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…

Reminder: Lynnwood police invite families to Cops and Kids June 1

The Lynnwood Police Department is inviting families to spend the afternoon with officers at the annual Cops and Kids event on Saturday, June 1. Families are invited to meet local police officers and see an extensive display of police cars, motorcycles and specialty police vehicles. See police vehicles and equipment up close, demonstrations from police…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: May 19-25, 2019

May 19 2800 block 196th Street Southwest: Police responded to a reported theft at Whole Foods. 17200 block Highway 99: A man was arrested for shoplifting from Walmart and possession of heroin. 3700 block 196th Street Southwest: A vehicle was reported stolen at the City Center Apartments complex. 18600 block 33rd Avenue West: A man…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: May 12-18, 2019

May 12 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A theft was reported at Alderwood Mall. 18601 block 33rd Avenue West: A theft was reported at J.C. Penney. 196th Street Southwest/Highway 99: A man was arrested after he drove his vehicle into another vehicle. The man had two children in the vehicle with him at the time…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: May 5-11, 2019

May 5 18600 block 33rd Avenue West: Two suspects were arrested for shoplifting $795 from J.C. Penney. They were cited and released. 18400 block 33rd Avenue West: A man was arrested for possession of stolen property after he attempted to sell a stolen guitar at Guitar Center. He was also charged for a warrant and…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: April 27-May 4, 2019

April 27 5600 block 186th Street Southwest: A man reported his vehicle was prowled overnight in the Alderwood Apartments parking lot. The man reported his unloaded black Taurus PT111 G2 handgun in a lockbox was stolen from his center console. There was no ammunition with the weapon. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A woman was…

DUI patrols planned this weekend across Snohomish County

Coinciding with Cinco de Mayo celebrations, the Snohomish County DUI and Target Zero Task Force will be conducting DUI emphasis patrols on Saturday, May 4, from 7 p.m.-3 a.m.  Representatives from Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Washington State Patrol and Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace police departments will be doing high-visibility patrols throughout the county. The Washington…

Lynnwood police offer free vacation house checks

Going on vacation anytime this year? Don’t forget to sign up at the Lynnwood Police Department for a free Vacation House Check. There are two ways to sign up: Visit the clerks’ office at the station on the corner of 44th Avenue West and 194th Street Southwest (Veterans Way); they’re open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m….

Lynnwood Police Blotter: April 21-26, 2019

April 21 19300 block Highway 99: A woman was arrested for a criminal trespass warrant. Police also found drug paraphernalia in her possession. 16400 block Highway 99: A woman was arrested for obstructing traffic after she was reported to be “dancing, twirling around” in the street. She attempted to evade police custody before being taken…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: April 14-20, 2019

April 14 4900 block 196th Street Southwest: A man reported someone stole the license plate from his vehicle while it was parked in the Arby’s parking lot. 4500 block 176th Street Southwest: Police responded to reports of a domestic disturbance between a man and a woman at Hidden Grove Apartments. Neighbors reported hearing the female…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: April 1-6, 2019

April 1 204th Street Southwest/60th Avenue West: A man was arrested for a suspected DUI involving marijuana after running a red light. Charges for the DUI are pending the results of a blood test. 16500 block 36th Avenue West: A man was arrested during a traffic stop for multiple warrants out of Mount Vernon and…

Lynnwood police dog Zando retiring after eight years of service

After eight years of servicing the community, a very good boy has earned his retirement. The Lynnwood Police Department announced via Twitter that one of its K-9 dogs, Zando, is retiring. Throughout his career, Zando and his handler Sgt. Joseph Dickinson had 608 deployments and 206 apprehensions, and located 106 pieces of evidence. Zando will…

Police investigating shots fired near Edmonds CC Wednesday morning

Lynnwood police are investigating an incident in which gunshots were fired near Edmonds Community College Wednesday morning. Police said via Twitter that evidence confirmed shots were fired at 204th Street Southwest and 68th Avenue. The incident reportedly occurred at 6:38 a.m. Wednesday. There have been no reports of anyone shot or injured, said City of…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: March 24-29, 2019

March 24 19700 block 44th Avenue West: A man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of a dangerous weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia at Pub 44 after attempting to enter the bar with a machete. During questioning, police found hypodermic needles and 0.20 grams of methamphetamine. 18400 block Alderwood Mall Parkway:…

Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace police show support for local Muslim community

In response to the shootings at two mosques that claimed 50 lives in New Zealand on Friday, March 15, local police departments have issued statements to show support for the Muslim communities in Lynnwood and Mountlake Terrace. “Our department condemns all acts of hatred, Islamophobia and persecution based on race, ethnicity and religion,” said Lynnwood…