with apprehending a robbery suspect. 18100 block 33rd Avenue West: Police responded to a felony theft reported at Costco. 2700…

Lynnwood police looking for suspect accused of assaulting woman outside Nordstrom

The Lynnwood Police Department is asking for witnesses to help locate a woman accused of assaulting a 70-year-old woman around 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5 in the Alderwood Mall parking lot According to Commander Sean Doty, the victim said she was near her vehicle, parked on the north side of the Alderwood Mall Nordstrom, when…

Law enforcement agencies undergo active-shooter training in former Alderwood Middle School gymnasium

Last week, the gymnasium of the former Alderwood Middle School in Lynnwood was temporarily converted into a high-tech virtual reality training center. Law enforcement personnel from around the region — including the Lynnwood and Edmonds police departments — participated in active shooter training scenarios using state-of-the-art virtual reality (VR) equipment. Multiple participants — each wearing…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: July 28-Aug. 3, 2019

July 28 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A juvenile was arrested for shoplifting from three stores in Alderwood Mall. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A woman was arrested for shoplifting shoes from J.C. Penney. While searching her possessions, police reported finding meth and Oxycodone. 5200 block 201st Place West: A stroller was reported stolen from…

Lynnwood police arrest identity theft suspect trying to purchase firearm

Thanks to help from a local gun store, Lynnwood police were able to arrest an identity theft suspect who was attempting to purchase a firearm. Several days ago, Lynnwood Gun had alerted police that a suspect was attempting to use a stolen credit card to purchase a handgun. Fortunately, police said, the suspect left just…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: July 21-27, 2109

July 21 18200 block 36th Avenue West: A vehicle was reported  stolen. 17500 block Highway 99: A traffic stop for a suspended license led to an arrest for drug-related charges. 19800 block 50th Avenue West: A theft was reported at the Woodland Greens apartments. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A juvenile female was arrested at…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: July 14-20, 2019

July 14 18600 block 76th Avenue West: A bike was stolen near a local business. 20100 block 48th Avenue West: A vehicle was reported to have been intentionally damaged at the Lynnwood Transit Center. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: Three subjects stole an iPhone and a customer’s purse at the Apple Store. 20400 block 68th…