Two injured in Meadowdale house fire early Saturday morning

Two people were seriously injured in an early morning house fire in the Meadowdale area north of Edmonds. Neighbors called 911 around 2:15 a.m. to report the fire at a two-story house in the 5800 block of 152nd Street Southwest. The two people injured were a woman, who lived at the house, and her son, who…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: April 4-10, 2021

April 4 20000 block 64th Avenue West: Police investigated an identity theft report. 17500 block Interstate 5: A driver was arrested for DUI. 18700 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: A driver was cited for traffic offenses. 19100 block Highway 99: A theft was reported. 19700 block 112th Avenue Northeast: A Lynnwood police K9 unit assisted the…

Lynnwood police grieve the loss of 35-year veteran officer Mark Brinkman

Members of the Lynnwood Police Department on Monday mourned the death of 35-year veteran police officer Mark Brinkman, who served as the department’s drug recognition officer and president of the department’s police guild. Friends and colleagues remember Brinkman as a hardworking police officer, devoted husband and father, and strong leader and mentor. According to a…

Snohomish County auto theft task force seeking suspect in numerous crimes

The Snohomish County Auto Theft Task Force is asking for the public’s help in locating 36-year-old Aaron Johnson, who is suspected of committing multiple vehicle thefts, burglaries and a robbery. On Dec. 11, 2020, a woman was robbed of her vehicle outside her residence in Everett. Johnson arrived at the location in a stolen black…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: March 29-April 4, 2021

March 29 19200 block 40th Avenue West: A suspect was pretending to be someone else via text messaging. 20400 block Highway 99: A driver was arrested for DUI. 6800 block 196th Street Southwest: A subject was removed from the location. 3300 block 203rd Street Southwest: Lynnwood police assisted another law enforcement agency. 6600 block 193rd…

South County Fire offering free online safety classes in April

South County Fire has free online classes and programs to help you stay safe and sound. All classes are offered using Zoom and require internet access via a smart phone, tablet or computer. Register in advance online at www.southsnofire.org/classes. Classes offered in April include: Child Car Seat Safety, April 7 at 1-2 p.m. or 6-7…

Lynnwood man unhurt in two-vehicle fatal crash on North Road Friday night

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred in the 17700 block of North Road in Bothell Friday.  According to the sheriff’s office, at approximately 7:44 p.m. a passenger car traveling northbound collided with a truck traveling southbound. A passenger in the car, an adult male, died at the scene. …

Snohomish County LEAD Program sees early success in finding alternatives to incarceration

With calls across the country for police reform, the Lynnwood Police Department is seeing early success with a program that offers low-level offenders community health and social services rather than jail time. In partnership with the Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and Everett Police Department, Lynnwood police have been aiming to reduce criminal recidivism and…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: March 21-27, 2021

March 21 19300 block 44th Avenue West: Police investigated a reported sex offense. 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A theft suspect was cited and released. 19200 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: A theft occurred at Best Buy. 3300 block 184th Street Southwest: Police responded to a robbery. 21000 block 61st Avenue West: A vehicle was prowled….

Lynnwood Police Blotter: March 14-22, 2021

March 14 4100 block 189th Place Southwest: A vehicle was prowled. 5200 block 168th Street Southwest: A subject was arrested for felony domestic assault. 6400 block 196th Street Southwest: A vehicle was prowled. 6500 block 208th Street Southwest: A verbal domestic disturbance was reported. 19200 block 52nd Avenue West: A driver was cited for driving…

Aug. 2 trial date scheduled for suspect in Fred Meyer stabbing death

An Aug. 2 trial date has been set for the 26-year-old woman charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a man in front of the Lynnwood Fred Meyer in January, according to the Snohomish Prosecuting Attorney’s office. Shayla Baylor is being held in Snohomish County Jail on a $1 million bond. She faces…

South County Fire to host free Aging in Place class March 24

South County Fire is hosting an Aging in Place class at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 24 via Zoom. Assist your loved ones as they age and learn about programs to help them age in place in their own home. Learn when to recognize when they need to move on to the next level of care….

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting reported near Martha Lake

This story has been updated with information from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that reportedly occurred Friday in unincorporated Lynnwood. Around 3 p.m., deputies responded to reports of shots fired near 164th Street Southwest and Larch Way near Martha Lake. According to the sheriff’s office, a…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: March 7-13, 2021

March 7 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A vehicle was stolen from the Macy’s parking lot. 19300 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: A woman was assaulted, but would not provide any information about the incident. 17200 block Highway 99: A domestic verbal disturbance was reported at Walmart. 20700 block Highway 99: A subject was removed from…

Law enforcement plans local DUI emphasis patrols March 12

The Snohomish County DUI and Target Zero Task Force will be conducting DUI emphasis patrols Friday, March 12 from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Representatives from Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Washington State Patrol and the Edmonds, Marysville and Mountlake Terrace police departments will be doing high-visibility patrols throughout the county. The Washington State Patrol Mobile…

Snohomish County Sheriff no longer faces a recall vote

Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney no longer faces a recall vote.  The campaign against Fortney did not submit any signatures by this week’s deadline to force the vote. Recall campaign leader Colin McMahon has said the group has been “hamstrung by the pandemic,” and that COVID restrictions interfered with their recall effort. The Fortney recall…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Feb. 28-March 6, 2021

Feb. 28 5300 block 188th Street Southwest: A theft occurred. 20800 block 67th Avenue West: A resident reported being threatened. 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A burglary was reported at Fred Meyer. 5500 block 173rd Place Southwest: An assault was reported. 19800 block 40th Avenue West: A burglary occurred. March 1 6100 block 208th Street…

Bail set at $100K for Kitsap County man found with 12-year-old Lynnwood girl

A 32-year-old Poulsbo man arrested last week in connection with the Feb. 25 disappearance of a 12-year-old Lynnwood girl has been identified in charging documents filed with the Snohomish Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Anthony Vernon Weber is facing charges of second-degree child molestation and unlawfully harboring a minor after he was arrested at his residence in…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Feb. 21-27, 2021

Feb. 21 6000 block 208th Street Southwest: A sexual assault was reported. 6200 block Dale Way: Police responded to a verbal domestic disturbance. 6000 block 178th Street Southwest: A front license plate was stolen. 5500 block 189th Street Southwest: A subject was found sleeping in the driver’s seat of a vehicle. When police approached, they…

It’s a busy time for K9 Search and Rescue teams

Every year, hundreds of people go missing: elders with dementia, children, hikers, mushroom pickers, hunters, and more. You may not think about them, but we do. Every year in the Pacific Northwest brings the risk of building collapses from major earthquakes or the risk of people buried in landslides or avalanches. You may not train…

Kitsap County man arrested after being found with missing 12-year-old Lynnwood girl

A 32-year-old Kitsap County man was arrested Friday after he was found with a 12-year-old Lynnwood girl who had been reported missing, according to the Lynnwood Police Department. With assistance from the FBI and Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office, Lynnwood police detectives arrested the man, who is accused of arranging to meet and then drive the…