South County Fire helps veteran’s family put on a socially-distant patriotic display

South County Fire Friday helped the family of a 98-year-old World War II veteran and Purple Heart recipient honor him with an impromptu self-distancing patriotic display. After hearing the sound of patriotic music playing nearby, firefighters at Lynnwood Fire Station 15 discovered it was coming from across the street at Aegis Assisted Living, where two…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: May 10-16, 2020

May 10 195th Place Southwest/36th Avenue West: Police responded to a DUI. 19600 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: Police responded to a DUI. 6300 block 202nd Street Southwest: A man was arrested for driving a stolen vehicle. He was also charged with other crimes. 20900 block 61st Avenue West: Police responded to a verbal domestic disturbance….

Was your identity stolen for unemployment benefits? Lynnwood police advise what to do next

Police departments are usually the ones warning the public about scams, but in the case of the recent wave of fraudsters applying for Washington State unemployment benefits, police employees themselves are among the victims. Like many local police agencies, the Lynnwood Police Department has received numerous reports of residents who were victims of what the…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: May 3-9, 2020

May 3 17200 block Highway 99: A man was arrested at Walmart for shoplifting. 18900 block 28th Avenue West: Someone threw rocks through the window of a business. 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A shoplifting suspect was arrested at Fred Meyer. 5100 block 176th Street Southwest: A traffic stop led to an arrest for a…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: April 26-May 2, 2020

April 26 20700 block Highway 99: A theft was reported at Walgreens Pharmacy. 4300 Alderwood Mall Boulevard: A woman was cited for driving with a suspended license. 18100 block Alderwood Mall Boulevard: A vehicle was prowled. 19000 block 36th Avenue West: An= vehicle belonging to Absco Solutions was prowled. 19600 block Highway 99: Police pursued…

South County Fire community classes now available online

South County Fire community outreach programs are going online during the COVID-19 outbreak. Virtual programs are free and require internet access via a smart phone, tablet or computer. Offerings include: ACT First Aid: Learn three skills you can use to save a life in the first few minutes of a medical emergency:Antidote for suspected opiate…

Lynnwood police investigating possible DUI after man drives through 7-Eleven

Lynnwood police are investigating a possible DUI-related hit-and-run collision after a man drove through the front of 7-Eleven Friday night and fled from the scene. According to the Lynnwood Police Department, a man drove into the front doors of the store — located in the 16800 block of Highway 99 —  causing significant damage to…

Updated: Missing Mountlake Terrace man found

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department said that a 78-year-old man reported missing Friday afternoon has been found. Gary Dade was last seen at his residence in the 23000 block of La Pierre Drive in Mountlake Terrace around 2:15 p.m. He was found in Bothell and was reunited with his son, police said.    

Police: Investigation of Edmonds 7-11 clerk’s murder still ‘highest priority’

The Edmonds Police Department said Friday it is continuing to investigate the Feb. 21 homicide of Edmonds 7-11 clerk Nagendiram Kandasamy. In a Friday morning update on the case, Edmonds police spokesperson Sgt. Josh McClure said that a 23-year-old Enumclaw man — who was one of the two “persons of interest” taken into custody March…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: April 19-25, 2020

April 19 3000 block 196th Street Southwest: A felony warrant subject was arrested. The subject was reportedly gave police a false name. 18700 block 33rd Avenue West: A fraud complaint was reported. 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A subject was cited through the mail after shoplifting from Fred Meyer. 7400 block 201st Street Southwest: A…

A message from Lynnwood’s domestic violence coordinator: Not everyone feels safe at home

The City of Lynnwood last week shared this important message from Victim Services Coordinator Tiffany Krusey during Gov. Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” initiative: Krusey serves as the liaison between Lynnwood crime victims, the prosecutor’s office, and the detectives investigating police cases, and she contacts all victims of domestic violence. She wants to ensure that…

Snohomish County fire agencies find innovative ways to conserve PPE

As first responders nationwide cope with scarce supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE), Snohomish County fire agencies are finding innovative ways to preserve PPE and protect firefighters. Agencies across the county have now added ultraviolet (UV) light units and electrostatic cleaners to their arsenal of tools used to fight COVID-19. UV lights will be used…

Lynnwood man arrested for DUI after collision in Edmonds Monday afternoon

A 32-year-old Lynnwood man was booked into jail for DUI after his vehicle collided with a utility pole in Edmonds’ Five Corners neighborhood Monday afternoon. According to Edmonds police, the suspect hit the pole on Main Street just west of 84th Avenue West, causing the pole to fall into the street. A woman passenger in…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: April 12-18, 2020

April 12 20900 block Highway 99: A vehicle was stolen from an auto shop. 5900 block 202nd Street Southwest: Police responded to a domestic disturbance. 18600 block 36th Avenue West: Three juvenile were reported to have been drinking alcohol at an apartment. 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A Red Bull and sushi were stolen from…

Edmonds man arrested after lighting fire under Lynnwood police vehicle

A 30-year-old Edmonds man was arrested Sunday night after witnesses spotted him lighting an object on fire underneath a Lynnwood Police Department vehicle, police said. Just after 10 p.m. Sunday, witnesses reported seeing a man bent down near a police vehicle in the Lynnwood Police Department parking lot, located at 19321 44th Ave. W. in…