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. Carisoprodol…

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…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: July 7-13, 2019

July 7 19600 block Highway 99: A lost wallet led to a case of identity theft after a credit card from the wallet was reported to have been used at Sprouts Farmers Market. 17600 block Highway 99: Police arrested a warrant subject who was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. 5000 block 180th Street…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: June 30-July 6, 2019

June 30 5100 block 176th Street Southwest: A theft was reported at a residence. 19200 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: Police responded to a theft report at a Verizon store. 20700 block Highway 99: Police responded to a theft at Walgreens. 17600 block Highway 99: Police arrested a cyclist for a warrant and drug-related charges. The…

2018 Lynnwood police annual report: Service calls up, arrests down

Public safety was the topic of discussion during the Lynnwood City Council’s recent work session, when the council reviewed the police department’s annual report for 2018. According to the July 1 presentation from Chief Tom Davis, in 2018 the department received 43,334 calls for police service — a 3 percent increase from 2017. However, the…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: June 23-29, 2019

June 23 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A theft reported at Alderwood Mall led to the arrest of a juvenile. 2700 block 184th Street Southwest: Police responded to a hit-and-run collision in the parking lot of LensCrafters. No injuries were reported. 19700 block 44th Avenue West: A man was arrested after police received reports that…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: June 16-22, 2019

June 16 6400 block 200th Street Southwest: A woman was arrested in Gold’s Park for possession of drug paraphernalia and making false statements to a police officer. She also had a warrant. 17900 block Ash Way: A man was arrested for a weapons violation and other drug-related charges. He also had credit cards in his…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: June 9-15, 2019

June 9 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: The victim of a vehicle prowl reported credit card stolen. The card was reported to have been used to make unauthorized purchases at Fred Meyer. 5700 block 173rd Place Southwest: Police investigated parents accused of allegedly abusing their developmentally disabled son. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: Police are…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: June 2-8, 2019

June 2 4200 block 196th Street Southwest: A man and woman were reported to have committed fraud at a Sprint store. 5100 block 200th Street Southwest: A fence was tagged with gang-related graffiti. 18600 block 33rd Avenue West: A man was arrested for shoplifting from J.C. Penney. Police also found what they believed to be…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: May 26-June 1, 2019

May 26 17200 block Highway 99: A man was arrested for shoplifting from Walmart. When police arrested him, they found heroin in his possession. 18900 block 44th Avenue West: Three juveniles were reported to have stolen from a locker room at the Lynnwood Recreation Center. 5900 block 178th Place Southwest: Police responded to a verbal…

Cops and kids enjoy the day in Lynnwood

Families got a chance to hang out with Lynnwood police officers and learn more about their jobs during the annual Cops and Kids event Saturday at Alderwood Mall. Cmdr. Wes Deppa said he started the Cops and Kids event in 2014 as a way to let community members develop meaningful relationships with police officers. “It’s…