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…

Lynnwood Police Department accepting citizen patrol applicants

The Lynnwood Police Department is now recruiting for membership in the Citizens Patrol volunteer group. This is a group of 50 dedicated individuals who work alongside department police officers to provide support with various tasks, “which enhance the quality of life for our diverse Lynnwood communities,” a police announcement said. Working in teams of two,…

Lynnwood PD to conduct upcoming distracted driving, pedestrian safety patrols

In an effort to improve the safety of Lynnwood roadways, Lynnwood police will be partnering with the Snohomish County Target Zero Task Force to conduct extra emphasis patrols on distracted driving and pedestrian/cyclist safety in coming weeks. The pedestrian safety emphasis will run between March 17-28. Emphasis on distracted driving will be between March 28-April…

Lynnwood City Council hears safety updates from police department

The Lynnwood City Council at its Feb. 20 work session heard multiple reports from the Lynnwood Police Department about its efforts to address the issues of homelessness and drug addiction and to provide a safer community for all Lynnwood residents. Lynnwood Police Chief Tom Davis shared with the city council more information on the proposed…

Update: Edmonds CC student still missing

Lynnwood police are still looking for an Edmonds Community College International student missing since Feb. 13. Juheon Kim was last seen Wednesday, Feb. 13 at his residence in Lynnwood. He is described as an 18-year-old Asian male, 5-foot-4, approximately 120 pounds. His current clothing description is unknown. If you have any information about his whereabouts,…

Coffee with a Cop set for Feb. 12 at Edmonds CC

Get to know the police officers in your neighborhood at Edmonds Community College’s Coffee with a Cop event in partnership with the Lynnwood Police Department. The event will run from 9:30-10:50 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in the Triton Student Center in Brier Hall to meet your local police officers. There’s no agenda or speeches, just…

Last call for applicants to Lynnwood PD 2019 Citizens Academy

The Lynnwood Police Department will be offering a 14-week Citizens Academy starting in January, which is a unique learning experience conducted by the police department and designed to give citizens a better understanding of the mission, values, and operations of the police department. The deadline for applications is Dec. 15, 2018. During this interactive course,…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Nov. 12-17

Nov. 12 6500 block of 168th Street Southwest: Parents from Meadowdale Middle School reported a threat that was made to the school over Snapchat. 18300 block of 52nd Avenue West: A man reported a burglary at his apartment. His 4-year-old brother saw an unknown man jump out of the bedroom window. 7300 block of Olympic…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Oct. 22-28

Oct. 22 18700 block of Alderwood Mall Parkway: A man was booked into the Lynnwood Jail for attempting to steal merchandise valued at $758.95. Oct. 23 18400 block of Alderwood Mall Parkway: A man was seen leaving Kohl’s with stolen clothing valued at $170. The reporting officer arrested the man, who was found with drug…

Snohomish County Emergency Radio System, SNO911 agree to merge

        The governing boards of Snohomish County 911 (SNO911) and Snohomish County Emergency Radio System (SERS) have agreed to merge the two agencies effective Jan 1, 2019. According to an Oct. 22 announcement from Snohomish County about the merger, the decision “will improve efficiency, save resources, and provide seamless operations” for both…

Nine arrested, including two from Lynnwood, in Snohomish County joint gang emphasis

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that they made multiple arrests during a Joint Gang Emphasis operation in South Snohomish County last week. The action was in collaboration with the Violent Offender Task Force, Everett Police Department and Lynnwood Police Department. According to the Sheriff’s Office, law enforcement agencies worked together last week to…

Fatal shooting by Lynnwood police officer justified, Snohomish County prosecutor reaffirms

Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Roe, who reviewed a Lynnwood police officer’s fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man after new witness statements raised questions about the officer’s actions, has reaffirmed to our online news partner The Seattle Times the original decision of his office: that the shooting was justified. In an interview Monday, Roe also…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Oct. 7-14

Oct. 7 18300 block of Alderwood Mall Parkway: A police officer was dispatched to Target, which had a male in custody for shoplifting five lipsticks. He was arrested for third-degree theft. 6800 block of 196th Street Southwest: A vehicle theft was reported. 19700 block of 48th Avenue West: A woman was in the process of…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Oct. 1-6, 2018

Oct. 1 19500 block of 44th Avenue West: A woman was seen stealing a sex toy valued at $199.99 from Lovers . The store manager said when she told the woman she was going to call the police, the woman left the store without returning the item. 19600 block of Alderwood Mall Parkway: A vehicle…

Lynnwood police seek man missing since Sept. 17

The Lynnwood Police Department is attempting to locate George Calvo, who was last seen in Lynnwood on Sept. 17. Calvo is a 52-year-old white male, who is 5’10” tall, 175 lbs. and is bald with brown eyes. A family member dropped him off in Lynnwood on Sept. 17 and he never returned to his residence…