Lynnwood police seek woman missing since September

Lynnwood police are seeking help locating Alexandria Youn Suk Kim, who has not been heard from or seen by family and friends since Sept 2. According to the police, Kim is a 65-year-old Asian woman with thinning black hair who occasionally wears glasses. She may be wearing a knit hat, dark blue blazer and blue…

Edmonds CC to participate in Great ShakeOut Oct. 17

Edmonds Community College will participate in The Great ShakeOut on Thursday, Oct. 17. The Great ShakeOut is a global emergency preparedness event that encourages participants to practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” during an earthquake. The Edmonds CC drill will held between 10-10:30 a.m. Thursday, and begin with a digital message display on…

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…

Lynnwood police ticket 185 for speeding during September pedestrian safety campaign

The Lynnwood Police Department issued 185 speeding tickets during its September pedestrian safety campaign focused on addressing violations specifically within school zones and in locations with active road construction projects. Lynnwood motorcycle officers partnered with patrol officers to conduct nearly daily enforcement in the designated areas, police said. Officers concentrated their efforts during periods of…

Saturday: South County Fire open house at Martha Lake Fire Station

South County Fire is hosting an open house at Martha Lake Fire Station 21, 16810-13th Ave. W. in Lynnwood, Saturday, Oct. 12, with activities and helpful information for all ages. The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is free for the public. The open house wraps up South County Fire’s Fire…

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…

Scene in Lynnwood: South County Fire rolls in new fire engine

South County Fire welcomed its new fire engine Tuesday morning with a traditional roll-in ceremony. During the ceremony, those in attendance pushed the new engine into Lynnwood Civic Center Fire Station 15. The custom dates back to the 1830s and the days of horse-drawn equipment, which could not be easily backed into the station. Firefighters…

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…

South County Fire holds fall prevention pancake breakfast

In observance of Fall Prevention Awareness Week, South County Fire invited senior community members and their families Thursday to the Lynnwood Fire Station for a free Senior Stroll and Pancake Breakfast with firefighters. Community Resource Specialist Larry Hadland said fall-related incidents are the number-one source of injuries that South County Fire responds to. Hadland, a retired medical services…

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…

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office seeks help locating missing 13-year-old girl

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help locating a missing 13-year-old girl. According the sheriff’s office, Jayla Mitchell was last seen at 7 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, leaving her home on Madison Way in unincorporated Lynnwood. Mitchell did not show up for school that day and it is believed she ran away from her…

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,…

14 South County Fire recruits begin academy training

Fourteen South County Fire recruits began training Monday at the Snohomish County Fire Training Academy. Jonathan Bailey, Brian Buckingham, Anthony Casanas, Brendan Cleary, Tracy Finch, Kyle Johnson, Everard Lewis II, Karl Long, Julian Markfield, Keanan Metcalfe, Dan Nelson, Thomas Perillat, Ryan Scott and Michael Swanson are part of an academy class of 36 recruits from…

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…

Latest opioid overdose survey tracks incidents in Snohomish County

During one week in July, 27 people in Snohomish County overdosed because of opioids, according to the data released Monday by the Snohomish Health District. Two of those overdoses were located in Edmonds, two were in Mountlake Terrace and one was in Lynnwood. Two overdoses — both were fatal, That information comes from the third…